Ice Axe

  1. 1 Product Overview
  2. 2 Rate & Location
  3. 3 Review & Reserve

A modern version of Chouinard's original curved-pick mountain axe, the Black Diamond Raven Ice Axe is our classic mountaineer's piolet that has been used on classic climbs the world over for decades. The Raven's durable aircraft aluminum shaft and investment-cast stainless steel pick are engineered for secure self-arresting.


  • Durable, aircraft-grade aluminum shaft

  • Investment-cast, one-piece stainless steel head with a large hole for a carabiner

  • Pick's curve and teeth engineered for secure self-arresting

  • CEN-B certified

Learn more here.

If you are unsure about which length to reserve, please select "70 cm" and our staff will make sure you get the correct length when you pick up your reservation.

There is no extra charge for your return date if received back by 1 pm!

Are you unable to reserve the item you want on the date you want it?  Online rental reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance, but walk-in's are always welcome. Rental availability is variable depending on returns. Please do not call to check on availability, as we do not accept hold requests via phone. Just come into the store as soon as you can and we should be able to outfit you for any adventure!

$12 2-5 nights of use
$16 6-12 nights of use
FREE Pickup and Return Days (must return by 1pm)
$12 2-5 nights of use
$16 6-12 nights of use
FREE Pickup and Return Days (must return by 1pm)

A modern version of Chouinard's original curved-pick mountain axe, the Black Diamond Raven Ice Axe is our classic mountaineer's piolet that has been used on classic climbs the world over for decades. The Raven's durable aircraft aluminum shaft and investment-cast stainless steel pick are engineered for secure self-arresting.


  • Durable, aircraft-grade aluminum shaft

  • Investment-cast, one-piece stainless steel head with a large hole for a carabiner

  • Pick's curve and teeth engineered for secure self-arresting

  • CEN-B certified

Learn more here.

If you are unsure about which length to reserve, please select "70 cm" and our staff will make sure you get the correct length when you pick up your reservation.

There is no extra charge for your return date if received back by 1 pm!

Are you unable to reserve the item you want on the date you want it?  Online rental reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance, but walk-in's are always welcome. Rental availability is variable depending on returns. Please do not call to check on availability, as we do not accept hold requests via phone. Just come into the store as soon as you can and we should be able to outfit you for any adventure!