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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
- Closure: Strap
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Top Customer Reviews
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.
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.Read more ›
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.
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.
Determined not to be caught out this year I purchased this product on the recommendation of a friend, ready for all that Winter could throw at me.
These grips are easy to fit to my shoes (unlike some awful elasticated spikey things that I used to own, which shot off my boot one evening and impaled themselves onto my kitchen door). As a bonus, these have a securing strap that goes across the top of the foot.
Most importantly, the thing that impresses me most is their effect on the weather - since buying these I haven't seen one single trace of snow or ice. Last year I couldn't walk five paces without getting covered from head to foot with snow. Every morning I arrived at work looking like the abominable snow man. This year...nothing.
I'm utterly convinced that my purchase of these Yaktrax has caused a radical shift in the weather patterns of the North West of England. Based on the evidence to hand, in October of 2014 I'm going to buy myself some wellington boots or perhaps a snorkel and some flippers in an attempt to make the Winter of 2014-2015 the driest since records began.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I initially bought these for my mum a few years ago, but recently purchased a pair for myself as well, as despite my mum using them every winter for walking the dog they have held... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Ryan
Having tried to fit these back to front I discovered the correct way but the instructions were useless.Published 2 months ago by J. B
Unbelievable small for an alleged large size I cant understand why this is not challenged by Amazon as the description is not what you get. Read morePublished 4 months ago by michael John Sansom
These really work. My walk to work journey time nearly doubled in the icy/snowy mornings. However, wearing these in slippy conditions journey time as normal. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Rincewind
If you are going to buy this type of product for especially the winter or for snow holidays. But this make they are so hardwearing. Read morePublished 5 months ago by canal walker