The Grivel Air Tech Light Evo Crampons are an excellent choice for the ski tourer requiring a lightweight crampon they can rely upon to climb steep snow fields on the mountain.
The Air Tech Light Evo Crampons are made from a light alloy; they are designed for climbing solely on snow and are not suitable for steep ice climbing or mixed climbing. The Air Tech Light are 10 point crampons yet they actually have 12 points - the third points are shorter and wider apart than the other points, while the secondary front points have a double angulation - this maintains bite while descending and traversing.
The length of the Air Tech Light Evo's are easily adjusted by hand by hand using the Mulletta spring at the heel, the weight of the user keeps the spring secure. They come with Grivel's excellent anti-balling plates that actively push snow off the crampon, essential for safety in wet-snow conditions.
New Classic Bindings: This binding uses hinged plastic harnesses at both the toe and heel of the boot. It uses a single strap closure and is really easy to use and does not require boots with either toe or heel welts. The down side is that it's bulkier and takes up greater space in your pack.
New Matic Bindings: This system uses the Cramp-o-matic rear bale along with a plastic harness at the toe. This harness is hinged at two front posts and provides a secure fit. More versatile than the Cramp-o-matic binding it fits boots with little or no front welt.
- New Matic or New Classic bindings
- 10+2 Point Crampons
- Light Alloy
- Semi-rigid, and Asymmetric
- Comes with anti-balling plate
- Easy to adjust size by hand
- 550g per pair
- One Size Fits All: UK 3.5-11/Euro 35-46