Intended to tackle variable mountainous terrain, the montane provides strength and articulation for uncompromised technical hiking. Featuring mountain hiking necessities such as a heel lift bar and spring-loaded suspension, but sets itself apart with the wrapper Swift binding which provides comfort, and easy-to-use straps. V-frame: the V shape tracks straight in deep snow and the tapered tail pulls less snow as you step forward, saving you energy. Spring-loaded suspension: spring-loaded suspension's suspends the snowshoe close underfoot so it can move freely for better comfort and traction. Wrapped Swift binding: the wrapping Swift binding provides great fit, comfort and ease of use with the positive toe locator, warm EVA padding, and straps that CINCH and release seamlessly. Nytex decking: lightweight and flexible nytex decking provides the durability winter demands, while easily shedding snow to lessen the load. Heel lift bar: the heel lift bar on atlas snowshoes eases fatigue when climbing and ensures better grip when the terrain gets steep. All-trac toe crampon: the time-tested geometry of our all-trac toe crampon provides traction in all directions. Wider traction tabs on the sides and corners complement sharp front and rear points for confident hiking. Traverse trac rails: the sharp ridges of our side rails augment the downhill function of the heel cleat, running parallel to the snowshoe frame for solid footing, even on Firm side hill terrain.