Crescent Moon Snowshoes Silver 17 Snowshoe
For deep snow, big packs, large loads, all of this and more on a remarkably light pair of large snowshoes. The Crescent Moon Silver 17 Expedition Snowshoes are designed to provide maximum floatation for snowshoers up to 300lbs and features the simplified SPL binding which will accommodate up to size 11 and keeps your feet centered and comfortable without loosening or twisting like other binding designs (for larger sizes up to 15 consider the Gold 17 model). 3 claw aluminum crampon system provides good traction on hard and icy surfaces and even though they're large, still very easy to navigate, even with a load. The Silver 17 will get you out there, and back. The bindings are the most important part of any snowshoe and all of the Silver models have a modified version of the award winning SPL binding. The Silver series feature a simple cam-locking cinch buckle while overthe-foot buckles are nylon cinch mechanisms. The Silver series of snowshoes also have aluminum crampons vs. stainless steel claws and polished aluminum frames. The Silver series of shoes feature 6063 aircraft grade aluminum, TIG welded tear-drop shaped frames, PVC free decking material called TGS (the good stuff), and polyurethane harness which forms the stirrup section of the SPL binding. All of the models in the Silver series of snowshoes feature a fixed-rotation" hinge system, which means the snowshoe lifts off the ground with each step this is the opposite of a free-rotation" shoe which drags the tail of the shoe along the ground and will never lift any snow. Crescent Moon snowshoes are more responsive, maneuverable, and athletic than free-rotation shoes, but, you will never get snow thrown on you with the free rotation design, even though you may not be as maneuverable. The choice is yours, but Crescent Moon feels the snowshoes should closely follow the natural motion of your foot and the mechanics of your normal gait. The Silver series of snowshoes, as well as the Gold series of snowshoes by Crescent Moon do exactly that. All of the snowshoes by Crescent Moon are made in Boulder, CO, USA.
- Material: TIG welded aluminum frames are exceptionally lightweight
- Great value for recreationalists
- Modified version of the SPL (single-pull-loop) binding fits up to size 11
- Fixed rotational hinge system for excellent maneuverability
- 3 aluminum crampon traction system for secure footing
- Quiet, flexible, abrasion and temperature resistant decking materials
- Made in Boulder, CO, USA
- User Weight: up to 300lbs
- Dimension: 37" x 10"
- Weight: 4.6lbs
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- January 11 2010
its a very comfortable shoe that is easy walking even for its size. the added bindings on this shoe make it easy on and off and is worth the additional money compared to the silver series. the only part about them that I would like to see changed is the size of the heel spikes. they are fine for flat runs but when on an angle you feel some heel slide. but that is also do to the fact they are 37". but all around great shoe.