Of the many pairs of gloves and mitts I've had, by far the most used/useful have been powerstretch gloves, which are great for most of the year, with shell mitts on colder days; Dachstein mitts, which are pretty warm even when wet, and tough as old boots; Dachstein gloves, which although not quite as warm as the mitts are fine on all but the coldest British days, and then can be worn underneath shell mitts; and Tuffbag shell mitts. I do have a pair of Lowe Alpine mountaineering gloves, but generally find them too warm, and pretty heavy and bulky when not worn.
They've now become my favourite socks, because of their comfort and fit (although the latter is purely personal, of course). Can't speak for their longevity as yet, but after several months the pair I bought are showing no signs of wear.
To me, those Tiso crampons look very much like the Grivel Monte Rosas, which are basically G10s with a slightly less glossy finish. The axe is our old friend the Grivel Munro, as also sold by Go under their house brand.
Have just bought the Wee Bear some boots in Tiso's sale (Hi Tec one of the few things that seem to fit her feet) so she can get out and indulge her hillwalking when trainers not really up to snuff (she hasn't yet got the stamina to just keep moving to keep her feet warm when it's cold and wet), and this thread makes me wonder about crampons for them...
Anyone have any comments on the relative merits of the aluminium vs. steel KTS (I'm guessing faster wearing, lighter, not so grippy and not so trippy for the aluminium, but first hand experience would be welcome), and reasons why they may be better than G10s (I use G10 Ws on my tele boots, so I'm fairly familiar with those).
When I bought a pair of the Kahtoola steel crampons at Needlesports a couple of years ago I also looked at the ali version, and it struck me they weren't that much lighter -- certainly not by enough to justify their propensity to become blunt quite quickly, which the assistant in the shop warned me about. The spikes on the steel version are actually quite short, and I've never felt in danger of tripping up on them, and nor has my 11-year-old son, who's stepped into them after he grew out of his Hillsound Trail Crampons (leaving me to use B2 boots and step-in crampons). BTW the Hillsounds were a good option, being, I feel, a lot more stable and versatile than the Microspikes. I now have a pair of the Hillsounds going spare, if you're interested.
Re the G10s, I'd say the flex bar is very similar to that on the Kahtoolas, but I think the strapping system on the latter is more forgiving on soft footwear. Also the spikes on the Kahtoola seem a bit shorter, so are not as prone to cause trips.
The Fakir crampon looks to me like a fairly standard 10 point walking crampon which in theory should be used with a B1 boot -- something like the Scarpa SL. Some crampons of this kind, like the Grivel Monte Rosa and G10, can be used with rather softer boots, although the manufacturers don't recommend it. However, I'd be very reluctant to pair an "unknown quantity" like the Fakir with a softish boot. It might work, it might not.
Ditto with the Climbing Technology crampons, really. They're well enough made, from what I've seen of them, but not really meant for use with soft boots or shoes, unlike the Kahtoola steel crampons.