Weights 3 pounds to 3 pounds 5 ounces (1,374-1,502 grams)
Lengths 22-25 inches (56-64 centimeters)
Sizes 2 men's, 2 women's

Manufacturer's Description refers to the men's version

The MSR Lightning Flash Snowshoe is the ideal trail shoe, offering whisper-quiet, ultralight efficiency and traction on rolling terrain. The exclusive Lightning frame is made with aerospace-grade aluminum and provides unrivaled 360-degree traction at an extremely light weight.

The frame can now accommodate optional tails to make the snowshoe longer, providing more flotation in varying snow conditions. A new SpeedLock™ quick-set binding system makes the shoes easier than ever to put on and stay secure, while the design alleviates pressure for all-day comfort.

Key Technical Features:

  • 360° Traction Frame

  • Steel Pivot Crampons

  • Modular Flotation Tails

  • SpeedLock™ Binding System

Visit MSR's Men's Lightning Flash page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Move fast and easily across rolling terrain with the MSR Lightning Flash Snowshoe, an efficient ultralight snowshoe with modular flotation for all snow conditions. The simplified Speedlock binding uses a single strap and heel lock system to provides optimal stability with minimal weight.

- Mountain Gear refers to the men's version

MSR's Lightning snowshoe design took over the snowshoe world with a flash. Literally! The renowned MSR Lightning design, known for it's stability, traction, and ruggedness, has been adapted into the MSR Lightning Flash. What has been taken out is the weight. A perfect blend for efficiency over rolling terrain.-- Exclusive, 360 degree Traction frames and Pivot crampons deliver advanced, edge-to-edge grip, delivering unmatched traction and security on any terrain, in any conditions-- Set-it-and-forget-it, glove-friendly adjustment and comfort, plus an optional, included strap for maximum security on challenging terrain-- Modular Flotation tails allow you the maneuverability of a smaller snowshoe with the on-demand flotation of optional, 5 in (13 cm) tails (available separately)-- Streamlined design is tailored for rolling terrain, delivering ultralight, energy-saving performance-- Made in Seattle, USA

- OMCgear refers to the men's version

The MSR Men's Lightning Flash Snowshoe utilizes the same 360-Degree Traction Technology as its siblings, but it uses a lighter, more minimal design for mellow terrain.

- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version

On Sale. Free Shipping. MSR Lightning Flash Showshoes The SPECS Weight: 3 lbs 10 oz / 1640 g Length: 25in. / 64 cm

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version

MSR Lightning Flash

$199.95 (men's)

The MSR Lightning Flash is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen October 31, 2015 at REI.

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