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The Petzl SARKEN is the crampon for anybody headed out into variable, mixed terrain. The 4x4 of crampons. The T shaped front points are designed for excellent penetration in hard ice and stable front pointing on mixed terrain while providing solid purchase in snow and neve.
Updated with structural reinforcements and a new heat-treatment process to improve strength and durability, the Petzl Sarken Leverlock crampons are ideal for adventures in mixed terrain.
Petzl Sarken Crampon LeverLock FilA Technical mountaineering crampon for a mixt terrain hiker, ice or snow. The T shaped font points of the Petzl Sarken Crampon LeverLock Fil are designed for a better penetration in hard ice and the length of the points for a maximum stability, and the two toothed front points for excellent placements and optimum purchase in soft ice, the third row of points is to increase bite on hard snowy slopes, and four teeth for stability while descending face downhill. The Leverlock crampon has a high performance binding system. The webbing strap runs through the bottom of the heel bail to help avoid accidental release. The Petzl Sarken Crampon LeverLock Fil features a classic binding system for boots with heel welts, heel bail design with thumb catch is easier to remove, toe piece made of plastic polymer, which remains flexible even in extreme cold and the stainless steel toe bail wires are in direct contact with the boot for a precise, solid and sensitive fit.
Petzl designed the Sarken Crampon for those who crave versatility when heading into variable, mixed terrain. This 12-point crampon features T-shaped front points for easy penetration in hard ice, and structural reinforcements on both sides of the frame to create a stable platform. The four rear teeth give you stability while descending down icy slopes, and lateral points give you grip while traversing. The Sarken's linking bar can be set for flexible or semi-rigid to adapt to different environments and boot flexibilities. Boots larger than size 46 require the large linking bar (sold separately).