Northern Lites Elite

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Specs

men's
Length 25 in
Width 8 in
Weight 2 lb 8 oz
Max load 175 lb

Manufacturer's Description refers to the men's version

NOTE: The Elite now comes in international orange instead of bight yellow as shown in the picture.

While the international orange Elite is a full-sized mountaineering and backpacking snowshoe with an aggressive crampon system, it is also the premier racing snowshoe due to its incredible light weight. The 25" Elite actually weighs less than many undersized and under built specialty running snowshoes! In 1996, 1997 and again in 1999, Mark Macy won the grueling, 100-mile Iditashoe snowshoe race on Northern Lites Elites. Snowboarders will also love the climbing performance of the Elite, and at only one-half the weight of ordinary aluminum frame snowshoes, you'll have plenty of energy left over for the ride down.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

The  Elite is one of Northern Lites most popular snowshoes.  It is a full-sized mountaineering and backpacking snowshoe with highly aggressive crampons, and our QTR binding system.  The size and weight of the Elite provides for unmatched maneuverability in all conditions and terrain.  The Elite has proven to live up to its name year after year.  At only 40 oz/pr, the Elite is by far the lightest 25” snowshoe on the market.  Comes with Northern Lites newest binding, the quick pull QTR system (quick, tighten, release). Gray Decking on Candy Red Frames 8"x25" and 40 oz/pr. Surface Area 164in2 For User Packing Weight up to 175 lbs. Off Trail, Cross-Training, Racing. **This item ships in 1-2 Days**

- Garage Grown Gear refers to the men's version