What are you looking for?
Shop Grivel Crampons at Moosejaw Shop Grivel Ice Axes and Tools at Moosejaw Shop Grivel Ice Screws at Moosejaw Shop Grivel Carabiners at Moosejaw

Grivel

( 116 results)
Product List
Narrow By
:
Products (  48  )
View All
    Page of  3
  • View All
Product Listing
Grivel G12 New Matic Crampon Package

Grivel
G12 New Matic Crampon Package

$139.96   $174.95
20% off
Grivel X Monster Ice Axe
  • GREY

Grivel
X Monster Ice Axe

$127.96   $159.95
20% off
Grivel Air Tech Evolution Ice Axe

Grivel
Air Tech Evolution Ice Axe

From $149.56   $199.95
up to 20% off
Grivel G10 Crampon
  • BROWN

Grivel
G10 Crampon

$103.96   $129.95
20% off
Grivel G14 Cramp-O-Matic Crampon Package

Grivel
G14 Cramp-O-Matic Crampon Package

$183.96   $229.95
20% off
Grivel G12 Cramp-O-Matic Crampon Package

Grivel
G12 Cramp-O-Matic Crampon Package

$139.96   $174.95
20% off
Grivel Air Tech Light New-Classic Crampon

Grivel
Air Tech Light New-Classic Crampon

$131.96   $164.95
20% off
Grivel G12 New Classic Crampon Package

Grivel
G12 New Classic Crampon Package

$139.96   $174.95
20% off
Grivel Air Tech Carbon Ice Axe w/ Long Leash

Grivel
Air Tech Carbon Ice Axe w/ Long Leash

From $183.96   $249.95
up to 20% off
Grivel Haute Route Crampons w/ Antibot

Grivel
Haute Route Crampons w/ Antibot

$127.96   $159.95
20% off
Grivel Quantum Tech Axe

Grivel
Quantum Tech Axe

$231.96   $289.95
20% off
Grivel Air Tech Light New-Matic Crampon

Grivel
Air Tech Light New-Matic Crampon

$131.96   $164.95
20% off
Grivel G20 Cramp-O-Matic Crampons

Grivel
G20 Cramp-O-Matic Crampons

$175.96   $219.95
20% off
Grivel Helix Screw

Grivel
Helix Screw

$47.96   $59.95
20% off
Grivel G22 Crampon
  • GREY
  • GREY

Grivel
G22 Crampon

$183.96   $229.95
20% off
Grivel Mount Bianco Ice Axe

Grivel
Mount Bianco Ice Axe

$159.96   $199.95
20% off
Grivel G14 New Matic Crampon Package

Grivel
G14 New Matic Crampon Package

$183.96   $229.95
20% off
Grivel Spider Crampon
  • BLACK

Grivel
Spider Crampon

$31.96   $39.95
20% off
Grivel Air Tech Racing SA Ice Axe

Grivel
Air Tech Racing SA Ice Axe

$119.96   $149.95
20% off
Grivel Light Machine Ice Axe

Grivel
Light Machine Ice Axe

$175.96   $219.95
20% off
Grivel 360 Ice Screw

Grivel
360 Ice Screw

$55.96   $69.95
20% off
Grivel X Blade Ice Axe

Grivel
X Blade Ice Axe

$95.96   $119.95
20% off
Grivel A&D Ascender Descender

Grivel
A&D Ascender Descender

$55.96   $69.95
20% off
Grivel Rambo 4 Antibott Plate

Grivel
Rambo 4 Antibott Plate

$48.00   $60.00
20% off
Grivel Tech Machine Ice Axe

Grivel
Tech Machine Ice Axe

$199.96   $249.95
20% off
Grivel Zen Pack

Grivel
Zen Pack

From $143.96   $199.95
up to 20% off
Grivel Mountain Runner 12 Backpack

Grivel
Mountain Runner 12 Backpack

$79.96   $99.95
20% off
Grivel Air Tech New Classic Crampon Package

Grivel
Air Tech New Classic Crampon Package

$131.96   $164.95
20% off
Grivel Helix Speedy 20 cm Ice Screw

Grivel
Helix Speedy 20 cm Ice Screw

$63.96   $79.95
20% off
Grivel G1 Axe

Grivel
G1 Axe

$59.96   $74.95
20% off
Grivel Evolution Ice Tool Component

Grivel
Evolution Ice Tool Component

$43.96   $54.95
20% off
Grivel Jorasses 35+5 Pack

Grivel
Jorasses 35+5 Pack

$103.96   $129.95
20% off
Grivel Brenta 30 Pack

Grivel
Brenta 30 Pack

$119.96   $149.95
20% off
Grivel G1 Crampon
  • BROWN

Grivel
G1 Crampon

$95.96   $119.95
20% off
Grivel Marmolada 28 Pack

Grivel
Marmolada 28 Pack

$87.96   $109.95
20% off
Grivel G1 Plus Axe

Grivel
G1 Plus Axe

$79.96   $99.95
20% off
Grivel Speedy 360 20 cm Ice Screw

Grivel
Speedy 360 20 cm Ice Screw

$75.96   $94.95
20% off
Grivel Speedy 360 30 cm Ice Screw

Grivel
Speedy 360 30 cm Ice Screw

$75.96   $94.95
20% off
Grivel Belay Chain

Grivel
Belay Chain

$55.96   $69.95
20% off
Grivel Single Spring Leash with Rotor

Grivel
Single Spring Leash with Rotor

$23.96   $29.95
20% off
Grivel Apollo Harness

Grivel
Apollo Harness

$63.96   $79.95
20% off
Grivel Sigma Wire D Twin Gate

Grivel
Sigma Wire D Twin Gate

$12.76   $15.95
20% off
Grivel X Monster Blade Replacement

Grivel
X Monster Blade Replacement

$47.96   $59.95
20% off
Load (48) more products
Products (  48  )
View All
    Page of  3
  • View All

Grivel | Climbing Gear and Equipment

 

About Grivel:

