Ice Screws

Brands

Grivel
Black Diamond
Petzl
Cassin
CAMP
Omega Pacific

Price

less than $25
$25 - $49.99
$50 and above

Recent Ice Screw Reviews

Black Diamond Express

rated 5 of 5 stars Have used these on several outings. Ice screws bite great, hold well, and clean with ease. These are great ice screws that I feel comfortable relying on when my life is on my rope. They bite very well into ice and are placed easily. They clean well when racking up and are solid, reliable construction from Black Diamond. On one trip I even drove a couple of these guys into some tree roots and made an incredibly bomber anchor. Full review

Omega Pacific Speed Screw

rated 3 of 5 stars Omega's screws are good additions into an ice rack, largely because they won't empty the wallet as quickly. These screws are the not best performing screws on the market, but you pay for what you get. They do come out of the box ready to go, needing no sharpening and are fairly easy to place. Unfortunately, the 'grinder knob' overlaps into the hanger, making clipping or unclipping carabiners difficult, particularly with gloved hands. I would pick more up to help full out my rack, but I would not… Full review