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History of Ice Cleats, Ice Grips and Icegripper

Whether you call them ice cleats, shoe chains, ice spikes or an icegripper, ‘personal traction devices’ are rapidly gaining popularity as a ‘must have’ piece of winter equipment. Most people would be forgiven for assuming these devices are a recent invention, but research reveals this humble product has a long and interesting history...
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Ice Slips and Falls

Ice Slips and Falls

Ice Slips and Falls...Be honest! When we see someone slipping on ice or snow most of us initially have a laugh - it's a bit like seeing a clown slipping on a banana skin at the circus, flailing arms, funny faces...that is until the full reality hits home - often breaks, fractures, hospitalisation and incapacity...
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Seven unexpected uses for ICEGRIPPERS

Seven unexpected uses for ICEGRIPPERS

Anglers at Grafham Water order ice grips from ICEGRIPPER...Parents walking their kids to school, office workers heading to their workplace and older citizens looking for a safe way to get to the shops. These are a few of the customers...

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What's Hot about Antarctica?

What's Hot about Antarctica?

The appeal of Antarctica is easy to see...Frozen beaches, a superb monochromatic landscape, fabulous wildlife and miles of no-one else makes for a hugely attractive destination. Of course, being such a difficult place to reach and explore does also mean...

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