8000 Meters Facts
Petzl, Charlet Moser Sharken
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
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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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
Expedition footwear for
mountaineering in conditions of extreme cold. NOTE US
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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
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