Redfeather Gear Guide

REDFEATHER Brand Overview

Redfeather Snowshoes is located in La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA. They are one of the few brands that are completely handcrafted in the USA. Also, Redfeather Snowshoes is owned by a non-profit company called ORC Industries. The sole purpose of ORC Industries is to provide job opportunities to people with disabilities. A minimum of 75% of their workforce is comprised of people with physical and mental disabilities.

They also offer the Redfeather Snowshoe School Fitness Program that is provided free to schools who use their program as a way to get kids moving in the winter and help combat the rates of rising childhood obesity.

Think about these contributions the next time you get on your Redfeather snowshoes. Not only did you get a great pair of snowshoes, they are also a great company looking to do a lot of good in the world.

REDFEATHER Snowshoes

Redfeather has been making and improving snowshoes for the last 30 years. They were the first to introduce the V-Tail design in snowshoes in 1988. They also were the first to produce snowshoes specifically built for women and a snowshoe just for kids. When thinking about Redfeather snowshoes, it’s best to think about the tried and true. Their snowshoes are built for wide variety of interests and requirements and have been tested heavily. Expect them to hold up to the abuse as you can use them on your day trips or backcountry adventures.

Check out the Redfeather Size Guide to determine what size is right for you. Use the links below to find the snowshoes available for the season.

Men’s Snowshoes
Women’s Snowshoes
Youth Snowshoes
Specialty Snowshoes
Snowshoe Accessories
Additional Snow Accessories

Men’s Snowshoes

Men’s Hike™

The Hike snowshoe is built to accommodate for the wider stride of a man’s walking gait and it is Redfeather’s most popular recreational hiking snowshoe. The Live Action Hinge lifts the tail with every step for added mobility and speed. The SV2 Binding System has a rugged design with a one-pull strap for quick-adjustments, which ensures a secure fit and superior lateral support. The aluminum front and rear crampons give stability, while the vinyl shields help to shed snow and ice. The powder coated 6000 series aircraft aluminum frame provides strength and endurance. The Hike snowshoe comes in four different sizes to accommodate for weight, height and the depth of snow.

Available with red or green frame and black decking, $149.95
Recommended weight with gear: up to 175 lbs
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Hike™ Kit

The Hike kit includes one pair of Redfeather Snowshoes, a durable nylon draw string tote, and a set of 3-Section poles with snow bails and rubber trekking tips for the summer months.

The Hike is Redfeather’s most popular recreational hiking snowshoe, due to the Redfeather Live Action Hinge that lifts the tail of the snowshoe with every step for added mobility and speed. The SV2 Binding System has a rugged design with a quick-adjust one-pull strap that ensures a secure fit and superior lateral support. Aluminum front and rear crampons for stability with vinyl shields shed snow and ice, and a powder coated 6000 series aircraft aluminum frame provides strength and endurance no matter the terrain. The Hike for Men is proudly crafted by hand in America.

Available with a red or green frame and black decking, $189.95
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Trek™

Trek snowshoes is a fitness series snowshoe and comes with the SV2 Binding, which provides a comfortable, secure and easy on and off binding, and features a one pull handle for quick adjustment.

The Trek’s Live Action Hinge lifts the tail of the shoe from the snow with every step for added mobility and speed. Our 6000 Series Aircraft Aluminum V-tail is designed for exceptional maneuverability in deeper snow.  Aluminum front and rear crampons are for stability, with vinyl shields to shed snow and ice. The aggressive toe and heel design ensures maximum enjoyment with each step on all terrains. Our Rip Stop Vinyl decking provides superior puncture and abrasion resistance that stays soft in sub-zero temperatures.

Available in 25″, 30″ or 35″, $189.95
Recommended weight with gear: up to 175 lbs
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Trek™ Kit

The Trek snowshoe kit includes one pair of Redfeather Snowshoes that comes with a durable polycanvas mesh-front, zip-closed carry bag, and a set of 3-Section poles with snow bails and rubber trekking tips for the summer months.

