Redfeather Lacrosse - Snowshoes: Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
Outside Magazine
Redfeather Lacrosse - Snowshoes: Reviews

   Photo: Shana Novak


Whoever was wearing these snowshoes spent most of the time breaking trail. In deep snow, the Lacrosse offered the best flotation of any shoe here, and its aggressive claws also kept testers feeling secure on ice. The optional Pilot II binding (far superior to the baseline Ultra model) was soft and flexible enough to wrap around big boots tightly, with independently adjusting toe and midfoot straps to increase control, although smaller-footed testers could not cinch the heel strap tightly enough. Bummer: The free pivot made it hard to back up, and a shoe this technical really should have a heel lifter. 2.3 lbs, 25'', 30'', 35'';

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