The Elektra women’s designs grew from a two-year biomechanics research program to a deep line of successful women’s snowshoes that continue to lead the industry. Our Elektra frames are shaped to accommodate a woman’s natural gait, with tapered tails, a narrower nose and outside rolling bends that nest the snowshoes together comfortably.
Backcountry snowshoes to take you far away The Best Backcountry Snowshoes on the World. Backcountry snowshoes for off or on-trail conditions, and for those who make their own path. The Gold 10 is built for unending exploration where most trails end. Bigger bindings, more traction, more surface area, the Backcountry model accommodates foot sizes 10 to 15 including large volume boots like snowboard or hard-shell tele boots and every other kind of cold weather boot.
The Lightning Ascent is the most expensive pair of snowshoes in our review, costing $300. They are a great value for the versatility, lightweight, and technical features. The Lightning Ascent tackles advanced terrain and are lightweight should you wear them deep into the backcountry for a technical mountain excursion.
Snowshoes TSL SYMBIOZ ELITE : Fitted with the Hyperflex concept, the Symbioz Elite adapts to the hiker’s stride and the profile of the terrain. The carbon inserts add elasticity and responsiveness. Tightening comfort and speed are assured by a pre-adjustment feature that memorizes the shoe size.
The ActiveFit+ bindings on the Tubbs Mountaineer snowshoes utilizes a unique step-in design that is tightened by two nylon straps on opposite sides of the boot. Security on Foot The Tubbs Mountaineer and MSR Lightning Ascent, both award winners, are the only two pairs in our review that earned a 10/10 for security on foot.