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Long, remote mixed routes on big peaks? The X-Alp is the tool for the job.
- Item #CSN0006
- Q & A
Solid alipine tool
- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
After taking these out for a couple mixed sessions I really enjoy this tool for alpine climbs. Reasonably light and they have a good balance (for my taste.) I haven't gotten them on vertical ice, and I don't expect them to preform like a dream there, but for an alpine set you can't go wrong.
How does it compare with Petzl Quark, BD...
How does it compare with Petzl Quark, BD Viper and X-Allmountain for ice climbing