Salewa Alpine-X Ice Axe, Night/Black

Size: 53 cm

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A lightweight, hybrid ice axe for general mountaineering. Its ergonomic shape makes it especially comfortable to carry in the hand when used for support on ascents and descents. Its strong, aggressive steel blade gives improved penetration in steep alpine couloirs or for glacier work. With a sharpened shovel for effective cutting steps and chopping ledges and straight shaft for smooth plunging and secure belay construction.

Extremely comfortable to carry in the hand thanks to ergonomically shaped head
Aggressive 3 mm blade designed for reliable penetration in ice and snow
Good anchoring due to weight concentrated in precision-cast steel head
Straight shaft for good snow penetration and reliable belay construction (deadman)
Sharp (replaceable) carbide tip at bottom for better grip when moving on hard snow or ice
Sharpened adze for effective cutting steps and chopping ledges
Compatible with SALEWA self-locking handrest and handloop
Holes for clipping carabiner at head and bottom of shaft base
Anodised and hardened high-tech aluminium 7075, T6 shaft

Materials Description: Carbon steel head, 7075 aluminium shaft, carbide spike

Certifications: CE EN 13089, B, UIAA 152
Length: 53 cm 350 g
65 cm 375 g

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  • $6.99 standard shipping on New Zealand orders under $95
  • Free NZ shipping on orders over $95
  • Bulky and oversized items cost $85 to the North Island and $95 to the South Island
  • $24.99 on all Australian orders
  • We cannot ship bulky and oversized items to Australia

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After dispatch, delivery is normally overnight within the South Island and 1-2 days within the North Island. Rural addresses could be upto an additional two days.

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  • North Island: 3-7 work days
  • North Island rural: 3-7 work days
  • South Island: 2-6 work days
  • South Island rural: 2-6 work days
  • Australia: 7–10 work days (metropolitan areas only

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