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Security Guard Companies are looking for ice cleats that

  • are effective in all slippery winter conditions;
  • can be worn indoors without damaging floors or being a slip and fall hazard;
  • are safe on metal or cement steps; and
  • can be safely worn while driving.
Read this page to discover why Winter Walking Ice Cleats with Transitional Traction fill all these requirements and more.

Why Traditional Ice Cleats are Impractical for Security Guards

Ordinary ice cleats require that Security Guards remove their Ice Grips every time they transition in and out of doors. That's because of
  • studded ice cleats will damage interior floors; and
  • studded ice cleats, and especially spikeless ice cleats with wound steel coils, are extremely slippery on smooth interior floors.

Depending on the job site, removing and putting ice cleats back on every time a Security Guard goes in and out of a building is inconvenient and inefficient. Security Guards often won't wear their ice cleats regardless of company safety policies because they're

  • under pressure to make their rounds in a prescribed period of time; and
  • most often not being observed.
Traditional ice cleats can be extremely slippery on metal steps and ladders. Some job sites, and especially Mall Security Guards, require frequently transitioning in and out of vehicles. Again, ordinary ice cleats must be removed before driving because
  • aggressive spikes can penetrate the rubber cover on foot controls and could impede rapid transition between the pedals in an emergency;
  • spikeless ice cleats with wound steel coils can be slippery depending upon the pedal design and material;
  • Ice Cleat straps can impede movement between pedals.

Recommended Ice Cleats for Security Guards and Protective Services

All the recommended ice cleats with studs have Transitional Traction. Aggressive 1mm tungsten carbide studs minimally protrude just beyond the aggressive self-cleaning tread. Therefore, both the tread and the studs make contact with the surface.

You get excellent traction on ice, snow, deep snow, slush, and black ice. You can also safely walk on most indoor floors without damaging them of risking a slip and fall.

Gritted ice cleats are for special situations where non-sparking and non-conductivity are crucial. Gritted ice cleats are far less effective than studded ice cleats. Gritted ice cleats become far less effective as temperatures drop and ice becomes denser than at warmer temperatures.
 

Full-Sole Ice Cleats

Always opt for full-sole ice cleats whenever possible. Having well-distributed aggressive tungsten carbide studs across the entire bottom of your shoe or boot

  • provides far better traction especially on uneven ice; and
  • allow you to walk naturally because of spikes at the base of the heel and at the front.
Rough, Uneven Ice
 
Buy LOW-PRO
Ice Cleats JD6610
$39.95 /pr.
Buy Ankle Strap Kit JD3800*
Fits All Sizes
$4.47 /pr.
*Not included in Volume Discount
LOW-PRO Ice Cleats Demo Video
 
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Winter Walking LOW-PRO is my top recommendation. LOW-PRO is also safe to wear on most indoor floors without damaging them. So you can leave LOW-PRO all day.

26 1mm tungsten carbide studs and aggressive self-cleaning treads provide excellent traction on ice, packed snow, deep snow, and black ice.

If you don't mind the bright color, these are the ice cleats to get that you can safely wear driving your car. Most people don't care about color. However, some people, like limousine drivers, prefer something more subdued.

If color matters, scroll down to find the all-black Winter Walking ALTRAGRIPS-LITE LOW PROFILE Ice Cleats.

ALTRAGRIPS-LITE are also available in XXL and XS.

 
Buy AltraGrips-Lite LP
Ice Cleats JD3615
$45.97 /pr.
Buy Ankle Strap Kit JD3800*
Fits All Sizes
$4.47 /pr.
*Not included in Volume Discount
AltraGrips-Lite Demo Video

Heel-Only Ice Cleats

I always recommend full-sole ice cleats whenever Company Policy doesn't prohibit their use while driving. It's critical that every stud is effective on both full-sole and heel-only ice cleats.
Winter Walking LOW-PRO HEEL™ with 26 1mm tungsten carbide studs. Like the LOW-PRO Ice Cleats shown earlier on this page, both the 1mm studs and treads make contact with the surface. Therefore, LOW-PRO HEEL are safe to wear on most indoor floors.
 
