Technical specifications & features
|Weight||22 inch: 3 lbs 14 oz. (1.71 kg)
25 inch: 4 lbs 3 oz. (1.86 kg)
22 inch: 8 in. (20 cm)
25 inch: 8 in. (20 cm)
22 inch: 56 cm
25 inch: 64 cm
|Weight Capacity||22 inch: Up to 180 lbs (80 kilos)
25 inch: 120 - 210 lbs (54 - 95 kilos)
LOAD WITH TAILS
22 inch: Up to 240 lbs (109 kilos)
25 inch: 120 - 270 lbs (54 - 123 kilos)
|Other Features||Binding Type: HyperLink
Footwear size range:
(Standard) 6 W - 12 W
(Metric) 36 - 43
• Women’s ExoTract Deck: Aggressive perimeter teeth of ExoTract deck and Pivot™ crampons provide advanced traction, especially on traverses and in challenging conditions
• HyperLink Binding: Easy-entry cradle with new EVA foam cushions for all-day comfort and a simplified two-strap ratchet system for even faster entry and exit. Includes macro-adjustment straps for comfort with a wider range of boot sizes.
• All-Condition Adaptability: Add-on Modular Flotation tails allow you the maneuverability of a smaller, primary snowshoe with the added, on-demand flotation of optional, 5-inch (13-cm) tails.
• Uphill Efficiency: Ergo™ Televators reduce fatigue and increase traction on the steeps with an ergonomic design that engages with a flick of a pole grip.
What is the right size snowshoe?
The primary purposes of a snowshoe are to provide flotation and traction. Since all MSR® snowshoes deliver exceptional traction, your next consideration is flotation, and this is where size comes into play.
Once you’ve decided on a snowshoe, assess your weight, including all the gear and clothing you’ll be wearing the majority of the time you snowshoe. If you only go on a couple of overnights a year, don’t include that 50-pound pack—just your fully clothed weight, plus a daypack and water. Then consider the snow conditions you’re likely to travel in most often—deep, untracked powder, or groomed trails and established snowshoe routes. Are you at a high altitude or very far north where snow generally falls deep and light and a larger snowshoe is in order, or are you at lower elevations or in a coastal range where snow has high moisture content and generally consolidates rapidly, making a smaller snowshoe your best choice?
The idea is to find the smallest possible snowshoe that matches your needs in most–not all–situations so you can maximize your agility and efficiency. Now, with Modular Flotation tails available across all MSR adult snowshoes, we’ve made that easier than ever. Should you find yourself on the cusp between sizes, always go with the smaller one and then simply add tails for added flotation as needed.
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