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Blue Ice
Bluebird Ice Axe

4.5 out of 5 stars
2 Reviews
Current price: $142.46 Original price: $189.95
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Blue Ice Bluebird Ice Axe

You might opt for bluebird days to tackle steeper ski mountaineering lines, but you don't necessarily have to; the Blue Ice Bluebird Ice Axe, on the other hand, is an absolute necessity for such routes. This classic axe boasts a hot-forged head and adze that lend an edgy grip on icy terrain. The straight shaft has a sandy feel to give your gloves the grip they need, and the angled spike provides extra purchase during glacier crossings.


  • Classic ice axe for ski mountaineering and general alpinism
  • Hot-forged head and adze for climbing ice and cutting steps
  • Straight shaft sandblasted for grip
  • Angled spike with carabiner keyhole
  • Pick, adze, and spike protectors included
  • Item #BLX000Q
[head, spike] hot-forged steel [shaft] aircraft aluminum
45cm, 49cm, 54cm, 60cm
Type 1/B
Claimed Weight
[45cm] 363g, [49cm] 372g, [54cm] 384g, [60cm] 397g
Manufacturer Warranty
5 year

Overall Rating

4.5 based on 2 ratings

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David SGearhead
5 out of 5 stars

August 9, 2023

Great and simple axe to push peaks!

I've used it several times
Size Bought:

Used this ice axe on my recent Mt. Whitney summit push. It felt super comfortable and light when using it on some spicy traverses. I did hit a couple of rocks when plunging the ax into spots, but don't see any damage done to the spike. Love that this does come with a sliding pommel to protect your hand at multiple spots along the shaft. I'm about 6ft and went with the 60cm length. I feel like this size worked great when you are on an inclined slope, but I did find myself wanting a longer length when on relatively flat terrain. The axe weighed in at about 15.3oz/433g without the pick, adze, and spike guard (pommel still on the axe). #BackcountryGearhead

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4 out of 5 stars

May 25, 2022

Product description is inaccurate…

I returned this product before using it

This axe is not 8.5 ounces as it says in the soecs. It’s about 13 ounces. Should have checked manufacturers site before purchasing I guess.

kimberly R