Buy LOW-PRO HEEL
Ice Cleats JD325
$34.95 /pr.
LOW-PRO HEEL Sizing Chart
Men's Women's Size
16½+ --- XXL
12½ - 16 --- XL
9½ - 12 11½+ L
6½ - 9 8½ - 11 M
--- 6 - 8 S

Replacement Straps*
JD256
Fits All Sizes
$5.00 /pr.
Quantity:
*Not included in
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Best Gritted, Non-Sparking, Non-Conductive Ice Cleats

$39.95 /pr.
GRIPS-LITE JD6612 on Boots
GRIPS-LITE Ice Cleats on Boots
GRIPS-LITE Ice Cleats Closeup
GRIPS-LITE Ice Cleats Front Straps
GRIPS-LITE Ice Cleats Side
GRIPS-LITE Ice Cleats Back Straps
Buy GRIPS-LITE
JD6625
$39.95 /pr.
Buy Ankle Strap Kit JD3800*
Fits All Sizes
$4.47 /pr.
*Not included in Volume Discount
GRIPS-LITE are best for security guards in proximity to explosives, flammable liquids, high voltage, or grain storage. GRIPS-LITE and non-sparking and non-conductive because they use aluminum oxide bands to generated traction. While GRIPS-LITE are safe to wear on indoor surfaces and while driving, they should only we used where non-sparking and non-conductivity are critical issues. That's because gritted ice cleats only reduce slips and falls on ice by 50%.

Caveats About Ice Cleats and Driving

It's the manufacturer's opinion that the ice cleats appearing on this page are safe to wear while driving. I have experience with the recommended ice cleats and agree that, in my opinion, these ice cleats are safe to wear while driving. But your Safety Manager must make that call.

Some Security Services Companies feel that the risk of wearing any Full-Sole shoe attachment outweighs the risk of personal injury to the driver. Companies that restrict full-sole ice cleats use heel-only ice cleats. You'll find both full-sole and heel-only ice cleats below. But common sense tells you that heel-only ice cleats provide far less protection from injuries on the ice than full-sole ice cleats. However, heel-only ice cleats afford far better protection from falls than any rubber or leather sole footwear regardless of the tread material or design.

You Won't Find a Better Place to Buy Ice Cleats

Here's why buying ice cleats from us gives you peace of mind.
  • Family-Owned and Run
    When you buy from us, you're supporting a small, independent, U. S.-owned and based, family-owned, personally-run, customer-focused, entrepreneurial, and professional business as opposed to a large impersonal conglomerate.
    • No Sales Gimmicks including no fake sales, and no inflated retail prices with overstated discounts.
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  • Informed, Useful Content and Personalized, Expert Advice You Can Trust
    • We're ice cleats and shoe traction device experts. We don't sell every ice cleats brand. We only sell the best because, although no ice cleat can guarantee you won't slip on the ice, the slightest difference in the design of an ice cleat can make big difference in reducing your risk. Furthermore, you don't have to guess about which ice cleats or shoe attachments are best for you. The expert, free advise you need is a phone call away at 610-670-2549.
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    We sell new, authentic Yaktrax and Winter Walking Ice Cleats and shoe traction attachments purchased directly from Implus and Winter Walking.
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    If we need to bring in additional stock we can usually get it within 24 hrs.
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    We don't wait until the incorrect size is returned before sending out the correct size. That's important because the sooner you're wearing ice cleats or shoe traction devices, the safer you are.
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No one is more dedicated to helping you find the best Ice Cleats and keeping you safe. I work very hard to bring you the most informative online store that's fast, easy-to-use, and mobile friendly. I don't want to lose a single sale based upon price alone.

Therefore, if you find a lower DELIVERED PRICE from a legitimate online store (not auction sites) selling authentic, new Winter Walking Ice Cleats, I'll match or better that price.

