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Blue Ice Blackbird

Size: 49cm

The Blackbird is a classic and versatile mountaineering ice axe for UK winters, alpine routes, ski mountaineering, glacier travel and expeditions.

Its head is made of Chromoly steel, which is both light and rigid, making it ideal for anchoring. The classic straight shaft features a dual-textured grip and a stainless steel spike for secure placement. The Blackbird also comes with the added bonus of a spike and pick protector, so you can store & transport your axe without causing any damage.

Ideal uses: UK winters, classic alpine routes, ski mountaineering, glacier travel, expeditions


  • Hot forged stainless steel ergonomic head
  • Dual-textured grip
  • Pick, adze and spike protectors included
  • Chromoly steel ergonomic head
  • Aircraft-grade anodized, sandblasted aluminium shaft


    • Rating: 1/B
    • Conform to the CE / EN 13 089 ice axes certification
    • Forged in France, designed & assembled in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
    • Ideal uses: Mountaineering, Ski touring
    • Weight: 356g (45cm); 368g (49cm) / 383g (54cm) / 404g (60cm)