After too many slips, slides and near-falls while fishing the Skeena’s famously slick, cobbled runs, we came home determined to find a better traction solution. Drawing on his mountaineering experience, Yvon Chouinard disappeared into the Tin Shed and went to work. The result? Our new River Crampons, the highest-traction wading device ever built. The secret is in the widely spaced aluminum-bar treads, which are hard enough to cut through algae and slime, yet soft enough to grip the rock itself. The bars are mounted to a fully adjustable stainless steel frame and held in place with an easy on/off adjustable harness system. The River Crampon fits over any wading boot and comes in two sizes: S for size 6 through 10 boots, and L for 10 through 14. Simple, easily cleaned design and fast-drying materials help stop invasive species transport. U.S. Patent Pending.
Hard biting aluminum bars perform outstandingly well in virtually all challenging wading conditions
Adjustable length adapts to any wading boot without tools
Durable materials won't corrode in either fresh or salt water fishing applications
Adjustable harness system allows the crampon to be removed easily for extended hiking
Crampons won’t damage boat interiors as long as you’re careful; much better than cleats
U.S. Patent Pending
Hardened stainless steel frame with riveted aluminum bars. Fiberglass impregnated neoprene with noncorrosive harness system
822 g (1 lb 13 oz), per shoe
Made in USA.
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