/ Winter Climbing, Axes, protection etc
Pictures available of all items. Happy to post all items for cost of P&P OR Collection from me in person – Greater Manchester area. Buyers purchasing several items – please feel free to make sensible, considered offers.
ICE SCREW – Black Diamond Turbo Express (with the pivot winding handle) – well looked after, sharp, no teeth missing or threads damaged. 13cm x 1 – with end cap and thread protector. £25 + P&P.
DMM SUPERFLY Ice Axes - PAIR. One for all you DMM geeks! A very rare variant on the classic FLY, these have a slightly offset handle and bottom handrest built in. One set of virtually new Ice picks (pictured on the axes - Picks cost around £25 each new), another set of well used but serviceable mixed picks. Used up to V in Scotland and WI4 in Norway. Both Axes 50cm. £145 all in + P&P
GRIVEL ‘Brenva’ - Walking / Alpine Axe. 60cm. 490g. Good condition and with tape added on upper shaft. Slight curve in the shaft. Has seen action at over 5000m in Peru plus lots in Scotland and the Alps. Original Grivel leash and pick protector. £30 + P&P
ICE AXE (HAMMER): 50 cm. Camp – 1970’s design. 750g. Good condition. £20 + P&P
ICE AXE (ADZE): 60 cm lovely old wooden shafted Alpine Ice Axe. Collectable. But also still usable! £40 + P&P
RUCSAC - North Face Summit Series Shadow 40 + 10 - Bombproof Alpine / Winter Climbing Rucsac – great condition, barely used, just doesn’t quite fit my shape right. Roll top sack weighting just 1050g, which can be stripped to c800g. Perfect for the coming winter season. £65 + P&P
THERMAREST: Trail Lite sleeping mat 53cm x 183cm x 3cm weight c800g. Good condition. PAIR of Mats available along with the Thermarest coupling straps. Perfect for couples as the mats stay together. £35 for each mat if bought separately. £15 for the coupling straps. If both mats bought together for £70 I’ll throw the straps in for free. All plus P&P.
ABSEIL: 2 x Figure 8 abseil devices £5 each plus P&P
SNOW PROTECTION: Deadman (PECK): with 1.5m wire. Excellent condition. £15 +P&P
TURF PROTECTION: Warthog. Excellent condition. £15 +P&P
SCREWGATE BINERS x 3 – ALL LARGE, ASSORTED MAKES. All in Reasonable Condition £20 the lot + P&P
HOLDALL Hi-Gear - Holdall type Bag 100-120 litres used once. £20 +P&P
BALACLAVA Mountain Equipment Balaclava £5 +P&P
RUCSAC / TRAVEL BAG – Osprey Farpoint 70. Two Rucsacs (55 +15) in one. The classic backpackers rucsac. Great condition. £55 + P&P - For full spec see this link. https://www.ospreyeurope.com/shop/gb_en/farpoint-70-14
Could I get a photo of the Brenva and the ME balaclava?
ICE SCREW, BRENVA AXE, HI GEAR HOLDALL, BALACLAVA - ALL SOLD
ICE SCREW, BRENVA AXE, HI GEAR HOLDALL, BALACLAVA, THERMARESTS, WARTHOG - ALL SOLD
Emma Twyford has become the first British woman to climb 9a with a redpoint of The Big Bang at Lower Pen Trwyn, North Wales. Emma's ascent is only the third of this route, first climbed in 1996 by Neil Carson.