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Black diamond raven pro ice axe review.
50cm 55cm 60cm weight.
50cm 348 grams 12 ounces rating.
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Black diamond raven ultra ice axe.
The raven pro has all the same features but is two ounces lighter and a bit more expensive.
The black diamond raven pro is the lighter cousin of the mega popular raven.
A modern version of chouinard s original curved pick mountain axe the black diamond raven ice axe is our classic mountaineer s piolet that has been used on classic climbs the world over for decades.
I utilized this axe to mountaineer up some peaks and glissade back down.
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Out of all the candidates black diamond had the best ergonomics by far.
The raven pro along with the rest of the raven family are among the most comfortable ice axes to carry.
The raven pro s only real downsides are its adze performance and sub.
First we can rule out the grivel petzl and all the others that aren t black diamond.
Black diamond makes solid products this was light weight and fit into my axe strap on my backpack perfectly.
A lightweight version of our classic raven piolet the black diamond raven pro ice axe is the ideal axe for ounce counters.
I was able to self arrest within 2 3 seconds with ease as the axe is quite sharp and stuck right into the ice.
When i hold my axe it is most comfortable for me to wrap at least my pinkie and ring finger around the pick.
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The raven s durable aircraft aluminum shaft and investment cast stainless steel pick are engineered for secure self arresting.
Whether you re kicking steps up aconcagua or wending through crevasse fields in the alps the raven pro s lightweight aluminum shaft and investment cast polished stainless steel head provide classic all around performance.