Definitions for "Ice axe"
Keywords:  adze, spike, mountain, axe, climbs
Device used for ice climbing, glacier crossing, or scaring away burglars.
an ax used by mountain climbers for cutting footholds in ice
a lightweight mountaineering tool shaped like a conventional axe but with several key differences, including a point at the base of the handle called a spike
Keywords:  arrests, hill, snow, slide, happening
an essential for both arresting a slide and preventing a slide from happening
an important piece of equipment to carry when there is snow on the ground and necessary for stability on the hill and self arrests