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The Air Tech Racing Ice Axe by Grivel is a new version of the lightest, forged steel ice axe in the world. The shaft resists 280kg when tested according to the UIAA methods, and is finished with a new asymmetrical steel spike. Air Tech Racing is for people who want the lightest possible tool but Are not willing to sacrifice the strength and durability of a genuine, forged Chromolly steel head. The Specs Material: Chromolly steel Hot Forged: Yes Blade Type: Classical positive Shovel / Hammer: Shovel Horizontal Resistance: 280 B Rubber Shaft Sheathing: no Weight: 14.1 oz. Total Length: 48-74 cm
A new version of the lightest, forged steel ice axe in the world. The shaft resists 280kg when tested according to the UIAA methods, and is finished with a new asymmetrical steel spike. This spike helps when using the tool to post up while holding the hot forged steel head. Air Tech Racing is for people who want the lightest possible tool but are not willing to sacrifice the strength and durability of a genuine, forged Chromolly steel head. S.A. shaft, a slightly curved shaft that improves the hold on snow, permitting the "self-arrest" manoeuvre. It is also available with Easy Slider, the new hand rest that slides to the top of the shaft when sunk in snow or to the bottom to support hand in traction. Weight: 14.1oz
Climb with confidence while you cut out weight with the Air Tech Racing Ice Axe from Grivel. Big on strength thanks to a hot-forged Chromolly head and light on weight with an aluminum alloy shaft, it'll help you maximize on comfort by making each swing count.
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The Grivel Air Tech Racing SA Ice Axe is ideal for mountaineers searching for the lightest possible tool that doesn't sacrifice the strength and durability of a genuine, hot-forged steel head. The Air Tech Racing Ice Axe weighs only 14. 1 ounces and is still durable enough to take the abuse that alpine climbing and mountaineering dishes out.
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