Petzl Sum'Tec

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An enterprising hybrid of a classical mountaineering ice axe and a more aggressive ice axe, the Petzl Sum-Tec helps you tackle icy adventures with technical proficiency.

- Backcountry.com

On Sale. Free Shipping. Petzl SUM-TEC Hammer Ice Axe FEATURES of the Petzl SUM-TEC Hammer Ice Axe Lightweight technical ice axe efficient in climbing or piolet canne mode New version of the TRIGREST allows multiple hand grip possibilities, thanks to the simple, tool-free manual adjustment system The thin ALPIX pick (3.5 mm) is designed for efficient penetration into ice. It is quickly and securely replaced with a unique screw lock system Stainless steel spike ensures excellent grip on rock Lightly curved handle protects the hand when climbing Available in adze or hammer versions SUM'TEC adze version for efficient cleaning of snow and ice. Available in 52 and 59 cm shaft lengths SUM'TEC hammer version for easy piton placement. Hammer is now lighter and features keys for tightening bolts of 8 to 10 mm. Available only in 52 cm Wide oval holes in the head and in the spike accommodate a carabiner SPECIFICATIONS of the Petzl SUM-TEC Hammer Ice Axe Pick Type: B Shaft Type: T Case Quantity: 5 Interchangeable ALPIX pick included Weight: 495 g Length of Shaft: 52 cm Certification(s): CE, UIAA ALL CLIMBING SALES ARE FINAL.

- Moosejaw

A modern twist on the classic mountaineering axe. If your routes are becoming a bit too technical for a straight shafted axe, the SumTec Ice Axe from Petzl can take you to the next level. The slight bend in the shaft along with the adjustable hand rest and replaceable pick make this tool an all mountain monster. The hammer design on this tool gives it the ability to tighten bolts 8mm-10mm (52cm only).

- Mountain Gear

Description of Petzl SumTec Ice AxeDig in You still have a lot of mountain to climb. The Petzl SumTec Ice Axe is a versatile ice axe utilizing an interchangable pick and an adjustable hand rest for superior performance and comfort. The logical evolution of the classic mountaineering ice axe.FeaturesThe TRIGREST hand rest improves grip efficiency. Its position can be adjusted as needed, without tools - in the lower position, it improves grip and facilitates progression in steep sections in the upper position, it allows the shaft to easily penetrate the snow.Ice axe designed for mountaineers looking to reduce weight 485 g for 52 cmALPIX curved pick is interchangeable and adapted to difficult alpine climbingShaft is made of extruded, ultra-light aluminum with a curved upper section. This shape provides good clearance during ice climbing or in the snow and helps avoid impacts to the hands.The pick 3.5 mm is designed for efficient penetration into ice and guarantees solid hooking on rockPick is quickly and securely replaced with the unique screw lock systemWide oval holes in the head and in the spike facilitate clipping a carabinerTilted adze directs the axe correctly into the snow piolet-canne usageStainless steel spike ensures excellent grip on rockAvailable in two lengths

- US Outdoor Store