MSR Lightning Ascent

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MSR Lightning Ascent Snowshoes feature aggressive perimeter traction in an ultralight design that's engineered specifically for narrow gait of women.

- REI

Free Shipping. MSR Women's Lightning Ascent Snowshoes FEATURES of the MSR Women's Lightning Ascent Snowshoes Reduces calf strain on steep pitches and distributes pressure to enhance traction, Innovative design engages easily with end of pole grip For 2014, MSR update the decking with cutting edge ballistic fabric that increases the Lightning snowshoes' durability, while maintaining the ultralight performance that defines this premium shoe Two piece urethane construction locks tightly around boots for MSR's greatest level of security in challenging terrain, and remains flexible to - 20deg F Split teeth add durability and distribute force for continuous contact and better traction in rugged terrain Vertical wall of ultralight, aerospace - grade aluminum delivers unrivaled traction and stability 360deg, excelling on ascents and traverses PosiLock AT Bindings Torsion2 Crampons 360deg Traction Frame Ergo Televator SPECIFICATIONS of the MSR Women's Lightning Ascent Snowshoes SPECIFICATIONS for 22 Length: 22in. / 56 cm Weight: 3 lbs 7 oz / 1552 g SPECIFICATIONS for 25 Length: 25in. / 64 cm Weight: 3 lbs 11 oz / 1666 g

- Moosejaw

For women, people with a narrow gait, or anyone just looking for the lightest possible snowshoes MSR designed the women's specific version of the Lightning Ascent. MSR's Lightning Ascent snowshoes are more versatile than ever thanks to the addition of the optional Modular Floation tails. Available in men's and womens models, they feature a Total-Traction framemade from one vertical blade of aerospace-grade aluminumthat delivers unprecedented 360deg traction. They are also fitted with dual-component, PosiLock AT bindings for the most secure attachment, and aggressive Pivot Crampons and easily-engaged Ergo Televators give you traction every step of the way. Unrivaled TractionTotal: Traction frame delivers unprecedented 360deg grip. Secure Attachment: Two-piece, independent PosiLock AT bindings for a secure, freeze-resistant attachment Unmatched Adaptability: New Modular Flotation tails allow you to use smaller shoes for better maneuverability with the optional addition of these 5-inch tails Uphill Efficiency: Ergo Televators reduce fatigue and help with traction on the steep slopes Weight per pair: 3 lbs 8 oz (1580g)Width: 7.25" (18cm)Length: 22" (56cm)

- Mountains Plus

MSR Women's Lightning Ascent Snowshoes - The Women's Lightning Ascent Snowshoes by MSR are designed with a narrow profile that better suits a women's narrower gait. What began as a solution for women has become the top choice of anyone with a narrow gait, or those seeking the lightest possible alternative in a most aggressive snowshoe. Engineered with 360 degree traction frames in conjunction with a renowned expert in athletic biomechanics, resulting in a lower-profile frame that saves weight and improves agility with narrow gaits. Paired with Dual-component PosiLock AT bindings to create the most secure attachment, new, aggressive Torsion2 crampons, and the easily engaged Ergo televators, theyĆ¢??ll back you up with every step. Regardless of what the weather was like last night, don't miss your morning snow trek, make sure you have the Women's Lightning Ascent Snowshoes by MSR.

- Outdoorplay