The SV2 Binding provides a comfortable and secure, easy on and off binding which features a one pull handle for quick adjustment.

The Live Action Hinge lifts the tail of the shoe from the snow with every step for added mobility and speed. Our 6000 Series Aircraft Aluminum V-tail is designed for exceptional maneuverability in deeper snow. Aluminum front and rear crampons are for stability, with vinyl shields to shed snow and ice. The aggressive toe and heel design ensures maximum enjoyment with each step on all terrains. Our Rip Stop Vinyl decking provides superior puncture and abrasion resistance that stays soft in sub-zero temperatures.

Available with orange frame and black decking and choice of aluminum crampon or powder coated crampon, $229.95
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Women’s Snowshoes

Women’s Hike™

Women’s Hike snowshoe is one of Redfeather’s most popular snowshoes and is part of the recreational series. This shoe is built specifically for a woman’s stride which features a narrowed Western Roundtail for superior flotation, and a Live Action Hinge for added mobility and speed. The Women’s Hike™ was designed to provide a snowshoeing experience that is easy on a woman’s hips, knees and joints. Because a woman has a slightly narrower stride than a man, Redfeather created the framework of this snowshoe to be in harmony with that narrow stride. Aluminum front and rear crampons are for stability, with vinyl shields to shed snow and ice. The result is a woman’s snowshoe that will provide hour after hour of hiking and recreational snowshoeing enjoyment. The SV2 Binding System ensures a secure fit and superior lateral support.

Available in 22″, 25″ or 30″ with red or green frame and black decking, $149.95
Recommended weight with gear: up to 150 lbs
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Hike Women’s™ Kit

The Hike Women’s kit includes one pair of Redfeather Snowshoes that comes with a durable nylon draw string tote, and a set of 3-Section poles with snow bails and rubber trekking tips for the summer months.

One of Redfeather’s most popular snowshoes and built specifically for a woman’s stride, the Hike™ for Women features a narrowed Western Roundtail for superior flotation, and a Live Action Hinge for added mobility and speed. The Women’s Hike™ was designed to provide a snowshoeing experience that is easy on a woman’s hips, knees and joints. Because a woman has a slightly narrower stride than a man, Redfeather created the framework of this snowshoe to be in harmony with that narrow stride. The result is a woman’s snowshoe that will provide hour after hour of hiking and recreational snowshoeing enjoyment. The SV2 Binding System ensures a secure fit and superior lateral support.

Available with red or green frame and black decking, $189.95
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Pace™

The Pace snowshoe offers a narrower design to accommodate an average woman’s stride and is part of the fitness series. In addition, the Live-Action Hinge lifts the tail of the shoe from the snow for added mobility and speed. Also the SV2 Binding provides a comfortable, secure, easy on and off binding and features a one pull handle for quick-adjustment.

Most noteworthy is the 6000 Series Aircraft Aluminum V-tail because it is designed for exceptional maneuverability in deeper snow. Another important addition is the Aluminum front and rear crampons which provide stability due to the ice shields to shed snow and ice. Lastly the Rip Stop Vinyl decking provides superior puncture and abrasion resistance that stays soft in sub-zero temperatures.

Available in 21″, 25″ or 30″ with teal or purple frame and white decking, $189.95
Recommended weight with gear: up to 125 lbs
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Pace™ Kit

The Pace Snowshoe kit includes one pair of Redfeather Snowshoes, a durable front zip-closed carry bag and a set of 3-Section poles. The kit also includes snow bails and rubber trekking tips for the summer months.

The Pace Snowshoe has a V-tail design for exceptional maneuverability, especially in deeper snow. In addition, the Pace Snowshoe is specifically built to accommodate the different strides of the average woman.

