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Manufacturer's Description

Visit Grivel's Nepal S.A. page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

The Nepal S.A. Ice Axe by Grivel is a non-Technical ice axe ideal for trekking, classic Snow climbs, rental programs, and schools. The carbon-steel head Features a classically inclined pick with teeth along half its length. The body and pick Are hot, drop forged in one piece, then the stamped adze is welded to it. The Ergal shaft surpasses UIAA norms for strength and durability; it is coated with black, epoxy-based paint. Version with shaft S.A. THE Specs Material: Carbon steel Hot Forged: Yes Blade Type: Classical negative Shovel / Hammer: Shovel Horizontal Resistance: 280 B Rubber Shaft Sheathing: Nepal S.A. plus Weight: 16.9 oz. Total Length: 58-66-74

- Moosejaw

Everything about the Grivel Nepal S. A. Ice Axe has been designed to make self-arresting easier, quicker, and more secure. Not a bad thing considering that providing a solid self-arrest is the one thing that your axe absolutely must do.

- Backcountry.com

Whether you're looking to do some classic snow climbing, outfitting a rental program, or trekking, the Nepal SA ice axe from Grivel is your ticket. You'll be set for any non-technical application with its aluminum shaft and sturdy, hot forged steel head with an inclined pick equipped with teeth halfway along its length.

- Mountain Gear