Grivel - Air Tech Light Crampons - New Matic
The combination of extremely strong and sophisticated materials, together with Grivel's advanced technology lie behind the realization of this crampon which leaves all other models on the market far behind. Ten points in contact with snow while you're walking and twelve that bite into the slope during traverses. Designed for ski touring, competitive ski mountaineering, classical mountaineering routes, and for high altitude or distant expeditions where weight is the determining factor. This model comes with Flex Bar which allows the foot free movement without over-stressing the crampon.
An evolution of the Cramp-O-Matic system which utilizes the C-O-M rear bale and lever. The plastic harness system is hinged from two front posts which retain the boot securely even if it has a shallow, worn front welt or overboots are being used. It is a simple and efficient binding, being far more versatile than the original Cramp-O-Matic style. Made in dual-component plastic: the black part is stronger, bearing the strain whilst the yellow part is softer, increasing adherence to the boot. The harness is made from the strongest, most durable plastic available - Zytel DuPont, which was developed for the manufacture of alpine ski bindings. Obviously it cannot last forever, so please, after long and severe use replace the harness; the same way you would resole trekking boots or rock climbing shoes.