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DMM Deadman Snow Anchor


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Deadman Snow Anchor

The DMM Anodized Deadman Snow Anchor holds solidly in soft-snow conditions that render other anchors useless. The first person on your rope team just plunged into a crevasse, and the snow conditions are absolute slop. Just pound the DMM Deadman Anchor into the snow, slot the stainless steel cable in a trench, and clip in to rescue your buddy. A reinforced stainless steel plate on the top of this fluke provides a solid pounding surface, so it won't be completely thrashed after one day on the mountain.
  • Item #DMM0013

[anchor] 100% aluminum, [cable] 100% steel
Claimed Weight
13.4 oz
Recommended Use
crevasse rescue, mountaineering
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year

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What do you think about this product?


>Rating: 4

Bit heavy

Heavy but worth it when you need them

>Rating: 4


I use it mainly as a top-rope anchor and I am very happy with its performance. When placed in spring snow it feels like it sits in concrete. No movement whatsoever after the initial tug. It is a little bulky to pack, especially because of the steel cable.

>Rating: 4

Does its job

But it's heavy. Hey - it's a deadman. 4 stars because I know of no lighter option, if this is what you need.

Do what drag-racers do to lighten a stock car: Drill small holes in strategic locations to lighten it even more! You can easily reduce a quarter of the anchor's weight by drilling small holes in the main part of plate/body.