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  Petzl, Charlet Moser Sharken Crampons Review By the Everest GearGal


The Petzl Charlet Sharken crampon is designed to conquer the most difficult ice and mixed climbing routes. Weighing in at just 850g, the Sharken is a lightweight and stabile crampon for high mountain expeditions where every once counts. It is constructed from highly durable chrome molybdenum steel into a 12-point design, with two flat points in front. 

The two front points are serrated, making these crampons optimal load bearers in snow and soft ice.  A pair of inclined points backs the front points and all lateral points are separated, which enhances stability and minimizes slipping. The Sarken crampon has put an end to heel-bail hassles and minimized balling beneath the binding by integrating the Spirlock binding system. 

It is important to note that the Spirlock binding system was developed for mountaineering boots that have a welt height of 41mm or less. If your boots welt height is greater then 41mm then you should consider Petzl Charlet crampons with Sidelocks and Leverlocks. If the Spirlock binding works for your boot, you’ll be happy in the field, as adjustments are quick and easy and don’t require any extra tools adding to the poundage on your back.  

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Millet One Sport Everest Boot  has made some minor changes by adding more Kevlar. USES Expeditions / High altitude / Mountaineering in extremely cold conditions / Isothermal to -75°F Gore-Tex® Top dry / Evazote Reinforcements with aramid threads. Avg. Weight: 5 lbs 13 oz Sizes: 5 - 14 DESCRIPTION Boot with semi-rigid shell and built-in Gore-Tex® gaiter reinforced by aramid threads, and removable inner slipper Automatic crampon attachment Non-compressive fastening Double zip, so easier to put on Microcellular midsole to increase insulation Removable inner slipper in aluminized alveolate Fiberglass and carbon footbed Cordura + Evazote upper Elasticated collar.

Expedition footwear for mountaineering in conditions of extreme cold.  NOTE US SIZES LISTED. See more here.

A cold weather, high altitude double boot for extreme conditions The Olympus Mons is the perfect choice for 8000-meter peaks. This super lightweight double boot has a PE thermal insulating inner boot that is coupled with a thermo-reflective outer boot with an integrated gaiter. We used a super insulating lightweight PE outsole to keep the weight down and the TPU midsole is excellent for crampon compatibility and stability on steep terrain. WEIGHT: 39.86 oz • 1130 g LAST: Olympus Mons CONSTRUCTION: Inner: Slip lasted Outer: Board Lasted OUTER BOOT: Cordura® upper lined with dual-density PE micro-cellular thermal insulating closed cell foam and thermo-reflective aluminium facing/ Insulated removable footbed/ Vibram® rubber rand See more here.

 






 

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