For many people who are new to mountaineering, a versatile walking ice axe will be their first ice axe purchase. Choosing one can be a bit daunting for the uninitiated yet it is actually quite a simple task, especially if you are new to the sport. What is a walking ice axe? A walking ice […]
Ice Axes: A guide for beginners
A guide to the different sorts of ice axes available and pointers on choosing the right one.