A climbing hammer is probably not what you see most often when you climb. Still, Hudson Hammer by Edelrid is an indispensable tool when going on spectacular alpine climbing tours, or on long big-wall tours. The hammer is ideal for hitting in pegs with. The shaft, which is of hickory wood, is very strong and resists vibrations from the hammer head.
The hammer has a hook to remove pegs / nuts / wedges, and a hole where the wedge can be secured with an extra string. It would not be convenient if wedge were to simply drop down after you have gotten it out of the rock wall. To prevent the hammer also suffer the same fate the Hudson hammer is equipped with a elastic band with a carabiner in the end.
Area of use: Big-wall, technical climbing, mountain work
Weight: 670 g