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7 summits and other mountain stuff => Gear & stuff => Topic started by: antony on Jan 26 2007, 19:28

Title: CRAMPONS
Post by: antony on Jan 26 2007, 19:28
ARE CRAMPONS A MUST ON Elbrus (Jul/aug), what brand
Title: Re: CRAMPONS
Post by: 7summits on Jan 26 2007, 21:28
Yes, Crampons are always a must on any glacier! Definitely for Elbrus as well.

Brand is not really important, just make sure they fit your boots, do not come off too easily, are not too weak, but also not to heavy :-)

Moving this to the gear forum..
Title: Re: CRAMPONS
Post by: Nudge on Jan 27 2007, 03:48
When I did Elbrus in '04 we were told before departure that ordinary 8 point walking crampons we ok for Elbrus. This was not the case some of us spent many an hour sharpening them :-)

I would always recommend 12 point crampons.