First of all, the SV2 Binding provides a comfortable, secure, easy on and off binding which features a one pull handle for quick-adjustment. This binding also has a Live Action Hinge which lifts the tail of the shoe from the snow while adding mobility and speed. The Sure Grip crampon system is stainless steel and has a powder coated front and rear crampon to shed snow and ice. The Rip Stop Vinyl decking provides superior resistance from punctures or abrasions and stays soft in sub-zero temperatures.

Available in 21″, 25″ or 30″ with purple or teal frame and white decking, $229.95
Recommended weight with gear: up to 175 lbs
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Youth Snowshoes

Elf™

The Elf snowshoe is designed for the 5 to 9 year old and looks “just like Mom and Dad’s snowshoes.” In fact, the Elf snowshoe has many of the features built in to our adult snowshoes. This 17” western roundtail design provides great stability on the snow, while the Live Action Hinge provides all the agility and mobility any kid could hope for.

The Youth Binding is a flexible and secure binding which features lateral support, quick adjusting, mid section and heel straps. Our aluminum front and rear crampons have superior bite for traction and stability. The Rip Stop Vinyl decking provides superior puncture and abrasion resistance that stays soft in sub-zero temperatures.

Available with purple or teal frame and white deck OR green frame and black deck, $79.95
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Flashtrax™

Amp up the romping in the snow by making “monster paw” prints and lighting up with every step. Each step sets off an array of brightly colored LED lights in the FlashTrax toes, making snowshoeing something kids will never tire of.

The bindings are flexible and secure which feature lateral support, adjustable mid-section and heel straps. The bindings stay snug and are ergonomically placed to fit a child’s stride.

Brightly colored molded plastic decks in dark blue decking with green bindings, and light blue decking with pink bindings. With Motion Active lights you will not only be leaving your trail of “monster paws”, but you will also be lighting up every step.

Recommended for 3-7 year olds, $49.95
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Snowpaw™

Make Bigfoot tracks! SnowPaws are shaped like a bear paw and leave tracks in the snow. Complete with easy-on, easy-off binding. Great tracks mean lots to do and games to play and they finally get to go snowshoeing without a kicking, drooling load on your back. If you are shopping for kids’ snowshoes, then this is a perfect fit. Not only does this mean the little rascal can walk on his own, but with these snowshoes your kids just may be able to keep up with you. Less work, more fun.

Available in dark blue and green OR light blue and pink, $29.95
Recommended for 3-7 year olds
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Specialty Snowshoes

Conquest™

Backpacker Magazine voted the Conquest snowshoe as “The Best Snowshoe Bargain”. This snowshoe is part of the recreational series. Injection molded with a rugged, stand up design for easy entry and exit. The summit binding features three straps for stability and comfort while avoiding pinch points.

The stainless steel powder coated Crampon System sheds snow and ice, and the Summit Binding provides for easy entry and egress. The Live Action Hinge lifts the tail of the snowshoe with each step to create an extremely mobile, agile snowshoe.

Available in 25″ and black or silver design, $99.95
Recommended weight with gear: up to 220 lbs
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Vapor™

The Redfeather Vapor snowshoe is a winter runner’s dream. Our lightest snowshoe, the Vapor is the choice of champion snowshoe racers. Handcrafted in the USA and supports up to 190 lbs. of total weight. The raised V-tail design enhances a runner’s stride and has an ultra light cross country binding. The Live Action Hinge improves mobility and speed, along with a feather-light frame and crampon system made with aircraft aluminum. The Rip Stop Deck stays supple in cold temps and comes with a limited warranty.

