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Hillsound Trail Crampon

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    When the trail gets icy.

    Rely on Hillsound's Trail Crampon when your favorite hike stays icy from late fall to early spring. This simple crampon boasts eleven carbon spikes that stick to steep, slippery terrain. Hillsound attached the spikes to an ergonomic plate to enhance stability and reduce muscle fatigue on long trails. The harness features a stretchy elastomer and hook-and-loop strap to accommodate most hiking footwear.

    • Simple crampon for local trails and day hikes in the backcountry
    • Eleven carbon spikes assure aggressive traction on winter terrain
    • Ergonomic plate enhances stability and reduces muscle fatigue
    • Harness with hook-and-loop strap accommodates hiking footwear
    • Item #HLS0002

    Tech Specs

    Material
    [spikes] carbon steel, [chain] stainless steel, [harness] elastomer
    Number of Points
    11
    Claimed Weight
    [x-small] 14.6 oz, [small] 15.5 oz, [medium] 1 lb, [large] 1 lb 1 oz, [x-large] 1 2 oz
    Recommended Use
    hiking
    Manufacturer Warranty
    2 years

    Tech Specs

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    Great...

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    ...light crampon or heavy spike for winter trail hiking or running. I particularly like the Velcro strap that fastens across the upper foot for a reliable, snug fit which helps prevent the spikes from slipping. Highly recommend!

    Great Crampons

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    First time using crampons... These are really nice so far. Easy to get on/off, they stayed on great. Used them to hike up frozen waterfalls in New Mexico. This was walking up steep sections of pure, smooth, solid ice. They were great! Would have been impossible to get up without them on. Not possible with "Yaktrax" or anything like that. Need spiked crampons for solid, slick ice.

    Strong

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    Really sound, lightweight option for traction on snow and ice. No balling at all on the three hour ascent of Quandary, though in softer stuff I got a little buildup in the rubber straps - quick and easy fix. The sizing is very accurate. I got a large for mens size 10.5 Asolo hiking boots. Definitely make sure to shake them off well and dry them before storage. Mine collected some rust on the chains after the first use.

    Strong

    Good grip

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    These crampons are probably the best purchase I've made this year. I've used them extensively in the Sierras, the Wasatch, Alberta, and northwestern Montana. They have made hiking in the winter a breeze. While other people have been slipping and falling on the trail, these crampons have allowed me to stand my ground and walk comfortably. They've become especially useful when hiking in the backcountry along icy cliff edges in areas that would be off limits without crampons. I also love that the rubber on these is pretty stretchy. They fit great over my hiking boots as well as my very wide sorrels. I wear a size 9.5 women's shoe and I got these in a Medium. Love these things!