Yaktrax Pro Black Ice Grips for Shoes
Designed to make travelling through snow as easy as possible, the Yaktrax Pro Black Ice Grips for Shoes can maximise shoe grip to reduce the risk of falls. They use skid lock coils to increase friction between the ground and your shoes, and are able to fit many types of footwear including boots and trainers.
- 1 x Pair of Yaktrax Ice Grips
Which Size Yaktrax Pro Ice Grips Are Right for Me?
Yaktrax Pro Ice Grips for Shoes are available in four different sizes. To find the correct size for you, simply take your UK or EU shoe size and match it against the table below.
|Size ||UK Shoe Size ||EU Shoe Size |
|Small ||Size 5 - 7 ||Size 38 - 40 |
|Medium ||Size 7 - 9 ||Size 41 - 43 |
|Large ||Size 9 - 11 ||Size 44 - 46 |
|Extra Large ||Size 11 + ||Size 46 + |
Sizing Tips and Tricks
- If you fall on a boundary or between sizes, we recommend selecting the smaller of the two options
- Yaktrax are designed to accommodate the entire foot, so need to be slightly larger than the sole of your shoe
Who Can Benefit from the Yaktrax Pro Ice Grips?
Whether you want to walk, run or work in snowy conditions, the Yaktrax Pros are suitable for you. Utilising a series of steel coils, they can help you achieve the stability you would usually except from non-slippery terrains like concrete.
Are the Ice Grips Easy to Walk With?
The innovative coiled design of the Ice Grip Pros allow you to achieve outstanding stability and traction without restricting your movements. Made from light steel and rubber they are very lightweight, and unlike snow spikes will not catch in the ground as you walk. This ensures you can maintain a natural gait at all times.
How Do I Put Yaktrax On?
Offering convenience in addition to efficacy, the Yaktrax Pros only take a few moments to put on. Simply sit with one leg over the over, then put on your Yaktrax starting from heel to toe. Finally, secure the safety strap over the front of your shoe.
Is There Anything I Should Check Before Using Yaktrax?
The Yaktrax need to be applied correctly to prevent the risk of damage and user injury. Before setting off, check that:
- The word 'heel' or 'toe' on your Yaktrax are pressed against your shoe (they should not be visible or the device is inside out).
- The coils sit flat against the soles of your shoes and do not go past its edge.
- The outer band rests against the outer edge of your footprint (this should not be caught on the sole).
- The strap fasteners should sit on the outer edge of your shoe.
- There is a circular knob visible on the Yaktrax webbing covering your sole.
Will Yaktrax Fit My Shoes?
The Yaktrax Pros feature natural rubber webbing that can stretch to fit over all kinds of shoes. You'll be able to wear them on everything from your hiking boots to your sports trainers.
How Do The Yaktrax Pro Ice Grips Work?
By utilising a clever mix of coiled steel and rubber, the Yaktrax Pros are able to maximised traction on slippery surfaces without relying on spikes or heavy materials. They fit securely over the toe cap, bottom and heel of your shoe, offering all round stability you can always rely on.
Can I Walk On Pavement With the Yaktrax?
To prevent injury to yourself of damage to the product, you should always avoid walking or running on non-snow or ice-covered surfaces, including pavement, concrete and gravel. Instead, try to take them off and carry them when walking over such terrain.
Do Yaktrax Eliminate the Risk of Ice?
Yaktrax can make it easier to walk and run on snow or ice, but they do not eliminate all the risks associated with such terrains. It is still possible to slip, fall or hurt yourself in these conditions, so you should always exercise great caution, even when you are wearing your Yaktrax.
How Heavy Are the Yaktrax Pros?
The Yaktrax Pros are very light, so you can take them off and carry them quite easily. Depending on your chosen size, each pair will weigh between 130 - 200g (134.7 - 7.6 oz).
What Are the Yaktrax Pros Made Of?
The materials chosen for the Yaktrax Pro are incredibly durable but light enough so they won't impede your natural movements. Their components consist of the following:
- Coils - 1.4mm steel (70% recycled material)
- Webbing - Natural Rubber