Salewa Alpine-Tec Ice Axe

Salewa Alpine-Tec Ice Axe

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A lightweight, hybrid ice axe for general to more technical mountaineering.

The Salewa Alpine-Tec Hammer axe is a lightweight, hybrid ice axe for general to more technical mountaineering in steeper environments. As such, it’s ideal for snowy couloirs or steep slopes.


  • Certifications: CE EN 13089, B, UIAA 152
  • Pick type: B (1)
  • Shaft type: B (1)


  • Materials: Carbon steel head, 7075 aluminium shaft, carbide spike
  • Extremely comfortable to carry in the hand thanks to ergonomically shaped head
  • Sharp and aggressive 3mm blade for reliable penetration in ice and snow
  • Good anchoring due to weight concentrated in precision-cast steel head
  • Minimalist, ergonomic handrest – adjustable without tools
  • Slightly curved upper shaft for clearance and good snow penetration in steeper terrain
  • Durable, sharp (replaceable) carbide tip at bottom for better grip when moving on hard snow or ice
  • Sharpened adze for effective cutting steps and chopping ledges or nut-shaped hammer for anchoring pitons
  • Compatible with SALEWA self-locking handrest and handloop
  • Holes for clipping carabiner at head and bottom of shaft base
  • Anodised and hardened high-tech aluminium 7075, T6 shaft
  • Spare part /accessory: 1094 PICK GUARD, 1753 SPIKE FOR ICE AXE, 1752 HANDREST FOR ICE AXE, 1743 LEASH