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  • Tyler Glowacz

    February 15, 2018 at 8:39 am

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    Now that the differences between crampons and micro-spikes have mainly been addressed, I would like to expand on the question for everyone if that's ok?

    What micro-spikes do you recommend, or not recommend? I'm looking to purchase some for my wife and I. User experience from here would be highly appreciated! Thank you!

    Tyler, as for microspikes, I'm a big fan of the Kahtoola microspikes. Both my wife and I have them and swear by them.[/quote]

    Thanks Jeff! Those are the ones I was looking at. I wear a size 14 lowa renegade. It looks like I'm on the middle line between sizes L and XL (unfortunately that seems to be the case with almost anything for me)
    Large fits Men's shoe sizes 10.5 – 14
    X-Large fits Men's shoe sizes 14 – 16
    Is it better to have a tighter fit at the end of the size? Or a looser fit at the beginning? I probably wouldn't know until I was on the trail even if I tried them on first.