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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:

MSR Lightning Flash SnowshoesThe MSR Lightning Flash Snowshoes are an ideal choice for a challenging walk through the snow on your next vacation! Thanks to its 360 degree traction frames and pivot crampons, the snowshoes give edge to edge grip throughout the length, and give you amazing traction. A glove-friendly SpeedLock mechanism for easy usage, lets you secure the snowshoes to your feet and allow you to carry on with your hike, regardless of how tough the terrain might be. The modular flotation tails provide mobility of a smaller snowshoe for traversing through shallow snow, while the optional 5 in. flotation lets you navigate the deeper levels. The streamlined design is perfect for those rolling trails, offering an efficient, energy-saving performance to cut fatigue. With the MSR Lightning Flash Snowshoes on, you're fully equipped to enjoy a walk in the snow.

- SunnySports 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 This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us.

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version

The Lightning Flash snowshoes are custom-built for maximum traction and efficiency over rolling terrain. They pack the performance of our light and aggressive 360 Traction frames and pair it with the refined simplicity of our SpeedLock bindings for maximum comfort and controla perfect match for logging miles over hours or days.

- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version

MSR Lightning Flash

currently retails for:
$142.74 - $199.95
MSRP: $199.95 (men's)

where to buy:


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