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You can hear the front points of his crampons digging into a hanging dagger of ice and the tip of his ice axes scraping against the limestone.‘The Alpinist’ Is the Most Compelling Climbing Film Since ‘Free Solo’|aweinberg|September 8, 2021|Outside Online
After testing the studded version over multiple days on an ice-packed city creek trail with steep ups and downs, I found that the shoes gripped as well as hiking crampons.
Mitsu, in a rush to pack and leave his home in Portland, Oregon, had forgotten his crampons and thought he might be able to make do with his ski crampons.
Abi and I kept fairly close to each other all the way up, and Mitsu made it about two-thirds of the way to the top of the gully before throwing in the towel—he didn’t feel good about trying to finish the climb without crampons.
If you’ve ever been in a situation where you needed snowshoes and ice crampons, what you really needed was the Honey Badger.
Outside the bandages I wore six pairs of thick woollen socks, fur boots and a crampon over-shoe of soft leather.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson