The Nepal S.A. Ice Axe by Grivel is a non-technical ice axe ideal for trekking, classic snow climbs, rental programs, and schools. The carbon-steel head features a classically inclined pick with teeth along half its length. The body and pick are hot, drop forged in one piece, then the stamped adze is welded to it. The Ergal shaft surpasses UIAA norms for strength and durability; it is coated with black, epoxy-based paint. Version with shaft S.A.
- Material: Carbon steel
- Hot Forged: Yes
- Blade Type: Classical negative
- Shovel / Hammer: Shovel
- Horizontal Resistance: 280 B
- Rubber Shaft Sheathing: Nepal S.A. plus
- Weight: 16.9 oz.
- Total Length: 58-66-74