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Crampons design is suitable for your hiking boots


For all crampons, the most important issue is the crampon's shape design, in the end to what extent with your climbing boots to match. The ideal crampons should be able to easily fit over the boots without falling off without using straps. However, some claw design is not suitable for some hiking boots. Therefore, it is best to try a few pairs before deciding whether to buy. Most of the crampons are designed differently, so be sure to check the crampons you purchased for directions. If not, do a good job in the outdoor store staff to give you a demonstration. If that is the kind of crampons with adjustable length and you want to wrap around smaller hiking boots, you may need a hacksaw to cut out the parts of the boots that have been adjusted. Before you mountaineering, be sure to carefully adjust your crampons at home. It is best to do more exercises. Because in the ice and snow, the passive rigid fingers, not as flexible as usual. In order to facilitate everyone to better look for the best fit crampons and boots, crampons and hiking boots are each divided into three types: crampons have C1, C2 and C
3 points (C = crampons crampons); and boots are B1, B2 and B3 (B = boots boots) points.
boots:
B1: 3-4 season boots, harder, but still have a certain degree of softness.
B2: 4 season boots, very hard.
B3: ice climbing boots, all hard, flat.
Crampons:
C1: Softer, suitable for B3, B2, B1 boots.
C2: a hinge structure, suitable for B3, B2 boots.
C3: All hard, only suitable for B3 boots. For snow-capped mountain traverses, crampons with 10 canines are commonly used. The 12 and 14 tooth chisels also have forward or oblique forward spikes for slopes of a certain slope; you may not always need these front teeth, but when you start more winter mountaineering , Will find it very effective. Spikes can give you greater grip and tension, but fall more easily if used improperly. For beginners, it is best to choose short ice tooth first.