Rated5out of5byChan The ManfromWorth EVERY PennyI received these as a gift for christmas and boy am I glad! Never will I hike in the snow ever without these. My buddy and I have the same pair. We both tested these to the max. I am 170lbs and had about 40lb pack, and he 190lb with 50lb pack.
At first I was skeptical with the 30 but the extra 5 inches didnt hinder us at all. As we were debating on the 25 axis. If you are 150lbs or over just go for the 30 and you wont regret it.
Meadow Mtn Jan 18th 2014
~Snow started out packed- crampons and total frame gave excellent stability and absolutely no loss of traction. All momentum is used going forward!
~We Decided to bushwack and go straight up the hill. The Flip up step risers are a LIFESAVER@! They assist in pronating the crampon teeth to dig in and give you grip.
~Snow reached 38" pure powder. Sank in but I dont think there is anything out there that can help you there. But these helped give you a stable footing platform.
One really cool thing about these and how comfortable they are. The AXIS system is very effective in making sure you track straight. We actually ran in these. Not a single trip up. even with a couple drinks in us that is impressive! The narrow profile makes it user friendly for the non-coordinated.
One Minor note:
Straps are awesome but I do recommend you setting them up before you are out on the trail with cold fingers. Once dialed in its super duper easy getting them on and off with thick gloves on.
Date published: 2014-01-22
Rated5out of5byHouliefromGreat showshoes!A great set of snowshoes. Very lightweight and solid cosntruction for minisota winters. Absolutely perfect for recreational snowshoeing. Made even better by being made in U.S.A. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2013-02-10
Rated5out of5byJamBarfromGreat!I love these snowshoes, they are worth the extra money. The solid metal construction is much more stable than the metal tube kind. These seem like they will last for years.
Date published: 2012-12-23
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