Reliable and Proven Ice Cleats for Shoes and Boots

Ice Cleats Experts Serving Consumers and Businesses Since 2009
"No Ice Cleat can guarantee you won't slip and fall on ice. Ice Cleats can only minimize your risk of falling. Furthermore, no one Ice Cleat is best for minimizing the risk of falling for everyone. The best Ice Cleats for you depend on your unique circumstances."
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"The more you know about the consequences of injuries resulting from slipping on the ice, the more you know you need Ice Cleats to protect yourself and your employees. The more you know about Ice Cleats, the more you know you need Winter Walking Ice Cleats."
"Watch this video. Does it bring back any unpleasant memories? Well, it does for me! I hate walking on ice! I always did. And, because I do hate it so much, it's particularly rewarding to help other people be safer."

Why Are High-Quality Ice Cleats so Important?

All Ice Cleats Are Not the Same

Your safety while walking on ice is not a "slam dunk" regardless of what Ice Cleats you're wearing. As I say throughout this website, Ice Cleats cannot guarantee you won't fall on ice. Ice Cleats can only reduce your risk. Choosing the right Ice Cleats minimizes the risk of a fall. Selecting the wrong Ice Cleats can increase your risk. Worse yet, mediocre Ice Cleats may make you feel overconfident. Here's why.
Not all Ice Cleats work well
  • in all winter slippery conditions. Some brands only work on ice and packed snow. Unfortunately, that's not how nature works or the real-world slick surfaces you walk on. There's usually a combination of deep snow, that over time becomes packed snow, and after melting and refreezing becomes ice or black ice. And you can't forget about the dry patches. Depending on the type of surface, some ice cleats can extremely slippery.
  • in frigid temperatures. The lower the temperatures the denser the ice. Traction on ice requires penetration. Your Ice Cleats with a less aggressive stud designs may work well at 25° and not at all at 10° or below.
  • on rough, uneven ice because the distribution of the spikes are poorly distributed. Once you lose traction, it's hard to get it back and you will go down.
  • on steep inclines.
  • as studs wear down because the spike design causes the studs to become smooth or more blunt and therefore less aggressive.
Your Ice Cleat's strap design and durability are critical because they keep your Ice Cleats securely on and aligned on your footwear. Loosing an Ice Cleat in the middle of an icy parking lot or sidewalk is a disaster because
  • Even if a strap hasn't broken and you somehow manage to safely retrieve it, you have nothing to hold on to while putting it back on.
  • If the straps did break, you're in real trouble.

Do you find Ice Cleats too difficult to put on or inconvenient, and impractical to use? Owning Ice Cleats won't do you any good if their in a drawer in your garage.

I'll help you find Ice Cleats that balance performance and safety with convenience and practicality.

Icy Sidewalk

Walking on an icy sidewalk like this is your worst nightmare if you're not wearing Ice Cleats you can trust.

It's not the right time to find out that your Ice Cleats don't work on black ice or that the temperature dropped 10° and your Ice Cleats no longer work on the denser ice.

Why put yourself through unnecessary stress and risk? Talk with me. I pledge to do everything possible to find the best Ice Cleats for you.

Call me at 610-670-2549.

Questions to Ask Yourself Regarding the Importance of Ice Cleats

Do you enjoy
  • Getting a paycheck?
  • Going fishing, hunting, walking, hiking, camping, golfing, or playing tennis; and
  • Playing with the kids and grandchildren?
If you're a business,
  • How many lost-time accidents can you afford?
  • How do you replace the expertise if a key employee is injured?
  • What happens if you're injured? For many smaller businesses, you are the business.
  • Is it good to have higher productivity from employees who aren't moving slowly trying not to slip on the ice?
In a fraction of a second, a slip on the ice and the long-term effects of the resulting injury can turn your life or business upside down.
  • You may not be able to work or enjoy your favorite activities for weeks, months, or even ever again.
  • It can be a financial disaster for you, your family, and business.
  • When you're "better", many people have lingering pain that detracts from all their activities including their ability to perform their job.
  • If you're a senior citizen, a high percentage of seniors who break their hips die within a few years from complications. If you don't believe me, Ask your doctor!

