How to use Petzl crampon correctly, maintenance, general information with instructional pictures.
Ultra light crampon with LEVERLOCK FIL binding, for ski touring and snow travel.
Extremely light due to their aluminum construction, LEOPARD LLF crampons are perfect for ski touring and snow travel. The CORD-TEC flexible linking system minimizes bulk for ease of carrying.
- crampons made entirely of aluminum, optimized for snow travel
- very lightweight
- CORD-TEC flexible linking system optimizes volume of crampons when packed in their bag (included)
- tool-free length adjustment
Binding system especially adapted to the usage of these crampons:
- self-adjusting elastic strap around the ankle
- strap for good handling and easy removal
- compact heel lever facilitates crampon installation/removal
Crampons come with protective carry bag
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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.
|330 g / 11.64 oz|
|Ideal Uses||Racing / Skimo (super light) Glacier Travel / Mountaineering|
|Sizing||One size fits 36-46|
|Front Points||Horizontal Dual |
|Front Point Offset||No|
|Number of Points||10|
|Anti-Ball Plates||Sold Separately (see the plates 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.
|CE, EN, UIAA|
These have been tested over a few thousand feet of snow climbing in on neve, spring corn, and classic NH “windboard”. For an ultra-light aluminum crampon they perform great! They have not, and will not, be tested on waterfall ice or mixed rock routes. They are not designed for that and I’m sure such uses will shorten their life-span. So far they have only been in contact with snow but I’m not too worried about walking over short sections of granite to get to the next patch of snow this Spring. It’s gear. It should get beat on from time to time! These will be my choice model for my next trip to climb in the Cascades.
Describes with words and helpful photos, how to protect your crampon.
A checklist helping you monitor your crampon health, helping to know when to retire your crampon.
Helpful instruction for inspecting Petzl crampon.
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 pictoral representation of the UIAA-153 and EN-893 standards for crampons.