From fast ascents to remote traverses, DynaLock Ascent Poles keep snowshoers, mountaineers and splitboarders moving quickly on mountain objectives. Built of Kevlar-reinforced carbon fiber, these ultralight poles feature a quick-deploy design, and their tiny collapsed size fits inside alpine packs and travel bags. Equipped with our DynaLock mechanism, they offer 20 cm of length adjustability, and the ability to tighten the clamping force on the fly for no-slip security—perfect whether you’re bagging volcanoes or pushing hard from first light to last.
Packable:Quick-deploy design folds small to stash easily in smaller packs.
Secure Adjustment:20 cm of easy, rock-solid DynaLock™ adjustability with tool-free tensioning; anodized aluminum lever provides lasting durability.
Comfortable:EVA foam grip, plus lower grip for sidehilling or choking up on steep terrain.
Versatile:Winter and summer baskets included for four-season functionality.
Large: 120-140 CM Color: Carbon Weight: 1 lbs 1 oz Length min: 47 in Length max: 55 in Collapsed length: 17.5 in Material(s) Carbon
Classic Snowshoe Strap Kit - 18 in
Delivering added reach for big footwear like snowboard and large plastic boots, these 18-inch replacement straps work with all current MSR®PosiLock™bindings (not for PosiLock AT bindings) and all pre-2010 snowshoe bindings.
Includes: (2) 18 in. (46 cm) snowshoe binding straps
Classic Snowshoe Strap Kit - 12 in
Standard, 12-inch replacement straps for all current MSR®PosiLock™bindings (not for PosiLock AT bindings) and all pre-2010 snowshoe bindings.
Includes: (2) 12 in. ( 30 cm) snowshoe binding straps.
Great for worry-free packing and storage, this convenient, zippered bag is built from extra tough fabric to protect your snowshoes and the things you pack them in.
Easy-Carry:Hand and shoulder straps offer multiple carrying options.
Ventilated:Mesh panel and drain grommet maximize ventilation for long-term storage.
Pole Compatible:External hook and loop tabs carry one pair of snowshoe poles for added convenience.
Accommodates:One pair of snowshoes up to 25 in. (64 cm) plus internal sleeve for a pair of Modular Flotation Tails.
Size: 25 IN Color: Black Width (Standard): 12 in
Poles not included with bag
Evo Modular Flotation tails add 6" of on-demand flotation to any Evo snowshoe. Simply slide them on and twist down the adjustment knob for added flotation in deep snow, or when carrying a heavier pack.
Unrivaled Versatility:On-demand flotation allows you to select a smaller primary shoe for added agility in packed conditions.
Packable:Light and low-profile for easy packing on any trip.
Easy:Simple attachment system lets you attach and remove tails without removing shoes.
Size: 6 IN Color: Black Weight per pair (Standard): 12 oz Width (Standard): 7 in Length (Standard): 8 in Frame material(s): Plastic
The new Revo™ Modular Flotation Tails bring the advantage of our proprietary, adaptable flotation to our rugged ExoTract™ decks. Small and light enough to bring on any trip, you can take advantage of the agility of a smaller, primary snowshoe in packed conditions, while adding 5-inches (13cm) of flotation on-demand for deeper snow, or when carrying heavier packs.
Universal:Works with all Revo snowshoe models and lengths.
Packable:Light and low-profile for easy packing on any trip.
Easy:Simple attachment system with no moving parts lets you attach and remove tails without removing shoes; no tools required.
Color: Black Weight per pair (Standard): 10.5 oz Width (Standard): 7 in Length (Standard): 8 in Frame material(s): Plastic Deck material(s): Polypropylene
Kids' Tyker Snowshoes
A kid-sized version of MSR's strong, reliable Denali™ snowshoes, these easy-to-use snowshoes are intended for children who weigh up to 90 pounds (41 kg). They feature steel crampons and kid-friendly molded traction bars for great all-around traction and added safety.
