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Ice season is ending and its time to head to the alpine, so replace your hammer with the Black Diamond Standard Adze, and be prepared for bivy-ledge chopping fun.
Ice season is ending and it's time to head to the alpine, so replace your hammer with the Standard Adze by Black Diamond, and be prepAred for bivy-ledge chopping fun. An adze has a million Uses in the mountains: chopping a belay stance, digging a bollard, clearing Snow to get to good ice, and hacking away until you have a place big enough for your bivy sack. Fits any Black Diamond ice tools. The Specs Weight: 5.22 oz / 148 g
Replacement Standard Adze for your Black Diamond ice tool.. . . Compatible with all Black Diamond technical ice tools. Weighs 3.56 oz..
Black Diamond's Standard Adze excels as a climbing tool in soft ice or mixed snow conditions where a pick would pull through - notches facilitate placement in different sized cracks.
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