Austri Alpin CH 10

 

Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Austri Alpin CH 10
Manufacturer Climb High
Page By James C
Page Type Dec 28, 2005 / Jan 18, 2007
Object ID 1550
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The CH-10 is a flexible 10 point crampon designed for winter hikes and general mountaineering. The front points are still able to frontpoint when neccesary. Classic strap-in configuration. Fits most boots sized from 5 to 15.

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James C - Dec 28, 2005 1:41 am - Voted 4/5

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Cheap price form campmor allowed me to get these. They have worked well so fars and have done a great job on winter and couloir climbs. These are the perfect crampons for climbers who are wanting to save some dough.

erykmynn - Apr 30, 2008 1:39 pm - Voted 4/5

How does it compare
Is is steel or aluminium? I guess it's steel?

Does anyone know how it compares with say, the Black Diamond Contact?

friday - Jun 18, 2008 10:24 pm - Hasn't voted

Not a nice, but probably as tough
They are steel. I dont have the black Diamond Contact, but I do own the Black Diamond Neve Pro crampons. Aside from the lack of ABS plates, they seem similar. The foot sizing mechanism could be a tad better, but it seems tough enough for me @ 175lbs. Besides, I bought these for my daughter, and she is only around 100lbs or so. A good backup pair as well.

Edit: They broke on me yesterday. So, If you use stiff boots, these might work for you. If you wear softer boots, forget these. They'll eventually break.

erykmynn - Jul 23, 2008 12:42 pm - Voted 4/5

on for size
I ended up getting these. They fit mine and my girlfriends boots perfectly. I'm not sure how tough some of the hardware will turn out to be but they seem like a solid crampon. We used them on a short, summer snow climb... so far so good!

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