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Gully Ice Axe

When the gully gets steep, the steep gets Petzl's Gully Ice Axe. Petzl made this axe light and compact for minimalist mountaineers and skiers. The tapered, steel pick works with the bent shaft's adjustable Trigrest handle to provide versatile purchase on any angle. There are options for an adze or a hammer for cleaning holds or setting pitons. The beveled spike helps prevent tearing up backpacks.
  • Light, compact ice axe for mountaineering and steep skiing
  • Steel pick with tapered pick for efficient penetration
  • Trigrest handle adjusts up and down the bent shaft for a good grip
  • Item #PTZ006V

steel, aluminum, nylon
1ft 6in
Claimed Weight
Recommended Use
Manufacturer Warranty
3 years

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>Rating: 5

Super Versatile Axe

I've put it through the wringer

Light, strong, designed for all conditions, it's the most versatile axe I've ever used. It's got enough of a reverse-positive head curve angle to climb ice, light enough to carry two of them on big alpine missions and perfect for the steeps. I have yet to find a better ice axe for ski mountaineering...and I've tried a lot of them.

>Rating: 5

Light, Strong, Does it All

I've used it several times

My new favorite axe. It's incredibly light, making it really easy to carry in your small skimo pack, or bring with you for some added security on a longer day in the mountains. I also love that on days when I'm carrying a big pack, lugging a 60m rope, crampons, tatt, glacier gear, stoppers, food, water, everything but the kitchen sink...that when you through the axe on, you're not adding anything to your overall weight. When you need something fast, light, and you want to be weight conscious, bam! This is your new axe. Also fits great inside my Dynafit 28L skimo pack without poking holes through the top like my old axe did. In terms of use, I've found the axe to be equal to my sum'tecs for versatility and durability. I'm really happy with how secure it feels on important plunges, and how well the pick holds you on ice. Surprising considering how light the axe is. This axe is simply the singular tool for ski mountaineers who are weight conscious but also demand the best out of the products they use. Really enjoying it so far! @tj_skis

>Rating: 5

Must have tool for ski alpinists

I've put it through the wringer

This is THE ice tool for ski alpinism and easy alpine climbing when weight is a major factor. I've used it on ice in Chamonix, climbing Liberty Ridge, and on easy alpine terrain in the Coast Mountains. For such a light tool, it swings quite well into ice, especially with the pick weights attached. It's good to climb on easy mixed ground. It's super light and fits into a small alpine pack. Petzl is knocking it out of the park with their light/fast equipment lately. Only downside to this axe is non-replaceable picks so it's a bit more fragile but that's part of the game. These will replace my Sum'tec axes and also stand in occasionally for my Quarks. I opted for two hammers to be able to bash pins and the occasional picket if necessary.


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