Gear Review

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Very nice light crampons for general mountaineering

I have used these crampons on about 20 climbs so far, including Rainier, Hood, Baker, Little Tahoma, even more technicl Mt Jefferson Jeff Park glacier route. I haven't had any problems with them. I have used Stubai and CAMP lightweight crampons too but still love Grivel. I removed the antibott plates to save weight. No they are not designed to climb on steep ice. Get a pair of G12 or G14 for that purpose.

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BTW, why the hell did backcountry put them under the category "Ice Climbing -> Crampons"? I have no idea. They simply are not.