Easton Artica Hike

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Love the binding sytem! Quality products used on the…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $140

Summary

Love the binding sytem!

Pros

  • Binding system
  • Made in the USA

Cons

  • Pull loop dangles, which could get caught on something


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Quality products used on the snowshoes. Binding system easy to use, secure. Pull loop on binding does have excess material hanging to catch on something. I would of preferred a crampon with more bite.

Used 4 times since this review. 8 1/2 out of 10.

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Manufacturer's Description refers to the men's version

For the more adventurous, the Hike adds a split front crampon and dynamic heel to accommodate longer and steeper excursions. Optimal flotation and maneuverability, to tackle steep terrain or deep powder. Available in men's and women's models.

Features: articulating frame, virtual pivot-point cam, quick cinch binding, comfort contour pads, aggressive traction, 80% recyclable, E2-decking, steel pivot rod, stainless steel crampons, split-axis crampon, energy return heel, T7 7075 frame

Sizes:
30 inches (76 cm)
25 inches (64 cm)
21 inches (54 cm)

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Easton Mountain Products tossed out the mold when it created the Men's Artica Hike Snowshoe. Rather than stick to the traditional trend of a fully rigid frame, Eastern Mountain Products gave this snowshoe an articulated frame design with a dynamic flex that adapts to the terrain under your foot. Couple this advance with a split-toe crampon and easy-entry Quick-Cinch binding system, and winter hikers have a new, highly efficient tool for trekking into deep snow beyond the trail.

- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version

CLOSEOUTS . Providing great traction on firm conditions, Eastonand#39;s Artica Hike snowshoes feature stainless steel crampons at the toe and heel to create a stable and reliable platform for backcountry adventures.

- Sierra Trading Post refers to the men's version

Description of Easton Mountain Products Artica Hike SnowshoesFor the adventurous, the Hike utilizes a split crampon and dynamic heel to accommodate longer and steeper excursions. Use the 30-inch for optimal flotation in deep powder or use a shorter model for maximum maneuverability to tackle steep terrain.FeaturesARTICA Series Performance Features Ergonomically-built to move, flex and absorb shock. Mouse over the feature for more info.Articulating Frame Virtual Pivot-Point Traction Cam Quick-Cinch BindingComfort Contour PadsAggressive Rear Traction80 RecyclableBlizTrac 3-Dimensional DeckingStainless Steel CramponsSplit-Axis Forward Crampons7075 Aluminum USA Frame

- US Outdoor Store refers to the men's version

For the adventurous, the Hike utilizes a split crampon and dynamic heel to accommodate longer and steeper excursions. Use the 30 in for optimal flotation in deep powder or use a shorter model for maximum maneuverability to tackle steep terrain.

- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version