Riccardo Cassin established routes and an eponymous climbing company in 1952. Now owned by CAMP, the brand is still stamped on the most technical products made in an Italian valley to honor the memory of the fallen climber. Cassin is synonymous with technical climbing.
If you replace both the shaft and head of George Washington’s ice ax, is it still the same ax? Trick question: he died before the first modern ice axe was created in 1840. Nevertheless, you should feel free to change the identity of your ice axe by replac..