by rnrescue » Thu Oct 13, 2011 5:41 am
by ExcitableBoy » Thu Oct 13, 2011 3:23 pm
by ExcitableBoy » Thu Oct 13, 2011 5:48 pm
rnrescue wrote:Well for now I'll be training training training ... In the middle west.
by MoapaPk » Thu Oct 13, 2011 7:55 pm
by Buz Groshong » Thu Oct 13, 2011 10:57 pm
rnrescue wrote:I have a sturdy pair of Asolos that I really like - they are a mid weight boot that works well for all season hiking in the mid west. I want to learn to use crampons this season. Is it best to use a strap on type with the boots I have? If so, could you recommend a crampon?
Or ... Should I get a new set of boots that would work with better crampons? It would be nice to have a boot I could use early spring/fall as well as winter - I get hot feet really easily!
by MoapaPk » Thu Oct 13, 2011 11:16 pm
by rnrescue » Fri Oct 14, 2011 6:36 am
MoapaPk wrote:Geez, the mid-west part just hit me harder. Do you really want crampons, or rather, something like Katoola microspikes? Will you ever be climbing sustained 30 degree+ slopes?
by ExcitableBoy » Fri Oct 14, 2011 4:00 pm
by dadndave » Sat Oct 22, 2011 2:28 am
by BigMitch » Sat Oct 22, 2011 3:25 am
by MoapaPk » Sat Oct 22, 2011 2:31 pm
dadndave wrote:There's some good discussion and illustration on strap-ons for general purpose boots here:
I think you might find it useful and informative.
by dadndave » Sat Oct 22, 2011 10:48 pm
by BigMitch » Sun Oct 23, 2011 3:10 am
by mtnjim » Sun Oct 23, 2011 4:51 pm
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