If you are doing research before joining the more than 80,000 customers that have rented our camping and travel gear, or have already received your camping gear rental package from us, here's the page to learn a bit more about the setup and operation of a specific camping or travel gear item before you head out on your next trip.

The information below provides more details on how to use the crampons we rent, but we encourage you to give us a call or find more resources online if more details are needed. For more information on this rental item including rates, check out the main product page at Rent Crampons and Microspikes. There are more how-to pages on nearly all of our most popular rental items; find most at our video and user guide to rentals main page .

The crampons we rent come as a pair, and one size fits nearly all average sizes
Rent ice crampons

This is the business end of the rental crampons, with heavy duty points underneath and in front for firm grip in icy conditions
Rent crampons for icy treks

Adjust the length of the rented crampons on the bottom - push the red tab below to change the length to match your shoe
rentals of crampons

Affix to your shoe (while wearing it) as shown, with the points out front and the taller supports in the back for the heel.  The strap will be the "lacing" to hold to the boot
renting of ice crampons

There is no one way to strap the rented crampons to your shoe, but following is a popular way.  First is to run the strap through the slot on the front support 
renting crampons for alpine use

then come back to the other side of the back support . . . .
rentals of crampons for hiking shoes

 . . and it will look like this going back to the front
rented crampons for trekking

Run thru the front grip and cinch tightly on your boot
crampons for rent

There will usually be a lot of unused strapping left over.  Tie it off anyway you want, just make sure it can't come free to be tripped on
rental crampons shipped nationwide

A good match to rent with these crampons is a pair of hiking poles

Here is an overview video about the rental crampons