The Petzl Lynx Crampon is a versatile, durable, and high-quality option that works well in various conditions. If you are looking for a do-it-all crampon that is durable, stable, and adjustable, this could be a good choice.
The Grivel G22 Crampon is a lightweight, easy-to-use, and versatile option that works well on a wide variety of terrain. Made for inspiring confidence in the wearer, this crampon is expensive, but well worth the price due to the performance benefits and easy transportability.
The Black Diamond Stinger Crampon is a versatile, high-performance, and very adjustable option that is well-suited for steep vertical climbing and multiple seasons of use. Even though some users may prefer a dual-point over a mono-point crampon, this option is good for climbers who want a snug fit, comfortable crampon, and highly-compatible choice to work with a variety of boots.
The Black Diamond Sabretooth Pro Crampon is a sturdy and versatile option for those who want to do it all with one piece of equipment. With the option to change toe bails and incredible durability, the Sabretooth can work well for ice climbing, mixed mountaineering routes, and glacier travel, and hold up to years of hard use. Although it can be difficult to get the right fit and customization on the initial purchase, once fitted, these crampons work well for most boots, although they will not work with all models. For those who do wear the Sabretooth, the ease of use and stability makes this model a perennial favorite.
The Black Diamond Cobra Ice Tool is a good-looking and highly capable tool for almost all routes, including mixed. With a very lightweight but unwaveringly sturdy design, this tool has good accuracy and sticks well in the ice, with low vibration and an easy, relatively warm grip to hold onto. The Cobra is very durable to years of hard use, and its versatility increases with the simple change of the adze or pick and its ability to be easily racked together. Overall, there is not much to complain about with this tool, as it performs well on most routes and lasts a long long time.
The Petzl Sitta Harness is a lightweight, easily packable, and organized option for climbers who favor weight-savings over durability. The lightweight features like elastic and thin polyethylene material makes this a great choice for longer endurance climbs, but not the top choice for rougher climbs that require a durable and secure harness.
The Black Diamond Cyborg Pro Crampon is a highly-versatile, functional, and durable option that withstands wear-and-tear. The challenge of switching modes and getting the fit correct pails in comparison to the efficiency, security, and stability these crampons provide.
The Grivel G12 Crampon is a top-of-the-line option that excels on almost all terrain. The durability, aggressive front of the shoe, and versatility make these a great choice for any alpine adventurist who will be climbing steep and icy terrain.