CAMP Stalker

3 reviews
5-star:   1
4-star:   2
3-star:   0
2-star:   0
1-star:   0

Reviews

1

Great for ice walks on frozen canyon floors or for…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $109 CDN

Great for ice walks on frozen canyon floors or for glacier travel. Obviously not for ice climbing because they can't be attached rigidly to your boots.

Flexibility makes them comfortable on almost any winter boot, and you can almost walk normally in them.

One nice extra is that the ones I bought came with antibot plates and a crampon bag. Nothing more to buy.

Remember to dry them off after use, and when putting them away for summer storage, dab them with oil to prevent rust.

0

Considering these are one of the cheapest crampons…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $125

Considering these are one of the cheapest crampons on the market, I am very happy with my set. I have crossed glaciers, climbed ice walls and mixed rock/ice, so all in all, very versatile.

As a downside, the metal frame digs into my boots and have cut little holes in the rubber toe caps of my La Sportiva from the friction. I would recommend bending the metal frame out a touch to avoid this.

0

I bought these during a promotional sale at EMS. EMS…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $80

I bought these during a promotional sale at EMS. EMS by the way has the cheapest price on these even though it isn't listed here. They go for $99 I think on EMS.com

The only reason these get 4.5 stars instead of 5 is that if you pack them incorrectly, they are literally almost impossible to adjust for size when putting them back on your boots.

It has the typical peg adjusting system. In order to fit them into the pack they come in, they must be adjusted to a smaller size. When doing this, make sure the metal piece that slides and the peg goes into, goes UNDER the antibot plate, not over it. If it goes over it, it puts the metal at a weird angle, and makes it VERY hard to take the peg out to adjust size.

When using these I found that they stay very stable and tight on the boots, no slipping. They bite into the ice very well, and had great stability even when trekking on rocks and ice mix.

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit CAMP's Stalker page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

The C.A.M.P. Stalker Semi-Automatic Crampons are sturdy and affordable steel crampons with flexible linking bars that adapt precisely while walking on snow and ice. Semi-automatic bindings fit most semi-rigid mountaineering boots (requires a welted heel).

- CampSaver.com

Well-suited for general mountaineering and hiking, the C.A.M.P. USA Stalker Universal crampons provide the traction required to ascend glaciated peaks and snowy slopes.

- REI

CAMP Stalker Crampons are a great general mountaineering crampon that are sturdy and comfortable thanks to flexible linking bars that adapt precisely while walking on snow and ice. The affordable CAMP Stalker Universal boast included anti-balling plates and carry case, to make these the best deal for 14ers, Pacific Northwest volcanoes and more! Universal bindings fit most mountaineering and hiking boots 12 points excel for general mountaineering needs Made of durable Chromoly steel Easy size adjustment requires no tools Includes Vibram(R) anti-balling plates and carry case Made in Italy

- OMCgear

General Mountaineering Universal bindings fit most mountaineering and hiking boots Easy size adjustment requires no tools Carrying case and Vibram antiballing plates included Our bestselling crampons Stalker crampons with universal bindings Thermoplastic heel and toe harnesses wrap around nearly any hiking and classic mountaineering boot and are secured by strong nylon straps An excellent and affordable choice for general mountaineering and glacier travel SPECS Material Chromoly Steel Points 12 Binding Universal AntiBalling Plates Included Crampon Case Included Size 3648 cm 1419 in Weight 960 g 339 oz

- Bentgate.com