With the snow-covered landscapes, crisp winter air, and the holiday season just around the corner, there's no better time to gear up for your snowy adventures. At Faber Snowshoes, we understand the importance of having the right gear to fully enjoy the winter season. That's why we're excited to talk about the Wing Traction Decking Snowshoes. These snowshoes are designed to provide you with the best possible experience on the snow, ensuring that you can explore the winter wilderness with ease and confidence. In this article, we will delve into the features and benefits of the Wing Traction Decking Snowshoes, and why they should be your go-to choice for all your winter explorations.



Faber's patented line of open-frame snowshoes with wing traction decking gives you a lighter feel with unparalleled rigidity thanks to rear-facing gaps. 


The Sommet

The ultra-light, high-tech snowshoe is a product of the perfect union between expedition and running snowshoes, catering specifically to those who seek out the thrill of mountainous terrains. Its design efficiency and the quality of its components, like the traction-optimized decking and the double-density anti-slip toe and heel plates, are guaranteed to meet the high standards of even the most discerning snowshoe enthusiasts.

When navigating the slopes and trails of mountainous regions, users will immediately notice the difference that these features make, providing enhanced stability, support, and safety.

The North Cliff

The ideal multipurpose snowshoe for those seeking a lightweight and durable option, this model excels in a variety of terrains and snow conditions. The "WTD+" decking, featuring innovative traction wings, delivers optimal grip without adding any extra weight. The three-position heel lifter and robust aluminum crampons provide superior traction for uphill journeys, ensuring a smooth and efficient ascent.

Furthermore, the free rotation pivot, coupled with its limiter, ensures that each step feels natural and effortless, adding to the overall comfort of the user. The binding system, fitted with lightweight "Zenith" buckles, enhances the user's comfort and provides excellent control, allowing for easy navigation through snowy landscapes.


The North Lander

This snowshoe model is equipped with the innovative "SP" pivot system, which combines a carbon steel rod and rotation limiter, greatly enhancing the ease of walking backwards and effortlessly jumping over obstacles. This feature significantly improves the overall experience of your excursions, ensuring that you can fully enjoy the beauty of winter landscapes, regardless of the snow conditions you encounter.


The White Lander

The "White Lander" is meticulously designed with narrow lines and smaller diameter frame tubing, providing a significant reduction in weight and ensuring a more comfortable step for the user. This exceptional model is also equipped with the advanced "SP" pivot system, consisting of a durable carbon steel rod and a practical rotation limiter. These features collectively make walking backwards and effortlessly jumping over obstacles a breeze. As a result, your snow excursions are bound to be significantly more enjoyable, regardless of the prevailing snow conditions.


The North Hiker

For the beginner or casual hiker, this snowshoe stands out as an ideal option due to its lightweight and user-friendly design. Specifically tailored for packed snow conditions, its simplistic design brings forth numerous benefits, including lightness, enhanced maneuverability, and the ability to easily shake off snow from the deck, all while maintaining a robust and durable construction.

This entry-level product is meticulously crafted to deliver maximum performance and pleasure to its user, ensuring a delightful and worry-free hiking experience.


The North Kid 

This snowshoe is specifically designed for children, yet it doesn’t compromise on the quality that is synonymous with adult models. This snowshoe is lightweight, easy to use, and highly durable, ensuring that it withstands the rigors of playful and energetic children. The integration of Wing Traction Decking with aluminum crampons significantly enhances grip on icy surfaces, while the "U" shaped frame is instrumental in reducing drag, thereby making the hike a more enjoyable and effortless experience for your little ones.





In 2021, Groupe TAQ, a prominent social economy enterprise based in Canada, expanded its operations by acquiring Faber, a well-established manufacturer of Canadian snowshoes with over 150 years of presence in the Canadian landscape. This strategic acquisition significantly boosts Groupe TAQ's mission of providing employment opportunities to people living with functional limitations.

Groupe TAQ | Faber Division specializes in the manufacture of high-quality snowshoes, contributing to the North American market with its diverse range of products, including aluminum snowshoes. Our snowshoes are proudly made in Canada, adhering to the highest standards of craftsmanship and durability.