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Climbing need crampons


 

 

 

 

 

 

Usually  ice claw teeth mainly to see three aspects, first, the metal itself material. Crampons with metal should choose the texture of hard and tough steel production. If the texture is not hard enough, the tip of the crampons will soon turn round and lose the ability to thorn ice, but some steel, although hard but very brittle, this crampons in the accidentally kicked the stone when it is easy to suddenly break. Second, we should pay attention to the number of ice claw teeth. Usually the number of ice teeth from the four teeth to 14 teeth range, the more the number of teeth to cope with the ice can cope with the more complex road. It is not advisable to purchase pawls of 6 teeth or less. This type of crampons is usually not very good, and the crampons below 6 teeth are not performing well in terms of fixability and climbing ability. It is recommended to choose more than 10 teeth of the best claws. Thirdly, for cramps with anterior teeth of 10 teeth or more, the crampons are divided into two types: the cramp and the teeth are designed to climb the vertical or nearly vertical ice walls. Flat teeth is designed to walk on foot. Occasionally can also be used to climb.

Whether the design of the claw is suitable for your hiking boots

 

For all the claws, the most important issue is the shape of the design of crampons, in the end how much can match with your hiking boots. The ideal cramp should be able to fit easily on the boots without the use of straps. But some of the design of the claw is not suitable for some hiking boots. So, it is best to try a few pairs before deciding whether to buy. Pay attention to check whether the purchased crampons have a use guide.

 

Finally, the best choice for crampons in accordance with the needs of activities to choose for climbing in terms of:

 

General climbing: choose 12 teeth more than flat teeth semi-hard card crampons

 

Technology climbing ice: choose more than 12 teeth flat teeth semi-hard card crampons