What Makes the MSR® Evo™ Snowshoe the Best Snowshoe?

You may not think about it when you strap your foot to a pair of brand new MSR Evo Snowshoes, but you’re stepping into a legendary technology that changed snowshoeing forever. And sure – lots of companies say stuff like that about everything from razors to garden widgets, but like so many MSR innovations over the years, there’s no hyperbole in calling the world’s first solid platform snowshoe a legit game changer. The History Bill Forrest was a prolific climber, inventor and no stranger to bringing game-changing ideas to life. By the time Bill passed in 2012 at the age of 73 (while doing what he loved–snowshoeing) he had left us with major contributions to the evolution of rock and ice climbing equipment and a few really bad-ass climbing achievements,…

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Video: MSR Snowshoe Traction

In this video we explore the superior traction technology that sets MSR snowshoes apart from the competition. Engineering 360-degree traction around the snowshoe’s edges, while maintaining lightweight performance, offers better grip and stability on traverses and steep climbs. Learn more about MSR snowshoe technology and the distinctions between our snowshoe models here.

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