The UIAA equipment standard provides a baseline for equipment performance in a test lab under controlled conditions on new equipment. Although these test conditions are relevant to the conditions encountered climbing, conditions encountered at the crags and the condition of the equipment are equally important. This recommendation from the UIAA member federation The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) provides vital equipment information that is NOT explicitly addressed in the standard, particularly failure modes of the equipment and recommendations for the use, inspection, maintenance, and retirement of equipment.
A new approach to the manufacture of fruit boot crampons.
The plates of the side points are of variable thickness - thinner on the inside where the frontpoint is installed and growing towards the outer edge for thicker side points.
This makes the new crampons light, robust and durable.
Side points hardness is 48-50 HRC
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|Weight per Pair (g / oz)|
Weight per Pair (g / oz)
In grams and ounces, the weight of both crampons together, as stated by the manufacturer/brand.
If there are differences in weight (due to multiple sizes or optional accessories) we'll note those here.
|Ideal Uses||Mixed (Rock & Ice) / Dry Tooling|
|Front Points||Vertical Mono |
|Front Point Offset||Yes, Permanently Offset|
|Number of Points||5|
|Anti-Ball Plates||Not Available|
|Crampon Case||Not Available|
|Heel Spur Attachment||None made for this model|
The main climbing gear certifications are CE and UIAA--and normally the UIAA creates the rules that the CE body also supports. When possible, we try to list all the certifications the product carries.
To sell a climbing product in Europe, the device must be CE certified. There are no official requirements to sell climbing gear in the US. The UIAA certification is a voluntary process.