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Hillsound FreeSteps6

rated 4.0 of 5 stars
photo: Hillsound FreeSteps6 traction device


Price MSRP: $39.99
Current Retail: $31.49-$49.00
Historic Range: $31.49-$49.00
Reviewers Paid: $40.00


3 reviews
5-star:   0
4-star:   1
3-star:   1
2-star:   0
1-star:   0

I've owned several Yaktrax, before buying the FreeSteps6. If you're looking for a great light and durable traction device these will do great!


  • Easy to pull in and out
  • Light
  • Durable


  • Tiny snow balling, depending of the snow.
  • Feel the crampons under the foot

Great traction for walking aroud the house, onto frozen lake, easy to intermediate hikes. For jogging I still prefer my hyper light, not as durable, Yaktrax Pro.

Source: bought it new

Best of both worlds.


  • Rubber and metal on the right places
  • Reasonably priced

FreeSteps6 looked and listened and incorporated the good and corrected the flaws from existing designs. 

Source: bought it new
Price Paid: under 40 bucks

The author of this review is a Hillsound Ambassador.

SO FAST to throw on my feet, and very quick to remove! I LOVE the Freesteps for light hiking, walking on icy streets, and even trail running!


  • Quick to throw on!
  • Very sturdy!


  • Have ripped off my feet when running in sticky, deep snow.

Source: tested or reviewed it for the manufacturer (Keep it!)

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