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Black Diamond Express

Black Diamond Express
Black Diamond Express
Black Diamond Express
Black Diamond Express
Black Diamond Express
Black Diamond Express
Black Diamond Express
Black Diamond Express
Black Diamond Express
Black Diamond Express
Black Diamond Express
Black Diamond Express
Black Diamond Express
Black Diamond Express
Black Diamond Express
Black Diamond Express

In short

The easiest and fastest placing ice screws on the planet, the Express screws feature a tapered tube where the teeth cut a hole just larger than the tube itself, for less friction placements.
Brand: Black Diamond
Type Of Gear:
www: Express Ice Screws


Lengths: 10 / 13 / 16 / 19 / 22 cm

Technical specifications

Weight: 118 / 134 / 145 / 159 / 168 g
Hanger Material: Stainless Steel
Strength: 10 kN
Tube Diameter:
Tube Material: Chromoly


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Product Identification

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Other Product Specifications

Color: One Color|One Color|One Color|One Color|One Color
Instructions: MM5820 D Ice Pro InstSheetWEB pdf
Manufacturer: Black Diamond Equipment, Ltd.
Price: $57.95 - 58.95 USD
Producer Category: climb - Ice Protection
Size: 10cm|13cm|16cm|19cm|22cm

Detailed description

  • Advanced tooth geometry for easier starting and faster placement
  • Larger crank knobs with uninterrupted 360° motion
  • Stainless steel hangers with two clip points
  • Available in 5 lengths, color-coded for quick indexing
  • CE certified, patented

Pros and cons

  • Excellent build quality (2 votes)
  • Bite first time (1 vote)
  • Easy to get started (1 vote)
  • Excelent concept (1 vote)
  • Excellent handle (1 vote)
  • Fast to place (1 vote)
  • VERY expensive!!! (1 vote)



Overall rating:

(14 votes) 4.7273
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My opinion

Product quality:
5.0 (7 votes)
Product value:
4.6 (7 votes)
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Reviews (Top 3 rated)

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The new model of Black Diamond's express screw just works. It has a larger knob, that make them just that much easier to use than the previous version. Also the fact that screw has two holes for carabiners is sometimes pretty handy.

  • Easy to get started
  • Excellent build quality
  • Fast to place
  • Two carabiner holes
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The express screw is brilliant, the size of the handle makes them ideal for placing quickly with big gloves on, the colour coded handles makes them easily to identify when racked on a harness. There is a good variety of size options also available meaning they are easy to place in different ice depths. Overall the express screws are a great "express placement" screw, and definately worth considering if you are looking to bulk out an existing winter rack with some turbo screws.

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Placing them without taking off big gloves is a bonus in horrendous Scottish winter weather. They are easy to wind and the variation in sizes is great for the ice depths on winter routes which may not be in perfect condition.

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