Retailers' Descriptions

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On Sale. Free Shipping. Grivel Monster Ice Tool (Fall 2010) SPECIFICATIONS of the Monster Ice Tool Grivel Blade: reverse, positive Materials: ChroMoly steel Construction: hot-forged head CE - Shaft Resistance: EN 13089 (plenty strong)

- Moosejaw

Experts in competition climbing, bouldering, extreme dry tooling, total dry will immediately recognise the Monster for what it is, not a new ice axe, but the most efficient extension of their own arm for hooking on the most difficult terrains. The shaft has multiple grips for traction, swings, hand swap-overs, new positions and interpretations: all power to imagination! Forged pick with teeth at all angles, straight, inverse, into holes, onto the tiniest holds.Modern design and new-style graphics make the Monster unique, plus the multiple presentations letting everybody choose according to their own personal inspiration. These Ice Tools were part of our regional Grivel rep's demo fleet. These used tools and are in the condition pictured, but there may be slight graphical and other differences. Used climbing equipment is sold as is and, as with all climbing gear, no returns will be accepted. Please give us a call at 888-547-4327 or click contact at the top of the page to send us an email if you have any questions, or if you would like more specific information about the condition of these Ice Tools

- GearX.com

An extremely versatile tool that can be wedged in between two columns of ice, into hidden holes, in all the shapes and forms that rock, ice, and melted ice can create. Shaft cut from a flat piece of steel rather than tubular alloy. Cutting process using laser technology produces a shaft with multiple grips for traction, swings, hand swap-overs, new positions, and interpretations. Forged pick with teeth at all angles, straight, inverse, fits into holes and onto the tiniest holds. Flexible shaft allows for out-of-axis traction and increases the ability of hooking up in cracks. Absence of adze or hammer gives greater freedom in cracks. Weight: 23.63 ounces; shaft length: 49 centimeters.

- EMS

Future alpine historians will have to declare a winner in the competition between climbing techniques and the tools that make them possible: probably there?ll never be a winner as it?ll never come to an end.Following on from what was essentially a ?long stick? that Paccard and Balmat used to conquer Mont Blanc on the 8th August 1786 progress and changes have followed one after another.Every now and then the rule of the game has been upset by a revolution: teeth on the blade, banana blades, light alloy shafts, shafts with all sorts of curves, ergonomic grips?.The most recent revolution, the Monster, comes to the light in 2004.Experts in competition climbing, bouldering, extreme dry tooling, total dry will immediately recognise the Monster for what it is, not a new ice axe, but the most efficient extension of their own arm for hooking on the most difficult terrains.The shaft has multiple grips for traction, swings, hand swap-overs, new positions and interpretations: all power to imagination!Forged pick with teeth at all angles, straight, inverse, into holes, onto the tiniest holds.Modern design and new-style graphics make the Monster unique, plus the multiple presentations letting everybody choose according to their own personal inspiration.And, a last final bit of news, Grivel?s years of experience and huge technological capacity mean that the price is cut to half than a modern technical ice axe. As an advertising campaign could say: two for the price of one!

- Ramsey Outdoor

The Grivel Monster Ice Tool is unlike any leashless tool ever made. Designed specifically for mixed climbing, the Monster has a flexible shaft to make hooking in cracks easier plus it will stand up to the beatings that mixed tools take on a daily basis. It has multiple grip positions to allow matching, switching, and any other move you can invent. The shaft can also be fitted with the included plastic attachments so you can shape the tool to fit your hands and your style perfectly. The pick is thicker than that of any other ice tool on the market and is hot forged to make it as strong as possible. The Monster's pick is also equipped with aggressive teeth on the top and back to facilitate stein-pulling and torqueing in cracks. Because the Monster ice tool costs half as much as other leashless tools, you can get a set for mixed climbing and save your other tools for the ice.

- Backcountry.com

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Discontinued

The Monster has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$64.47 - $135.00

The Grivel Monster is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen September 17, 2010 at Moosejaw.

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