Why are MSR snowshoes out of stock?

Why are MSR snowshoes out of stock?

Why is there a national delay of snowshoes? MSR is the leading snowshoe manufacture of snowshoes in the United States. In late November we were notified that MSR was having production delays because of a worldwide shortage of raw material.

How do I choose my MSR snowshoes?

Choose your snowshoes based first on the terrain you plan on being in most often. The Trail Series is best suited to flat or rolling terrain, the Explore Series excels at off-trail travel and puts a priority on comfort and fast, easy use. And the Ascent Series is perfect for more serious mountain travel.

What size MSR Snowshoes do I need?

Snowshoe users who weigh 160-260 lbs will need a 30″ snowshoe, while those who weigh 180-300 lbs will need a snowshoe between 35″ and 36″ or an MSR snowshoe with flotation tails….Snowshoe Sizing.

Weight: Length:
80-160 lbs 21-23 inches
120-200 lbs 25-27 inches
150-260 lbs 30 inches
180-300+ 35-36 inches

Is there a weight limit for snowshoes?

They are rated for the weight of the person. 20 inch youth models go up to maximum of 80 pounds, 21 inch snowshoes go up to 125 pounds, 22 inch go up to 150 pounds, 25 inch are rated up to 175 pounds, 30 inch shoes go up to 220 pounds, and 35 or 36 inch snowshoes are rated for over 220 pounds.

Why are snowshoes sold out everywhere?

“They sold out here pretty early (in the winter),” said an employee at Gander Outdoors in Cicero. “With the pandemic, a lot of people are stuck in their homes and they just want to do something to get outdoors. Things like snowshoeing and ice fishing are fun activities where you can stay socially distant from others.”

How important is a heel lift on snowshoes?

What is a heel lift? It’s an optional feature for your snowshoes, which adds 2 inches of platform under your heel and makes climbing more efficient, comfortable (by reducing the strain on your calf muscles), and improves traction.

Which MSR Snowshoes are best?

The Lightning Ascent above may be MSR’s top snowshoe in terms of performance, but the Evo Trail is an outstanding value and remains a favorite year after year.

What happens if your snowshoes are too small?

What happens if your snowshoes are too small? Getting a snowshoe that is small on you is even worse than getting one too big, and the reason is that it will not let you walk at all. If the snowshoe is too small for you, it will not provide enough surface area coverage to keep you suspended near the snow.

What happens if you wear snowshoes too small?

Where are MSR snowshoes made?

Where are MSR snowshoes made? The employees of MSR proudly build every snowshoe we make. Snowshoes sold in North America and Japan are built in our factory in the US, while those sold in Europe have some final assembly done in our Cork, Ireland facility.