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Black Diamond Sabretooth Crampons

rated 4.5 of 5 stars
photo: Black Diamond Sabretooth Crampons crampon


Clip Pro
Price MSRP: $189.95
Current Retail: $149.96-$189.95
Historic Range: $103.56-$199.95
Reviewers Paid: $130.00
Weight Per Pair 910 g / 2 lb 890 g / 1 lb 15 oz
Materials Stainless steel
Use Clip version features flexible toe strap for boots without a toe welt Pro version accommodates boots with a toe welt


2 reviews
5-star:   1
4-star:   1
3-star:   0
2-star:   0
1-star:   0
Version reviewed: Sabretooth Clip

Awesome crampon. Stiff enough to front-point in, but still enough flex for walking on a glacier. The powder coating comes off if you use them on rock, so just be sure to rub WD-40 on them after each climb (prevents rust).

Overall, great crampon for when you will be doing glacier, vertical rock, and ice all in the same climb.

Price Paid: $130

Not a slip-on crampon. Once I figured out how to properly mount these on my boots they work great.


  • Stays tight


  • Not a slip-on-and-go crampon

Size up the crampons to your boot, lock it in.

Getting on and strapping in can be a pain.

I've used them a dozen times, most recently a hike up Mt. Katahdin.

Once I figured how to strap them in properly they stayed tight, and using the fine adjustment helps.

I use them on Koflach Arctis Expe boots and Scarpa Jorasses Pro GTX boots. 

Source: bought it new

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