FeaturesThe Mountain Equipment Guide is a well-established glove that benefits...
FeaturesFor superior warmth, Primaloft Gold synthetic insulation is packed into...
FeaturesPrimaloft synthetic insulation is packed into the back of the...
FeaturesThe Berghaus Mountain AQ’s palm is polyurethane, which isn’t quite...
Camp Ice Rider 2009
The Camp Ice Rider is a basic but thoughtful design that boasts all the essential features you expect from a mountaineering crampon. There are 12 long points to give a grip in deep snow and ice, while the front spikes get some 3D stamping to improve strength. Adjustment is easy thanks to a sprung clip design that locks the length, plus a heel clip and toe binding for ease of fitting. The anti-balling plates are supplied pre-assembled, and they don’t need any tools to replace them. A good set of instructions explain the details with diagrams. A crampon bag is also supplied in the box. All that for just £80 is hard to beat on price. But at 1060g per pair the Camp Ice Rider is quite a heavy crampon. The anti-balling plates are basic flat pieces of rubber, and the spikes lack serrations for dealing with rock.
Materials NiCroMo steel
Sizes one size fits 36-48
Weight 1060g including anti-balling plates
Made in Italy
Stores in the UK 67
Stockist details tel. (0191) 284 8444, www.camp.it
The Camp Ice Rider is a good entry-level winter mountaineering crampon.
Review by Jeremy Ashcroft
First published in Trail magazine January 2009
Ask an expert
Need advice? Got a question about gear? Put it to our community of staff and users.
Ask a question now