This shoe is extremely afordable and offers unprecedented quality. V-tail design provides an all around lightweight snowshoe for any endeavor. Sleek innovative V-tail acts like a directional rudder in powdery conditions and steep terrain which allows the most natural stride. This results in less strain on the body and causes the least amount of fatigue. Includes the Ultra binding (with Urathane heel strap with aluminum buckle), Live Action Hinge, and durable TX35 decking. Perfect for rigorous hikes and walks. Unprecedented qualities at a great price. New translucent Ultra Binding, with the added ease and security of a quick release Swiss ratchet heel strap.