Available in 21″ and with neon green frame, $249.95
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Snowflake™

Blitzen Roundtail Snowshoe:
• Snowflake Snowshoe for men and women has a Roundtail styled tail
• Sizes: 25” for women or 30” for men
• Live Action Hinge for great mobility
• Summit Binding, “stand up” design that’s easy on-easy off
• TX 35 Rip Stop Vinyl Deck with special snowflake graphic
Sure Grip Powder-Coated Stainless Steel Crampon System

Dasher V-Tail Snowshoe:
• Youth size: 22” (up to 125 lb.)
• Live Action Hinge for great mobility
• Summit Binding, “stand up” design that’s easy on-easy off
• TX 35 Rip Stop Vinyl Deck with special snowflake graphic
Aluminum crampon system

Available in snowflake design, $99.95- $134.95
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Y2

It’s time to send the kids outside for some snowflake stomping fun! The Y2 Snowshoe is just what they need to make it happen! This V-tail has all the features we build into every Redfeather snowshoe in a very “kid friendly” design. The Y-2 supports up to 125 lbs.

The SV2 Bindings provide comfortable, secure, easy on and off bindings that features a one pull handle for quick-adjustment. The Live Action Hinge lifts the tail of the snowshoe with each step for added mobility and speed. The aluminum crampons and 6000 Series Aircraft Aluminum frame are the same high quality that can be found in the adult size snowshoes from Redfeather. The Rip Stop Vinyl decking will take miles and miles of snow stomping fun! The strap color of the shoes may vary.

Available with aluminum frame and white decking, $94.95
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Snowshoe Accessories

Here is the list of Redfeather snowshoeing accessories. If you have a pair of Redfeather snowshoes or are looking to buy a pair, check them out.

Epic Snowshoe Binding
The Epic Binding System is the strongest binding built with two injection molded racketing bands that hold the foot down over the top in two places. A third ratcheting band around the back of the foot keeps the foot securely in the binding system. The snowshoer’s foot surface stands on a high impact polymer studded plate for even more stability. Redfeather Bindings sold in pairs, $74.95

Summit Snowshoe Binding
The Summit Snowshoe Binding is the featured binding on the Pace, Trek, and Conquest. This binding combines durability with simplicity with three supple yet durable straps that cross over the top of the foot and cinch in to the steel buckle along with a fourth strap that crosses behind the foot to secure stability. The flexible polyurethane sides of the binding system stay supple no matter what the temperature might be. The Summit binding comes in two sizes, $49.95

SV2 Snowshoe Binding
The SV2 Snowshoe Binding is the featured binding for the Pace, Hike and Y2 Snowshoes. This binding combines comfort, security and ease with a one pull handle for quick adjustment and a quick release back strap for easy exit. The flexible polyurethane straps of the binding stay supple no matter what the temperature might be, $54.95

Thunderbolt Kit
The Thunderbolt “binding-less” kit is a connection system for running shoe adaption.  Call our Redfeather customer service to find out if this feature is right for your purpose, $18.95

Ultra Snowshoe Binding
The Ultra Snowshoe Binding is an ultra lightweight, “Z” style binding system made for Redfeather Snowshoes. The nylon straps cross the top of the foot in three places and adjusts with only two simple pulls. It also features an injection molded ratchet system for a secure and stable fit on the back of the foot. The sides of the Ultra Binding System are raised and textured to eliminate lateral movement of the foot while providing more stability and comfort. The semi-rigid injection molded polyurethane can retain suppleness in cold weather, $59.95

Youth 2 Snowshoe Binding
The Youth 2 Snowshoe Binding is specifically designed for ease of use, with an easy in and out access binding. Made from polyurethane, the binding wraps around the foot with a cinch strap at the top of the foot and another behind the foot for stability, $44.95

Powder-Coated Aluminum Crampon, $14.95
Eagle Front Crampon– light weight and durable for icy conditions and deep snow, $26.95
Sure Grip Front Crampon– light weight and durable for icy conditions and deep snow, $14.95
Snowshoe Heel Lift– most helpful when climbing steeper terrain, $29.95
Sure Grip Rear Talon, $10.95
Snowshoe Bags

Additional Snow Accessories & Outdoor Gear

Three Section Trekking Poles
Jackets
Hats

For all the gear listed here, check out Redfeather Snowshoes website.

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