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The new AUSTRIALPIN HU.GO ($199 per tool, austrialpin.net) thinks outside the icebox: it’s an ice tool that’s suitable for any winter warrior, be she rank novice or seasoned veteran. The key to the HU.go’s versatility is its adjustable-pick design, which allows you to set the pick angle to match the terrain. Angle changes are easy and can be made, even on route, by loosening two bolts (the spare pick doubles as a wrench). The Hu.go also boasts an adjustable grip size and, at only 1lb 6oz per tool, is light for its all-around proficiency. For those who fancy more swing weight or like to pound pitons, the HU.go also accepts hammerhead attachments (sold separately).

—Dave Sheldon