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Ultralight MSR Lightning Snowshoes are built for maximum traction and efficiency over rolling terrain in deep snow.

- REI refers to the men's version

The MSR Lightning Trail Snowshoes Are a lightweight Snowshoe for rolling terrain. The Lightning Trail starts with a 360degrees; Traction frame, of ultralight aluminum, with enough teeth to grip ice, slush, and Snow. The ballistic fabric decking continues with the lightweight quality and is durable to hold up against seasons of use. The Pivot crampons Are made of a durable steel with teeth that will grip, while the DuoFit bindings secure your foot without freezing along the way. Speed along the trail faster with the lighter weight of the Lightning, or just save energy with the three-pounds-per-pair wonders. Features of the MSR Lightning Trail 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 - 20Adeg 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 360Adeg, excelling on ascents and traverses DuoFit Bindings deliver ample, freeze-proof and glove-friendly security, easily accommodating a wide range of footwear 360Adeg Traction Frame All-Condition Adaptability: Modular Flotation tails allow you the maneuverability of a smaller Snowshoe with the added, on-demand flotation of optional, 5-inch (13-cm) tails Maximum Efficiency: Streamlined design is tailored for rolling terrain, delivering ultralight, energy-saving Performance Made in USA Pivot Crampon

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version

Lightweight and stable, MSR Lightning snowshoes are ideal for flat and rolling trails over varied snow conditions. . DuoFit bindings are lightweight and secure. 360deg Traction Frame uses the vertical walls of the snowshoes to create additional traction on ascents and traverses. Pivot crampons provide dependable traction underfoot.

- EMS refers to the men's version

"MSR Snow Lightning Trail shoes-Yellow-25 5633. They pack the performance of our light and aggressive 360 Traction frames and pair it with the refined simplicity of MSR's DuoFit bindings for lightweight comfort and controla perfect match for logging miles over hours or days."

- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version

Yeah, there are snowshoes built for climbing steep mountains with a 50lb pack on your back, but when your snowshoe excursions take place on trails and rolling terrain, do you really want the added weight and bulk of an expedition-style shoe' The MSR Men's Lighting Trail Snowshoe is built for lightweight efficiency and is capable of covering some serious ground. In creating the Lightning Trail, MSR's goal was to streamline the design, cutting down on weight without sacrificing performance so you can cruise with ease over the snow. Cut with water-jets from a single blade of 7000-series aluminum, this lightweight snowshoe features MSR's signature 360-degree Traction Frame for premium edge-to-edge grip. MSR gave the Lighting Trail is classic and proven DuoFit Binding, delivering essential security on rolling terrain. The freeze-resistant, glove-friendly design lets you get in and out of the snowshoe quickly, giving you more time on the trail and less time messing around with tricky bindings at the trailhead. The Pivot crampon offers plenty of grip for those icy and slippery sections of trail.

- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version