Ice climbing crampons like these Black Diamond Sabretooth Pro Step-In Crampons feature a lightweight design and work just as great on the Denali as climbing in Ouray. These ice climbing crampons feature horizontal frontpoints to provide stability in snow, penetrate alpine ice, run up waterfall ice and hold rock edges securely. Black Diamond Sabretooth Pro Step-In Crampons also feature secondary points that create a provide a jagged resistance for stability in mushy conditions while serrated sub-points grab and hold when you're rocking over your feet. Plus, these crampons have a stainless steel construction that avoids rust and environmentally toxic coatings that wear off in mountain environments.
Choose from the Pro version that accommodates boots with a toe welt or the Clip version that features flexible toe strap for boots without a toe welt. You can buy these Black Diamond Sabretooth Clip Step-In Crampons for a price of $169.
January 20, 2011 2:32 PM | Survival Gear