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The Ergo Ice Axe/Tool from Petzl has a interchangeable Dry pick which is tapered at the tip for easy penetration, even in cold ice.The thickness of the pick makes it stronger when slotted and torqued. The hooking teeth, located on the bottom and top (for reverse positions) stabilize the ice axe.
Features of the Petzl Ergo Ice Tool High-end dry tooling and ice Climbing axe The ultimate tool for the most difficult dry tooling pitches and the most unlikely ice columns The ultra-curved shaft offers exceptional clearance under the head and allows a wider repertoire of movement The adjustable ergonomic handle allows multiple grip positions and limits the risk of pick shift when switching hands The strong curve of the handle creates an ideal angle for prolonged suspensions and significantly increases power when pulling Equipped with MASSELOTTES pick weights, the ERGO ensures precise, efficient purchase in the ice Without the MASSELOTTES pick weights, the ERGO becomes considerably lighter for dry tooling Equipped with a HAMMER (optional), the ERGO can be used to place pitons Interchangeable DRY pick is tapered at the tip (3 mm) for easy penetration, even in cold ice GRIPTAPE on the Upper handle provides better grip and thermal Insulation Serrated blade under the GRIPREST for better hold coming out of steep sections in hard Snow or ice Third adjustable handle with TRIGREST hand rest for Climbing even Higher, when hooking makes it possible, or for switching hands more easily
You get more freedom than you thought possible with Petzl's ultra-curved Ergo Ice Tool which provides you with more power as you pull your way to the next move when climbing seemingly insurmountable overhanging routes. The ergonomic handle provides an array of positioning options with less pick shift when changing hands - a dry tooling dream. Use the interchangeable ICE pick which allows easy penetration in cold ice while giving you stable hooking on ice & rock. Remove the MASSELOTTES pick weights to shave off grams when dry-tooling or switch to the HAMMER (sold separately) to place pitons.
- Mountain Gear
Petzl designed the Ergo Ice Tool from the ground up to give you every possible advantage on the hardest mixed climbs in the world. The staggered lower grip eliminates pick shift when matching, and a third pommel lets you match and choke up as much as you need to get into position for the next long reach.