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Simple, lightweight, and bombproof are all fitting descriptions for the Petzl Laser Ice Screw. The corrosion resistant stainless steel provides years of reliable use and the screw is specifically designed for use with the Petzl Turbine crank (sold separately) for rapid placements.
Starting the Petzl LASER ice screw is facilitated by the optimized drill shape. Strength and durability are improved due to the steel tube and specific threading. Screwing is facilitated by the excellent ergonomics of the aluminum hanger.
Strong, durable, and easy to start, the Petzl Laser Ice Screw provides a reliable bite and speedy screwing so you can spend more time enjoying the climb.. . . Optimized shape of the steel drill facilitates starting in the ice. Ergonomic aluminum hanger allows for better handling and screwing speed. Steel tube with specific threading provides a stronger, more durable screw. Steel is treated to reduce weight and increase strength. Drill's patented sharpening reserve allows for faster, easier sharpening. CE and UIAA certified.
Starting the LASER Ice Screw by Petzl is easily facilitated by its optimized drill shape. Overall strength and durability are improved due to the steel tube construction and the specific threading pattern. Turning the screw quickly and easily is facilitated by the excellent ergonomics of the aluminum hanger.
- Mountain Gear