No Ice Cleats Can Guarantee You Won't Slip on Ice

Ice Cleats can only reduce your risk of falling. Professionally-engineered Ice Cleats minimize the risk of slipping on ice. Our mutual goal is to keep you as safe as possible. Winter Walking Ice Cleats have been the industry leaders for over 35 years. Their Ice Cleats are sold through industrial supply houses to some of the largest companies in the United States.
Companies that use Winter Walking Ice cleats.

What are Recreational Ice Cleats?

"Small differences in Ice Cleats design can have a significant impact on maintaining your traction on ice."
Wearing Ice Cleats that don't work on all slippery surfaces is like playing Russian Roulette because your next step can be on a slippery surface on which your bargain Ice Cleats don't work.

Manufacturers that manufacture the Recreational Ice Cleats you find in local stores and most online stores focus on keeping prices low and not the best traction. Recreational Ice Cleats provide traction in certain, and most often not all, slippery winter conditions.

For a few dollars more, you can minimize your risk by buying Professional Quality Ice Cleats with new, state-of-the-art features that will last several times longer than cheap Ice Cleats.

Could you still slip on the ice? Yes! However, at least you will have done everything possible to avoid it. Would you buy a car that was $100 less expensive with brakes that "usually work"?

We sell Professional Quality Winter Walking Ice Cleats. Winter Walking's primary focus is preventing slips and falls on all of winter's slippery ground conditions while keeping prices as low as possible without sacrificing quality and performance.

Common Myths Regarding Why You Don't Need Ice Cleats

I don't need Ice Cleats because we rarely have problems with ice where I live.

It only takes one icy sidewalk and one slip and fall to change your life forever. What if you applied this logic to your home? Would you not buy a smoke detector or fire extinguisher because houses rarely catch fire on your street?

I've fallen many times in the past and I never got seriously hurt because I know how to fall.

No, you don't! You've been lucky. When you slip on glare or black ice, you don't even know you're falling until you hit the ground. Maybe the next time you won't be so lucky. Furthermore, injuries from slipping on ice tend to become more frequent and serious as you get older.

If there's ice on the ground, I just don't go outside.

Many times, ice surprises you. Icy conditions arise after you're already outside the home. Most of the Ice Cleats I sell are portable so you can take them with you and have them if and when you need them. Remember, it only takes one fall.

Get Ice Cleats Advice from People Who Know What They're Talking About

We're Ice Cleats and Winter Safety Specialists. Although we do sell other Shoe Traction Devices for all slippery conditions, our primary focus is on Ice Cleats. The expert advice we provide is based upon 16 years of experience selling Ice Cleats. Visit my Ice Cleats Buyer's Guide to find the best Ice Cleats for your boots and shoes based upon
  • your location;
  • special considerations regarding the environment in which you plan to use your Ice Grips, i.e., urban, suburbs, rural or hazardous obstacles like steep driveways, sidewalks, hills, and steps;
  • your occupation;
  • how frequently you go in and out of doors;
  • how you plan to use Ice Cleats;
  • your physical limitations; and
  • your preference regarding balancing risk with ease of use.
Beware of rampant misinformation online regarding Ice Cleats! Getting bad advice about buying a toaster results in burnt toast. Bad advice about Ice Cleats can result in serious injuries or even death.
5 5 / 5 StarsI could not have had a better company to do business with...

"It was the best experience both speaking with and purchasing from Nolan J. Noecker. I first called to inquire about them. Nolan was full of information. He made ordering, explaining, and all facets of the order process just wonderful. I could not have had a better company to do business with. We will order again when we need these.

