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The climb from the south is not considered technical, but the Forest Service recommends use of crampons and an ice ax.
That same day, a Saturday, two climbers reported finding two ice axes and what appeared to be a blood trail leading to a body between 1,500 to 2,000 feet below the axes.
Most crests are not quite as fascinating as the one for Sir Edmund Hillary, the New Zealander who climbed Mount Everest - a big blue Kiwi bird holding an ice ax - but there are plenty of colorful and quirky tributes.
The Sherpas connected Ghosh to a new rope, anchored in a rock about 30 feet uphill, and used ice axes to dig and pry the body from the snow.
That was why the Sherpas with their oxygen masks and ice axes had come this far, this high, more than a year later.
The bloodstained ice ax used to kill Leon Trotsky in 1940 has resurfaced for the first time in more than six decades.
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ICE AX Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ice ax for English Language Learners
: a cutting tool that is used in mountain climbing
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