- 3-D pressed frame maximizes strength and performance
- Semi-automatic bindings fit most semi-rigid mountaineering boots
- Tool-free size adjustment
- CC4U wear indicators on the side points show when it is time for replacement
- New dynamic anti-balling plates and carrying case included
Built on the same hyperlight platform as the XLC 390 with a semi-automatic binding to accommodate boots without a toe welt. Innovative 3-D shaped construction (pressed – not just bent) on the front platform distributes pressure applied to one point across the entire platform significantly increasing the strength of the crampon. The semi-automatic binding is designed for a secure fit on most semi-rigid mountaineering boots. For telemark or A/T boots, use the XLC 390 with automatic bindings. While sturdy, aluminum crampons are not suitable for ice climbing or intensive mixed terrain.
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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.
|575 g / 20.30 oz|
|Ideal Uses||Glacier Travel / Mountaineering|
|Front Points||Horizontal Dual |
|Front Point Offset||No|
|Number of Points||12|
|Crampon Case||Included (see the case here)|
|Heel Spur Attachment||None made for this model|
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