When learning to walk, it is recommended that the child's foot can feel the ground and establish balance. For this, 2 characteristics are to be taken into consideration:
- the grip: This is defined by the size of the crampons. The deeper and more sculpted they are, the more they will be able to withstand different ground conditions (mud, sand, snow, etc.) and therefore the grip will be better.
- the traction:It depends on the component, the softer the material with slightly less depth, the more it will have a " suction effect" depending on the terrain (rocks for example).
For children, it is better to favour a rather flexible sole, not very thick and slightly serrated. It provides comfort and grip on all types of paths.
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