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Kahtoola KTS Crampons

SKU S 1583

The product that launched Kahtoola as a company, the Kahtoola Traction System (KTS) Crampon is designed for when added security and improved durability in all-around snow conditions is required and pack space is at a premium. Designed with folding heel support and independent rear bindings, the KTS is very compact and easily flexes with footwear, ideal for hiking/backpacking and non-technical mountaineering, with an all-metal design that can withstand the most extreme conditions.


  • 10 spikes per foot
  • 1-inch spike length
  • Spike material: 4130 chromoly steel
  • Weight per pair: 662 g
  • Pack size: 8 x 3.5 x 3.75 inches (98 in3)
  • 2 sizes: Small/Medium (S/M) and Medium/Large (ML) see size guide in images
  • 3-year warranty and lifetime warranty on LeafSpring Flex Bar
  • Patented Kahtoola LeafSpring Flex Bar
  • Combining dual-layered, stainless steel bars without compromising durabeeility, Kahtoola’s LeafSpring Flex Bar won’t break under added stress like most conventional crampons on the market. Designed to flex naturally with the foot and any type of footwear, it allows users to move fast and light over non-technical terrain. Lifetime warranty on LeafSpring Flex Bar
  • See Kahtoola Snow Release Skins to prevent snow pack build up
  • Need a storage bag? See Kahtoola Multi Use Tote


  • Winter hikers and serious winter walkers
  • Low to mid altitude Trekking and non-technical mountaineering
  • Arctic and Antarctic scientists and tourists
  • Forestry management workers
  • Farmers - especially in remote areas
  • Ski touring or off piste adventuring
  • Anyone who wants to be well prepared for moderately to severe snowy and icy winter weather


  • Care Instructions: Wash with lukewarm water and air-dry (do NOT dry with heat). Ensure the product is clean and dry before storage. Inspect before each use.
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