They are a fabulous product. We have given out his name and the company's name to many, and we've had many people look at our feet with the Ice Cleats on and want to know about them. They are fabulous. I have to say that they grip to everything. Ice & snow and sludge and truly one could dance on these weather dangerous elements wearing these ice grips. We've had many compliments as well.

Nolan was a great customer service rep for this product. Johnny on the spot for sure. I talked to him about many things for this product. I can't say enough great about him, the Ice Cleats, the company, the website, all of it. Thank you, Nolan, for a great experience like I've not had in a very long time. You get 5 Stars for fabulous "customer service." , Canton, OH 01/03/18

Ice Cleats FAQs

Can I wear Ice Cleats while driving?

It depends on how aggressive they are and the design of the straps. Visit Ice Cleats Safe to Wear While Driving to find out more.

Must I remove my Ice Cleats before going indoors?

Generally speaking, you do. However, I sell Ice Cleats you can safely wear on most indoor floors without causing damage. Visit Winter Walking LOW-PRO Ice Cleats.

Why do so many recreational grade Ice Cleats get good reviews?

Almost any Ice Cleat is better than no Ice Cleats. Therefore, it's the user's base frame of reference. What you don't read about is when the seemingly reliable Ice Cleats later fail.

For example, when the unsuspecting user steps on

  • black ice;
  • a steeper incline; or
  • on surfaces where the Ice Cleats were previously effective but now fail because of ware on an inferior spike design.

Why do you sell Yaktrax?

Yaktrax have an almost cult-like following. Therefore, I'm once again selling Yaktrax Walk and Yaktrax Pro by popular demand. Please read my Ice Cleats Buyer's Guide to find out about the pros and cons of Spike-less Ice Cleats.

Find the Best Ice Cleats for People, Places, and Occupations

Find the Best Ice Cleats for Activities

Choose Ice Cleats Based on Convenience
  • Looking for the most reliable and effective Ice Cleats available;
  • Not using Ice Cleats in the city or for commuting; and
  • Lastly, not concerned about removing your Ice Cleats before going indoors; choose
Winter Walking HIGH-PRO Ice Cleats$ 39.95/pr.
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  • Looking for ultra-convenient Ice Cleats you can safely wear on most indoor floors and while driving;
  • Using Ice Cleats in the city or for commuting; and
  • Lastly, unable or unwilling to remove your Ice Cleats before going indoors; choose
Winter Walking LOW-PRO Ice Cleats$ 39.95/pr.
Winter Walking LOW-PRO Ice Cleats JD6625
  • Looking for reliable, lower-cost Lite-Duty Ice Cleats for occasional use;
  • Not using Ice Cleats in the city or for commuting; and
  • Lastly, not concerned about removing your Ice Cleats before going indoors; choose

Choose the Best Ice Cleats for Users with Physical Problems

Choose the Best Ice Cleats for Your Lifestyle

Select Ice Cleats Best for Your Occupation

Ice Cleats and Shoe Attachment Volume Discounts

Your discounts are
  • automatically calculated when you add Ice Cleats or Shoe Traction Devices to your cart;
  • calculated based upon the total number of pairs of Ice Cleats and other Shoe Traction Devices you order; and
  • not calculated on accessories like Ankle Straps or Replacement Spikes. 
Here's how the Volume Discount shows in your cart. This example shows a 10% discount. Your actual discount will depend upon my current discount policy and the quantity purchased.
Ice Cleats Volume Discounts

Ice Cleats Free Shipping

Free Fast USPS Priority Shipping* to Anywhere in The United States
  • Orders $39 or More
  • 2 to 3 Day Delivery
  • No Memberships
  • Small Orders under 1 lb. may ship USPS 1st Class Mail.
  • Free Shipping does not include USPS EXPRESS, UPS or International.
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Winter Walking Ice Cleats Low Price Guaranty

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.

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.

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

Here's why buying Ice Cleats from us gives you peace of mind...

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