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The Grivel Light Machine is designed primarily for technical mountaineering and for ice climbing. Interchangeable ICE pick is tapered at the tip (3 mm) for easy penetration, even in cold ice. The stout Mix blade, 4.2 mm, will accept hooking on both ice and rock.
- Mountain Gear
Features of the Grivel Light Machine Ice Axe Designed primarily for Technical mountaineering and for ice Climbing Interchangeable ICE pick is tapered at the tip (3 mm) for easy penetration, even in cold ice The stout Mix blade, 4.2 mm, will accept your ?normal abuse? hooking on both ice and rock Sliders support your hand when you pull on them, and, sliding on the shaft, let the spike and handle penetrate the Snow when you push on the axe Umbilical elastic sling makes it impossible to lose the tool
The Light Machine Ice Tool is part of Grivel's new Machine Series of ice tools that are designed specifically for technical mountaineering on some of the world's toughest routes. Chromoly steel is durable and lightweight, and it won't give up on you when you need it most. A rubber shaft grip ensures good grip, while the attached ferrule provides knuckle protection and allows for easier rests. The attached leash helps to safeguard against dropping your tool in a bad situation.