When there is a lot of ice and snow about, cars use snow chains to gain grip. When you are walking about or running, you can easily fall on the ice and hurt or break something. I used to slip about and walk very slowly in the ice and snow. You know that weird walk where you hold your arms out to the side and wobble about a lot. I discovered that you can walk with confidence with a clever solution you can buy for your shoes to give you fantastic grip.
Would you believe it but you can buy nonslip grips that hook over the bottom of your shoes to give you grip on ice and snow? Well, there are a number of ice gripping shoe products on the market.
Some nonslip shoe coverings consist of spikes on a piece of rubber. This is then put over your shoe to give grip. The Yeti Snow Claw or IceGrips are two great solutions. Others snow spikes for shoes include Springyard, Get-A-Grip, Yak Trax and Pogo.
Supatracks.com supply sets ice studs for hiking and work boots. They can be quickly and easily installed into any sturdy foot wear. They provide a massive increase in traction and grip. When the weather or conditions improve, they are just as easily removed with the provided tool.
A cheap alternative to buying ice and snow grips for shoes that will stop you slipping on the ice is to wear a pair of woolly socks over the outside of your shoes when walking on ice and snow. It is the wetness of the ice that makes it slippy. Wool wicks away the moisture and sticks to ice and snow. If you make snowballs with woolly gloves on you will notice that the snow sticks to the wool in clumps.
So, if you want superb grip for your shoes when walking on ice and snow, put a pair of woolly socks over your shoes. If you want to look stylish, you might prefer to buy ice grips for your shoes from Amazon
Grip in Ice and Snow in Your Car
Snow socks for car tyres – If you want to also stop slipping about on ice and snow while out driving without the hassle of snow chains, get yourself some clever fabric covers for your tyres for instant grip.
Snow Shovels – If you need to dig yourself out of the snow, make sure you have a decent snow shovel.