About Komperdell Alpinist Snowshoes - 30"
Closeouts. Exercise and adventure in the winter months begins with a pair of Komperdell Alpinist snowshoes. They're designed for rugged conditions with hard-wearing decking, and lightweight, anodized-aluminum frames.
Specs about Komperdell Alpinist Snowshoes - 30"
- Weight capacity: 220 lb.
- Frame material: Aluminum
- Decking material: Hypalon®
- Crampon material: Stainless steel
- Weight: 4 lb. 12 oz.
- Dimensions: 30 x 9"
- Recommended use: Rolling terrain,Flat terrain
- Made in Taiwan, Republic of China
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Most Helpful 5-Star Review
Verified Buyer Reviewed by Adventure4 from washington on Friday, February 2, 2018This is a great addition to our outdoor gear. Strong and sturdy, easy to get on and lightweight. My husband is happy for the ability to get outside more.
Verified Buyer Reviewed by kristinreinink from holland, mi on Thursday, November 9, 2017looking forward to Michigan snowshoeing
Verified Buyer Reviewed by DonaldP from Colorado on Wednesday, November 1, 2017General construction was fine. Boot latching mechanism was lacking IMHO. Returned and went with the Tubbs.
Verified Buyer Reviewed by JTK from Idaho on Saturday, October 14, 2017Bindings aren't as nice as I hoped but good overall snowshoes
Verified Buyer Reviewed by J.Pecora from Montana on Tuesday, January 24, 2017I am a professional photographer and outdoor enthusiast who recently moved to East Glacier Montana from Pennsylvania.
It is colder here in the Rockies and the snow piles up. I knew I was going to need some gear to get through the powder and after considering my needs I decided to pickup these 30" snowshoes. The larger size works great for me since I carry heavy camera gear and the larger surface area helps compensate for that added weight.
I have never worn snowshoes before and I figured out how to put these on in just a few minutes.
Hiking through the snow they stay on tight and keep me from sinking in too much.
I have had them out a few times; some in powder, some in crusty snow. They glide through powder nicely and they bite into crusty frozen snow very well making them suitable for scaling sloped terrain.
Question & Answer
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“Will these fit a size 13 shoe?”
This doesn't give specifics, but with the adjustable sizing I would think it should be fine.
“When I bought these they did not come with any instructions on how to put them on. What do you do with the long ends of the straps that have a snap on the end? Is there a video on how to use the bindings?
We do not have a video for this item. The snap is to put the two ends together after you tighten them. This keeps the ends from getting dragged in the snow and possibly stepped on.
“How accurate are the weight limitations? I weigh 215 but with clothes and some gear will be over the 220 mark. Is there a limit to how much you can go over? What happens to the performance when you go over.”
The 220 lb. capacity is the optimal weight. However our chart shows OK up to 260 lb. The problem when you are over the optimal weight is that you will sink deeper into the snow. This will even more evident in powder and soft snow.||http://www.sierratradingpost.com/lp2/snowshoe-guide/
“Can this snwshoe fit an alpine (DIN) style ski boot ?”
With the easy fast closing webbing bindings you should be able to adjust them enough to fit over an alpine boot.