The suitability of Yaktrax for senior citizens depends upon your physical capabilities, where you live, and how you plan to use them.
If these situations apply to you, go to Ice Cleats for Senior Citizens and the Elderly.
Now having said all that on the average you can expect two seasons. When you consider the cost per use it's very low-cost insurance compared to the cost of an injury.
You absolutely must remove Yaktrax before going indoors where there are smooth, dry floors like those found in the
That's because Yaktrax Traction Cleats with wound steel coils are extremely slippery on this type of floor.
It depends where you're hiking. Yaktrax are not designed to be used off-road.
Yaktrax Walk will not damage most indoor floors. Nevertheless, you must remove Yaktrax before walking on smooth, dry floors because Yaktrax are extremely slippery on these surfaces.
Do not drive while wearing Yaktrax. The straps can catch on pedals.
I do not recommend Yaktrax for people living or working in cities. Again, the Yaktrax wound steel coils are extremely slippery on smooth surfaces that include
Do not use Yaktrax Traction Cleats on surfaces covered with sand or loose gravel.
If you are unable or unwilling to remove your Yaktrax Walk before going indoors or driving, or you live or work in a city, consider Winter Walking LOW-PRO Ice Cleats. LOW-PRO and safe to wear on most indoor surfaces and while driving. LOW-PRO also provides better traction on the city hazards mentioned above.
Yaktrax Walk sizes run small. If your shoe size is at the top of a size range shown below, you may be better off getting the next larger size especially if you plan to wear them over heavy boots or shoes. If you can't decide, choose the bigger size.
Officially, Yaktrax do not come in Kid's Sizes. However, Grade School Kid's Sizes are simply a Women's Shoe Size minus 1½.
|Yaktrax Walk Sizing Chart|
|Yaktrax Walk are Unisex and fit the following men's and women's shoe sizes.|
|Size||Men's||Women's||Grade School Kid's|
|*XL is not available in the Yaktrax Walk. Click here to find the Yaktrax Pro.|
|L||11.5 - 13.5||13 - 15||n/a|
|M||9 - 11||10.5 - 12.5||n/a|
|S||5 - 8.5||6.5 - 10||5 - 8.5|
|XS||1 - 4.5||2.5 - 6||1 - 4.5|
Get different colors so you can easily tell them apart when there's more than one Yaktrax user in your home.
Consider Glow Green if you'll be using Yaktrax at night. You'll be safer because they glow in the dark for improved visibility. The Glow will also help you find them if you drop one.
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
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