Snowshoe Suppliers, Brands, and Manufacturers Directory

Companies such as Atlas, MSR, Tubbs, and Crescent Moon are some of the most well-known and best snowshoe brands. However, they are not the only option.

We have compiled a directory of nearly 40 suppliers and manufacturers of snowshoes, and separated the list by whether they are active or discontinued.

Active Snowshoe Suppliers, Brands, and Manufacturers

Atlas Snowshoe-Co

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Based out of Seattle, WA, the US-based, Atlas Snowshoe-Co manufactures backcountry, all mountain, trail walking, and racing snowshoes. The company was founded in 1990 by Perry Klebahn and Jim Klingbeil as a collaboration between Stanford graduates.

Popular Snowshoes:

  • Atlas Helium Trail
  • Atlas Elektra
  • Atlas Montane

Baldas Snowshoe

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The Baldas Snowshoe brand is now owned by Caribou Lures, Inc., a fishing and outdoor equipment retailer based out of Quebec in Canada.

Popular Snowshoes:

  • Baldas Trek
  • Baldas Miage

BigFoot Snowshoes

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Bigfoot Snowshoes is based out of Waterloo, ON in Canada. They sell lightweight aluminum snowshoes meant for beginners and intermediates.

Popular Snowshoes:

  • Bigfoot Adventure
  • Bigfoot Elite
  • Bigfoot Littlefoot

Chinook

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Chinook is a snowshoe brand sold by Chinook Technical Outdoor (CTO), an outdoor retailer that also sells hiking and camping gear and equipment such as sleeping bags, cookware, packs, and tents.

Popular Snowshoes:

  • Chinook Trekker

Crescent Moon Snowshoes

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Crescent Moon Snowshoes is one of the best snowshoe brands known for producing aluminum frame snowshoes and an innovative EVA foam snowshoe. Crescent Moon foam snowshoes are extremely lightweight.

Crescent Moon was bought by the Dunn family in 2019 and expanded operations significantly. The brand also sells hiking gear such as headlamps and trekking poles and winter hiking backcountry gear including shovels and avalanche probes.

Originally based out of Boulder, Colorado, Crescent Moon headquarters are now in Englewood, Colorado.

Popular Snowshoes:

  • Crescent Moon Eva
  • Crescent Moon Luna
  • Crescent Moon Backcountry

Dion NeviTREK Snowshoes

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Dion Snowshoes is a Vermont snowshoe manufacturer that builds snowshoes for hiking, racing, backpacking, and recreation and fitness. Dion Snowshoes combined with the New York-based NeviTREK Snowshoes Brand to form DionNeviTREK.

Led by competitive snowshoe racer and company founder Bob Dion, this brand is one of the leading suppliers of running and racing snowshoes. All DionNeviTREK snowshoes are also made in the USA.

Popular Snowshoes:

  • Dion 121
  • Dion 164
  • NeviTREK Tracker

Faber Snowshoes

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Popular Snowshoes:

  • Faber Mountain
  • Faber Sommet
  • Faber North Hiker

Ferrino

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Ferrino is an Italian outdoor goods brand.

Popular Snowshoes:

  • Ferrino Trek

Fimbulvetr

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In Scandinavian mythology, “fimbulvetr”, which means “awful, great winter” in Old Norse, is an event that occurred just prior to Ragnarok, the end of the world.

Nowadays, Fimbulvetr is a Norwegian snowshoe brand that makes products meant to withstand the harshness of winter.

Garneau

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Popular Snowshoes:

  • Louis Farneau Blizzard
  • Louis Garneau Felix

Grivel Mont Blanc

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GV Snowshoes

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Popular Snowshoes:

  • GV Huron
  • GV Mountain Trail
  • GV Polar Trail

IRS Supplies

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Iverson Showshoe Company

Iverson is a long-time Michigan-based maker of wood-framed shoes.

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Kahtoola

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Kahtoola is best known for making hiking accessories such as gaiters, crampons, and microspikes.

L.L. Bean

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Popular Snowshoes:

  • L.L. Bean Winter Walker
  • L.L. Bean Pathfinder
  • L.L. Bean Trailblazer

MSR

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Mountain Safety Research (MSR) manufacturers some of the best backcountry snowshoes. The company was founded by Larry Penberthy with the goals to create a sustainable and technologically innovative brand.

Popular Snowshoes:

  • MSR Lightning Ascent
  • MSR Evo
  • MSR Revo
  • MSR Denali

Northern Lites

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  • Northern Lites Backcountry
  • Northern Lites Quicksilver
  • Northern Lites Race

Northern Tobaggo Co.

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Popular Snowshoe:

  • Huron Snowshoe
  • Green Mountain Snowshoe

Quechua

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Redfeather Snowshoes

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Popular Snowshoes:

  • Redfeather Hike
  • Redfeather Pace
  • Redfeather Conquest

Small Foot

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Small Foot makes a compact, ultralight inflatable snowshoe they label as “Pocket Snowshoes”. The European-based company was founded in 2012 and manufactures their snowshoes in Bulgaria.

Popular Snowshoes:

  • Small Foot Universal
  • Small Foot Revolution
  • Small Foot Musala

TSL Sport Equipment

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TSL manufactures a wide variety of outdoor gear including a selection of snowshoes and walking poles.

Popular Snowshoes:

  • TSL Symbioz
  • TSL Highlander
  • TSL Hyperflex

Tubbs Snowshoes

Tubbs makes popular snowshoes in roughly four categories: Hiking and backpacking, recreation and fitness, running and aerobic, and kids.

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Yowie Snowshoes

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Yowie Company is an Australian producer of the Yowie Snowshoe.

Yukon Charlies

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Stoic

Stoic snowshoes is a brand of snowshoes that sells products on Amazon and Backcountry.

Country Ways

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Maine Guide Snowshoes

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Bill Mackowski Traditionals

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Theriault’s Snowshoes

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Discontinued Snowshoe Suppliers, Brands, and Manufacturers

Airlite Snowshoes

Based out of Anchorage, Alaska, this company was founded by Rick Stafford and developed an early model of inflatable snowshoes. However, they are no longer active.

Popular Snowshoes:

  • Airlite Snowshoe

Easton Mountain Products

The Easton Mountain Products website is no longer active so this brand is labeled as a discontinued snowshoe manufacturer.

Popular Snowshoes:

  • Artica Trail

Havlick Snowshoe Company

Havlick is a manufacturer of aluminum and wood framed snowshoes that sold factory direct products through their website. The company was based out of upstate New York.

Their website is currently inactive so they are listed as a discontinued manufacturer.

SnowXu

SnowXu was a small snowshoe company founded by Deb Kreutzer that manufactured an innovative snowshoe design. This SnowXu collapsible snowshoe had an “X-frame” shape and was meant to be folded up for easier storage. The company is no longer in business.

Popular Snowshoes:

  • SnowXu Collapsible Snowshoe

UPCOUNTRY SNOWSHOES

This producer of traditional handmade snowshoes from white ash wood no longer has an active website.

Yakima, Inc.

Yakima, Inc. is primarily known for selling outdoor storage equipment for automobiles, including car and truck roof racks and hitches. They used to sell various snowshoes but have discontinued these products.

Popular Snowshoes:

  • Yakima StarGazer
  • Yakima DayTripper

Yuba Snowshoes