Quark

Quark

Petzl

$269.95

The Quark is a versatile, modular ice axe designed for technical mountaineering and ice climbing, that adapts easily to technical, varied terrain. 

Versatile:
- Shaft curved below the head and GRIPREST QUARK handrest at the bottom of the shaft to protect the hands on ice climbs
- Shaft has a steel spike and is straight enough for use in piolet-canne mode
- Shaft is hydroformed for optimal grip in the middle of the shaft, for snow couloirs
- Overmolded bi-material handle provides good grip while insulating from the cold
- TRIGREST QUARK and GRIPREST QUARK handrests strengthen the grip on difficult sections

Efficient:
- ICE pick is tapered at the tip and versatile across different types of terrain: snow, ice, and mixed
- Compatible with MASSELOTTES weights to modify the balance and improve the inertia of the ice axe

Modular:
- Entirely modular head allows the technical aspects of the ice axe to be adjusted
- Interchangeable with ICE, PUR'ICE, DRY, and PUR'DRY picks to adapt to different terrain objectives (snow, ice, or mixed)
- Adze and hammer are interchangeable
- TRIGREST QUARK handrest is height adjustable without tools
- GRIPREST QUARK handrest folds in easily for planting the ice axe in snow
- Connection hole is compatible with V-LINK elasticated loss-prevention webbing

Weight: 19.4oz / 550g

Description

The Quark is a versatile, modular ice axe designed for technical mountaineering and ice climbing, that adapts easily to technical, varied terrain. 

Versatile:
– Shaft curved below the head and GRIPREST QUARK handrest at the bottom of the shaft to protect the hands on ice climbs
– Shaft has a steel spike and is straight enough for use in piolet-canne mode
– Shaft is hydroformed for optimal grip in the middle of the shaft, for snow couloirs
– Overmolded bi-material handle provides good grip while insulating from the cold
– TRIGREST QUARK and GRIPREST QUARK handrests strengthen the grip on difficult sections

Efficient:
– ICE pick is tapered at the tip and versatile across different types of terrain: snow, ice, and mixed
– Compatible with MASSELOTTES weights to modify the balance and improve the inertia of the ice axe

Modular:
– Entirely modular head allows the technical aspects of the ice axe to be adjusted
– Interchangeable with ICE, PUR’ICE, DRY, and PUR’DRY picks to adapt to different terrain objectives (snow, ice, or mixed)
– Adze and hammer are interchangeable
– TRIGREST QUARK handrest is height adjustable without tools
– GRIPREST QUARK handrest folds in easily for planting the ice axe in snow
– Connection hole is compatible with V-LINK elasticated loss-prevention webbing

Weight: 19.4oz / 550g

Additional information

Variant

Adze, Hammer

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