Definition, synonyms and picture of piqueta

piqueta

noun piqueta

Translation: ice axe

Definition of piqueta in Spanish

Herramienta de alpinismo formada por un mango y una cabeza plana por un extremo y puntiaguda por el contrario, utilizada para avanzar por pendientes heladas o accidentadas.

Synonyms of piqueta in Spanish

piolet

Definition of piqueta in English

Handheld, mountaineering tool made up of a shaft with a spike at one end and a flat head at the other, which is used to push forward through iced or treacherous slopes.

Synonyms of piqueta in English

ice axe