The North Machine Carbon is a lightweight technical tool designed to fit the most ambitious alpinist. Made of aerospace composite with a finely tuned Ice Plus Blade its designed to climb the north faces where conditions of ice and mixed terrain are likely to be found. The North Machine’s Carbon Composite G-Bone shaft offers no compromise over quality allowing greater strength and rigidity. This is made possible by the special reinforcement and by the orientation of the carbon fibres. The North Machine is delivered with the Ice Plus Blade with a hammer or adz option, or with the Ice Blade but without hammer or adz option.