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    Default Crampons that fit Lowa boots?

    Looking for any suggestions?
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    Black Diamond Contact Straps...used them on Denali this year with plastic double boots...plan on using them this November goat hunting with my Vasques. They'll work on really any boot.

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    What "type" of crampon are you looking for? One size does not fit all needs. You can get 4 point instep crampons, 6 point instep/heel crampons, or full shoe crampons from toe to heel (spikes of varying sizes and lengths. What are you going to be using them for? For hunting deer/goats I personally like either my 6 points or Kahatoola "Spikes" that I got from AMH in Los Anchorage.
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    Thanks for the info guys these will be used on Kodiak mid Oct for goat.

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    I got the ones Marc sells as well. They are a bit of a pain to haul in the pack but this year I found an old Kevlar barneys pack rifle pocket and used it as a bag that works well. The point always seem to find things lik mountain house pouches or water bladders to punch holes in if you aren't careful. Gaiters are a good idea as well to keep your spikes from catching your pant leg cuff. Nothing seems to tip you over faster than catching your right foot crampon on your left pant leg!

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    Good topic, it's been discussed but apparently I have no clue where as I can't find it.

    I'm looking for the instep kind (4 pt). Mine too will be used in Kodiak...but in a week.
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    I purchased a pair of black diamond contact straps on ebay $78.00 seems as that was a bargain.

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