Posts tagged "grivel slider"
Black Diamond Venom  Grivel Slider Mod

Black Diamond Venom Grivel Slider Mod

I’ve experimented with a pinky rest on the Black Diamond Venom once before; in the form of a Petzl Trigrest (from the Petzl Sum’tec) with only marginal results. Today, I finally experimented with the most logical solution- using the stock hardware and an older model Grivel Slider. The results seem to be quite solid. *The...

Piolet Fomo: mountain axe comparo

Having piolet FOMO (fear of missing out)? Tired of using your old-too long-battle-axe of a piolet? These days there are many great options for the semi-technical do it all piolet that it is hard not to lust after the newest axe on the market. Over the past few weeks I’ve had a chance to use...

Petzl Trigrest

If you geek-out hard about alpine climbing gear, you will have noted that many manufacturers have begun to develop handy, moveable, pinky or trigger rests for Mountaineering axes. Some of the more popular axes with this feature are the Grivel air tech evo (equipped with the “slider”) and the Petzl Aztarex. The consensus has been...