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DMM Cirque

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Excellent mountaineering axe for more technical use.

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Source: bought it used
Price Paid: £30

Summary

Excellent mountaineering axe for more technical use.

Pros

  • Good weight
  • Durable
  • Slight curve

This is a excellent lightweight mountaineering axe. It is very useful in all situations. It has a slight curve, making it excellent for swinging. It's worth practicing arrests with it if you aren't used to curved tools. It's comfortable in the hand and just all a round great mountaineering axe. 

It works great on glaciers, and performs well on steep sow gullies. I couldn't be happier. I do wish it had an adjustable plastic handle. 

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