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Ski Crampons – The What, Why and How

Ski Crampons When the snow conditions are firm, nothing offers uphill touring security like ski crampons or, as they say in German, ”harscheisen.” The What Ski crampons are climbing tools that attach to your ski bindings (or ski as with some aftermarket telemark solutions) and pivot underfoot as you skin up the hill. They are made for use on firm… Read More

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Ski Crampons and Boot Crampons for Ski Mountaineering

Ski Mountaineering – Ski Crampons and Boot Crampons Guide The days grow long and the snow grows firm. When your timing is right, spring ski mountaineering offers fast uphill travel and silky smooth descents. But come spring, climbing skins can only get you so far, especially if you have your sights set on summits and couloirs. From firm boot packs… Read More

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