MSR Lightning Ascent Snowshoes - Men's

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Featuring advanced Paragon™ bindings, the men's MSR Lightning Ascent snowshoes deliver lightweight and aggressive all-terrain performance.

  • Features

    • Ballistic-grade decking offers long-lasting durability
    • 360° Traction frames deliver edge-to-edge grip, and durable steel DTX crampons provide serious bite in challenging conditions
    • Paragon™ bindings have freeze-resistant mesh straps that wrap securely around a wide range of boots for ultimate security, while toe stops offer fast, precise foot alignment
    • Add-on modular flotation tails (not included) allow you the maneuverability of smaller, primary snowshoes with the added, on-demand flotation of optional, 5 in. (13 cm.) tails
    • Ergo™ Televators reduce fatigue and increase traction on the steeps with an ergonomic design that engages with a flick of a pole grip

    Made in USA.

    Max recommended load specification includes weight of hiker with gear.
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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use


    Snowshoe Terrain

    Mountain Terrain

    Snowshoe Closure

    Rubber Strap

    Max Recommended Load

    22 IN: 180 pounds

    25 IN: 220 pounds

    30 IN: 280 pounds

    Frame Material


    Deck Material

    TPU-coated nylon

    Crampon Material


    Toe Crampon


    Heel Crampon


    Side Traction


    Heel Lift



    22 IN: 22 x 8 x 4.25 inches

    25 IN: 25 x 8 x 4.25 inches

    30 IN: 30 x 8 x 4.25 inches

    Weight (Pair)

    22 IN: 4 lbs.

    25 IN: 4 lbs. 3 oz.

    30 IN: 4 lbs. 12 oz.



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