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Ice Climbing Boots

These are special Ice Climbing boots designed for ice and high mountain climbing. Crampons are easily attached to this type of boot for a better grip on ice fields and packed snow and steep or vertical ice climbing. Ice climbing boots also have stiff soles to provide support when ice climbing or very steep icy grades. They are built taller, stiffer, and are insulated to withstand extreme cold. There are several types of material ice climbing boots can be made from. Leather, plastic, or synthetic material has given excellent performance. The height and stiffness is attained by use use of a full steel shank. Additionally, carbon fiber has been used by some manufacturers to get the additional stiffness in the sold. While they are fairly stiff, they are not completely rigid like ski boots. A certain amount of flexibility is needed for hiking and snowshoeing.

Using with crampons

These boots are designed to be used with ice climbing crampons. Manufacturers add a feature called welts to assist compatibility in wearing crampons. Welts are built into both the toe and heel of the boot like a small platform. This gives the crampon a firm fixture to attach to. These boots are designed to be used in extreme cold and must be insulated sufficiently to protect the climber from frostbite. To achieve this, ice climbing boots have a synthetic insulation integrated into the boot.

There are two types of ice climbing boot insulation.

  1. Single insulated. Light weight and insulated as a single unit. The insulation is permanently attached to the boot. Since the insulation cannot be removed from single boots, they are not ideally suited for multi-day cold weather excursions.
  2. Double insulated. This is made with a non-insulated shell and removable insulated liner. Usually there is a removable outer shell and removable liner. The double insulation is for protection during long term exposure.

The versatility of ice climbing boots also makes them useful for other high altitude Ice Climbing and climbing. They are also used by people who routinely work in cold weather. Ski lift operators, mountain rescue teams, cold weather equipment operators and many more use this type of boot in their profession.

