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Petzl Quark

$259.95
Color
Size
50cm
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Description

Versatile ice axe for technical mountaineering and ice climbing

QUARK is a versatile ice axe designed for technical mountaineering and ice climbing. Its balance and ICE pick allow solid placements on a variety of types of ice. The TRIGREST and GRIPREST handrests make it easy to handle and comfortable in many different situations. They provide a more effective handle grip for difficult sections. Entirely modular, the QUARK ice axe adapts easily to technical, varied terrain, such as snow couloirs, gullies, north faces, and ice routes.

 

Why is this a Guide Pick?

Solveig Waterfall

My tool of choice when working in the Cascades is the Black Diamond Venom Hammer. This axe, while being heftier than it's feather-weight Raven cousin, gives me the power to secure additional protection.

Product Details
  • Versatile ice axe:
    - Shaft curved below the head and GRIPREST QUARK handrest at the bottom of the shaft to protect the hands on ice climbs
    - Shaft has a steel spike and is straight enough for use in piolet-canne mode
    - Shaft is hydroformed for optimal grip in the middle of the shaft, for snow couloirs
    - Overmolded bi-material handle provides good grip while insulating from the cold
    - TRIGREST QUARK and GRIPREST QUARK handrests strengthen the grip on difficult sections
    - 550 g with PANNE or MARTEAU
  • Efficient placement on a variety of types of ice:
    - ICE pick is tapered at the tip (3.3 mm) and versatile across different types of terrain: snow, ice, and mixed
    - Compatible with MASSELOTTES weights to modify the balance and improve the inertia of the ice axe
  • The ALPEN ADAPT system makes it completely modular:
    - Entirely modular head allows the technical aspects of the ice axe to be adjusted
    - Interchangeable with ICE, PUR'ICE, DRY, and PUR'DRY picks to adapt to different terrain objectives (snow, ice, or mixed)
    - Adze and hammer are interchangeable
    - TRIGREST QUARK handrest is height adjustable without tools
    - GRIPREST QUARK handrest folds in easily for planting the ice axe in snow
    - Connection hole is compatible with V-LINK elasticated loss-prevention webbing
    - Only 465 g, not including accessories

Specifications

  • Pick type: 2
  • Shaft type: 2
  • Material(s): Aluminum, steel, glass fiber reinforced plastic
  • Certification(s): CE, UIAA
  • Sold with ICE pick, MARTEAU, or PANNE, TRIGREST QUARK and GRIPREST QUARK handrests

References

ReferencesU019AA00U019BA00
Length of shaft50 cm50 cm
VersionAdzeHammer
Weight550 g550 g
Guarantee3 years3 years
Inner Pack Count11
Price$259.95$259.95

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