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Black Diamond Venom

Head: Adze
Size: 50cm

The Black Diamond Venom is a technical mountain ice axe perfect for weight conscious alpinists and ski mountaineers on technical missions. 

Featuring a fully interchangeable pick and an ergonomically shaped, angled shaft, the Black Diamond Venom provides security and easy handling when swinging it like an ice axe, and a sliding FlickLock pommel offers an adjustable second grip for choking up on steep snow. Combining the technical precision of an ice tool with the classic alpine functionality of a piolet, the Venom is the one tool to have for technical ski mountaineering missions, classic glacier routes and moderate snow climbs with short cruxes. The versatile stainless steel head features a fully interchangeable pick design that is compatible with any Black Diamond pick. 


  • Stainless steel head with integrated adze or hammer
  • Interchangeable pick construction is compatible with all BD picks
  • Asymmetrical angled shaft with integrated grip for ergonomic handling
  • Hammer comes with Mountain Tech pick, Adze comes with Mountain Classic pick
  • Adjustable FlickLock pommel


  • Leash Included: No
  • Pick Rating: CEN-B certified
  • Shaft Rating: CEN-B certified
  • Material: Aluminium, Chromoly steel, Stainless steel
  • Weight: 528g (average)

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