Traction Cleats Ice Snow Grips with 18 Spikes for Walking, Jogging, Climbing and Hiking
Options: $27.99 - $59.99
Yahill Ice Traction Cleats Crampons Snow Spikes Grips with 13 Teeth Manganese Steel for Boots Shoes Women Men Kids Anti-slip Device for Hiking Walking Winter Jogging or Climbing
Options: $21.99 - $51.98
Ice Snow Grips Traction Cleats with 18 Spikes for Walking, Jogging, Climbing and Hiking on Snow Ice
$14.99
Due North Everyday G3 Ice and Snow Traction Aid
Options: $10.00 - $31.57
Universal Climbing Crampons featuring Stainless Steel Teeth - Ideal Non-Slip Traction Cleats for Climbing, Hiking, Ice & Snow - Fits Shoes & Boots
$46.79
Black Anti Slip Adjustable Traction Cleats with Strap - Ice Snow Spikes Grippers Crampon Ice Traction Shoe Boot Cleats for Mountaineering Walking Climbing Fishing Snowfield
$10.97
Shoe Ice Cleats 24 Teeth Ice Grippers 10 Teeth Cleats Shoes Designed for Walk on Ice Snow And Freezing Mud Ground Must Have Accessories for Outdoor Sports Activity Accessory
$15.99
1Pair 18 Steel Studs Ice Cleats Shoe Boot Tread Grips Traction Crampon Chain Spike Grippers for Walking Climbing Snowfield Mountaineering Fishing (Medium)
$17.99
OUTAD Crampons Non-slip Shoes Cover 1 Pair 18 Teeth Claws Stainless Steel Chain Outdoor Ski Ice Snow Hiking Climbing Traction Cleats
Options: $16.99 - $24.99
Yaktrax Walk Traction Cleats for Walking on Snow and Ice
Options: $10.00 - $42.05
YUEDGE Universal Anti Slip Ice Cleats Shoe Boot Grips Traction Crampon Snow Spikes Grips Cleats
Options: $19.99 - $20.99
Lougnee Non-slip Spikes Crampons Ice Snow Shoes Chain Cleats for Climbing Walking and Hiking
$19.99
Ice Cleats, HoFire Ice Grips Traction Cleats Grippers Non-slip Over Shoe/Boot Rubber Spikes Crampons Anti Easy Slip 10 Steel Studs Crampons Slip-on Stretch Footwear
$5.99
Ice Cleats, willceal Ice Grippers Traction Cleats Shoes and Boots Rubber Snow Shoe Spikes Crampons with 10 Steel Studs Cleats Prevent Outdoor Activities from Wrestling (Extra 10 Studs)
$7.99
Gearhalo Deodorizer Pods - Stops the Stink!
$19.95
Ergodyne Trex Adjustable Ice Traction Device
$9.76
STABILicers Maxx Original Heavy Duty Stabilicers Ice Traction Cleat, 1 pair
$38.47
AGPTEK Non-slip Over Shoe, Climbing Snow & Ice Cleats Grips Anti-Slip Studded Ice Traction Shoe Covers Spike Crampons Cleats (Large)
$9.99
Isafish Ice Cleats for Ice Fishing Shoe/Boot Traction Cleat 12-Stud Steel Chain Footwear Nonslip Spikes Slip-on Stretch Crampons Ice and Snow Grips
$14.99
Ice Grips,Crampons Non-slip Ice & Snow Grips Cleat Over Shoe/Boot Traction Cleat Rubber Spikes Anti Slip 10 Steel Studs Slip-on Stretch Footwear for hiking and walking
$6.69
YUEDGE Universal 18 Teeth Stainless Steel Anti Slip Ice Cleats Shoe Boot Grips Crampon Snow Spikes Grips Traction Cleats
$21.99
Diamondo Winter Anti Slip Ice Cleats Shoe Boot Grips Crampon Chain Spike Sharp Snow
$7.75
Limm Pro Traction Cleats For Ice and Snow – Quickly And Easily Grips Over Footwear – Portable – Sizes: S/M/L/XL
$29.99
AGOOL Walk Traction Ice Cleat Tread Anti slip Universal 5 Teeth Stud Snow Ice Grippers Spikes Attaches Shoes Boots for Hiking Climbing Winter Outdoor
Options: $8.49 - $8.99
Yaktrax Diamond Grip All-Surface Traction Cleats for Walking on Ice and Snow
Options: $30.92 - $49.74
Ice Cleats Winter Spikes Shoes Chains Traction Hiking Treads Spikes Fixture Anti-Skid Tread for Snow
$19.99
WAYPOR Ice Grips, Traction Cleats, Ice Cleat, Easy Slip On, Outdoor Durable, 10 Steel Studs, Stretchable, Prevent Slipping From Ice/Snow, Extra Studs Included In Each Package.
$6.89
ALLY Mens & Women Walk Traction Cleats, Shoe boots Ice Cleats Track, Footwear Crampons Grips for Hiking Walking on Snow, Universal Size (5-10 US)
$21.99
Aolvo Walk Traction Cleats, Crampons Non-slip Rubber and Steel Winter Ice Gripper Shoes Cover for Jogging, Hiking and Walking on Snow and Ice - Black
Options: $7.99 - $9.99
EONPOW 12 Teeth Claws Crampons Non-slip Shoes Cover Stainless Steel Chain Outdoor Ski Ice Snow Hiking Climbing
$18.88
Ice Grippers Cleats Hiking on 12 Teeth Claws Traction Cleats  Stainless Steel Chain Anti-Slip Spikes Crampons,M/L
Options: $11.98 - $11.99
Ezyoutdoor 1 Pair 18 Teeth Spikes Footwear with Stainless Steel Chain, Anti-Slip Silicone Snow Traction Cleats for Boots/Shoes, Ice Gripper for Outdoor Walking Climbing Hiking(Medium Size)
$14.99
EDTara Claw Crampons Non-slip Traction Outdoor Cleat Shoes Cover Boots for Ski Ice Snow Hiking Climbing Mountain Expedition
$8.99
Hi-Tec Kids Unisex Hillside Waterproof Jr hiking Boot (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid)
Options: $38.49 - $76.79
Nevados Women's Boomerang II Low V4088W Hiking Boot
Options: $29.99 - $54.00
Salomon Men's X Ultra Mid 2 GTX Multifunctional Hiking Boot
Options: $100.00 - $526.38
Ariat Men's Terrain H2O Hiking Boot Copper
$77.36
Ahnu Women's Montara Waterproof Boot
$89.99
Ariat Men's Terrain H2O Hiking Boot Copper
$77.36
Vasque Men's Talus Trek Ultradry Hiking Boot
Options: $103.32 - $291.45
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