Snowshoes

If you are planning to go hiking in the wintertime, you'll probably need a pair of snowshoes. This professional footwear is also available at 2ski-glisse.ch.

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  • Snowshoes 302 Freeze : A sophisticated model fitted with an ultra-simple size adjustment system and two self-gripping tightening straps, it offers excellent traction through its 3D design, 6 crampons and front teeth. It’s got everything the big boys have. Learn More

    Regular Price: CHF100.00

    Special Price CHF90.00

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    Snowshoes 302 Freeze : A sophisticated model fitted with an ultra-simple size adjustment system and two self-gripping tightening straps, it offers excellent traction through its 3D design, 6 crampons and front teeth. It’s got everything the big boys have. Learn More
  • Snowshoes 305 & 325 TOUR : These offer the same characteristics as the 305/325 Tour Grip, but without the grips. For experienced snowshoe walkers. Learn More

    Regular Price: CHF210.00

    Special Price CHF189.00

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    Snowshoes 305 & 325 TOUR : These offer the same characteristics as the 305/325 Tour Grip, but without the grips. For experienced snowshoe walkers. Learn More
  • Snowshoes SYMBIOZ HYPERFLEX ACCESS : The highly structured frame, toe crampon and 8 studs give the Symbioz Access very good grip. They are designed for winter walkers who are seeking a completely natural stride. Learn More

    Regular Price: CHF270.00

    Special Price CHF220.00

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    Snowshoes SYMBIOZ HYPERFLEX ACCESS : The highly structured frame, toe crampon and 8 studs give the Symbioz Access very good grip. They are designed for winter walkers who are seeking a completely natural stride. Learn More
  • Raquettes à neige HIGHLANDER ORIGINAL : Le modèle HIGHLANDER ORIGINAL s’adresse au randonneur de niveau avancé à expert. Apprivoisé dès les premiers pas, il tient ses promesses d’accroche, de portance et de sécurité grâce aux serrages précis et fins pour une bonne tenue du pied. Idéal pour une exploration sans limite des versants sauvages !

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    Regular Price: CHF280.00

    Special Price CHF230.00

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    Raquettes à neige HIGHLANDER ORIGINAL : Le modèle HIGHLANDER ORIGINAL s’adresse au randonneur de niveau avancé à expert. Apprivoisé dès les premiers pas, il tient ses promesses d’accroche, de portance et de sécurité grâce aux serrages précis et fins pour une bonne tenue du pied. Idéal pour une exploration sans limite des versants sauvages !

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  • Raquettes à neige Symbioz Hyperflex Original : L'ensemble des technologies concentrées dans la Symbioz Original (de la fixation précise et enveloppante au concept Hyperflex) facilite la sécurité, le confort de marche naturel et gomme les aspérités du terrain. Apprivoiser la montagne devient un jeu d’enfant !

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    Regular Price: CHF300.00

    Special Price CHF250.00

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    Raquettes à neige Symbioz Hyperflex Original : L'ensemble des technologies concentrées dans la Symbioz Original (de la fixation précise et enveloppante au concept Hyperflex) facilite la sécurité, le confort de marche naturel et gomme les aspérités du terrain. Apprivoiser la montagne devient un jeu d’enfant !

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In the past, snowshoes were essential tools for anyone who lived in areas of deep and frequent snowfall. This equipment still remained necessary for people who must be able to reach places inaccessible by motorized vehicles because of deep snow.

 

However, snowshoes are mainly used today just for recreation. Snowshoeing, a form of hiking, is easy to learn. In good conditions, it turns to be safe and inexpensive recreational activity for all members of a family.

 

But what actually is a snowshoe? It is a special type of footwear for walking over snow. Snowshoes work by distributing the weight of the wearer over a larger surface. Thanks to that, the person's foot does not sink into the snow, which allows hiking even in deep snow conditions.

 

To give the proper flotation, snowshoes need to be adjusted to the kind of sport that you want to use them for. Basically, snowshoes are divided into three types:

- aerobic (or running) snowshoes, which are small and light; not meant for backcountry use,

- recreational snowshoes, which are a little bit larger; intended for walks of 3–5 miles (4.8–8.0 km),

- mountaineering snowshoes, which are the largest; used by enthusiasts of serious hill-climbing and long-distance, off-trail trips.

 

Besides, while choosing snowshoes, an important factor becomes the weight of the user. Many manufacturers include weight-based flotation ratings for their product. The heavier the person, the larger surface the snowshoe should have. Users need to remember also about the weight of equipment that they will carry.

 

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