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The Himalayan Axe is designed and trusted to get you through it, up it, across it, down it and back home safely, making this axe the tool of choice for guides and climbers who push their limits.. The axe head is manufactured from heat-treated 1/4'' thick chrome-moly steel.. The pick curvature, negative-clearance precision-tapered point, and extra teeth ensure maximum purchase in hard steep ice.. Features SMC's patented vibration-dampening connections at the head and spike of the axes, helping to dramatically reduce arm fatigue as well as lessening the chance of ice fracturing (Patent #4432404).. The shape of the handle gives you a rock solid grip when swinging it and its straight orientation is equally user-friendly while traversing or stopping a fall in self-arrest.. Available in lengths of 50 cm through 75 cm (at 5 cm increments).. Available in lengths of 50 cm through 75 cm (at 5 cm increments).
- Tahoe Mountain Sports