Chinook Trekker Snowshoes Review

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chinook trekker snowshoes review

Chinook is probably not very popular as a snowshoe maker, but the company does have a nice offering. Coming with some basic functional features, Chinook Trekker snowshoe is likely to be the second-best budget snowshoe after MSR Evo. There’s nothing too technical about it, but there’s nothing too disappointing too. All of its elements are geared to function well on beginners’ terrain and groomed trails. Lightweight aluminum frames, durable plastic decks, plain webbing strap bindings, and a set of aluminum crampons. They’re not superior in any way but good enough to keep you sure-footed on any rolling hills.

Chinook Trekker Snowshoes Review – In a Nutshell

What's Hot
  • Affordable snowshoes great for beginners
  • Durable plastic decking
  • Easy to use bindings
  • Moderate traction system for rolling terrain
  • Free carry bag
  • Available in many sizes
What's Not
  • Made in China
  • Plastic decks make noises
  • Aluminum crampons could be easily bent
  • No side rails for traversing
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Chinook Trekker snowshoe has that common oval-shaped frames made of aluminum. The length varies from 19-inch up to 36-inch, with the width of 8.6 inches. The smallest one is perf