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Mountaineering Ice Axe, Ice Pick

Category: Alpine, Wintersports & Mountaineering - Antique

Vintage Italian 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' 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.

  • Year: 1930's
  • Dimensions:
    H 64.5cm x W 7cm x D 28cm
    H 25¼" x W 2¾" x D 11"

  • Country: Italy
  • Condition: very good
  • Reference Number: 26734