This recall involves Kobah Ice Axes of lengths 60, 65, 70 and 75 centimeters. The axes each have a steel pick and adze joined at the top of an orange aluminum handle shaft by a black polyamide resin head. There is a steel spike in the bottom of the handle shaft. “Kobah,” “SMC” and Manufacturer’s Lot Number (MLN) 10864 are printed on the handle shaft.
Kobah Ice AxesAbout 165
Specialty climbing shops along the West coast and online at www.smcgear.com from March 2019 through June 2019 for about $100.
Seattle Manufacturing Corporation (SMC), of Ferndale, Washington
Recall Date: Aug 7, 2019
The firm has received one report of the axe’s spike detaching from the handle. No injuries have been reported.