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2014 MEN'S MSR LIGHTNING AXIS SNOWSHOES
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women's MSR Lightning Axis snowshoes
Made in USA. The men's 2014 MSR Lightning Axis Snowshoes are the product of years of research and development, and the result is first-class efficiency and security in a go-anywhere / all-terrain snowshoe. The Lightning Axis features the MSR Snowshoes revolutionary Axis Gait Efficiency system, allowing the binding to adjust laterally on the snowshoe to compensate for your personal toe-in/toe-out posture—this keeps the snowshoes aligned for maximally ergonomic strides. The comfortable SpeedLock Bindings only need to be set once (when using the same snowshoeing footwear), and operating the binding is as simple as sliding your foot in and twisting it to center, then tightening the heel strap.
The MSR Lightning Axis snowshoes include an optional in-step strap for added stability in uneven terrain. MSR’s 360° traction frames and pivot crampons bite in any snow type for grip that a traditional tubular-frame snowshoe simply cannot match, particularly on traverses; super-light urethane decking is durable and waterproof; and the integrated Ergo Televator heel lift, which can be engaged/disengaged by hand or with the grip of a snowshoe pole, radically reduces leg muscle fatigue on steep ascents. What’s more, the Lightning Axis is compatible with the optional 5” MSR Lightning flotation tails (sold separately, see accessories below) for enhanced traction and flotation in deep snow or when carrying a pack.
Bottom Line: Packed with the latest technology, the Lightning Axis offers outstanding binding innovations that create one of the most efficient, comfortable snowshoes available. Combine this with superlative designs in traction and flotation for a lightweight, high-performance snowshoe equipped for any winter adventure.
MSR Lightning Axis Men's Snowshoes Features:
- Unrivaled Traction - 360° Traction frames and Pivot crampons deliver advanced, edge-to-edge grip, delivering unmatched traction and security on any terrain, in any conditions.
- Reliable & Proven Materials - Construction methods and improved design result in an extremely durable snowshoe.
- Versatile All-Condition Adaptability - 5 Lightning flotation tails (sold separately; see accessories below) allow you to fine tune the snow shoes to the snow conditions and backpack weight. Snowshoe tails provide additional float and traction.
- Axis Gait Efficiency Technology - Allows you to adjust the binding bilaterally in either direction up to 8° to compensate for the typical toe-in or toe-out positioning of the foot.
- SpeedLock Bindings - Most comfortable and easy to use. "Set it and forget it" design, glove-friendly adjustment and comfort, plus an optional, included strap for maximum security on challenging terrain.
- Climb Easier - Ergo Televator Heel Lifter Bar dramatically reduces calf fatigue to make climbing easier and more efficient. Ergonomic design that engages with a simply flick of a ski pole grip or with one hand.
- Made in U.S.A.
MSR LIGHTNING AXIS SNOWSHOE SIZE CHART
Available in three sizes - 22, 25 & 30. Using the sizing chart below, find your size based on your fully loaded weight - meaning your fully clothed body weight plus the gear weight of typical items you would carry in a backpack while snowshoeing for example. PLEASE NOTE: For additional flotation we recommend using a pair of the modular 5" Lightning flotation tails (not included; see accessories below) in deep snow conditions and/or carrying additional gear.
8"x22" | 4 lbs 0 oz | fits 100 - 175 lbs
8"x25" | 4 lbs 3 oz | fits 150 - 225 lbs
8"x30" | 4 lbs 12 oz | fits 225+ lbs
2014 MSR MEN'S LIGHTNING AXIS SERIES PRICES:
SIZES 22 & 25 - $191.95
SIZE 30 - $215.95
2014 MSR Lightning Tails - 5" Flotation Tails for MSR Snowshoes Lightning Series
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The MSR Lightning 5” Flotation Tails are compatible with the MSR Lightning snowshoe line: the Lightning Ascent, Lightning Axis, and Lightning Flash. Tails connect to the back of the snowshoe for enhanced traction and flotation when needed. Stows easily in a backpack.
Regular price: $49.95
Sale price: $39.95
2014 MSR SnowTote Snowshoe Storage Bag
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The MSR SnowTote Snowshoe Bag is a convenient solution for transporting your MSR snowshoes or storing them in the off-season. Portable, rugged and feature-packed.
Regular price: $34.95
Sale price: $27.95
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