Trango Hyper Harpoon
Bought these in 2008 for under $100. Been using them…
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Bought these in 2008 for under $100. Been using them to climb ice in the Catskills ever since. For a new-intermediate climber on a budget I don't think they can be beat!
- Need bot plates
They are a bit heavy, AND in sticky snow they can cookie cutter and load snow until you're wearing platform shoes. I have not had one fail/ defect with them.
I used Trango Harpoon (mono) for years and had only…
I used Trango Harpoon (mono) for years and had only one significant complaint--the toe bail broke twice. I eventually switched to the Trango Hyper and love them. Strong toe bails, great ergonomic design and easy to change mono point. I use these for ice and mixed and find good performance for both. I rate these as very reliable and fun to use.