When you don't need full on crampons, Kahtoola MICROspikesR traction system will get you where you need to go on ice and hard snow. MICROspikes are your passport to anywhere adventure takes you. 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 harnesses ensure a snug, responsive fit and secure easily heel tabs in back make getting the MICROspikes on and off easy. Compact size of the Kahtoola MICROspikes traction system takes up little space in your pack, car or emergency kit.