Kahtoola KTS Crampon Steel

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These are some of the lightest and most versatile crampons on the market. Ideal for winter hiking, trail running, glacier travel and non-technical mountaineering.

The Kahtoola Traction System (KTS) fits over all types of footwear - running shoes hiking boots ski boots. Straps and quick-release buckles on both the toe and collapsible heel pieces make it easy to adjust; and when you're not wearing them the KTS folds into a compact package.

The KTS Steel is the best choice for snow and ice travel over abusive terrain when durability and sharpness are more important than weight.

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  • Features our patented Leaf-Spring extender bar which flexes naturally with your footwear and is guaranteed for life.
  • Made from 4130 chromoly steel heat-treated for strength
  • Only 665g per pair
  • Ten 2.5cm points allow natural stride reduce snagging and snow-packing
  • Front points are 26 degrees open for optimal performance with flexible footwear
  • Packed dimensions are 10 x 10 x 21cm


  • S/M: UK Size 3 - 8
  • M/L: UK Size 8 - 13
  • Antiball Plates: No
  • Binding: Classic
  • Boot Size: UK 3-8, UK 8-13
  • Front Points: Other
  • Number of Points: 10
  • Manufacturer: Kahtoola
  • Material: Chromoly Steel
  • Weight: 655g

Type: Crampons

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Russ C.

Excellent bit of kit. Have

Excellent bit of kit. Have used them once with Mizuno Wave Harrier running shoes on moderately steep slopes of Ben Ledi. Effective, and felt remarkably secure. Adjusting the front straps for specific shoes is very fingery so, if using with a variety of fo

Gareth B.

Cracking product for light use.

Cracking product for light use. Not for full on ice climbing but everything else is a breeze. Wish I'd put them on sooner!

Phil T.

Bought for my girlfriend to

Bought for my girlfriend to wear on flexible 3 season boots, they were a little tricky to adjust but when done seemed to fit the boot very well, not yet used in anger so unable to say what they are like to wear. One of my initial observations is I am not

robin s.

Very good

Very lightweight and packable. Flexible enough to use on fell running shoes yet stil good for fsirly steep snow/ice. Great purchase