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 Post subject: Ice tools?
PostPosted: Tue Oct 15, 2013 7:07 pm 
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Plenty of threads about ice axes in here, but I haven't been able to find any on ice tools. I'm looking to get an ice tool this winter to round out my gear collection for when I attempt some lines that may contain an ice bulge or two. The BD Viper looks to be what I'm looking for, more or less, but I'm wondering what other splitters are using for their technical tools. It will probably be paired with a Petzl Summit axe.


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 Post subject: Re: Ice tools?
PostPosted: Tue Oct 15, 2013 7:20 pm 
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Right now I am using older BD Rage ice tools. But my next set will be the Cassin All Mountain.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 17, 2013 1:06 pm 
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i think any of the ice tools that can be "stripped down" will be good.

bd vipers, petzl quarks and cassin x-alps all come to mind as super versatile and able. ive got a buddy that got the cassin x-alps with the dry tool grip and they are sweet.

i like them cassin all mtns alot but i feel they might be a little too aggressive for most lines that are snowboardable.

i'd leave behind the summit axe and go for a full set, you can still piolet with all those tools if you remove the hand rest piece, and you'll feel alot more comfortable when you really need them.

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I've been looking at the petzl sumtecs, they're kinda crossover that seems like they may work for what I'll most likely be doing

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