Black Diamond Neve

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I used these climbing up Mt. Whitney. I went with…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $110

I used these climbing up Mt. Whitney. I went with aluminum over the steel to just to save weight. I was careful not to step on exposed rocks. They held up fine.

I used a non-mountaineering boot which they are made for and they fit pretty well, never came loose. I used a Sorel Conquest Boots and they actually fit. The boot is wide in the heel so they fit snug on the sole but got they job done. The boot is flexible and the crampon flexed with the boot and never slipped off the soel. I kept them tight.

The straps are long and got in the way. You need to tuck them away or cut the excess off to the right lenght, just enough to pull tight. These you need to stay off the rocks or they will get spurs and they are not as sharp as steel.

I will keep using them for what they are intended for, snow travel with ice, glacier travel. I am very happy with these.

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The Black Diamond Neve Pro Crampon is the ideal pair of 10 point crampons for those spring summitting excursions, traditional glacier travel, and all around ice travel use. The Pro model will fit any alpine, tele, or plastic boot with bails. Made of aluminum to decrease weight. Features reduced point lengths and a flexible, spring-steel center bar for easy trekking (similar to the kahtoola crampons). Not intended for ice or waterfall use or climbing, strictly for alpine ascents and basic ice travel. Comes with the dual density ABS covering. Materials: Aluminum alloy. Fits sizes 4.5 - 12.5 Men's sizing. Weight: 1 lb. 4 oz.

- Tahoe Mountain Sports

Free Shipping. Black Diamond Neve Strap Crampon FEATURES of the Black Diamond Neve Strap Lightweight, aluminum crampons with Flex Center Bars Highly formed front and rear rails Pro version features aluminum wire bails and micro-adjust heel lever for telemark, ice and randonnee boots Strap version features a softer strap that better accommodates trekking and trail running footwear Includes dual-density ABS SPECIFICATIONS of the Black Diamond Neve Strap Weight: Per Pair: 1 lb 4 oz / 576 g Type: Strap Aluminum alloy ALL CLIMBING SALES ARE FINAL.

- Moosejaw

The Black Diamond Super Chute Rope Bag takes the traditional rope bag and bumps it up a notch. With a funnel-shaped rope tarp attached to the bag, the Super Chute allows you to easily load the rope into the bag. Metal hook closures allow you to cynch down the bag small to fit better inside your pack.

- RockCreek

A lightweight 10-point aluminum crampon for snow climbing, the Black Diamond Neve pushes the envelope in fast-paced performance and minimal weight. From long glacier approaches to ski mountaineering, the Neve's aggressive design keeps you moving quickly and confidently over steep, snowy terrain.