Ski piolets are passengers most of the time, and rarely called to action. As such, ski mountaineering piolets must be bare-boned and slimmed down. They also need to be brutally tough and trustworthy. The Hummingbird fits the bill. It is one of the lightest, fastest, toughest ski mountaineering piolets you may find. One of the most efficient, too, with an anchoring titanium head. It won’t let you down.