PhotoGreat Trango Holdings, Inc. (GTHI) of Louisville, Colo., is recalling about 220 Trango Raptor ice tools.

The head of the ice tool can detach from the shaft, posing a fall hazard to climbers.

The firm has received two reports of the head of the ice tool detaching from the shaft. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Trango Raptor ice tools used for mountain climbing. The ice tools have a blue and black shaft, measure approximately 19 inches tall and weigh about 1.4 lbs. They have an ice pick at the end of a curved shaft and rubber handle. The words “raptor” and “TRANGO” are written in white letters on the handle of the shaft.

The ice tools, manufactured in Korea, were sold at authorized GTHI dealers and outdoor specialty stores nationwide and online at from October 2015, through February 2016, for about $175.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ice tools and contact GTHI for a full refund or replacement. Owners of the recalled tools have been contacted directly.

Consumers may contact GTHI at 800-860-3653 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (MT) Monday through Friday, by email at or online at and click on Product Alerts for more information.



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