Petzl - Glacier Literide

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Petzl - Glacier Literide

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Stock #: 779X-
Description

Compact and lightweight, the GLACIER LITERIDE ice axe is the perfect choice for ski mountaineering, skiing steep chutes and fast-and-light climbing. It also has the benefit of great anchoring efficiency thanks to its very high-quality steel pick, guaranteeing both confident anchoring and great durability.

 

Features:

  • Compact: measuring 50 cm, the GLACIER LITERIDE is as compact as it is light, and therefore easily transportable on a pack.
  • Lightness and comfort: 
    - the upper part of the pick offers excellent grip (comfortable supporting surface) 
    - the pick and the shaft are lighter, yet extremely robust
  • Very good anchoring qualities in hard snow and ice, thanks to: 
    - the profile of the pick, for sure and stable anchoring 
    - the pick of toothed steel, thinner at the tip (3 mm) 
    - the stainless steel spike, for very good penetration in hard snow
  • High strength and practical aspects: 
    - high-quality steel pick (identical to picks of technical ice axes) 
    - very strong steel adze with with an edge designed for efficient cutting of steps 
    - head and spike equipped with holes for clipping a carabiner or attaching a sling 
    - high-quality aluminum shaft (aluminum 7075, used in aeronautics), with anodized finish for excellent rust protection 
    - handle cut into the shaft provides better grip when used for technical ice climbing

Specifications

  • Pick type: 1
  • Shaft type: 1
  • Certification(s): CE, UIAA
  • Material(s): heat-treated steel, aluminum 7075

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