Petzl Charlet Vasak Leverlock


Petzl Charlet Vasak Leverlock
Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Petzl Charlet Vasak Leverlock
Manufacturer Petzl
Page By Augie Medina
Page Type Jun 3, 2009 / Jun 3, 2009
Object ID 6154
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Product Description

12 point semi-rigid general mountaineering “hybrid” crampons with heel bail clamp and plastic toe piece.

Product Details

Bindings: Hybrid

Heel bail clamp secures to rear boot welt

Flexible plastic toe piece

Nylon webbing straps

Come with anti-snow plastic plates

Adjustment bar accommodates half sizes (no tools required)

Fits U.S. boot sizes 5-12

Weight: 980 grams

Retail prices: $165



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Augie Medina - Jun 3, 2009 12:39 am - Hasn't voted

Nice Hybrid
An excellent “hybrid” semi-rigid crampon at a reasonable price. The nylon webbing strap is easy to secure (one wrap around the boot). The flat front points provide nice holding power while front pointing. So far, no complaints with this model.

rhyang - Jun 4, 2009 10:24 am - Voted 5/5

Nice crampons
I've been using these since 2005. Probably climbed Mt. Shasta five times in these, and various other peaks in the Sierra Nevada during winter / spring.

Interestingly, the heel piece / linking bar is interchangeable with other Petzl crampons. So you can just buy the Dart / Dartwin front pieces from Petzl and have a setup for winter ice climbing too.

mibu - Nov 3, 2009 6:42 am - Voted 5/5

Very good crampons
Very good semi-rigid crampons. My only complain is that webbing strap is too long, but this is not a real problem.

Josh Lewis - Feb 5, 2012 4:21 am - Voted 4/5

Good Crampons
My mother got them for me as a surprise for my birthday one year. I still use them to this day, but I don't like how they do not fit onto my warmer mountaineering boot. So I end up having to wear by worn out boot and as a result I end up with blisters. Another issue is that a partner of mine has size 14 boot which it did not fix. Besides this these are a good all around crampon.

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