Most Ice Cleats Experts Are Not Ice Cleats Experts

Very few so-called ice cleats experts know anything about ice cleats. Some “experts” read and summarize reviews from other people. Few if any of those “other people” know anything about ice cleats.

People who provide bad advice about ice cleats bother me. Here’s why…

Bad advice about:

  • a coffee pot results in a bad cup of coffee;
  • a toaster results in bad toast.;
  • the best ice cleats to buy can result in a serious,  life-altering injury with devastating financial consequences for individuals, businesses and their families.

Almost any brand of ice cleats is better than a rubber or leather sole shoe or boot on ice.

Do I Need Professional Ice Cleats?

Winter Walking Professional Ice Cleats
Winter Walking High-Pro, Grip-X and Low-Pro Ice Cleats

Serious and life-altering long-term health and financial ramifications result from slips and falls on ice and snow .  No ice cleats, professional or not, can guarantee you won’t slip on ice. So the question should not be “Do I need professional ice cleats?”. The question should be “What ice cleats minimize my risk of slipping on ice and snow?”.
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Ice Cleat Heel Spikes Are Critical!

Ice Cleats Heel Spikes and Forward Spikes Allow You To Walk Safely and Naturally

Ice Cleat Heel Spikes and Well-Positioned Forward SpikesWell-positioned ice cleat heel spikes and forward spikes are critically important for keeping you safe.  Here’s why…

You’re most vulnerable to slipping on ice wearing ice cleats when you take a natural step. Very little of the combined surface area of the ice cleat is actually in contact with the ice. This is when some of the most serious injuries from slipping can occur.

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