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 The Dartwin 2015 is technically retired but it's still sold online.The Dartwin 2015 is no longer produced by Petzl. We're showing it as "available" on WeighMyRack because you can still find it at trustworthy online retailers.

Petzl Dartwin

Dartwin 2015



My vote: None ( 5.4 avg )


A version of the DART for those who prefer the added stability and holding power of two front points.

Horizontal structure places the foot as close to the ice as possible, for increased sensitivity and more precise placements
Toe bail wire has two positions for perfect fit on all sole thicknesses, and can be adjusted to fit technical boots with asymmetrical shapes
Point lengths designed for maximum stability without having to high-step
Sharp points for great purchase in ice
Forged and toothed front point is toothed for precise placements and purchase
Second row of teeth, toothed and angled towards the front to reinforce purchase and give support when front-pointing
Third row of toothed points are angled backward for inside or outside edging.
Four teeth for stability when descending facing downhill
Side points for purchase while traversing
Front section can be replaced if the front points are worn

Retail price

US$ 214.95

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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.

864 g / 30.48 oz­
Ideal Uses Technical Mountaineering / Alpine Waterfall Ice
Binding System Automatic
Sizing 34 to 44 with M linking bar (included); optional L linking bar fits boots sizes 38 to 49
Front Points Vertical Dual ­
Front Point Offset No
Number of Points 12
Main Material Steel
Wear Indicators No
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.

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Alpinist Gear Review rating 5/5

The Dartwins have performed solidly all winter in various conditions on varied
terrain. They've become my number-one pick for vertical and overhanging flows,
and I'd recommend them for anyone serious about steep ice and mixed climbs.
Pros: Precise; stable; technical; easy to adjust without any tools
Cons: Delicate sidelock heel lock; don't fit bigger-heeled boots well; would be
improved with the addition of anti-snow plates.

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.