ski & Climb boot by Arcteryx

The beginning was to find a solution to a problem of a niche group, the climbers who do approach with skis. but the new Procline boot seems to be a larger user’s boot. Federico Sbrissa, who is the Product Line Manager for Arcteryx, and his team create a cuff cut in half which offers a disengaged lateral…

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Making An Insulated Running Shoe

By Joe Grant. In the trail running off-season this winter, I’ve been riding my fat-bike a lot on dirt and snow. One of the challenges I’ve found with winter riding is keep my feet warm. Compared to running, my feet get very little stimulation on the bike so it’s hard to generate much heat to…

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Salomon X-Alp shoes

Salomon on mountaineering? As you remember, some years ago salomon was doing some ice-climbing shoes, some hight mountaineering boots…until they start focused on trail running. This year they launched the X-Alp products, as an first approach to mountaineering on light products. X-alp shoes: – Running: Is not a good running shoe but you can really…

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Skimo light Crampons

Here a revolution! The Tech Crampon 250, a front crampon to use with skimo boots with dynafit system invented by Manfred Quaeck. – Steel spikes (2 front – 2 lateral) – 240 grames More info: https://www.wildsnow.com/14513/tech-crampon-250-techpon-skiing/ buy: http://www.proguiding.com/proski/2015-ski-gear/tech-crampon.html

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Running shoes with crampons

@Jordi Tosas Iceclimbing with running shoes Is never a good solution to do some ice part with running shoes. Crampons are or to soft or adapt for alpinism shoes. Soft crampons are adaptable to running shoes but they can not break the hard ice. Automatic crampons are to heavy and painful when we put on running…

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