Look up an image:
Explore by theme règne animal

equipment click to hear : equipment

Complete range of accessories used in climbing.
equipment image
achat d'image achat d'image

See equipment in : french | spanish
ice ax wrist sling shaft spike adze pick head hammer ax pick hammer head

ice ax click to hear : ice ax

Small ax used by the mountaineer for cutting footholds, judging snow depth, gaining a firm grip in ice or hard-packed snow, etc.

wrist sling click to hear : wrist sling

Strap that attaches the ice ax to the wrist.

shaft click to hear : shaft

Long wooden or metal part used to hold and handle the ice ax.

spike click to hear : spike

Sharp-tipped end of the shaft; it is used to cut footholds and to gain a firm grip in ice or hard-packed snow.

adze click to hear : adze

Flat sharp-edged part that is used to cut footholds.

pick click to hear : pick

Part that is driven into ice or hard-packed snow in order to advance.

head click to hear : head

Semicircular part that contains the pick and the adze.

hammer ax click to hear : hammer ax

Hammer that doubles as an ice ax; it is used to drive in pitons, cut footholds, break ice on the rock face, etc.

pick click to hear : pick

Part that is driven into ice or hard-packed snow in order to advance.

hammer head click to hear : hammer head

Flat surface used by the mountaineer to strike pitons.