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Kahtoola Nanospikes Traction Device Review

Kahtoola Nanospikes DO NOT exert any extra pressure over the ties which can lead to blisters

Kahtoola, the inventor of Microspikes, has come out with a new lighter weight traction device this year called Nanospikes. Compatible with trail runners, most street shoes, and winter boots, Nanospikes weigh about half as much as Microspikes and have much smaller traction points, resembling tire studs, that are designed to …

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CAMP Nanotech XLC Crampons

CAMP Nanotech XLC Crampons

I bought myself a pair of super-lighweight, 12 point, step-in CAMP Aluminum Nanotech XLC Crampons last winter to reduce the level of effort required to hike in full crampons. Weighing 16.2 ounces per pair, including optional ABS plates, they weigh just a few more ounces than Kahtoola Microspikes (12.5 ounces), …

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