User Review: Grivel Eagle
Price Paid: $70
Great Axe for classic mountaineering. It is lightweight and very comfortable to hold. The pick really digs into hard ice and can self arrest smoothly on steep icy slopes. My only complaint is the adze, it has a curved arch to it which I think lowers its ability to cut steps out smoothly. I have found that it takes a few more swings to cut a suitable step on the slopes. Overall great axe for a mountaineer on a budget!