Equipment Modification And Maintenance

To grind or not to grind...that is the question
To grind or not to grind…that is the question

You have invested a lot of money into your ice climbing cache so it is important to maintain your gear to optimize its performance.  Why sharpen?  Sharp picks are easier to place, provide more secure placement, fractures the ice less frequently, and are easier to remove from the ice as the climber moves up.

Gear modification, sharpening picks and ice screws are just a few of the tips that professionals utilize before tackling the big routes.  Join our staff and learn the tricks of the trade during this informative clinic and finally get the answer to the question of to grind or not to grind…

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