Kid-Friendly Bindings:These secure bindings are designed for smaller, mitten-clad hands and can be used on most any footwear.
Parent-Friendly Traction:Molded traction bars take the place of steel to add safety without compromising essential traction.
Fits Wide Range of Sizes:Kids' shoe sizes 7.5–13.5 and adult sizes 1–4.5.
Weight per pair (Standard): 2 lbs 1 oz Weight (Standard): 2 lbs 4 oz Width (Standard): 6.5 in Length (Standard): 17 in Binding type: Tyker Televator: No Load (Standard): Up to 80 lbs Deck material(s): Polypropylene
Revo Explore Snowshoes
With the rugged ExoTract™deck as their foundation, Women’s Revo Explore snowshoes deliver confidence-inspiring performance underfoot, and bring the advanced comfort our new HyperLink™bindings, making them a top choice for winter hikers. The bindings’ new EVA foam cushions maximize comfort, while the redesigned ratchet system now makes getting in and out of them a breeze. With add-on Modular Floatation tails and the added support of Ergo Televators for steeper pitches, Revo Explore snowshoes are built for all-day adventures, both on the trail and off.
Women’s ExoTract Deck:Aggressive perimeter teeth of ExoTract deck and Pivot™ crampons provide advanced traction, especially on traverses and in challenging conditions.
HyperLink Binding:Easy-entry cradle with new EVA foam cushions for all-day comfort and a simplified two-strap ratchet system for even faster entry and exit. Includes macro-adjustment straps for comfort with a wider range of boot sizes.
All-Condition Adaptability:Add-on Modular Flotation tails allow you the maneuverability of a smaller, primary snowshoe with the added, on-demand flotation of optional, 5-inch (13-cm) tails.
Uphill Efficiency:Ergo™Televators reduce fatigue and increase traction on the steeps with an ergonomic design that engages with a flick of a pole grip.
22 IN Weight per pair (Standard): 3 lbs 14 oz Width (Standard): 8 in Length (Standard): 22 in Binding type: HyperLink Televator: Yes Load (Standard): Up to 180 lbs Load w/ tails (Standard): Up to 240 lbs Frame material(s): Martensite Steel Deck material(s): Polypropylene
Evo Ascent Snowshoes
Evo Ascent snowshoes are true all-around performers for those seeking to venture off-trail into more variable backcountry terrain. Their rugged UniBody™ decks provide workhorse durability and all-condition traction, while TriFit™ bindings enhance foot security on uneven slopes. When the going gets steep, built-in Televator heel lifts reduce calf fatigue to save precious energy. The evolution of our legendary Denali snowshoes, Evo Ascent snowshoes offer the quality and reliability of our finest snowshoes in an exceptional value for more aggressive winter hikers.
UniBody Traction:Steel traction rails and brake bars molded directly into snowshoe decks provide a secure grip.
Essential Security:TriFit bindings deliver ample, freeze-resistant and glove-friendly security, easily accommodating a wide range of footwear.
Uphill Efficiency:Televator heel lifts reduce fatigue and increase traction on the steeps, and are easily engaged with a glove-friendly pull tab.
All-Condition Adaptability:Modular Flotation tails allow you the maneuverability of a smaller shoe in packed conditions with the added, on-demand flotation of optional, 6-inch (15-cm) tails for powder or carrying heavier loads.
Size: 22 IN Weight per pair (Standard): 3 lbs 15 oz Width (Standard): 8 in Length (Standard): 22 in Binding type: TriFit Televator: Yes Footwear size range (Standard): 4.5 M - 15 M Load (Standard): Up to 180 lbs Load w/ tails (Standard): Up to 250 lbs Deck material(s): Polypropylene
Instead of pulling the ol' banana peel slip and eating it on icy trails, strap on the Kahtoola MICROspikes Traction System for instant footing and more graceful movement. Burly stainless steel cleats are connected by flex chains and an elastomer harness for a snug and secure fit and high performance traction.
