CAMP Blade Runner Crampons

Retailers' Descriptions

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C.A.M.P. Alpine & Ice Climbing Cassin Blade Runner Crampon-1 37801. A.M.P. Blade Runner Crampon represents a new era in technical ice crampons. A wealth of innovative features combine to create a crampon that conforms to the ergonomics of modern boots increases rigidity along the entire length of the crampon without decreasing dexterity or compromising fit adapts to alpine conditions with a variety of front points and toe bail configurations and naturally reduces balling with its inverted V-shaped front platform. The patented heel slide integrates the linking bar with the heel piece for better torsional rigidity. This allows the Blade Runner to offer the best of both worlds by combining the power and stability of vertical frame crampons with the precision and ease of adjustment of horizontal frame designs. The entire heel slide is constructed from proprietary Sandvik Nanoflex steel: an amazingly strong and tough stainless steel that allows for a reduction in the thickness of the frame from 2.75 mm to 1.8 mm thereby reducing weight while simultaneously increasing strength and providing the right amount of longitudinal flexibility for a precise fit on modern boots with more extreme rocker. The front platform is constructed from traditional chromoly steel alloy to absorb impact energy and maintain solid rigidity under foot. The elimination of connection joints leaves little room for play and reduces much of the flex that can make crampons seem less secure on technical terrain. The sophisticated geometry of the front points interact with the secondary points on the main frame for easy penetration and superior hold even in the most fickle conditions. Switching the front points between dual and mono centered or offset is made easy with the hook and notch system on the rear contact point. The optional snow points convert the Blade Runner into all mountain machines with their beveled design and precise shape and spacing that maximizes purchase in ice and hard snow. Optional

- CampSaver.com

The Osprey Hydraulics bite valve provides a high-quality replacement for your old beat-up standby.

- REI

Billed as the most versatile technical crampon on the market today, The Camp USA - Cassin Blade Runner Crampon devours everything from ice climbs, technical mixed routes, and traditional alpine climbs thanks to a design that can only be described as innovative. Offering added stability when you are front-pointing on vertical ice, the Blade Runner's V-shaped chromoly steel front platform provides the rigidity necessary to eliminate the flexibility and play that can leave even experienced climbers feeling insecure on technical terrain. The way in which the heel slide attaches to the linking bar combines the stability of vertical frames with the precision and adjustability of horizontal frame crampons. The heel slide is made with Sandvik Nanoflex steel that is incredibly strong, considering how thin and lightweight it is. Apart from reducing the overall weight of the crampon, the patented heel slide also adds additional flex, which makes the crampon more comfortable to walk in while alpine climbing. Adding to the Blade Runner's versatility, Cassin made the front points interchangeable between a dual- and mono-point setup, with each being easily adjusted between a centered or offset position to accommodate the various routes and surfaces you'll be able to climb with these go-anywhere, do-anything crampons.

- Backcountry.com

Ospreys Hydraulics Bite Valve provides a high-quality replacement for your old, neglected and beat up bite valve. The bombproof twist shut-off design guarantees you wont experience any unpleasant wet surprises.

- Summit Hut

Replace your old worn out valve with a brand new, high-quality Hydraulics Bite Valve by Osprey. The 1/4-twist shut-off design helps prevent water from escaping, and is compatible with the Osprey Hydraulics Reservoir Hose. . . . . . . . Replacement for existing Osprey Hydraulics Bite Valve. . Compatible with Osprey Hydraulics Reservoir Hose. . 1/4-twist shut-off design helps prevent water from escaping. . Does not include magnetic connection. . Imported. .

- EMS

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