- Boot Grading for Crampons
Least rigid midsole. Best for regular hikes, scrambles and winter hill walking.
Stiff sole and upper. Best for moderate snow and mixed climbing.
The stiffest sole and upper. Best for steep ice and mixed climbing at all grades."
Designed to retain warmth for long periods of staying outside in colder temperatures.
Lighter boots with a lower profile that are better for spring/summer climbs.
Boots that have an inner thermal bootie placed inside the outer 'shell'. They are bulkier but help you stay warm and dry in harsher conditions.
With the lace closure extending all the way to the toes, these boots provide a much snugger fit and sturdier support.
An acclaimed rubber material which is known for its traction and durability. It was first used on mountaineering boots.
Synthetic thermal insulation which was originally designed for the US Army. It is also a sustainable material. It became the first insulation manufacturer that meets bluesign criteria for environmental effect.