This word is just awful. I know what crampons are, and why one would use them. I’m sure they come in very handy (footy?). But there is absolutely no excuse for the name. Call them “boot spikes”, call them “mountain feet”, call them “spikey-so-I-can-get-up-the-mountain-without-dying-things”.
I don’t care what you call them.
Just don’t call them crampons!