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.
What is the most important feature of a competition tool? The answer is simple: to be the lightest in the world.
The Race crampon is specifically designed for ski touring competitions, and it is therefore addressed to athletes who understand its use and field of application. Not for amateurs!
Front part made of light alloy with 6 points arranged in rational order.
Flex regulation bar.
Rear part made of light alloy with 4 points.
Compact storage and minimum weight for transport.
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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.
|373 g / 13.16 oz|
|Ideal Uses||Racing / Skimo (super light) Glacier Travel / Mountaineering|
|Front Points||Horizontal Dual |
|Front Point Offset||No|
|Number of Points||10|
|Main Material||Light Alloy|
|Anti-Ball Plates||Not Available|
|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.
No voice explanation but shows all the features.
This video shows how to sharpen your crampon correctly.