Redfeather Alpine Series
Price Paid: $200
This snowshoe rivals all others for ease of use and durability. The ultra bindings hold tight and adjust easily with even the thickest of mitts. I use these shoes both to approach climbs and for general leisure hiking in Northern Ontario and Northern Minnesota. I generally carry a pack and the Alpine series gives me plenty of floatation in deep snow. Underbrush is not a problem due to the narrow profile. I can maintain a natural stride and in a pinch can run.
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CLOSEOUTS . Designed for those who refuse to let Old-Man Winter keep them indoors, Redfeather's Alpine 25" Ultra snowshoes thrive in backcountry powder thanks to highly durable Hypalon IIand#174; decking, an efficient V-tail design and aggressive 360and#176; crampons.
- Sierra Trading Post
And thus the world was blessed with crampons. Whereas some might say snow impedes their path to remote places, we say it just makes the journey that much more fun. And we all know life is a journey. Involving lightweight snowshoes with 360-degree crampons and a nice v-tail design for precarious perches. Model Dimensions Surface Area Weight Per Pair Optimal Load Alpine Ultra 25 8" x 25" 200 in^2 4.5 lbs Up to 175 lbs Alpine Ultra 30 9" x 30" 270 in^2 3.8 lbs Up to 220 lbs Alpine Ultra 35 9.5" x 35" 332.5 in^2 5.6 lbs Over 220 lbs CRAMPONS: Eagle(TM) crampon system with aggressive 360 degree stainless-steel crampons which bite securely into hard pack or ice-crusted snow. Powder coated to shed snow and ice. FRAME: 6000 Series Aluminum, V-tail design. DECKING:TX 45 Rip Stop - Redfeather's strongest, most durable and abrasion resistant material that stays soft in sub zero temperatures. BINDINGS: Epic(TM)- Injection-molded, 3 ratchet strap system designed for quick, easy entry and release. Each strap is adjustable to fit any size shoe or boot. Just pop it off and set at the desired length. High quality ratchets fine tune the fit securely and comfortably. Ultra- Reflex Material: A lightweight binding system which combines a quick V-strap to secure toe and a simple ratchet tightening sytem to adjust the heel strap. HINGE: The Delta(TM) Hinge is a reinforced live action hinge that provides increased lateral support, while lifting the tail of the show with each step for added mobility. The Redfeather Story Redfeather Snowshoes was founded in 1988 by a snow-bound triathlete with the idea of designing a better snowshoe that would allow racers to train during the snowy Colorado winter months. His original design became the legendary Redfeather Redtail, the lightweight aluminum V-tail snowshoe that transformed snowshoeing from an awkward mode of transportation into the modern sport that we all know today. Located in La Crosse, Wisconsin, Redfeather continues to strive for technical innovation, performance, and unsurpassed quality in all of its snowshoes.
- Rocky Mountain Trail
Make your way to the next stop in your hut-to-hut backcountry tour in the Redfeather Alpine Snowshoe with Epic Binding, which keeps you on top of deep snow and provides sure footing on high-alpine terrain. The Alpine is now equipped with the Epic binding, an injection-molded, three-ratchet strap system that's designed for quick, easy entry and release as well as a secure hold.
Free Shipping. Redfeather Alpine 25 Snowshoe (Fall 2008) The Alpine Series by Redfeather is designed for reaching any summit. This versatile, high-end snowshoe provides the best handling on highly technical steep terrain and tame trails. Features: Hypalon II decking is puncture proof and long lasting. V-tail allows for a natural stride in all snow conditions and over any terain. Eagle Crampon System features strong, penetrating stainless steel crampons designed to go where lesser crampons cannot! Delta Hinge provides additional lateral support, useful when traversing a hill. Available with the proven Ultra binding or the Pilot binding. Specs: Alpine 25 Weight (Ultra/Pilot): 3.7 / 4.5 lbs. User Weight: Up to 175 lbs.