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MSR Lightning Flotation Tail - 5 inch

Item #: 71507

Our Price: $59.95




Lightning Modular Flotation Tails bring the advantage of MSR's proprietary, adaptable flotation to the elite 360° Traction™ frames. 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.
  • On-demand flotation allows you to select a smaller primary shoe for added agility in packed conditions.
  • Light and low-profile for easy packing on any trip.
  • Simple attachment system with no moving parts lets you attach and remove tails without removing shoes.

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  • Q:

    Do these work on MSR Lightning snow shoes that are older and do not have the little hooks on top of the aluminum rails on the snow shoes.
    Asked on 1/9/2014 by Alpine Time from Juneau, AK

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      These tails will not work on an older model of the MSR Lightning snowshoe. In order for the tails to attach you will need the little hooks.

      Answered on 1/10/2014 by Matt from Campmor
  • Q:

    Is the unit quantity, and unit price, for a pair?
    Asked on 11/5/2013 by J-Row

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      The MSR Lightning Flotation Tail-5 inch is sold as a pair.

      Answered on 11/7/2013 by Bob from Campmor
  • Q:

    I have the MSR Lightning Ascent about 2 yrs old. Can I add the flotation tails? Do I need to put adaptors on the frame?
    Asked on 5/23/2011 by Jim from Denville NJ

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      These tail extensions are only good for Ascents made 2010 and 2011. There is a cut out on the 2010 and 2011 models. These will not work for models previous to 2010.

      Answered on 5/24/2011 by Steve from Campmor
  • Q:

    How much does a pair of these weigh?
    Asked on 3/5/2011 by Tim from Alaska

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      Pair of tails weighs 11 oz.

      Answered on 3/7/2011 by Steve from Campmor
  • Q:

    will this product, MSR Lightning Flotation Tail fit on an MSR Lightning Axis 22 inch snow shoe for women?
    Asked on 2/18/2011 by Richard from New Jersey

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      Yes, the MSR Lightning Flotation Tail will fit the MSR Lightning Axis 22 inch snowshoe for women.

      Answered on 2/21/2011 by Bob from Campmor
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