SOMMET n.m. (lat. summum): French for 'summit'; the highest point of a mountain.
The Faber Sommet Snowshoes were selected BEST SNOWSHOE TO DO IT ALL by the Outside Magazine and BEST ALL-MOUNTAIN snowshoe by the Backpacker Magazine. Scroll down for more info.
The Sommet was created by blending the premiere features of our running and backcountry snowshoes in order to bring you the lightest mountaineering snowshoe on the market. The Sommet comes equipped with a superior binding, our lightest frame and decking combination, our best heel lifter and burly crampons. This snowshoe is built for day hikes in mountainous conditions and fitness hikes on icy and unpredictable terrain. The 8x22'' weights only 3.35 lbs and the 8x26'' weights only 3.55 lbs.
The Faber Challenge Snowshoes weigh in at a mere 2.10 lbs and featuring traction with some real bite. The Challenge snowshoe is perfect for the true running and training enthusiast. Built with the patented wing traction decking and the patented live pivoting system, this snowshoe is made to minimize back kick in order to offer the best possible performance while running.
The Challenge is offered in a standard 8’’x 22’’ size, allowing you to compete in the U.S. and in Canada. The Ultra light binding is combined with urethane coated webbing straps and a new ergonomic front crampon providing maximum control of the snowshoe.
Faber Aerobic Run Snowshoes weighing in at a mere 2.15 lbs and featuring traction with some real bite, the Aerobic snowshoe is perfect for the fitness enthusiast. Built with the patented traction wing decking and the patented live pivoting system, the snowshoe is made to minimize back kick in order to offer you a good running experience.
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