The pickaxe can be obtained at a yellow exclamation mark ("!") hovering in a crystal-filled alcove of the monster-spawning northern tunnels of the Gem Mines.
With the pickaxe in a pony's inventory, the Klondike Hikes quest can be completed. This does not remove the pickaxe from inventory, as explained during the quest.
- It is possible to pick up multiple pickaxes.
- A pickaxe or pick is a tool for breaking up hard ground or rock. Some people differentiate between the terms, with the pickaxe having a blunt end in addition to a sharp or pointed end and a pick having only sharp ends. By this standard, the depicted item would be a pick.