strat1080 wrote:That is one tall axe you got there.skier25 wrote:I'd say that the steeper snow you climb, the shorter the axe can be. I am six-foot-one and I personally use one that's 65 inches long and I've never had any trouble. Make sure you get a nice light one too (don't compromise strength though).
It's not the size of your axe, it's how you swing it!
Although a 5 foot 5 inch axe is impressive.