The Tubbs Women's Xplore Snow Shoes is the best way to start snowshoeing! The Xplore is a womens beginner snowshoe with classic style, built lightweight with intuitive and easy-to-use adjustments that make for fun and carefree trail walking. The innovative and biomechanical aluminum Fit-Step™ frame, is designed with a slightly upturned, rounded tail, reduces muscular skeletal impact on hip, knee and ankle joints by 10%. The rotating Toe Cord design enables the tail of the snowshoe to drop and snow to shed off the tail, reducing cardio-respiratory strain by 7%. The underfoot pivot point also allows the toe traction teeth to bite deeply into the snow when weighted.