With a new lower profile harness, eyelet reinforcements, and an integrated toe bale, these MICROspikes are the lightest and lowest profile version yet. A heel tab makes the system a breeze to get on or off, and a sturdy front bar holds it in place up front. Whether you're walking the dog, fishing on a frozen river, or doing that high-altitude hike to an icy peak, the MICROspikes help you keep your footing and prevent your butt from hitting the ground. And now the MICROspikes come with a tote sack so you have somewhere to store them when you get to lower elevations.
For backcountry binding adjustments and equipment repairs, the Binding Buddy is an indispensable tool.
Stores five bits in hollow handle
Weight : 120 g (4.2 oz)
Replacement straps and hardware for skins with STS tails or converting flat-tail skins.
Oversized Adjustable Tip Loop Cable
Clear, nylon-coated, swaged tip loop cables with steel edge protectors for use in our Adjustable Tip Loop hardware. Oversized cables with 95-125 mm adjustable range
Weight Per Pair: 14 g (0.5 oz)
At 19 inches long, the Black Diamond Ski Strap effectively holds together any pair of skis. This gloriously simple, stretchy strap may be BD's most versatile piece of gear-use it to strap a camera tripod to the outside of your pack, lash skis and poles together for a makeshift backcountry emergency sled, use two to secure your sticks to a car roof-the possibilities are endless. Snag a few and stash them in your ski packs and in your car. They always come in handy. Fits extra-wide to extra-skinny skis
Weight: 38 g (1.3 oz)
Glidelite Mohair Mix Custom STS Climbing Skins
Engineered for long approaches and extended ski tours where both packability and traction are paramount, the Black Diamond GlideLite Mohair Mix STS Skins feature an optimal blend of mohair and nylon with an updated BD Icon print. With a highly supple, packable design that's 40 g (1.4 oz) lighter than the comparable model of our Ascension skins, these skins bring the efficiency in any conditions. These skins feature precut lengths to fit your skis and make for quick, easy trimming. The patented STS tail system provides up to 10 cm of adjustability and adjustable tip attachment fits a wide range of ski tips.
Mix of 65% mohair and 35% nylon with updated BD Icon print.
More supple, 20% more packable and 40 g (1.4 oz) lighter than similar Ascension models
Patented STS adjustable tails provide 10 cm of length adjustment
Adjustable tip attachment to fit a wide range of ski tip shapes
Ultralite Mix STS Climbing Skins
From mid-week dawn patrols to remote ski expeditions, the Black Diamond UltraLite Mix STS skins are ideal for when efficiency and packability are essential. Built with a mohair-nylon mix and a completely updated construction that makes them 20% lighter and more packable, the UltraLite Mix STS provide the perfect balance of lightweight glide and uphill traction. An innovative Dynex™ and aluminum LT tip loop provides a secure and field-replaceable connection, while our reliable STS tail attachment allows for up to 10 cm of adjustment.
Mix of 65% mohair and 35% nylon
Redesigned construction is 20% lighter and more packable
Ultralight, field-replaceable Dynex™ and aluminum tip loops fit wide range of ski tip shapes
Patented STS tails provide 10 cm of length adjustment
STS tail allows for easy adjustment between different skis or one-and-done tensioning
Weight Per Pair: 586 g (1 lb 4 oz)
Evo Trail Snowshoes
The classic Evo snowshoes remain a favorite of snowshoers around the world, delivering MSR’s legendary dependability, built for the trail. With traction bars molded into its UniBody deck, it offers the essential grip needed for even modest slopes in less than ideal conditions. MSR holds it to the same standard for stability and control, and the weather-resistant, DuoFit™binding delivers that in spades on rolling terrain, making this the hands-down best value going for trail walking and all-condition day use.
Unibody Traction: Steel traction rails and brake bars molded directly into snowshoe decks provide a secure and lasting grip.