ALTRAGRIPS-LITE Sizing Chart
Fits Shoe Sizes
Based of Steel Tip Shoes
Men's Women's Footwear Length Range
in Inches*
Size
15+ --- 14½" - 15½" XXL
13 - 14½ --- 14" ‹ 14½" XL
10 - 12½ 12+ 13¼" ‹ 14" L
8 - 9½ 10 - 11½ 12½" ‹ 13¼" M
5 - 7½ 7 - 9½ 10¾" ‹ 12½" S
--- 4½ - 6½ 10" ‹ 10¾" XS
*Measured on the bottom of your shoe or boot from the tip of the sole to the base of the heel.
LOW-PRO Sizing Chart
Fits Shoe Sizes
Based of Steel Tip Shoes
Men's Women's Footwear Length Range in Inches* Size
13½ + --- 14" - 14¾" XXL
11½ - 13 --- 13¼" ‹ 14" XL
9½ - 11 11.5+ 12¾" ‹ 13¼" L
7 - 9 9 - 11 11¾" ‹ 12¾" M
5 - 6½ 7 - 8½ 10¾" ‹ 11¾" S
*Measured on the bottom of your shoe or boot from the tip of the sole to the base of the heel.
GRIPS-LITE Sizing Chart
Fits Shoe Sizes
Based of Steel Tip Shoes
Men's Women's Footwear Length Range
in Inches*
Size
13½ --- 13¾" - 14¼" XXL
11½ - 13 --- 13" ‹ 13¾" XL
9½ - 11 12+ 12½" ‹ 13" L
7 - 9 9 - 11 11½" ‹ 12½" M
5 - 6½ 7 - 8½ 10¾" ‹ 11½" S
*Measured on the bottom of your shoe or boot from the tip of the sole to the base of the heel.
 

Crucial Ice Cleats Sizing Tips

  1. You can go by the shoe sizes. However, the actual size of the shoe or boot can vary significantly for the same foot size. So option two below is a better way to select the correct size.
    (OR)
  2. Measure the length of your shoe or boot. Measure the bottom from the tip of the sole to the base of the heel. Measure on "the flat", don't wrap around. We want the length. Then find the size on the sizing chart with the Footwear Length Range that spans the length of your footwear. Measure carefully. Measure twice. Our goal is to get you the right size on the first try to make you as safe as possible as soon as possible.
Ice cleats Sizes are unisex that fit men's and women's shoes and boots according to the sizing charts.
Always try your ice cleats on as soon as you receive them for two reasons.
  1. You want to be ready for the bad weather. Don't wait until the ice is on the ground to find out you need a size exchange.
  2. I can't do free size exchanges for ice cleats that have been used because I can't resell them.
FAQs

What should I do if the length of my shoe or boot is extremely close to the breakpoint of a size range? Should I choose the next larger size? For example, assume the length of your boot or shoe is just under 12½". You look at the specific size chart for ice cleats you're buying. Assume for this example the Medium has size range of 11½" to < 12½" and a Large is 12½" to < 13". For regular shoes and work shoes, stick with the smaller of the two sizes your considering. If you're planning to use your ice cleats on heavier winter boots, choose the bigger size.

I'm planning to use the ice cleats on both my shoes and boots. But they're different lengths. What should I do?

If the difference in length is small, order the size for the larger boots. Purchase the optional Ankle Strap to use when you use the ice cleats on your shoes. The ankle strap will make sure they stay on. If the difference in length is significant, you may need two sizes of ice cleats. That's because you want the ice cleats to be snug, so they not only stay on your footwear but also stay aligned.

I have a large company. There's no way I can measure everyone's footwear.

I understand. Go by shoe sizes. I'll be happy to exchange sizes later on. However, please make sure you haven't used the ice cleats outdoors.

Is the measuring technique 100% accurate?

Nope. It's accurate most of the time. Measuring is far superior to go by shoe size. 
Ice Cleat Ankle Straps
Winter Walking Ice Cleats fit securely on most shoes and boots. Most people do not need or use the Ankle Strap. However, Ankle Straps add an additional level of comfort, knowing your ice cleats will stay on your footwear. It's more critical to consider Ankle Straps if you

What Free Ice Cleats Size Exchanges Means

No store works harder than we do to get ice cleats sizing right on the first try. If you measure your footwear as I advise you to do in my Sizing Tips, Size Exchanges are rare. However, when Size Exchanges are necessary

This policy is consistent with and exceeds competing stores Free Exchanges policies. If you have questions, please call me at 610-670-2549.

The last thing I want is for you to be disappointed in your purchase or feel that I mislead you or treated you unfairly. So, in the unlikely event you're not totally satisfied with your ice cleats or shoe traction devices purchased from me, I'll refund your money and pay for the return freight. Call me at 610-670-2549.

My satisfaction guarantee is unconditional. However, I'll ask you why you're not satisfied because I want to know if

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