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Old 10-07-2007, 11:06 PM
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Camp XLA 210 Ice Axe: Used it?

I just bought the ultralight Camp XLA 210 ice axe. It's intended for "general mountaineering," not "roped" or "technical" climbing, per the manufacturer. That's OK, I have another (much heavier) axe for that.

I bought this axe to use as my "just in case" axe. At only 10.7oz, I don't mind carrying it if I think there's a chance I'll encounter one steep, snow-filled gully crossing.

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Old 10-08-2007, 07:15 AM
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Old 10-12-2007, 06:49 PM
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Thanks, Hoosierdaddy. I'll do the same, after I have a chance to try it out. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 10-15-2007, 12:50 PM
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I have one, but haven't used it yet. However, I did once read a comment from a guy who had. His bi NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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I have used my xla 210 for general hiking in the winter when the terrain is very rough. It has worke NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-23-2008, 12:38 PM
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Old 03-09-2008, 07:58 PM
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