MSR, Atlas and Tubbs Snowshoes Now Available At ORS Cross Country Skis Direct

December 31, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News
Just announced by ORS Cross Country Skis Direct-a leading distributor and retailer of nordic ski equipment and other winter outdoor gear-is the availability of the current snowshoe product lines from MSR Snowshoes, Atlas Snowshoes and Tubbs Snowshoes. Comprising the majority sales of snowshoes in North America, the inclusion of the complete product offerings from Tubbs, MSR and Atlas allows ORS Cross Country Skis Direct to service the vast spectrum of snowshoeing enthusiasts. From total beginners looking to purchase their first pair of snow shoes, to seasoned recreational snowshoers and high-performance, technical backcountry snowshoers-the MSR, Tubbs, Atlas brands all feature products for each of these snowshoeing categories.

"We are so excited to finally offer one of the most comprehensive snowshoe departments of any retailer in the United States or Canada.", remarks Catherine Case, ORS Cross Country Skis Direct Consumer Relations and Sales Director. "Bringing on the complete product lines from the industry's three most respected brands, Atlas Snowshoes, MSR Snowshoes and Tubbs Snowshoes, was an absolute priority for us when outlining our plans to launch a new snowshoeing category. An important reason why our customers choose to do business with ORS is our guarantee they are always selecting from a broad choice of the winter outdoor gear industry's finest brands and product offerings. And we wanted to ensure our customers could continue to rely on this guarantee when browsing our new snowshoes category."

Tubbs Snowshoes ( are a legendary name in the business, playing an important role in revolutionizing the design and performance of modern snow shoes. From long standing features such as a freely rotating toe cord and tapered frames to new innovations such as the Flex Series and Control Wing bindings, all models from Tubbs Snowshoes deliver ease-of-use and durability. Featured traditional series models include the Tubbs Mountaineer, Xpedition, Wilderness, Journey, Frontier and Xplore snowshoes for men and women. While the new Flex Series includes the Tubbs Flex ALP, NRG, TRK and ESC snow shoes for men and women. Tubbs kid's snowshoes are also available.

Atlas Snowshoes ( is also synonymous with modern snowshoeing advancements. With features like the proprietary Spring-Loaded-Suspension system and the now legendary Stainless Steel Holey-1 Toe Crampon, Atlas snowshoes are continually earning rave reviews, industry awards and the respect of snowshoers in every class and category. The current product line includes the all-new, unisex Atlas Aspect as well as the men's series and women's Elektra series 12, 11, 10, 9 and 8. Atlas snowshoes for children are also available.

MSR Snowshoes ( are made in the U.S.A., an attribute of great importance to many Americans. Taking a different approach to snowshoe engineering, MSR snowshoes feature a modular design that allows for the use of optional flotation tails when encountering deep snow and/or carrying a substantial amount of weight in a backpack. Two different series are available, the Lightning and Evo. Featured products include the men's and women's MSR Lightning Ascent. Lightning Axis and Lightning Flash, as well as the unisex MSR Evo Ascent, Evo Tour and Evo snow shoes. MSR child snowshoes are also available.

About ORS Cross Country Skis Direct
ORS Cross Country Skis Direct is a privately held company specializing in sales and service of nordic and telemark-backcountry skiing equipment, accessories and apparel. Representing the industry's most respected and innovative manufacturers, including Voile, Scarpa, Garmont, Madshus, Rossignol, Alpina, Fischer, Salomon, Rottefella, Black Diamond, Sporthill, Darn Tough Socks and more. The company thoroughly tests all products it sells in the mountains and ski trails of Vermont, where the company is headquartered. ORS Cross Country Skis Direct has been providing consumer sales for over three decades to the U.S. market through multi-channel outlets that include store front, Internet and phone sales. Their full line of snowshoes is available for review at