In 1818 the Grivel family of blacksmiths, with Walser cultural roots, started to transform their production of agricultural tools to satisfy the rather peculiar demands of a new breed of wealthy tourists who, for unfathomable reasons, wanted to climb the mountains! So the Grivel ice axe came into being surrounded by skepticism. The English engineer Oscar Eckenstein was received with similar skepticism when in 1909, he asked Henry Grivel to manufacture the first modern Grivel crampons. In 1929, Henry's son Laurent made the brilliant invention of the two front points, allowing climbers to stand face on whilst attacking the steep ice and snow gradients. This innovation was the key to the conquest of the last unsolved route of the Alps: the North of the Eiger, 21-24th July, 1938.

In 1936, in collaboration for the first time with the Cogne steelworks, Amato Grivel, Laurent's younger brother, using the Chromolly alloy (Nickel-Chrome-Molybdenum), created a really strong Grivel crampon, not as thick and therefore lighter. They forged Grivel crampons weighing 360 grams a pair, up until then impossible. These Grivel crampons, the Super Leggero Grivel, have been used to conquer the 3 highest peaks in the world, the Everest, the K2, and the Kangchenjunga.

In 1982 new blood took over a rather sleepy, uncompetitive Grivel that had allowed itself to be overtaken by rival companies. New management led by Gioachino Gobbi was convinced that over a hundred years of tradition, the brand name and the company's location were a recipe for future success.The beginning of the 1980s saw the domination of modular tools and Grivel's Super Courmayeur system, with its spare and inter-changeable picks and shovels, established itself as market leader. Grivel was the first manufacturer, in 1986, to present the ergonomic, curved shaft: the Grivel Rambo ice axe was born and numerous examples are still in circulation. In 1993 - Rambo: a rigid crampon with a stable platform, no vibrations and improved striking power. Forged front points were added for the first time, a huge improvement.

In 1994 Grivel crampons presented its new crampons with four different binding systems, suitable for all types of boots and different functions. The use of plastic for the first time would find many imitators!

1996/7 - The Machine: the Grivel ice axe that revolutionized the design of technical tools. From now on this was the shape that all manufacturers would use.

Starting in 1998 experience gained from competitions spread the idea of climbing without leashes, considered to be just an artificial way of holding an ice axe, more dangerous than useful. Grivel was the first to present a Grivel ice axe with a crook in it aiding leashless climbing: "top machine". The Grivel Rambo Comp crampon was born in 1999, designed for competition climbing, it was the first to use backward facing points adding friction and hooking up to the crampon's list of uses: an auspicious inspiration judging from the numerous imitations.

In 2003 Grivel crampons resolves the problem of snow build up under crampons with the first pro-active anti-balling plate. This gets rid of the snow with every step taken, using its flexibility and the alpinist's movement. Other manufacturers have tried to find an alternative to this Grivel patent but the truth is that no other real alternative exists!

Grivel began making ice axes in 1818 and the tradition of high quality, durable manufacturing materials and methods remains strong to this day. Grivel North America was founded in 2002 to gain better control over North American distribution. It was trial and error and trial by fire. Two stalwart supporters, Mike Makely and Mike Mead made it possible to survive, and thrive. In October 2005 the Grivel northwest area rep, Tony Brent took over the reins as general manager of Grivel North America. Under his sage guidance, and on the back of his strong work ethic Grivel North America flourished during 2006. Business ebbs and flows and no market is knowable. The future of technical climbing products made in the European Union is especially unpredictable. For now Grivel is in the ring, teeth clenched on the mouthguard, and duking it out with big conglomerates. All of this is possible, thanks to the support and product innovation from Grivel Mont Blanc.

Check out more from Grivel:

 

Free Shipping
Spend $12 in Moosejaw products OR at least $49
in other products and you orders ships FREE!

Moosejaw Rewards
You earn MJ$10 for every $100 you spend on Moosejaw.com or at our shops (MJ$2.50 for discounted items). That's like getting 10% back in Rewards!

What are you looking for?
Shopping Cart