Axes I Have Known: BD VenomNO IMAGE FOUND!
Every now and then a piece of gear comes along that changes the paradigm. Such is the case with Black Diamond's Venom ice axe. The Venom directly addresses the dilemma of having to choose between a general mountaineering axe and a technical ice tool. An all-around mountaineering axe will be used for many tasks, including as a walking stick and a self-arrest/self-belay tool (more...)
— July 10, 2008
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