spark and karakoram sell version that you attach your split binding, verts sell a set that has straps like a snow shoe.
seem ideal for hiking steep pow, dont think you could kick a step into hard snow ice with them as they are plastic. crampons would go better.
splitting on hard slick surfaces is tricky, but the better your technique is the easier it becomes. make sure your skins are cut right and you have an appropriate amount of edge showing.