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The ultimate axe for alpinists, made from aerospace grade composite. Hot forged head in Chromolly Steel: no compromise over quality because forging internal microstructure can be oriented to improve strength, and internal defects or porosity are minimized. Available with shovel or hammer. Carbon Composite shaft: no compromise over quality because composite materials means that the parts, of the final product, subject to major pressure that require more strength and rigidity can be designed specifically to enhance these characteristics. This vital aspect is made possible by the type of reinforcement, the orientation of the fibres, and the light alloy matrix all transfering the stress loads to the external Carbon fiber reinforcement. Features a Carbon Composite a Weight: 17.6 oz a Length: 50 cm
You don't want to carry a single extra ounce into the mountains, so bring the 17. 6-ounce carbon fiber Grivel Quantum Light Ice Tool. Not only does this tool weigh nearly nothing, but the carbon fiber shaft dampens vibrations for more one-swing sticks and less shattering. Grivel added a rubber grip to insulate your hand from the cold shaft, but you'll want to pair this tool with a light alpine leash for the steep stuff.
The ultimate axe for the alpinist, Grivel's Quantum Light Ice Axe is a superlight technical tool made with aerospace grade composite.This product will be shipped directly from Grivel and will leave their warehouse in 2-3 business days. Eligible for UPS ground shipping only.
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