The Petzl Aztars versatile design keeps you swinging over steep glacier routes and hard waterfall ice. Interchangeable, forged-steel pick is shaped for optimal penetration in hard ice. The shaft is curved at the top for easier hooking and precise, no-knuckle-bashing placements. Straighter shaft base and hard steel point work together to penetrate hard snow quickly when youre working on your French technique. Ergonomically curved handle sits well in your hand with each throw. Fixed adze head chops steps and platforms. Freelock leash included.