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Yaktrax Pro Traction Device Small

4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (332 customer reviews)

Price: 5.66 - 29.11
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  • For use on ice and snow only.
  • Heavy Duty Traction Device for running, light hiking and working on packed snow and ice. Durable/Lightweight design. Custom fits most Footwear. Removable performance strap. Unique spikeless coil design. Made with high strength, abrasion resistant 1.4mm steel coils and heavy duty natural rubber material.
  • Outer Material: Rubber
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  • Boxed-product Weight: 4 Kg
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  • Item model number: Pro
  • Date first available at 15 Aug 2010
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (332 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,910 in Shoes & Bags (See Top 100 in Shoes & Bags)
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Product Description

YAKTRAX Pro Black Small

Product Description

The Yaktrax Pro will instantly give you better traction, confidence and safety on packed snow or ice. Move about naturally with the same solid grip that you are accustomed to on dry surfaces. Walk or run as you normally would and experience stability on ice and snow like you have never felt before. Made with high strength, abrasion resistant 1.4 mm steel coils and heavy duty natural rubber material, the Yaktrax Pro easily conforms to the shape of your boot or shoe. With its patented SkidLock coil design, the Yaktrax Pro provides 360 degrees of traction on packed snow and ice and can be worn in temperatures as low as -41-degrees Fahrenheit.

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1,515 of 1,530 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars They come up LARGE 24 Nov 2010
By L. Goddard TOP 500 REVIEWER
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Just a word of warning about the sizing of these, having received a pair today.

They are advertised by the seller here as being Small, Medium, and so on, which is way too vague to be of much help. I'm a ladies' (UK) size 6, and guessed Large might be about right given that I'd want to put them on over chunky boots, and didn't want to have to fight to stretch them on. Turns out I should have ordered Small. Yes, SMALL! The ones I've received are way too big for me, even when worn with beefy size 7 hiking boots.

Here's the sizing info off the actual carton, so you don't make the same annoying and costly mistake I did. For clarity, I've converted them to UK sizes here.

Men: 4.5 - 8 (UK)
Women: 4 - 7.5 (UK)

Men: 8.5 - 10.5 (UK)
Women: 8 - 10 (UK)

Men: 11 - 13 (UK)
Women: 10.5 - 12.5 (UK)

Men: 13.5+ (UK)
Women: 13+ (UK)

The XL size has been made for a yeti, surely?

Clearly I'll not be using the pair I've received due to their extreme size, so I can't tell you whether they work on ice and snow, but they look to be well-made and quite stretchy. Certainly I'd consider getting another pair in Small. If I do, I'll report back on their effectiveness.
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462 of 468 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Jack and Jill come down the hill unbroken! 30 Nov 2010
By Lady Fancifull TOP 500 REVIEWER
I live on a road which is an East-West hill joining two North South hills, so whichever way I go there are cambers and ups and downs to negotiate. Last winter, buses couldn't get closer than 10 minutes (on a normal day) walk away.

This year, with the rosehips reaching a massive size by late summer my folkie tales heralded it would be a hard winter. So I ordered these in September, and they have just had their first outing today on the slippy, slushy street, with snow already becoming packed and a little icy

Oh the bliss of being able to walk at normal, fast pace, without clutching lampposts/hedges/stray pedestrians.

These are stunningly fit for purpose - though initially the sensation of a slight sideways roll (because you are no longer have your foot completely flat on the floor, but are on rolled sprung tubes) is odd.

Two warnings - the first, MOST helpfully provided by the first spotlighted reviewer is that sizings are ODD to say the least. Be aware that if you shoe-size is below a European 42.5 apparently. 7 1/2 (rather than the normal 8 1/2) you will need SMALL. And as they start at European 38 (5) that leaves anyone with petite and dainty feet still slipping around.

Clearly those Americans have big feet!

