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At The Epicentre we have a great range of Technical Axes from Grivel and Black Diamond that are designed to force a way through some of the hardest ice, mixed and dry tooling routes in the world. With the Grivel Tech Machines and Black Diamond Fusions, we have some of the very best in climbing engineering available.


So between our great range of Grivel and Black Diamond Hardwear, you've got a tough choice on your hands.



What’s it for?
A Lightweight – walking/trekking
i.e. Grivel Munro, Brenva, Nepal or Black Diamond Raven

B Lightweight – Ski touring/Scottish I-II
i.e. Grivel Air Tech Racing

C Alpine/Scottish II-IV
i.e. Grivel Air Tech Evo or Jorasses ES

D Steeper mixed ground/Pure ice IV-VI
i.e. Grivel Matrix Tech or Black Diamond Viper

E Steep mixed ground VI-VIII
i.e. Black Diamond Fusion, Grivel Master

F  Steeper mixed ground/dry tooling
i.e. Grivel Force


Check out our blog on choosing the right axe for more info.


While you're at it, take a look at our crampon and boot range to complete your winter arsenal.

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