Re: Dance, power lines, dance!
- From: "Maarten Wiltink" <maarten@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 16:57:29 +0100
"David Skinner" <drskinner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
I was doing the same recently. The general wisdom on various outdoorsy
review sites is that Kahtoola Microspikes are pretty damned good for
general walking on flattish snow/ice, and their KTS Steel lightweight
crampons are equally good for more challenging walking. Both are
suitable for use with ordinary shoes/trainers/boots.
Microspikes are out of stock basically everywhere, and the crampons are
a little more expensive than I want to pay.
I suppose I should plan ahead and buy something /before/ it freezes
But when it's not freezing, nobody stocks them because there's no demand?
In related news, the Dutch railways recently found out that if your
planned response to frozen switches is to dispatch a thawing team in
a van, you may need a backup plan in some circumstances.