Essential Security: DuoFit™ bindings deliver ample, freeze-proof and glove-friendly security, easily accommodating a wide range of footwear.
All-Condition Adaptability: Modular Flotation tails allow you the maneuverability of a smaller shoe in packed conditions with the added, on-demand flotation of optional, 6-inch (15-cm) tails for powder or carrying heavier loads.
Weight: 3lb 9oz
Dimensions: 8 x 22 in Footwear Size Range: 4.5 to 15 men's
Contact Strap Crampon
Designed for ice and snow travel, the lightweight Black Diamond Contact crampon is ideal for mountaineers, skiers and hikers. Its stainless steel construction won't rust and avoids environmentally toxic coatings that wear off in the mountains. The compact, 10-point design offers easy walking, while the fast-adjust attachment system accommodates almost any footwear. ABS plates included.
Distinctive stainless steel construction doesn't rust, is more durable, resists snow balling and saves weight
New lower-profile fit for better contact with modern boots
Flexible toe strap fits most footwear
Compact and easy to use
Includes dual-density ABS
Weight Per Pair:[Strap] 808 g (1 lb 13 oz) Size:One size fits 36-46. 46+ will require our long center bar. Materials:Stainless steel
XLC Nanotech Auto Crampons
The XLC Nanotech features the same lightweight materials and construction as the hyperlight XLC crampons with the addition of innovative Sandvik Nanoflex® steel reinforcements on the front points for increased durability, strength, and penetration on hard ice and snow. Automatic bindings offer the most secure fit for rigid boots with full toe and heel welts, including A/T and telemark boots.The most sophisticated mountaineering crampons in the world
Sandvik Nanoflex® stainless steel reinforcements on the front points
3-D pressed frame maximizes strength and performance
Automatic bindings fit most technical mountaineering and telemark boots
CC4U wear indicators on the side points show when it is time for replacement
New dynamic anti-balling plates and carrying case included
STAFF PICK: ZACH The XLC Nanotech Crampon has been my go to for years regarding tackling big ski mountaineering lines in RMNP. I love them because of their compatibility and their ultra light and minimalist nature when on your boot. The steel front points and the aluminum body are the perfect pair.
Corsa Nanotech Ice Axe
The most advanced mountaineering ice axe on the market. Employs the same 7075-T6 aluminum alloy as the hyperlight Corsa, but features innovative Sandvik Nanoflex® steel reinforcements on the pick and spike. The steel components dramatically increase the durability and strength of these critical points without significantly increasing the weight of the axe. In addition, the Corsa Nanotech has an aggressive single-curve shaft that provides better clearance without interfering with walking or plunging performance. Can be fit with either the sliding leash (1305) for mountaineering or the Alpina leash (1304) for alpine climbing.The second lightest ice axe in the world!
Sandvik Nanoflex® steel pick and spike for durability and strength
Ideal for snow travel and self arrest
Can be used as an anchor for glacier rescue and traversing cornices
Nylon spike plug on all lengths keeps ice out of shaft
Optional sliding leash (1305) easily attaches to shaft
Raven Ice Axe with Grip
The Black Diamond Raven Ice Axe with Grip takes a classic mountaineer's piolet and adds a lower grip and a Slider Leash for increased security and versatility. The aluminum shaft and investment-cast stainless steel head provide durable, classic functionality-whether you're plunging up a snowy chute or traversing a jagged crevasse field. The comfortable dual-density grip increases holding power for icy steps and short steep sections where you need to use the axe like a modern ice tool.
Durable, aircraft-grade aluminum shaft
Investment-cast, one-piece stainless steel head with a large hole for a carabiner
Comfortable, dual-density molded grip
Pick's curve and teeth engineered for secure self-arresting
Equipped with Slider Leash
Head: Stainless steel Shaft: Aluminum Grip: Dual-density Weight With Leash: 505 g (1 lb 2 oz)