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Consisting of a pick and an adze opposed at one end of a shaft and a spike at the other, it is used for cutting steps in ice, probing crevasses, obtaining direct aid on steep slopes, achieving balance as necessary, arresting a slide, and securing the rope (belaying). I cannot believe we could have found anyone so enthusiastic and encouraging as you were. I understand that such risks simply cannot be eliminated without jeopardizing the essential qualities of the activity.

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Publisher: Falcon; 1st edition (July 1, 1999)

ISBN: 1560448520

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