Description: Tubbs Wilderness Snowshoes Blue/Gray
The Tubbs Wilderness Snowshoes are not only a sleek looking item, but a pair of snowshoes that take performance and comfort to new levels that only Tubbs technology can provide. For starters the RII Revolution Response technology makes these shoes extremely efficient with your energy, providing the perfect blend of flex and support to make even the craziest of hikes a bit tamer. Of course with the Fit-Step Frame also in place, the Wilderness Snowshoes are quite simply one of the best items on the market.
- RII Revolution Response: Energy efficient and effective, RII delivers shock absorbing lateral flex and quick side slope responsiveness to maintain a natural foot position in all conditions. Full step rotation allows the tail of the snowshoe to drop, shedding snow and allowing the toe crampon to bite deeply.
- Python Heel Crampon: The aggressive Python heel crampon, centered under the boot, delivers enhanced downhill braking traction.
- Fit-Step Frame: The innovative and biomechanical aluminum Fit-Step frame, designed with a slightly upturned, rounded tail, reduces muscular skeletal impact on hip, knee and ankle joints by 10%.
- 180 Binding: The easy to use 180 binding combines 'step in' convenience with the 3D fit that Tubbs' patented Control Wings provide. Gender specific, asymmetric bindings align the boot directionally as the contoured, padded upper provides pressure free support, a secure fit and added warmth.
- Cobra Crampon: The carbon steel Cobra toe crampon, located under the ball of the foot provides constant penetrating contact in variable snow conditions. Jagged tooth construction improves grip on packed snow and ice. SoftTec Decking: Tubbs SoftTec decking provides durable, lightweight flotation.
- Viper Heel Crampon: The Viper heel crampon with variable tooth height provides weighted traction, giving added stability and downhill braking.
|User Weight With Gear||Size|
|120 - 200 lbs.||25"|
|170 - 250 lbs.||30"|
|220 - 300 lbs.||36"|
Customer Reviews | Add Your Review!
I'm 6'1 and 225ish. I've rented this and the 119.00 version several times in sizes 30 and 36. To me there is very little difference other than the binding system. This one tightens up easy with a two handed tug outward and is super convenient. There are only a few more convenient bindings out there. The cramp ons are grippy and will keep your feet on the ground under most conditions. I find that for my body type the 30 model provides plenty of float and are a little easier to maneuver than the 36. I've never gone out with poles before, so I'd recommend the snowshoes instead of the kit package they are selling. But then again, there are some people out there who swear by them. I feel like if the snowshoes are fitted right you should be able to forget you have them on and just walk normally. So unless you normally hike with sticks or poles, snowshoes should be fine. I stick mainly to the backcountry and found them to be responsive and steady to unseen logs, holes, etc hidden under the powder. Float was pretty good. For me float is something you only appreciate when you go back and walk through that same area in regular boots. Then it seems like tedious tiring work, where with the shoes you were just hiking. Really it comes down to how important it is to have the easiest bindings. They are basically the same throughout the product line except for the binding system.