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  • Walking Dogs in Snow with ICEGRIPPER
    November 22, 2019

    Walking Dogs in Snow with ICEGRIPPER

    Walking your dog in the snow is great fun, winter can be a lovely time of the year and most dogs love the snow. They get very excited by their first snowy walk and their reaction to it is often very entertaining, but...
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  • I’m thinking about Summer Cold!
    September 12, 2019

    I’m thinking about Summer Cold!

    Customers often ask what the ICEGRIPPER crew do in Summer?
    The truth is we continue selling our products - serving our customers with advice and information - because even in the middle of the British Summer, it's winter somewhere else..!
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  • Foehl 1874
    February 23, 2019

    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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  • Brit shows Ukrainians how NOT to slip on THEIR ICE an ICEGRIPPER CUSTOMER STORY
    February 4, 2019

    Brit shows Ukrainians how NOT to slip on THEIR ICE an ICEGRIPPER CUSTOMER STORY

    Ukraine has a temperate continental climate with cold, snowy winters and warm summers. In Kiev, the Capital, on average snow falls for 51 days with typical winter temperatures in December, January and February rarely exceeding -1C, with an average low-temperature of -5.8°C

    So you'd think they would be pretty well sorted for winter traction products? That doesn't appear to be the case, though. Here's Karl's ICEGRIPPER CUSTOMER STORY
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  • Ice Slips and Falls - The Brutal Truth & How to Avoid It
    October 27, 2018

    Ice Slips and Falls - The Brutal Truth & How to Avoid It

    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
    October 6, 2018

    Seven unexpected uses for ICEGRIPPERS

    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 that we expected would use ICEGRIPPER's products. Being based in the UK, we also imagined that most of our trade would be “at home” and in the winter.
    But you never can tell where a business will take you – and ours has gone worldwide and to many unexpected customers...
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  • What's Hot about Antarctica?
    August 1, 2017

    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...
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