Black Diamond’s Swift Ice Axe takes the classic piolet to the following level that will help you achieve your climbing objectives. As the one T-rated climbing axe in Black Diamond’s line, the Swift combines insane strength with remarkable lightness that will help you make short work of front pointing up hard snow or traversing technical ridges into ski lines. What actually sets the Swift apart, though, is its FlickLock adjustable pommel, which slides up and down the shaft to offer more improve in committing terrain where your axe could be the one thing between you and a 5,000-foot ride into a bergschrund.
Material: [head] stainless steel, [shaft] aluminum
Length: 50cm, 57cm, 64cm
Claimed Weight: [50cm] 1lb 1oz (487g), [57cm] 1lb 2oz (507g), [64cm] 1lb 2.5oz (526g)
Beneficial Use: ice/mixed mountain climbing