/ Which Crampons for La Sportiva Trango Extreme ?
They're now goosed and I'm not sure what to replace them with. I climb mainly in the UK in winter, nothing harder than grade IV, but would also want to use them for alpine routes up to D
Be glad to hear of any recommendations or failures in terms of crampons used with this model of boot.
I've the same boots. G14s fit well, you don't need the long bars for them <mine are size 10> and can swap to mono points on G14s should you wish. I've just changed my cramps from the G14 to the G20s. These fit well too. Nice boots, well happy with mine.
I'd go for G12s for what you say. http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_3bhSo6922y4/SXybESRkQCI/AAAAAAAABUA/l5h_5XuijM8/s1600-h/boot.JPG
Also my boots are size 46 do you reckon I'd need the long bars?
For general mountaineering crampons I think the New Matic style is less hassle and means the crampons will fit on more styles of boot, but there wouldn't be a problem with step in bindings if you particular want them.
Same boots here with the CT Nuptses on them:
G12s and 14s seem to be so popular, but I'm wondering why do so many people pay 50% more for the likes of G12 compared with the Climbing Technology Nuptse.
Any thoughts? Is it down to brand awareness/popularity or is there a good reason? (appreciate answers from anyone who considered the two or similar crampons)
Like this you mean? http://www.ukclimbing.com/gear/review.php?id=3300 ;-)
See this as well: http://lightfromthenorth.blogspot.fi/2011/01/spikey-things.html
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