Shaxe Speed Shovel Orange
Shovel/ice axe - BCA
Akila Hammer Ice Axe
Ice axe - Unisex -
Determined to acquire quality equipment for your mountain getaways? Discover the different types of ice axes by browsing the dedicated pages on Snowleader.
Ice axes are used to secure the climber's grip for ice climbing or any other mountaineering performance such as speed mountain climbing, dry tooling and rock climbing. These tools are designed with recommendations from renowned mountaineers in mind. They all feature 7 essential components including the head, pick, adze and spike. Not only does the material of the pick, the weight and the ergonomics (decisive for a perfect grip) influence the choice of ice axe, but the discipline practiced and the level of climbing (beginner, experienced or expert) also affect the selection.
Ice axes are manufactured under strict standards. There are two classifications for ice axes: basic (B rating) and technical (T rating). The technical mountaineering axe must be able to withstand a load greater than 3.5kN. Choose your ice axe with care. Snowleader gives you all the information needed to avoid confusion. If, however, the item does not meet your expectations, you have the option of returning it free of charge, whether you want to exchange it for another product or a refund.