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Lightning Ascent

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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MSR's new Lightning Ascents represent a revolution in snowshoe design. Available in men's and women’s models, they feature a patent-pending Total-Traction™ frame—made from one vertical blade of aerospace-grade aluminum—that delivers unprecedented 360° traction. They're also the lightest snowshoes in their class—about 15% lighter than competitors—with performance and usability that surpass everything that's come before. * Unrivaled Traction Total-Traction frame delivers unprecedented 360° grip. * Superlight The lightest snowshoe in its class. * Unmatched on Steep Terrain Televator™ heel lifter reduces calf fatigue, making climbing easier and more efficient. * User-Friendly Step-on binding fits a variety of boots and is fast, secure, and easy to use. * Stable Support True-Hinge™ steel crampon enhances foot stability and minimizes heel drift, resulting in more efficient gait mechanics and less expended energy. * 100% Waterproof Materials won't soak up water and freeze; straps remain easy to use in all conditions. 22" Lightning Ascent Weight: 3 lbs. 8 oz. (1587 g) per pair Size: 8 x 22 in. (20 x 56 cm)

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Lightning Ascent Editorial Review Darkside, a sherpa, and the ascents go on a mission!

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Best snow shoe Ive worn 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: mtnkid85, 2008-05-08

Ive owned a set of the Lightning ascents for two or three years now. Im very happy with them. They climb really well due to all the tracition from the sides of the shoes along with the conventional cleat/crampon. The heel lifter I thought was kinda gimmicky until this last winter when I followed a very steep trail for a mile or so, then I realized how nice they where. For short hills though i dont bother putting them up though. The weight is also a nice benifit. The straps work well, there is no webbing to ice up. Last but absolutly not least they are MADE IN USA! Support the companys who arent sending american jobs overseas!

All in all Im very pleased with these snow shoes, and compared to my partners and friends redfeathers, atlases, yukon charlies,tubbs they are the best snowshoe Ive experenced.

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