I bought two black diamond ice clippers and two petzl ones. The black diamond were £2 more expensive and one is faulty. The fully functioning one is fine but for £2 less i'd suggest the petzl are better value for money, they feel more robust too.
Originally I racked my ice screws on an ordinary karabiner. This was fine until they needed to be removed in a hurry. I found this was extremely tricky with only one hand free, as is often the case and this led me to the Black Diamond Ice Clipper. Some ha