MSR Lightning Ascent – Snowshoes: Reviews
(Mark Wiens)

MSR Lightning Ascent – Snowshoes: Reviews

MSR Lightning Ascent – Snowshoes: Reviews
Berne Broudy

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MOST VERSATILE

This do-it-all shoe scored high marks whether we were strolling a rec path or marching off with a multi-day load. The keys are low weight and a nimble feel made possible by the shoe’s unique crampon design. Small teeth are cut directly into the frame, which presses points into the terrain as it flexes. 3.1 lbs, 22″, 25″, 30″; cascadedesigns.com

PAIR IT WITH Hi-Tec V-Lite Recon Mid eVent

Bonus: Fine-tuning the binding can be done while wearing gloves.

Bummer: Macro tuning the binding is best done at home.

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