Tubbs Flex ESC
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Designed to optimize traction, biomechanics and comfort, the FLEX Series snowshoes are a great lightweight alternative to Traditional snowshoes for compact snow conditions. The sleeker, slimmer tail on all FLEX Series snowshoes this season enhances maneuverability, particularly on the women's models, decreasing the likelihood of interference and allowing for a narrower and more natural stride. Tubbs' FLEX Series snowshoes are the culmination of years of research, testing and engineering to create the most ergonomic and comfortable snowshoe on the market. An industry first, the patented FLEX Tail(TM) design absorbs impact from heel strike and allows the foot to roll naturally from heel to toe. The end of result of this design is less stress and strain on the muscles and joints in your foot, and a more natural walking stride. With other important features like Torsion Deck, curved traction rails, and a Soft Strike(TM) zone, Tubbs didn't sacrifice performance for comfort. The FLEX Series snowshoes are optimized for walking on packed and variable snow with a lightweight, compact design, and they excel in everything from established trails to icy alpine conditions. For new snowshoers, the FLEX ESC Snowshoe Kit offers the perfect opportunity for value-conscious buyers to have all the technical advancements found in the FLEX Series at an affordable price. Eack Kit contains: * One pair of Men's FLEX ESC Snowshoes * One pair of 2-part adjustable Tubbs Snowshoe Poles * One FLEX Series snowshoe tote bag Model Dimensions Surface Area Weight Per Pair Optimal Load Men's Flex ESC 24 8" x 24" 165 in^2 3.6 lbs One Size The Tubbs Story: Founded in 1906 in Norway, Maine, Tubbs Snowshoes is the leading manufacturer of lightweight, versatile snowshoes for men, women and children. Now based in Seattle, Washington, in the shadow of the always-snowy 14,400 ft Mt. Rainier, Tubbs continues to lead the snowshoeing industry through a deep understanding of the sport and constant technological innovation. From Admiral Byrd's famed expedition to Antarctica, to modern day adventure racing, Tubbs manufactures snowshoes for all types of terrain and snow conditions. With over 25 patents issued and pending, Tubbs continues to raise the bar for efficient, comfortable and innovative snowshoe designs.
- Rocky Mountain Trail refers to the men's version
The Tubbs Mens Flex ESC Snowshoe Kit sets you up to explore in winter with snowshoes and adjustable poles in a handy carrying bag. The snowshoes feature a Flex-Tail frame for floatation, Torsion Deck for stability, and a rotating toe cord to prevent snow build up. The bindings are easy to manipulate with a single pull strap and the carbon steel crampon system is anchored between rigid rails. Get your winter groove on with the Tubbs Mens Flex ESC Snowshoe Kit.
- Altrec Outlet refers to the men's version
On Sale. Free Shipping. Tubbs Men's Flex ESC Snowshoe DECENT FEATURES of the Tubbs Men's Flex ESC Snowshoe FLEX Tail: The patented FLEX Tail technology allows the snowshoe to roll more naturally underfoot from heel strike to toe off. The FLEX Tail absorbs shock from the initial heel strike, reducing the amount of stress on ankles, knees and hips Torsion Deck: Tubbs' advanced Torsion Deck design adapts to variable snow conditions underfoot. The deck allows torsional articulation throughout the body of the snowshoe, enhancingtraction, biomechanics and comfort on uneven terrain Rotating Toe Cord: The Rotating Toe Cord design enables the tail of the snowshoe to drop, shedding snow off the tail and reducing cardio-respiratory strain by 7%. The underfoot pivot point also allows the teeth on the toe traction to bite deeply into the snow when weighted Rotating Toe Rotation Limiter: The Rotating Toe Cord design enables the tail of the snowshoe to drop, shedding snow and reducing cardio-respiratory strain by 7%, while a Rotation Limiter prevents over-rotation Quick FLEX: The molded Quick FLEX binding is gender-specific with patented Control Wings to center the boot. A dual-pull strap system secures fit while a cinch pull strap makes entry and exit easy The heel strap pulls tight against the boot, centering and securing it in position. women's size 5-11 Traction Rails: The 3D-Curved Traction Rails ensure superior side-hill grip in hard packed and icy conditions. The curved shape helps prevent fore-aft slippage on steeper terrain by avoiding the in.saw bladein. effect. The Traction Rails are curved up at the tip to provide traction during toe off without causing you to trip The SPECS Dimensions: 24in. / 61 cm Weight/Pair: 1.8 lbs / 0.81 kg
- Moosejaw refers to the men's version
The Tubbs Mens' Flex ESC Snowshoe is here to dispel any notions that snowshoeing involves straight-legged stomping and thrashing. Thanks to the patented Flex Tail technology that allows the snowshoe to roll more naturally underfoot from heel-strike to toe-off, you get a natural-feeling gait that will let you stay out on the trails for hours in comfort.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version