MSR Lightning Axis
I am a women and own both the men's and women's version…
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.
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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 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!
On Sale. Free Shipping. MSR Women's Lightning Axis Snowshoes The SPECS Weight: 3 lbs 8 oz / 1587 g Length: 22in. / 56 cm
Packed with our latest technologies, the Women's Lightning Axis snowshoes represent a giant leap in snowshoeing performance, ease and comfort. First, our new Axis(TM) 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 360deg Traction frame adapted for a women's narrow gait, these shoes offer absolute snowshoeing efficiency. In addition, new SpeedLock(TM) bindings offer set-it and forget-it simplicity with all-terrain comfort. New Ergo(TM) 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. Unrivaled Traction: Low-profile, women's 360deg Traction(TM) frames plus Pivot crampons deliver advanced, edge-to-edge grip, delivering unmatched traction and security on any terrain, in any conditions. Axis Gait Efficiency: World's first bilateral binding adjustment neutralizes variances in natural foot positions to ensure a parallel stride. SpeedLock Comfort: Set it and forget it, glove-friendly adjustment and comfort, plus an optional, included strap for maximum security on challenging terrain. All-Condition Adaptability: Modular Flotation tails allow you the maneuverability of a smaller, primary snowshoe with the optional, on-demand flotation 5-inch (13-cm) tails. Uphill Efficiency: Ergo Televators reduce fatigue and increase traction on the steeps, with a new, ergonomic design that engages with a simply flick of a pole grip. 22in 25in Color Purple Purple Weight per pair 3 lbs 12 oz / 1690 g 3 lbs 15 oz / 1780 g Width 7.25 in / 18 cm 7.25 in / 18 cm Length 22 in / 56 cm 25 in / 64 cm Binding type SpeedLock SpeedLock Televator X X Gait Women's/narrow Women's/narrow Gender Womens Womens Footwear size range 5.5 W - 14 W / 35.5 - 48 5.5 W - 14 W / 35.5 - 48 Load Up to 180 lbs / Up to 80 kilos 120 - 210 lbs / 54 - 95 kilos Load w/ tails Up to 240 lbs / Up to 109 kilos 120 -270 lbs / 54 - 123 kilos Country of Origin Made in Seattle, USA Made in Seattle, USA
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