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Spider-Fx / Ice Tool

Spider-Fx
Spider-Fx

The Innovation of „Spider-Fx“ is due to its hinge, which offers the user three new features. First of all it makes possible for the climber to carry out a powerful strike from the wrist, with the help of the new swing-function, based on the physical principle of radial acceleration. The climber remains close to the rock and uses his conventional technique but gains a more powerful strike. The second function offers a toolless change of the curvature of the ice tool to the user, during climbing. Folded it needs just little space in the backpack

University

HfG Offenbach

HfG Offenbach
Offenbach, Germany

Prof. Frank Zebner

Design

Schieder, Harald

Schieder, Harald
Frankfurt a. M., Germany