Different hold for swinging and gripping ice tools

There is slightly different way to hold an ice tool on the handle when swinging it into the ice versus just gripping it.  Will Gadd does a masterful job explaining each type of hold (both in a description and a video) in a way that you can easily jaunt out to ice the next day and implement it into your ice climbing technique.   Check it out:


~ by Genevieve Hathaway on December 8, 2010.

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