Ice Tools

CAMP USA's aluminum XLC-390 crampons are brilliant, provided you've got a boot (like a ski boot) that can fit a fully automatic binding. For boots that require a universal binding, I like Stubai's Ultralight Universal. When you need steel crampons, Black Diamond's Sabretooth is a versatile choice for ice or mixed climbing. Among ice axes, I like the Corsa for light duty, the Venom for easy mixed, and the Snowalker for everything else.

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