Black Diamond Venom Adze Ice Axe

Manufacturer's Description

The ultimate hybrid axe for technical couloirs and rugged alpine terrain, the Black Diamond Venom bridges the gap between classic piolet and technical ice tool. The curved upper shaft provides added clearance during technical ice and snow sections, while the traditional spike makes for smooth plunging on the uphill. The dual-density grip and included Lockdown Leash increase security when things get dicey.

  • Climbs steep couloirs, plunges and self arrests
  • Venom Hammer is equipped with a Tech Pick and the Venom Adze comes with the Classic Pick
  • Comfortable, dual-density molded grip
  • Lockdown Leash included
  • CEN-B certified

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Black Diamond Venom Adze Ice Tools - The Black Diamond Venom Adze Ice Tools is the one tool to have for technical ski mountaineering missions, classic glacier routes and moderate snow climbs with short cruxes. The Venoms stainless steel head features a fully interchangeable pick design that is compatible with any Black Diamond pick.

- Outdoorplay

Black Diamond Alpine & Ice Climbing Venom Ice Axe-Adze-57 cm BD412101000057_1. The Venoms stainless steel head features a fully interchangeable pick design that is compatible with any Black Diamond pick. The integrated grip and asymmetrical angled shaft provide security and easy handling when swinging it like an ice tool and a sliding FlickLock pommel offers an adjustable second grip for choking up on steep snow.

- CampSaver.com

Combining the technical precision of an ice tool with the classic alpine functionality of a piolet, the Black Diamond Venom ice axe is the one tool to have for technical ski mountaineering missions, classic glacier routes and moderate snow climbs with short cruxes. The Venom's stainless steel head features a fully interchangeable pick design that is compatible with any Black Diamond pick. The integrated grip and asymmetrical angled shaft provide security and easy handling when swinging it like an ice tool, and a sliding FlickLock pommel offers an adjustable second grip for choking up on steep snow.

- Black Diamond Equipment

Perfect for light-and-fast ski mountaineering and alpine climbs, the Black Diamond Venom Adze ice axe offers an interchangeable pick, sliding FlickLock pommel and ergonomically shaped, angled shaft.

- REI

Specs

Weight 528 g / 1 lb 3 oz (50 cm hammer with leash)
Pick Tech Pick: Chromoly steel
Head Head, Hammer/Adze, Spike: stainless steel
Shaft Aluminum
Grip Dual-density

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