Fimbulvetr Hikr Snowshoe

We’ve read the reviews across the web for the Fimbulvetr Hikr Snowshoe and summarize the results below:

Universal Ranking

PeakScore: 79 (out of 100)
User Rating: 4 stars 
Expert Rating: 3.9 stars

Number of Ratings Reviewed: 19

Pros & Cons

Reasons to buy:

User Reviews

  • Lets you walk with your foot in a natural position.
  • Provides ample float for a comfortable walk and you won’t have to change your gait.
  • Tough and durable in rough weather conditions.
  • Lightweight and reliable.
  • The lacing provides even support and pressure.

Expert Reviews

  • Versatile enough to handle a wide variety of soft snow types.
  • The heel is adjustable and can provide effortless walking ability.
  • Stronger and more durable than other traditional snowshoes.
  • The shoe is asymmetrical and flexible for comfortable walking.
  • Light enough to strap onto your backpack for longer journeys.
  • Good at hauling loads through deep snow.
  • One size fits all adjustability for personalization.

Reasons NOT to buy:

User Reviews

  • Some reports of the footbed being uncomfortable and hard to adjust.
  • The old-style binding has some issues with coming loose.
  • Some issues with the crampons getting filled with ice and snow during use.

Expert Reviews

  • The cord to put the shoes on is thin and the tabs are pretty small to use with gloves on.
  • The binding is insecure and can ice up during use.
  • The directional hinge makes them less comfortable in hard-pack snow.
  • The shape might be too wide for some foot shapes.


The Fimbulvetr Hikr Snowshoe is a versatile, adjustable, and durable option that is well-suited for walking in soft snow. Despite some issues with the binding and limited performance in hard-packed snow, these are a great option for deep and soft snow, for hauling heavy loads, and for carrying on your back during long distances due to the lighter-weight make.


Note: User and expert rankings were reviewed across the web. Some expert reviews include these: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.