Ice Axes / Piolets



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Athlete: Black Diamond Quality Assurance Manager Corey LaForge
Location: Upper Exum, Grand Teton National Park, WY
Photographer: Mark Fisher

  • The ultimate hybrid axe for technical couloirs and rugged alpine terrain, the Black Diamond Venom bridges the gap between classic piolet and technical ice tool. The curved upper shaft provides added clearance during technical ice and snow sections, while the traditional spike makes for smooth plunging on the uphill. The dual-density grip and included Lockdown Leash increase security when things get dicey.
    $149.95

  • Built with a streamlined design and lightweight materials, the Black Diamond Raven Ultra Ice Axe is ideal for ski mountaineering missions, descending off alpine rock climbs or those just-in-case situations that involve short sections of glacier travel. The unique, integrated angled spike plunges easily in snowy couloirs, and the investment-cast, polished stainless steel head and pick provide secure bite in moderate ice.
    $109.95
    5.0/5 (1)

  • A lightweight version of our classic Raven piolet, the Black Diamond Raven Pro Ice Axe is the ideal axe for ounce counters. Whether you're kicking steps up Aconcagua or wending through crevasse fields in the Alps, the Raven Pro's lightweight aluminum shaft and investment-cast, polished stainless steel head provide classic, all-around performance.
    $99.95
    5.0/5 (3)

  • The Black Diamond Raven Ice Axe with Grip takes our classic mountaineer's piolet and adds a lower grip and a Slider Leash for increased security and versatility. The aluminum shaft and investment-cast stainless steel head provide durable, classic functionality-whether you're plunging up a snowy chute or traversing a jagged crevasse field. The comfortable dual-density grip increases holding power for icy steps and short steep sections where you need to use the axe like a modern ice tool.
    $95.95

  • A modern version of Chouinard's original curved-pick mountain axe, the Black Diamond Raven Ice Axe is our classic mountaineer's piolet that has been used on classic climbs the world over for decades. The Raven's durable aircraft aluminum shaft and investment-cast stainless steel pick are engineered for secure self-arresting.
    $79.95
    5.0/5 (1)

  • A single, lightweight piolet-specific version of our popular Spinner Leash, the Black Diamond Slinger Leash is a stretchy tethering system for keeping your piolet attached without a wrist leash. The steel mini-clip attaches to your axe's head or spike and the elastic webbing absorbs less water than standard nylon.
    $19.95

  • A simple, classic and secure attachment for your ice tools, the Black Diamond Lockdown Leash uses a slipknot configuration to keep you comfortably connected to nearly any technical tool. The slipknot attachment tightens when weighted and easily loosens by hooking and pulling the attached loop. The padded wrist strap evenly distributes weight, providing all-day comfort.
    $17.95

  • The Black Diamond Slider Leash is a lightweight webbing leash that's perfect for staying connected to your piolet on classic mountaineering routes. A cinching wrist loop provides a secure, comfortable connection, and a slider buckle lets you dial in the ideal length.
    $16.95

  • Technical reverse-curve pick provides high-angle penetration plus self-arrest functionality.
    $54.95

  • Classic, durable curve pick engineered for self-arresting and mountain travel.
    $54.95

  • Ice tool protectors for gear transport.
    $4.95

  • Ice tool protectors for gear transport.
    $9.95
    4.5/5 (2)

  • Ice tool protectors for gear transport.
    $4.95

  • Bolt and wrench kit specifically for our Venom piolets.
    $7.95