A new generation of column shoes in the market NOW!

With a great pleasure we would like to introduce to our preeminent and respectable clients our NEW and PATENTED pole climbing shoes ILVES*! 

These Wooden-Pole Climbing Shoes are developed on basis of the legendary SIRPPI model while made of galvanized steel, and distinguished by their exchangeable hooks, as per shoe-sizes 8″, 10″, 12″ & 14″! 

*:Ilves – Lynx in Finnish

As a continuation of the “Mäkelän Takomo” over 50 years craftsmanship heritage, the whole process of the creation and development of these modern shoes has been going under the supervision and the support of the Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) and testing laboratories of The University of Applied Sciences (LAB), assisted by modern computing services


The soles and hooks of the shoes have been cut into a thick stainless steel plate which was then galvanized. These shoes have been going throughout a complex durability and strength examination, which passed the million tests!

ILVES represents long experience and the latest materials, production technologies and design. It is a state of the are product!