Yaktrax Reviews

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Yaktrax Pro

rated 1 of 5 stars They are awful and I was more scared with them on walking on ice and snow, than with them off. They are made durable, and they are worth the…
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Yaktrax Pro

rated 1 of 5 stars Good idea, but only work under certain conditions. I bought a pair for simple winter trail walking. No pack..nothing crazy and these do not…
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Yaktrax Hand Warmers

rated 5 of 5 stars Small enough to tuck away in your pack relatively unnoticed, but oh so nice to have when you need them. These rapid oxidation warmers can be…
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Yaktrax Pro

rated 0.5 of 5 stars My pair broke after just two snowstorms in a two-week period. I used them while I was shoveling my driveway, and they literally had only a few…
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Yaktrax Pro

rated 2 of 5 stars They work for light duty or maybe packed trails. I've had two pairs. Hiking where snow was deep, then shallow, then deep, etc, I lost one.
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Yaktrax XTR Extreme

rated 2.5 of 5 stars I have to agree with several of the poorer reviews regarding this product. Not having a chain joining the two traction plates allowed them to…
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Yaktrax XTR Extreme

rated 2 of 5 stars Fell apart the second time I used them. Seems like a poor design. I bought these last year for a hike in the Adirondacks. They seemed to provide…
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Yaktrax Pro

rated 4 of 5 stars Compact devices ideal for established packed snowy trailways. I had meant to write this review back in the winter, but alas, work intervened...I…
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Yaktrax XTR Extreme

rated 2 of 5 stars Don't seem to be made for hiking. My girlfriend got these for hiking because they were a few dollars cheaper than the Kathoola Microspikes which…
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Yaktrax Pro

rated 1.5 of 5 stars Poorly designed. I bought these grippers because they looked more heavy duty than the mini spikes. After the third use, the steel coil started…
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Yaktrax Pro

rated 3 of 5 stars I think these were designed for packed snow walking trails and snow covered parking lots, not icy mountain peaks. Yaktraxs are an elastomer…
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Yaktrax Pro

rated 5 of 5 stars Great for car hauling and walking on ice. I currently haul cars for a living and this morning when I went to work everything including my truck…
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Yaktrax Pro

rated 4 of 5 stars Lightweight, fits nicely over big clunky hiking boots, easy to pack. These come in handy when hiking the northern side of the slopes. The reason…
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Yaktrax Pro

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Review from http://HuskyHiker.com I have had my Yaktrax Pros for a couple of years now and love them… I have used them on everything from…
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Yaktrax XTR Extreme

rated 5 of 5 stars They did a great job in 6" of Smoky Mountain snow. On my return hike I ran into two hikers who were following my tracks, envious of the obvious…
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Yaktrax Pro

rated 2 of 5 stars I went through 4 pairs of Yaks in as many years. Their lifespan is clearly one season at best with moderate use. I used to make my own version…
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Yaktrax XTR Extreme

rated 1 of 5 stars I have had consistently great experience with my Yaktrax Pros. When I saw the ad for the Extremes I headed for my local store and snatched…
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Yaktrax XTR Extreme

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Hiked to the summit of Mt. Liberty in the White Mountain National Forest of NH on Wednesday, November 3, 2010.  About 2-3 inches of snow approximately…
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Yaktrax Pro

rated 2.5 of 5 stars I’ve had my Yaktrax Pro traction devices for two winters now and was relatively happy with them for winter trail running, despite some limitations,…
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Yaktrax Walker

rated 2 of 5 stars A friend and I bought these at an outdoor store. We used them on one hike where the trail was covered by ice, snow, and a few exposed rock sections.
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