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Provides a platform to support your hand and protects your knuckles from violent blows. Also stabilizes your axe when braced against steep ice.
The Horn can be fitted on any Grivel ice tool to provide a comfortable platform for leashless climbing. The Horn is easily attached to your Grivel tools. Just pull off your leash and experience the freedom of movement, easy matching and quick gear placing that leashless tools allow. This is a great way to try out leashless climbing without dropping hundreds of dollars on a new set of tools. *The Horn is meant to support body weight only and is not to be used as part of an anchor system.
Grivel Horn Ice Tool Component (Spring 2010) The Horn by Grivel is a removable pommel that may be attached to a variety of ice tools to provide support for leashless climbing. The Horn will fit on many Grivel tools witht he exception of Tech Wing and Light Machine. Horn will convert Light Wings, Alp Wings and even old Rambos to leashless machines! Specs & Tech: Construction: injection-molded
Grivel The HornThe Horn supports the hand, protecting it from violent blows against the wall. It also is a safe and balanced support for the ice axe against ice. The Horn can be detached when a completely free spike is requested. The Horn can be fitted on all Grivel ice axes, even on the earlier models that have a spike with a clip hole. The Horn is a must have for “leashless” climbing. WARNING: The Horn has been designed only as a support for the climber’s hand. It must never be used for belaying either the climber or partner. It must never be used for manoeuvres with ropes.
- US Outdoor Store