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Sarken Crampons

#111571 | 5 available

Reg: $199.00

 
 
 
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Primed and ready for the highest and hardest alpine routes, Petzl's Sarken Crampons feature 2 front points for optimal penetration on ice and 10 walking points for stability.

 

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PetzlSarken Crampons
 
4.5

(based on 4 reviews)

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Pros

  • Versatile (4)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Alpine routes (4)
    • Mixed routes (4)
    • Vertical ice (3)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

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    Reviewed by 4 customers

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    4.0

    great crampon

    By ice time

    from henniker N.H.

    About Me Avid Adventurer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Lightweight
    • Versatile

    Cons

    • Tough To Adjust Straps

    Best Uses

    • Alpine Routes
    • Mixed Routes

    Comments about Petzl Sarken Crampons:

    great crampon for the price. fairly eas to sharpen and dont wear out fast on mixed routes

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
     
    4.0

    great all around crampon

    By Jack of all sports

    from Daytona beach Florida

    About Me Avid Adventurer, Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Alpine Routes
      • Mixed Routes
      • Vertical Ice

      Comments about Petzl Sarken Crampons:

      Just bought these cramps in time to do some ice climbing with our favorite guide in NH. Wanted an all around crampon to ice climb and use for mountaineering. Since we live in Florida we have only a few chances to do snow activities. Therefore, I was looking for one crampon that would do it all for a reasonable price.
      Sarkins performed well on all the multi pitched and vertical routes. They were stable and secure, especially on the soft and new ice. Only minor drawback was a little extra effort was needed to sink the double pionts on the hard ice, but once in were solid. The double points are a little harder to get into those small ledges and pick holes than a single point crampon, but not a real big deal. Going to use them on Mt. Baker this summer.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Versatile and sticky

      By Soloist

      from Lake Tahoe / Eastside

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Put On And Adjust
      • Great Grip
      • Lightweight
      • Versatile

      Cons

      • Rubber anti-bots clips

      Best Uses

      • Alpine Routes
      • Mixed Routes
      • Vertical Ice

      Comments about Petzl Sarken Crampons:

      Excellent front pointing performance
      Very sticky, work well in soft and hard ice
      Good on low angle / horizontal / glacial
      Good performance for their weight
      Available with tele bails - a plus
      Rubber anti-bots a pain in the butt, I see that they have plastic now... again...
      Compete well against Grivel G-14's - only drawback is points are non-replaceable, but lots of point material available to repeatedly sharpen
      Used them all winter in the Sierra's, on Rainier this spring, and gullies this fall.
      Fit very well on both my plastic Asolo's and Salomon Pro-Ice's

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great technicial mountaineering crampon.

      By Cliffswallow

      from Bellingham, WA

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Great Grip
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Alpine Routes
        • Mixed Routes
        • Vertical Ice

        Comments about Petzl Sarken Crampons:

        I first used these last spring on Mt. Sefrit, a climb which ended up involving everything from slushy snow, steep glacial ice, and a couple short water ice pitches. The Sarkens performed awesomely the entire climb, and on many mountians since.

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