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Quantum Light
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Quantum Light

 
Quantum Light

Page Type: Gear Review

Object Title: Quantum Light

Manufacturer: Grivel

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Page By: climbxclimb

Created/Edited: Jan 17, 2010 / Jan 17, 2010

Object ID: 6778

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Product Description

Lightweight top of the line all around carbon fiber QUANTUM LIGHT is every alpinists dream - and has several advantages: better shock absorption, lower thermal conductivity and lighter weight. Same Grivel famous forged pick technology with true 3D profile as the MATRIX and MONSTER - with top and bottom edges tapered for minimal ice displacement and easy removal.Hammer head (slots into cracks like a #9 STOPPER) and adze (shovel) are one piece with pick - for minimal vibration and best performance. Shaft incorporates flush molded sticky rubber grip, shock absorbing upper accordion and can be equipped with TRIGGER, HORN and TECH LEASH to rig for ice fall climbing or DOUBLE SPRING LEASH for long alpine routes and expeditions.

Features

* Carbon composite
* Hot forged chromolly head
* Changeable, reversed positive pick
* B rated
* Shaft resistance: 280 kg
* Double curved handle with horn
* Tungsten carbide point
* Weight: 18.3 oz /520 g
* Length: 50 cm

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climbxclimbGreat tool

Voted 5/5

I borrowed a pair of these tools from a friend of mine while I was climbing in the Alps last summer, and I used the leash less on a couple of climbs one of them with WI4- alpine ice.
The are super light, but they swing really well, because of the heavy head, the straight shaft is perfect for piolet canne.
Posted Jan 17, 2010 12:14 pm

SietoGrivel Quantum Light

Hasn't voted

I used these during an ice climbing course, they were great! Find my review here: http://sietovanderheide.blogspot.com/2012/02/gear-review-grivel-quantum-light-ice.html
Posted Feb 17, 2012 4:05 pm

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