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Edelrid Beast Crampon

Similar to models such as the BD Cyborg, Petzl LYNX and Grivel G14, the Beast can be set up in twin or monopoint mode. You also get three different toe bails for the price of just one pair of crampons. This versatility is a real bonus, reckons Dan Bailey. It's just a shame replacement points are so expensive!

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Climbing Technology Nuptse Evo Crampon

A classic 12-point crampon that will cover you from winter walking, though mountaineering, to climbing at a respectable level, the Nuptse Evo represents great value for money, says Tom Ripley.

Grivel Air Tech Crampons

Most winter fans need an all-rounder in their crampon stash - one pair for everything from Munro walks to lower grade mountaineering. The Grivel Air Tech is designed specifically to meet this broad remit. So how does it perform? Dan Bailey gives it a bash.

Petzl Dart Crampons

The first thing I noticed about the Darts is that there is basically nothing to them. But that is most certainly a good thing. They weigh less for starters and there's no messing around with the meccano set, nuts and bolts that I've had to deal with on many other...

Crampons - Everything you need to know!

Paul Lewis is a mountaineering instructor with a fetish for metal spikes. Here he stomps his way through a selection of crampons, showing us the different types available and how to look after our equipment. Need some crampon advice? Ask Paul!

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Edelrid Riot & Shark: The Perfect Combo

Now that the weather is turning colder it's time to start thinking about venturing into the mountains for some winter activities. Edelrid have a large range of products specifically developed for this purpose.

Climbing Technology Winter Range

Climbing Technology's range of winter specific equipment gets better each year. For winter 2018 / 2019 they have a consolidated line of some of the most innovative and best value for money products on the market. All products are made to a very high...

Climbing Technology Winter Range 2017 / 18

Climbing Technology have some great new products along the usual classics in their range for winter 2017 / 2018. Highlights include a new technical axe and crampon, improvements to the popular Ice Traction Crampons and a great looking new shovel...

Climbing Technology Crampons for Winter 2014 / 2015

Climbing Technology's range of winter hardware continues to grow and for winter 2014 they have a crampon in the...


Need new crampons? Here's a selection of what's available this season...

Kahtoola KTS Crampon Review

We just had this fantastic review in from Ultra-runner Mark Hartell, he went out on the Welsh 3000's in winter with Stephen Watts (fellow...

Climbing Technology Nuptse Classic 12 pt Crampons

The Climbing Technology Nuptse Classic is a 12 point crampon suitable for low to mid grade snow and ice.

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