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After test driving the Yukon Charlies Elite Spin snowshoe I have no reservations calling it a fantastic workhorse of a snowshoe. I’ve thrown it around in all different conditions and every time it has excelled and provided a fantastic experience. Check out Yukon Charlie’s Elite Spin snowshoe review below!


Exclusive frame bending process makes this our strongest and most torsionally rigid frame we have ever offered

I’m not gentle with my equipment. I’ve used and abused these snowshoes and they keep on trucking. Hidden logs, rocks and obstacles have all graced the bottoms and frame of these shoes and they have held up fantastically.

Our SPIN™ by Northwave dial binding system provides a snug, secure fit with easy dial in tension. The upgraded rear heel strap makes getting in and out as easy as ever

I love spin binding systems. I have them on my snowboard boots and the technology transfers fantastically to snowshoes. No more fumbling around with cold fingers trying to strap your feet in.

Integrated heel lift and rear heel plate system keeps your heel centered and allows you to quickly alleviate calf strain and fatigue on steeper inclines

These were my first pair of snowshoes with a heel lift and let me tell you it makes a world of difference. The steepest sections always seem to be at the end of your hikes when you’re most tired. Click these up and it’s a second wind pushing you to the finish.

MOUNTAIN CLAW™ crampon, made from forged steel

I live on the self proclaimed “ice coast” and these snowshoes provide fantastic grip on hardpack and ice. Slippery steps are conquered easily with this crampon.

These snowshoes provide excellent float in the deep snow. I weight 170lbs and with a full pack plus a snowboard the 8”x 25” size works fantastically. I would have no hesitation recommending these shoes to anyone looking for a well rounded do anything snowshoe.

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