CAMP XLC 490 Hyperlight

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit CAMP's XLC 490 Hyperlight page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

The Camp USA XLC 490 Universal Crampon is the lightest 12 point crampons in the world. Absolutely perfect for comPetitive ski mountaineering and glacier travel. Not suitable for ice Climbing or intensive mixed terrain. Innovative stamped construction on the front platform distributes pressure applied to one point across the entire platform significantly increasing the strength and durability of the crampon. Available in three binding styles. For telemark or A/T boots, use the XLC 390 with automatic binding. Features of the Camp USA XLC 490 Universal Crampon 3-D pressed frame maximizes strength and Performance Universal bindings Fit most mountaineering and hiking boots Tool-free size adjustment CC4U wear indicators on the side points show when it is time for replacement Optional Vibram anti-balling plates (18106 - sold separately)

- Moosejaw

The lightest 12-point strap-on crampons in the world! Perfect for glacier travel and general mountaineering. Thermoplastic heel and toe harnesses wrap around nearly any hiking and classic mountaineering boot and are secured by strong nylon straps. While sturdy, aluminum crampons are not suitable for ice climbing or intensive mixed terrain. For telemark or AT boots, use the XLC 390 with automatic bindings (348). Features: a World's lightest 12-point strap-on crampons! a 3-D shaped frame maximizes strength and performance a Universal bindings fit most mountaineering and hiking boots a Wear indicators on the side points show when it is time for replacement


Glacier travelers take note, C.A.M.P. USA Universal XLC 490 aluminum crampons offer serious performance without the weight.


The Camp XLC 490 Crampons strap onto everything from trail running shoes to beefy mountaineering boots to provide solid purchase on hard snow and glacial ice. Strap these 17.3-ounce aluminum Camp crampons onto your approach shoes to cross the 200 yards of snow before your alpine rock route, or use them for winter ascents of Colorado 14ers. The XLC 490 Crampons include long horizontal front points for shear resistance on steep snow and the occasional 'shrund crossing.