MSR Lightning Axis

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I am a women and own both the men's and women's version…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $269 for the Mens'; Got the Ladies on sale for about $180!

I am a women and own both the men's and women's version of this shoe. If the binding released on you, pull it tighter next time and make sure the strap is seated all the way down into the catch pin!

I wear only these MSR's on my adventures. Nothing else grips the snow like these shoes. Friends with other brands end up with ice encrusted teeth and no grip at all! I have used my MSR's in all kinds of conditions and they have NEVER disappointed. Traction like driving with studded tires.

Comfortable as my favorite hiking boots. EASY on and off.

In my opinion, any other shoe is just a waste of money. Invest in the best. You will not be disappointed.

rated 4.00 of 5 stars All Lightning Axis versions

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Manufacturer's Description

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Packed with MSR's latest technologies, the Womens Lightning Axis snowshoes represent a giant leap in snowshoeing performance, ease and comfort. First, their new Axis Gait Efficiency system allows you to laterally adjust bindings independently of the frame, ensuring efficient, parallel-tracking snowshoes regardless of natural toe-out and toe-in stances. Combined with an aggressive and low-profile 360 Traction frame adapted for a womens narrow gait, these shoes offer absolute snowshoeing efficiency. In addition, new SpeedLock bindings offer set-it and forget-it simplicity with all-terrain comfort. New Ergo Televators save you on the steeps and, of course, you get the benefit of our Modular Flotation tails to provide you with the confidence and versatility you want across a broad range of snowshoeing experiences.


MSR's Women's Lightning Axis snowshoes allow you to personalize the fit, creating greater comfort and efficiency. The brilliant Axis Gait Efficiency system allows you to laterally adjust bindings independently of the frame. No matter if your feet want to walk like a duck or a pigeon, now your snowshoes will track straight 360 degree Traction frame is shaped for a women's narrow gait SpeedLock bindings allows you to pre-set the binding to your footwear of choice The Ergo Televators save you on the steeps by propping up your heel MSR's Modular Flotation tails are available separately to customize the flotation area you need for the day's demands Made in Seattle, USA

- OMCgear

MSR Lightning Axis Snowshoes for WomenThe MSR Lightning Axis Snowshoes for Women are an ideal solution for a woman who loves to head outdoors for an expedition in the snow. With the 360-degree traction frames and pivot crampons, the snowshoes give a proper and strong grip, throughout the length. Thanks to the bilateral binding adjustment used for the snowshoes, variances in natural foot positions are equalize, to make sure of a smoother stride. A SpeedLock design lets you strap these snowshoes on and allow you to carry on with your hike, in a trouble-free way. The modular flotation tails offer a smaller snowshoes ability to maneuver, while giving you 5 in. of flotation that enables you to move through deeper levels of snow easily. The Ergo televators help diminish your fatigue, and raise your traction on steep trails, thanks to the new ergonomic design that work at the flick of a pole grip. With the MSR Lightning Axis Snowshoes for Women, you're assured of a safe walk through any level of snow!

- SunnySports

On Sale. Free Shipping. MSR Women's Lightning Axis Snowshoes The SPECS Weight: 3 lbs 8 oz / 1587 g Length: 22in. / 56 cm

- Moosejaw