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Wooden snowshoe with a long tail; it is especially suited to walking in a straight line in open areas.
Central part of the snowshoe that supports the snowshoer’s foot.
The interlaced leather straps that are stretched across the frame; it bears the snowshoer’s weight and prevents sinking into the snow.
Rounded, slightly raised front end of the snowshoe.
Part of the lacing that supports the harness and on which the foot pivots when walking.
The elongated part at the back of the snowshoe; it acts as a rudder to facilitate walking in a straight line.
Crossbar in front of the harness that strengthens the frame; the lacing is attached to it.
Crossbar behind the harness that strengthens the frame; the lacing is attached to it.
Opening that allows the foot to move forward; this provides a natural walking motion and improves traction.
The outline of the snowshoe is traditionally made of wood.
Device that attaches the boot to the snowshoe but allows the foot to pivot freely.
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