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.
The G20 is technically retired but it's still sold online.The G20 is no longer produced by Grivel. We're showing it as "available" on WeighMyRack because you can still find it at trustworthy online retailers.
The evolution of the modern technique of climbing ice push towards a more fluid motion, more elegant and faster, therefore it demands a crampon that makes it possible: a technical crampon, and a super-light one.
G20 is a crampon 100% technical, reliable, efficient and the LIGHTEST IN THE WORLD: less than 800 grams per pair!
The new MONO-RAIL technology (patented) distributes the 12 points in an intelligent and original way.
The lightest tech crampon in the world gr. 794 pair
Patented mono rail technology
Ergonomic and efficient positioning of points
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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.
|794 g / 28.00 oz|
|Ideal Uses||Mixed (Rock & Ice) / Dry Tooling|
|Front Points||Vertical Mono |
|Front Point Offset||No|
|Number of Points||11|
|Main Material||Chromolly Steel|
|Crampon Case||Sold Separately (see the case here)|
|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.
This video shows all the features of G20 crampon.
This video shows how to sharpen your crampon correctly.