This isn't a waterfall tool adapted to alpinism; this tool was developed specifically for technical climbing on all of the world's mountains.
The modular head is hot-forged. The shaft permits good “clearance ” to overcome any bulges without levering the pick out of the ice. The lower part of the shaft is relatively straight, which penetrates hard snow easily. The natural rubber grip is flush with the shaft.
The Easy-G leash allows rapid manipulation: brilliant support on steep terrain but quick to open with a gentle sideways pull. It is efficient in the mountains where one continually transitions between the head and shaft of the tool. This leash represents real progress in an unexpected field.
Note: Prices those in Europe