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Stick to the icy ridge and stay on top of the deep snowfield with the Louis Garneau Freeshape FX Apex II Snowshoe, which uses front and rear crampons to bite into the steeper slopes. The Freeshape frame design is made from lightweight aluminum and features an asymmetrical shape and a flexible Ultra-Lightec deck to give you more surface area underfoot so you can stay on top of the deep stuff.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version
Louis Garneau designed the Freeshape FX Apex snowshoe to be a backcountry companion for those who need more than just a snow-packed trail. A tapered tail helps you get through the powder and the asymmetrical frame ensures a natural stride. **Great for men weighing 80-160 lbsDETAILS: Anodized 7075 T-6 aluminum frame: 20% lighter, 50% stronger ULTRA-LIGHTEC deck: 30% lighter, resistant and flexible up to -40 degC BACKCOUNTRY molded harness with EVA padding: 3D-contoured harness for maximum comfort TWIN CLIP LIGHT buckle system: Light, pratical, and mitten-friendly design BACKCOUNTRY PLUS aluminum 7075 T6 front crampon: Multidirectional traction, light, and excellent ice penetration Heel riser: Less calf fatigue when climbing TECHNOLOGIES: Freeshape: Asymmetrical frame ensuring a comfortable and natural stride, and maximizing flotation on snow Bent Tail: Less dragging effect and improves backward motion V-RAIL: Maximum traction uphill, traverse and downhill Freeflex Pivot: Provides shock absorption and free foot rotation on axle for an efficient stride
- Mountains Plus refers to the men's version