These climbers have steel lower shanks for long lasting durability. Bashlin climbers are popular with many climbers from utility to tree. The adjustable upper sleeve is steel, as are the replaceable gaffs themselves. These come with 2 1/2″ tree gaffs, top and bottom straps and 130D climbers pads made of durable latigo leather and gaff guards for protecting the gaffs. Made in the U.S.A.