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Italian Ice Axe

Category: Alpine, Wintersport & Mountaineering

Subcategory: General

Mountaineering Ice Axe, Chouinard.
A good 'CHOUINARD' ice axe, the handle is made from ash with a good serrated steel pick and with a good wide adze. This is a fine quality ice pick with a hole in the head for a securing leash, a pointed flat spike and a metal ferrule. The head is stamped 'Chouinard - Frost' with a C within a diamond, on the other side 'MADE IN ITALY, PREMANA ', a square with a mountain outline and the word 'CAMP' there is also a circle with a mountain outline and the word 'INTERALP'. A very good vintage ice pick in good condition.
Ice axes are multipurpose tools used by mountaineers in both the ascent and descent of routes in frozen conditions.

  • Dimensions:
    H 55cm x W 28cm x D 6.5cm
    H 21½" x W 11" x D 2½"

  • Medium: Steel & ash
  • Country: Italy
  • Signed / Inscribed / Dated: Chouinard - Frost
  • Reference Number: 27047