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Grivel Haute Route Crampons


No Longer Carry


It’s not uncommon for gear manufacturers to name a signature product after the iconic ski route between Chamonix and Zermatt. It’s a little more meaningful, however, when the company is based near one of the termini. The Haute Route crampons are designed to last the whole journey while not weighing you down.

Grivel uses carbon steel to make the toe piece, giving the points good durability on rock. The rear points are aluminum, designed to keep things light while still giving good purchase in hard snow. The ends are connected with a solid linking bar and attached to your ski boot with a simple wire bail and secure webbing. The Haute Route Ski-matic is an optimal compromise of speed and robustness.

  • Easily fits most ski boots, including the Sportivas with rockered soles.
  • Front and rear anti-balling plates prevent dangerous snow buildup.
  • Six-point front piece made with reliable steel to weather your abuse.
  • Four-point aluminum heel piece is attached with an adjustable lever bail.
  • Adjustable linking bar fits women’s size 5.5 feet up to men’s size 12.
  • CE, UIAA, and Skimo Co certified.
Specifications
Weight
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341g
Weight (pair) 682g
Points 10
Specs Verified Yes
Design
Materials Carbon steel, aluminum alloy
Skimo Co Says
Usage Abusive tours
Notes Fits Sportiva boots
Bottom Line Light, robust, easy-fitting
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Questions & Reviews

4/21/2020
Question from Chanh N
 
I have a pair of Atomic Backlands sized 24/24.5 and I am having issues adjusting the crampons to fit it. It looks like it came attached with a Grivel Valter Long Bar which may be preventing me to make the crampons shorter.

Any tips on adjusting the Haute Routes to fit my boot?
If it requires a shorter Valter bar, any tips on removing the long one?
4/21/2020
Answer from Chanh N
 
Meant to add this photo. I'm about 2-3 notches from making it fit but the bar hits the heel.
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3/22/2020
Question from Anders
 
So, would these fit Tecnica Zero G Guide 29.5 Mondo? The BSL is 335. Thanks!
3/23/2020
Answer from Cole P
 
Anders, the Haute Route crampon will fit your Tecnica Zero G Guides just fine.
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10/13/2019
Question from Mario Cacciola
 
Will these fit my Scarpa Maestrale RS's? And is 341g the weight of one crampon or both?
Thanks
10/13/2019
Answer from Teddy Young
 
Hey Mario, 341g is the weight of a single crampon, and it should fit your Maestrale RS just fine!
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6/19/2019
Question from Patrick
 
Do you recommend these crampons for La Sportiva Trango Tower Extreme GTX mountaineering boots?
6/19/2019
Answer from Jeff
 
Patrick, This would be an excellent choice. Your boot accepts this Automatic style. The steel front, aluminum heel and lightweight is very complimentary to the Trango boots.
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5/23/2019
Question from Carl
 
Will these fit a 332mm BSL?
5/23/2019
Answer from eric
 
Carl-The stock linking bars will accept a 332mm BSL.
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1/25/2017
Question from Andrew Blease
 
How do these fit on the current Scarpa F1? I can't get a good fit with my other crampons and need something that will fit.
1/27/2017
Answer from Trace Leches
 
Hey Andrew. I just tried it on the new F1 and once you adjust it properly it'll cam on just fine. The walk lever is the only thing that could interfere but if you're in walk mode with the lever up then it'll attach just fine. The heel on the F1 seems pretty narrow and wasn't touching perfectly on both sides but I'm not hesitant about using it.
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10/7/2016
peter K (used product regularly)
 
These are pretty sweet crampons. I've front pointed glacial ice with no issues. Haven't had one pop off, though I do also have the older, all aluminum race version of these with the ratchet strap and I've had those pop off. The front points are short, but when paired with a boot with a low profile toe welt (ie TLT6), they seem to work good on anything I'd plan on skiing back down.
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3/24/2015
Question from Chris
 
Will these fit La Sportiva Spectre size 28.0 out of the box or would I need to purchase a longer bar?
3/24/2015
Answer from jbo
 
Hi Chris, the included bar will easily accommodate the 314 BSL.
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Model: Haute Route Ski-matic UPC: 8032618879190

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