[pct-l] Ice axe

AsABat AsABat at 4Jeffrey.Net
Thu Sep 21 20:05:14 CDT 2006

I would be good to hear some first-hand stories of how the ULA Helix "Potty
Trowel" worked in self arrest, with details of ice conditions, slope, and
distance before stopping. 


> I know a couple of thru-hikers who used the ULA Helix this year, and were
> satisfied with it.  It was not excessively fragile (did not sustain damage
> enroute) and was successfully deployed for self-arrests.

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