Winter skills 1.4: how to carry an ice axe

How should you carry your ice axe when walking in the winter hills? For short periods when you don't need to be carrying it in your hand, you can stash it between your back and your rucksack. This short video shows the way.

This is one of a series of instructional films produced exclusively for BMC TV in association with AMI (the Association of Mountaineering Instructors), Lowe Alpine and DMM.

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27 Jan 15

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