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The Gold 17 Snowshoes by Cresent Moon. This is a large pair of Snowshoes, so large, you'll have your own weather pattern. So large, we had to take an aerial photograph of the shoes just to show them. But sometimes, you need some really big shoes for hiking across untracked deep Snow where even the huskies don't go. Even though they'll float you and your gear in the deepest conditions, they're very lightweight. And, the larger version of the SPL binding will accommodate some very big feet, up to size 16. So, go big, into that good forest. Features of the Gold 17 Snowshoes by Cresent Moon Tapered frame increases manuverability for large shoe SPL binding system for a perfect Fit up to size 13 3 stainless steel crampons PLUS additional traversing claws Teardrop shape frame for a natural stride and optimal flotation TIG welded powder coated aluminum frame for greater strength and durability The SPL binding distributes the tension equally around your foot to provide the best possible Fit. TGS decking material is stable and durable in all Snow conditions. Contains no PVC
The Crescent Moon Gold 17 Expedition Snowshoe can handle a heavy load in deep snow. Its large platform area and incredibly light weight (lowest on the market for shoes this size) deliver outstanding float, and Crescent Moon added extra stainless steel traversing claws for when the going gets sketchy during your latest backcountry adventure.
The first thing you notice about the Crescent Moon Gold 17 Expedition Snowshoes is how light they are for such a big shoe. Recommended for deep snow conditions, the decking surface of the Gold 17 is a veritable flotation device for the tundra. Like the Gold 10, the 17 features the larger version of the SPL binding which fits military style boots, hunting boots or snowboard boots, which makes them a valuable piece of work equipment, as well as just out and out, good fun. Add to the equation, an extra set of traversing claws and you've got the best of both worlds, float and grip. The frame is bent into a modified tear drop shape to maximize both the surface area but with a shape that also makes them easier to walk in than traditionally shaped shoes, resulting in a very light and large shoe for trekking the planet. Make your outdoor experience the best it can be with a pair of Crescent Moons.What makes each of Crescent Moon's Gold series of shoes unique and worth considering is the SPL adjustable binding, recognized in Backpacker's Winter Gear Guide (09/10) as the best binding on the market. The single-pull-loop (SPL) is designed to capture your foot with equal tension in all directions, not just top down like all other bindings, but the anatomically shaped SPL harness also form-fits around, and supports, your foot from side to side and most uniquely, from front to back. Because of this unique capture system, the binding translates the motion of your foot in every direction and makes the snowshoes by Crescent Moon highly responsive. With each step you take you will notice the tail of the shoe follows your heel, immediately lifting off the ground this is the opposite of the motion, and feel, of a free-rotation system found on other brands, commonly known as tail draggers".
- Altrec Outdoors
This item was consolidated to us from one of our retail stores. While it may be slightly shopworn or without it's original packaging, it's otherwise in perfect condition and is still covered by our guarantee.Get ready quickly and stay comfortable when you are playing hard with Crescent Moon's Gold Series 17 snowshoes. The single-pull binding and teardrop shape deliver user ease and comfort while the TIG-welded frame and stainless steel crampons are tough enough to go anywhere you choose.
The largest and lightest of all 'big' shoes, the Gold 17, is updated this year with the new XL version of the SPL binding to accommodate a wide range of foot sizes. The large deck provides float to any shoer weighing up to 300 lbs with their gear, but size isn't the only special feature of these shoes though. The larger SPL binding is able to hold more of your foot, and a horizontal stabilizer adds control and response in the deeper snow. The binding is also very simple to get in and out of - an important consideration when you have a big pack on. The new Gold 17 also uses an additional set of traversing claws (like the new Gold 10s) that make it nearly impossible to lose your grip. Even though the Gold 17 is a really big shoe, it is remarkablylightweight and provides excellent float and traction on or off trail.Features: 5.3 lbs recommended for snowshoers up to 300 lbs (with gear) 10 x 37 in, tapered frame increases maneuverability NEW XL SPL binding system fits a wider range of foot sizes 3 stainless steel crampons PLUS additional traversing claws
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