Edelrid Attila Tec Axe
The Attila Tec mountaineering axe features a fold-out grip rest and a plastic head grip. But how well do these additions stand up to the rigours of winter mountain use? Tom Ripley soon finds out.
Now that the weather is turning colder it's time to start thinking about venturing into the mountains for some winter activities. Edelrid have a large range of products specifically developed for this purpose. Below are two that work perfectly together for anything from winter mountaineering all the way up to ice and mixed climbing.
The Riot is an all round ice axe designed specifically for technical mountaineering and ice climbing. The modular construction means that the axe is fully adaptable to any situations you throw at it. Whilst the hardened steel pick makes for outstanding purchase and easy removal on steep ice.
The Shark is a high end 12 point crampon constructed from high-grade powder coated steel ensuring excellent durability. Whilst the 3D front points make for optimal penetration on steep ice. Making the Shark capable to tackle anything you throw at it.
Having a great set of axes and crampons is all well and good, but you need to be able to protect all your other gear from being shredded on the approach to a climb. That's why Edelrid have made these must have accessories.
The full leather Blade Holster is perfect for protecting your other gear from sharp ice axe picks or storing spares when they're not in use.
A high quality Crampon Bag made from super tough hypalon.
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See this product at the Joe Brown - Snowdonia shop