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Compatible with Petzl's Nomic and Ergonomic ice tools, the Griprest Nomic hand rest provides efficient, comfortable support on steep ice. With adjustable positions, the hand rest accommodates different hand sizes, and is aggressively shaped for a reliable, low-fatigue grip. A serrated point penetrates hard snow and ice to help you maintain your balance when you're traveling over varying terrain.
- Efficient hand support for Nomic and Ergonomic ice axes
- Varying positions allow easy adjustment for different hand sizes
- Over-molding and bi-material coating ensure reliable grip
- Serrated point offers stability when used in piolet-canne mode
- Only compatible with 2018 and newer Nomic and Ergonomic ice tools
- Item #PTZ007V
- Q & A
The new 2018 Nomic (SKU: U021AA00) and new Ergonomic (SKU: U022AA00) are completely compatible with every single accessory that Petzl makes, both old and new parts, EXCEPT for the griprests. If you want a new griprest for your older Nomics (SKU U21 3) and Ergonomic (SKU: U22 2), make sure you get Item #PTZ0293. The four different picks, hammers, adze and weights will work between the old Nomic and Ergonomic and the new Nomic and Ergonomic, so accessorize, change, modify and dial with confidence! Just pay attention with the grip rests.
Not backwards compatible with old nomics
- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
These do not work with the penultimate version of the nomic. The screw hole doesn't line up properly, and the new screw is too fat to fit in the old nomic bore hole. Using the thinner screw from the old version of the griprest you can mount this new griprest in the medium position (there are small, medium and large configurations), but it is not a confidence inspiring interface. The pommel doesn't come up flush against the grip on the old tools when mounted like this, and it looks like it the griprest/pommel might lever off, and with sufficient weight just shear through the screw. Most likely they only work for the new nomic and the ergonomic. People at Petzl seem to be taking a page out of Apple's playbook and trying to force you to upgrade your tools to benefit from any of the new features.