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Faber Sommet Snowshoe [Max 260Lbs]

$199.99 CAD $269.99 CAD

The Faber Sommet Snowshoe was created by blending the premiere features of our running & backcountry snowshoes in order to bring you the lightest mountaineering snowshoe on the market. The Sommet comes equipped with a superior binding, our lightest frame and decking combination, our best heel lifter and burly crampons. This snowshoe is built for day hikes in mountainous conditions and fitness hikes on icy and unpredictable terrain. 
If you get out on the mountainside often and you need the lightest possible snowshoe with the great traction and a heel lifter, the Sommet is the snowshoe for you!

IDEAL FOR: Fitness, All-Mountain

FRAME: Grey Colour

  • Powder Coating Frame reduces snow sticking
  • Light weight yet strong 3/4" 6063-T832 Cambered aluminum frame increases flotation & rebound action  
  • U-Frame Open; curved open rear end avoids dragging effect while walking.

DECKING: New "WTD" Wing Traction Decking is lightweight & sturdy.

  • XLarge Sizing for optimal traction with less weight... while running
  • Cool white decking accents the wing traction design.
  • CNC Cut with double claws to each wing with "Active Crampons"
  • Low temperature impact copolymer plastic that is cold & shock resistant.
  • Sturdiness is due to the decking wing torsion, giving extra traction & creating exit holes for snow
  • Resistant to -40f [-40c] Temperature Rating 

PIVOT SYSTEM: SPORT PIVOT + STOPPER 

  • Suspended Sport Pivot with full rotation plus stopper, made of a carbon steel rod (twice as strong and 40 % lighter than stainless steel).
  • 2 rivets attachment point
  • Rotation limited at 70 degree to avoid contact with shine bone and ease backward steps and jumps over obstacles
  • Lighter steps by partial lift of the snowshoe and discharge of snow from deck
  • Minimum toe lift required to exit snow in off trail condition
  • Good lateral control, heel stays centered on the snowshoe
  • Suspension offering flexibility for comfort of the ankle
  • Optimizes crampons traction. 

BINDING: QUATRO 3ZE 360°

  • 3 Lever Zenith buckles for easy in and out
  • 4 points toe box for better lateral control
  • Optimum fit and control by the 360° action of the back strap
  • 5.5" double density foot plate + 5" double density heel plate for better grip on the boot sole
  • Heel plate includes easy to use heel lifter
  • Our best binding for high mountain
  • 3 Zenith buckles with nylon webbing for fast, precise and light adjustment
  • Concave toe box for good lateral control
  • Zenith buckle + adjustable rubber coated webbing back strap, easy to use and precise
  • 3" Foot plate
  • Binding designed to fit small boots for maximum comfort, lightness and efficiency.

CRAMPONS: Provide Optimum Traction, light and durable

  • Material: Tempered steel
  • Front Claw: FC-9S; 9 teeth, tempered steel with powder coating, 15 x 10 x 3 cm.
  • Heel Claw: HC-8S; 8 teeth, tempered steel with powder coating, 13 x 10 x 2,25 cm
  • Extra Lateral traction + Active Traction Wings for superior grip.

Made In Canada! Since 1870.
Faber 150 years of Tradition & Development

 

  • TYPE: High Tech Wing Traction Decking Running Snowshoe
  • MODEL: SO 822
  • SHAPE: Elongated Bearpaw
  • WEIGHT: 3.55 lbs [1.61 kg]
  • SIZE: 8" x 26" [20cm x 66cm]
  • CAPACITY: 260 lbs. [117.94 kg.]
  • FOOTWEAR: Should fit all sizes; Trail Shoes, Winter Footwear
  • RECOMMENDED FOR: 50% Trail 50% Off Trail
  • TERRAIN: Trails, Not recommended for Powder Snow.
  • ACTIVITY: High Mountain Snowshoeing, Running on Packed Trails Only
  • CONDITION: All, best on packed, crust & iced snow for Running.
  • WARRANTY: 3 YEAR GUARANTEE

GUIDELINE FOR SIZE SELECTION:  

  • When choosing your snowshoe be sure you factor; User weight + footwear, clothing & the weight of your pack & gear!