Black Diamond Swift Ice Axe

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Take on technical snow sections with the the only T-rated piolet in the Black Diamond line. The burly Swift ice axe brings mountaineering piolets into the 21st century.


The Black Diamond Swift Ice Axe is a tool for classic mountaineering. This durable axe is the only T-rated piolet by Black Diamond, so it's ready to handle those Technical climbs. An ergonomic shaft plus an adjustable pommel keeps each move comfortable and ready for the next. Features of the Black Diamond Swift Ice Axe T-rated shaft One-piece, hot forged Short Sleeve head Adjustable pommel Lightweight, modern and Technical design

- Moosejaw

Black Diamond's Swift Ice Axe takes the classic piolet to the next level to help you achieve your mountaineering objectives. As the only T-rated mountaineering axe in Black Diamond's line, the Swift combines insane strength with remarkable lightness to help you make short work of front pointing up hard snow or traversing technical ridges into ski lines. What really sets the Swift apart, though, is its FlickLock adjustable pommel, which slides up and down the shaft to provide more support in committing terrain where your axe might be the only thing between you and a 5,000-foot ride into a bergschrund.


The Swift Ice Tool is one of the most rugged piolets out of the Black Diamond tools and ready for your next climb.TECH SPECS- T-rated shaft- One-piece, hot forged SS head- Adjustable pommel- Lightweight, modern and technical design- 50, 57, 64 cm options-Weight:50cm : 487g / 1lb, 1oz- 57cm : 507g / 1lb, 2oz- 64cm : 526g/ 1lb 2.5oz


With an adjustable pommel and a T rating, the Black Diamond Swift takes mountaineering piolets into the 21st century. One-piece hot forged stainless steel head construction, ergonomic shaft and technical profile for performance in technical snow sections and the FlickLock pommel adds adjustability for varying terrain.

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