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PETZL Vasak Mountaineering Crampons

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  • PETZL Vasak Mountaineering Crampons

    The Petzl Vasak Crampons are classic mountaineering crampons for walking on 10 points designed for optimal stability.

    Features/Benefits:

    • Classic 12-point crampon for general mountaineering
    • Front points designed for maximum stability in ice and snow
    • Lateral points for purchase while traversing
    • Supplied with Antisnow to help prevent snow buildup
    • Flexlock bindings designed for boots without welts
    • Flexible bindings at the front and rear adapt to the shape of the boot with a webbing strap
    • Binding webbing strap passes over the top of the foot, helping to prevent loss of the crampon
    • Adjustment is easy (no tools) and precise (to the half size)
    • CE-UIAA certified

  • PETZL Vasak Mountaineering Crampons

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    Weight 2 lb. 0.5 oz.
    Weight (grams) 920 g
    Crampon Attachment Strap
    Heel Attachment Strap
    Toe Bale Flexible

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4.3

(based on 6 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to put on and adjust (6)
  • Great grip (4)
  • Lightweight (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Alpine routes (6)
    • Mixed routes (4)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        100% 

        (5 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow

         

        Feels true to width

         

        100% 

        (3 reviews)

        Feels too wide

         
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid adventurer (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (3)

    Reviewed by 6 customers

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    5.0

    very secure

    By JB

    from Maine

    About Me Avid Adventurer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Put On And Adjust
    • Great Grip
    • Great Stability
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Alpine Routes
      • Mountaineering

      Comments about Petzl Charlet PETZL Vasak Mountaineering Crampons:

      Quick and very easy to put on even at minus 30F with strong wind; it allows you to keep your gloves on and still be able to adjust them for a perfect fit before your ice climb.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      great product

      By joe hiker

      from new hampshire

      About Me Avid Adventurer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Easy To Put On And Adjust
      • Great Grip
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Alpine Routes
        • Heavy Snow
        • Mixed Routes

        Comments about Petzl Charlet PETZL Vasak Mountaineering Crampons:

        used in the whites on snow covered ice gripped excellent hiked with confidence

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        My favorite all-round crampon.

        By Conrad @ EMS Climbing School

        from north conway,nh

        About Me Professional/Guide

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Put On And Adjust
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Alpine Routes
          • Heavy Snow
          • Mixed Routes
          • Vertical Ice

          Comments about Petzl Charlet PETZL Vasak Mountaineering Crampons:

          I use it everyday. This crampon is improved with the optional heal lever. With that option I use it on grade 5 vertical ice. Bonus, its Petzl's least expensive crampon.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Easy to use

          By markhere

          from Chicopee , Ma

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy To Put On And Adjust
          • Great Grip

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Alpine Routes
            • Mixed Routes

            Comments about Petzl Charlet PETZL Vasak Mountaineering Crampons:

            Easy to use for first timer . Confidence , couple bucks more but it pays off . People I hike with always messing around with adjustments I am good to go . Looks like I know what I'm doing .

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
             
            4.0

            Get your cramp-on

            By White Mountain Hiker

            from Portsmouth NH

            About Me Avid Adventurer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Put On And Adjust
            • Great Grip
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Alpine Routes
              • Mixed Routes

              Comments about Petzl Charlet PETZL Vasak Mountaineering Crampons:

              I've only used these on one trip so far for some super steep ice, about a half mile of 50% grade on north tripyramid in the white mountains. I used them with some lighter boots and they worked out well, alitte uncomfortable but that was because of the boot. Easy on & off, great traction. Pretty light?(I have no real reference for that statment.)

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
               
              4.0

              Great for the Whites

              By No Nickname Here

              from NJ

              About Me Avid Adventurer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Put On And Adjust
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Alpine Routes

                Comments about Petzl Charlet PETZL Vasak Mountaineering Crampons:

                A solid alpine and glacier crampon. I have the Flexlock binding, and the only reservation I have is whether one of the step-in bindings would serve me better, since my boots have the proper welts. But, that said, these have served me well in the Whites and I hope to take them west soon.

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