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QUARK

Versatile ice axe for technical mountaineering and ice climbing

QUARK is a versatile ice axe designed for technical mountaineering and ice climbing. Its balance and ICE pick allow solid placements on a variety of types of ice. The TRIGREST and GRIPREST handrests make it easy to handle and comfortable in many different situations. They provide a more effective handle grip for difficult sections. Entirely modular, the QUARK ice axe adapts easily to technical, varied terrain, such as snow couloirs, gullies, north faces, and ice routes.

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Description

  • Versatile ice axe:
    - Shaft curved below the head and GRIPREST QUARK handrest at the bottom of the shaft to protect the hands on ice climbs
    - Shaft has a steel spike and is straight enough for use in piolet-canne mode
    - Shaft is hydroformed for optimal grip in the middle of the shaft, for snow couloirs
    - Overmolded bi-material handle provides good grip while insulating from the cold
    - TRIGREST QUARK and GRIPREST QUARK handrests strengthen the grip on difficult sections
    - 550 g with PANNE or MARTEAU
  • Efficient placement on a variety of types of ice:
    - ICE pick is tapered at the tip (3.3 mm) and versatile across different types of terrain: snow, ice, and mixed
    - Compatible with MASSELOTTES weights to modify the balance and improve the inertia of the ice axe
  • The ALPEN ADAPT system makes it completely modular:
    - Entirely modular head allows the technical aspects of the ice axe to be adjusted
    - Interchangeable with ICE, PUR'ICE, DRY, and PUR'DRY picks to adapt to different terrain objectives (snow, ice, or mixed)
    - Adze and hammer are interchangeable
    - TRIGREST QUARK handrest is height adjustable without tools
    - GRIPREST QUARK handrest folds in easily for planting the ice axe in snow
    - Connection hole is compatible with V-LINK elasticated loss-prevention webbing
    - Only 465 g, not including accessories

Specifications

  • Pick type: 2
  • Shaft type: 2
  • Material(s): Aluminum, steel, glass fiber reinforced plastic
  • Certification(s): CE, UIAA
  • Sold with ICE pick, MARTEAU, or PANNE, TRIGREST QUARK and GRIPREST QUARK handrests

References

References U019AA00 U019BA00
Length of shaft 50 cm 50 cm
Version Adze Hammer
Weight 550 g 550 g
Guarantee 3 years 3 years
Inner Pack Count 1 1

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