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Kahtoola MICROspikes Traction System

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This light, versatile traction system from Kahtoola is designed for use with any common footwear from trail running shoes to hiking boots to snow boots.

  • From BACKPACKER 2012 Editors’ Choice Awards: “Since they came out in 2007, our staffers have used the low-profile spikes from the Rockies to the Alps.”
  • Ideal for winter walking, hiking, trail running, adventure racing, non-technical mountaineering and even snow shoveling
  • Constructed of high-quality stainless steel, strategically placed spikes and flex-chain combine to dig into the ground and grip any terrain
  • Tough elastomer shoe harness ensures a snug, responsive fit and secures easily
  • Compact size takes up little space in pack, car or emergency kit

    Sizing for hiking boots/tennis shoes is as follows:
  • X-Small fits Kids' shoe size 1 - 4
  • Small fits Kids' shoe size 4.5 - 7 / Women's shoe size 5.5 - 8.5
  • Medium fits Women's shoe size 8.5 - 12 / Men's shoe size 7 - 10.5
  • Large fits Men's shoe size 10.5 - 14
  • X-Large fits Men's shoe size 14 - 16

    Sizing for insulated Pac boots is as follows:
  • Medium fits Women's size 7.5 - 10 / Men's size 6 - 8.5
  • Large fits Women's size 10 - 12.5 / Men's size 8.5 - 11
  • X-Large fits Men's size 11 - 13.5

Weight specification based on size Medium.


Item 774966

Backpacker Magazine 2012 Editors' Choice Award Winner
Backpacker Magazine 2012
Editors' Choice Award Winner

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Kahtoola MICROspikes Traction System Specs
Best use
Elastomer/stainless steel
12.5 ounces

Kahtoola MICROspikes Traction System

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