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Stainless Steel Crampons: Innovation Or Bling Bling?

A healthy debate is ongoing over in the UKC Forums on whether or not stainless steel crampons are a true innovation or simply a way to capture the attention of climbers that are attracted to shiny objects. This past year, Black Diamond released three, fully stainless steel crampon models: the


and Serac. Black Diamond claims that stainless steel makes for a lighter weight, durable crampon that resists snow balling and won't rust. 

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