With a clean profile, the Camp Corsa Mountaineering Axe is perfect for for low angle glacier travel, ski mountaineering and adventure racing. The 7075 T6 aluminum alloy head and shaft meet all CE and UIAA requirements for strength and durability. However, the Corsa is not recommended for ice climbing or rugged mixed terrain. Forged aluminum pick and adze. Ideal for snow travel and self arrest. Can be used as an anchor for glacier rescue and traversing cornices. Nylon spike plug on 60 and 70cm lengths keeps ice out of the shaft.