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Kako ICEtrekkers Chains Traction System

    Kako ICEtrekkers Chains Traction System

    Offering enhanced traction in winter conditions, the Kako ICEtrekkers Chains Traction System acts like tire chains for your feet. See details

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    Offering enhanced traction in winter conditions, the Kako ICEtrekkers Chains Traction System acts like tire chains for your feet.

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    Offering enhanced traction in winter conditions, the Kako ICEtrekkers Chains Traction System acts like tire chains for your feet.

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    Offering enhanced traction in winter conditions, the Kako ICEtrekkers Chains Traction System acts like tire chains for your feet.

    • Case-hardened steel links bite into snow for exceptional grip in all directions; suitable for all snow conditions including packed and crusty surfaces
    • Rubber shoe harness secures easily and ensures a snug, responsive fit even in frigid conditions; rubber remains flexible in subzero temps
    • The compact size of the Kako ICEtrekkers Chains Traction System takes up little space in a pack, car or emergency kit

      Sizing is as follows:
    • Small fits men's shoe sizes 5 - 6 / women's shoe sizes 5 - 7
    • Medium fits men's shoe sizes 6.5 - 9 / women's shoe sizes 7.5 - 10
    • Large fits men's shoe sizes 9.5 - 12.5 / women's shoe sizes 10.5+
    • X Large fits men's shoe sizes 13+

    NOTE: For Hiking/Work boot,s add 1 size to assure proper fit. Oversize/Insulated boots, add 2 sizes. Weight specification based on size Medium.

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    Kako ICEtrekkers Chains Traction System Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Casual
    Steel chain/rubber
    12 ounces
    Material(s)
    Weight

    Kako ICEtrekkers Chains Traction System

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    Kako ICEtrekkers Chains Traction System is rated 4.125 out of 5 by 8.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these! Can walk/hike all winter! I take my dog on a 2-mile trail hike every night or through the neighborhood if it's too icy/snowy to get to the trails. Two nights ago the trail was icy enough to make me nervous, so I bought these. We got several inches of snow the same day and I couldn't believe the difference they made! I don't have great balance and am timid when the conditions are slick. I didn't slip even once - even an inch - wearing these and I know the conditions were bad. And this was despite my dog pulling on the leash. I am very pleased with this purchase and hope they will hold up to frequent use.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from No traction on slick ice Good traction in snow or rough ice. Like having ball bearings on your shoes on smooth, slick ice like you would find on sidewalks after thaw/freeze.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from great with boots These are great with my Joan of Arctic Sorel boots! I can shovel and move on ice with no worries.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from great traction at a good price These do a great job at providing traction in areas with packed snow. They can, however, come loose from the shoe and get lost on the trail if you don't realize this has happened. Never happened for me or my wife but I've met a few people on trails who had lost a chain somewhere along the trail ... Could be they just got the wrong size.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value for money These chains do the job in most conditions. If you are on pure sheet ice then you probably want something with spikes. Otherwise, these are superb. I rarely use my micro-spikes these days and just take these along. They lay flat in your pack pocket (like a disc) when not in use and have no sharp spikes to damage anything. I just lost a pair and will be buying another immediately.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Light traction on ice and snow Fine for urban messy workday slick or slushy conditions and small patches of trail ice. ( However these are not spikes and traction will be limited. ) Quick and simple putting on and pulling off; they are a handy little solution you can store in your pocket or pack for some of those " just in case " encounters. ( Not serious gear ); but take them for what they are and they offer a much better remedy than several of the other offerings available. They should last awhile if taken care of. The price is great.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Chains vs. Micro Spikes i have used micro spikes in the past and was looking for something to replace them and purchased these you first need to know what conditions you are going to be using these in, if you are going to be using them in snow or hard packed snow then the chanis do just as good as job as the micro spikes where these come up short vs the micro spikes is on glare ice, the chains just don't cut into the ice like the micro spikes, if i had to try and put a number on it, i would say with the micro spikes on glare ice i feel like there is 1%-5% chance i minght fall and with the chains i would say it's more like 10%-15% chance of falling but if you will be using them on hard packed snow or fallen snow then save the $30 and buy these, but if it's mostly glare ice then definitely go with the micro spikes one thing about the micro spikes, after alot of use they will lose some of their grip too as the points wear down, when that happens you can take a dremel with a grinding wheel and re-sharpen the rounded points to bring the traction back up for the $ i would buy these agian
    Date published: 2014-04-07
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Work well Work as expected. Provide grip and sure footing on ice.
    Date published: 2014-03-21

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