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Black Diamond Venom LT Classic Piolet

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From punching up steep couloirs on ski mountaineering missions to fast and light summer alpine objectives, the new Venom LT Classic is a 240-gram tool built for ultralight versatility in the mountains. The replaceable steel Hot Forged Classic LT Pick is combined with an ergonomic forged aluminum head. The grooved shaft increases grip and tapers to a replaceable steel spike for dependable placements in snow. Finally, the Venom LT Classic is compatible with a hammer, tech pick, adjustable pommel, and our Transfer Shovel blade, making it the most technically adept lightweight tool in the mountains.

    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
    • Hot Forged Classic LT Pick
    • Replaceable steel spike
    • Forged aluminum head and adze with comfortable wide ergonomics
    • Grooved aluminum shaft for maximum grip
    • Hammer, Tech Pick, Adjustable Pommel, and Transfer LT Shovel Blade Compatible (all purchased separately)
    • 45cm
    • 240 grams

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    Venom LT Classic Piolet

    Venom LT Classic Piolet


    Customer Reviews

    Based on 1 review
    Bryce L.

    Got this axe for spring ski mountaineering missions and recommend if weight is your #1 priority. Extremely light - especially when paired with the Transfer LT shovel to avoid carrying a shovel handle. It is quite short (45 cm), so I would only recommend for couloir climbing - appx 30-35 degrees and steeper when you are likely plunging to near the head anyways. Given the blade is small and shaft is short, it does not feel as comfortable self arresting as a larger axe but still does the job.