The Corsa Alpine Axe is what we would call a necessity when it comes to lightweight mountaineering. This axe is designed with technical mountain travel in mind; the Corsa Alpine is almost like holding a feather. Well, a very durable feather that's made of steel and aluminum. This lightweight axe features a machined grip for easy handling. It's sleek design helps keep extra clearance while walking or plunging your way up your favorite couloir. To keep out that pesky ice and snow, there is a nylon plug on the end of the slightly curved shaft. The Corsa Alpine axe features an all-steel head with a sharply tapered 3mm pick to help combat difficult ice and provide ease of use in more challenging terrain. The Corsa Alpine axe is a lightweight friend to any technically savvy alpinist or mountaineer, as well as to any beginner eager to try some new gear in some new terrain.
|Lengths (cm)||45, 55, 65|
|Materials||Steel head and 1.3 mm 7075 Aluminum shaft|
|Skimo Co Says|
|Usage||Ski mountaineering, general mountaineering|
|Notes||Nylon spike plug keeps snow out of the shaft|
|Bottom Line||A lightweight axe with a steel head for technical terrain|