Crampon

Used for climbing on snow and ice. They comprise a metal framework with a set of downward facing points (often 10 points) with usually a further two forward-facing points. A crampon is attached to the sole of each boot via straps, or a combination of straps plus a simple ski-like binding.

About Cameron Speirs

Born and brought up in the Scottish Highlands, Cameron, has been interested in outdoor pursuits since he was a wee lad. Over the last few decades he has climbed extensively in the Italian Dolomites as well as summiting the Matterhorn and several other 4000m alpine peaks. Closer to home he has spent many wonderful weekends mountaineering and biking in Snowdonia, Cairngorms, Glen Coe, Skye and Lochaber.
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