If anything, it seems like they get catchier, but not sure if that's more on the ratchet itself or the ladders getting worn.
Well, now that I think about it I replaced my Flux toe caps at the beginning of this season. The ratchets were getting pretty catchy. The new ones aren't at all and I didn't replace my ladders. Take that for what it's worth, not sure if it's worth anything to be honest.