Secondly, they are quite a struggle to fit onto your shoes - particularly to chunky walking boots which are surely the best footwear if the pavements are snow packed. They are extremely hard/tight to stretch over - making you feel you clearly have bought the wrong size and should have had a larger. When done though, its obvious that the eyewateringly tight fit IS what makes it work.
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136 of 138 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fab purchase 1 Dec 2010
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These are brilliant, I can't rate them highly enough. I've broken two wrists and a knee in the past and have a serious phobia of falling as a result. However I have just walked about a mile and a half on seriously icy pavements without once feeling that I was in any danger of slipping. Even managed to hold my daughter up when she fell, I'm convinced that without these I would have gone over and broken something as well! I didn't need to have the straps on, they stay on well enough without, but I suppose if I was actually needing to run the straps would give a bit of extra security.

Not only is the product fantastic, but I ordered them on Tuesday evening and received them Wednesday lunchtime - great service Amazon, and free delivery too!

Twenty quid is nothing compared to the pain and inconvenience of a broken wrist, we've ordered pairs for family members as well and I've recommended them to no end of people.
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59 of 60 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Secure walking at last 28 Nov 2010
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Last year I could bearly walk up the woodland path to walk the dog - this year I can stride out with confidence. In fact, it is only when I see the difficulty other walkers are having that I realise how teacherous it is underfoot. I let the price put me off last year, but a couple of heavy falls made me reconsider.
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71 of 73 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Poor durability but great performance 22 Dec 2010
I received the Yaktrax Pro last week, and have gone for three runs on roads/paths with a thing cover of snow and ice. Slipping has not been an issue at all on any of the 25 miles I have used them, but I am very disappointed in the fact that the metal springs have started falling apart.
The product does what it is supposed to do, but given the durability I think I will definitely test a different product before buying another Yaktrax Pro.
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19 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Yaktrax - real life experience 23 Dec 2010
Size Name:Medium
I purchased these just before the bad weather at the start of December 2010. All the pavements and many of the roads in our village were treacherous with ice. These have been used many times since then and I can say that they are amazing, especially at this price.

The only time that I have skidded while wearing the Yaktrax was when I walked onto an area of polished granite and it does say in the instructions that this is the sort of surface that they should not be used on, so it was my own fault!

They have let me walk at a nearly normal pace both up and down hill on loose and packed snow and plain ice. Wish that I had had them years ago.

The description could do with better advice on sizes. Mine are medium and fit very well on a UK size 8 shoe.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars much cheaper than high street
great product, very good purchase on icy/compacted ground, im a size 11 and use these with my walking boots with are quite large but they fit perfectly, an item everyone should... Read more
Published 13 days ago by R Mizon
4.0 out of 5 stars WAITING FOR SNOW
I purchased a pair of Yaktrax to help me get about safely in the snow and ice. My husband has a pair so I knew what I was getting and I am really pleased. Read more
Published 17 days ago by Gloria
5.0 out of 5 stars Appear good.
Not tried in anger...yet. Looked at the feedback so as to size correctly. Arrived promptly. They appear to be quite robust.
Published 24 days ago by graham gunthorpe
5.0 out of 5 stars Truly Amazing!
Last year there was a period of around three straight months where I couldn't walk out of my door without stepping onto a sheet of solid ice. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Jeffrey A. Johnson
5.0 out of 5 stars they work
i have had my Yak trax for 3 years now and i haven't lost any, they haven't broken (touch wood) and they fit on my different boots, maybe they might not last another year but i... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Faye
5.0 out of 5 stars prep for the cold weather
be a boy scout and be prepared. if we have bad snow conditions least my footing will be secure. excellent value for money. Read more
Published 2 months ago by mickflykites
5.0 out of 5 stars traction device
Bought this Yaktrax device as a gift for my daughter who hikes in a country that has snow. She is very happy with it.The item arrived promptly.
Published 2 months ago by catherine warner
5.0 out of 5 stars Off to Iceland with them
Bought these years ago for bad weather, but everywhere I have lived it has been fairly fair weather, but hoping to get some use out of them soon. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Kiree B
4.0 out of 5 stars good grip
over the last 5 years ive noticed that im finding it increasingly difficult to stand on icey services and im not sure why even with differnt trainers/boots but these sought that... Read more
Published 3 months ago by dudeyman
5.0 out of 5 stars You should have these.
Brilliant safety item. If there is snow or ice these are a must for everyone. Saved many a fall-in-waiting. Wouldnt be without them. Have bought them for all the family. Read more
Published 3 months ago by readforfun
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