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G3 FINDr 102 Ski and G3 Ion 12 Binding Review

G3 FINDr 102 Ski The G3 FINDr 102 ski performed exactly as the G3 website states, “bridging the gap between fat, floaty powder skis and super light mountaineering skis.” No matter the conditions, the G3 FINDr 102 met the demands of the day, making this ski a possible quiver of one ski. I’ve been testing out the G3 FINDr 102 ...

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Oakley Airbrake XL Prizm Goggles Review

Oakley Airbrake XL PRIZM

When you’re looking for maximum coverage around your eyes and your face, the Oakley Airbrake XL PRIZM goggles has your number.  These goggles have an oversized fit and offers Oakley’s premium lens technology PRIZM to enhance the definition in the snow. Benefits of Oversized Goggles The main benefit of an oversized goggle is that the frame is further from your ...

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Native Eyewear Upslope Goggle Review

  Native Eyewear Lens Features The Native Eyewear Upslope Goggles feature SnowTuned lenses that are a double spherical lens (double>single layered lenses for barrier and more resistant to fogging).  The spherical lens allows for a greater peripheral field of view. Combine the spherical lens with the viewing radius of 7.75″ and the Upslope Goggles provide a wide, unobstructed field of ...

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Kahtoola – Best Winter Footwear Traction

Whether you’re running, hiking, or walking this winter, good traction is a must if you live any place the temperatures drop below 32F Degrees.  Kahtoola Microspikes and Nanospikes offer superior traction for nearly every activity in snowy and icy conditions. Kahtoola NANOspikes – Running $49.95 Living in a mountain town where the roads and trails are covered with snow and ...

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Gordini Polar Mitt Review

The Gordini Polar Mitt is hands down one of the best values on the market for a set of cold weather mittens.  These mittens are waterproof to keep the moisture out on wet snow days and include a 600 fill down combo to keep your hands warm on the cold days. Gordini Polar Mitt – Designed for Warmth As one ...

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Smith Quantum Helmet with MIPS Review

  Helmets need to keep your noggin warm, vent or breathe when you heat up, integrate with your goggles, and fit well. Yet the #1 feature we should all consider is what they can do to protect your brain.  Fortunately, with the Smith Quantum Helmet features the best technology to keep your head as safe as possible while checking the ...

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Fischer Transalp TS Pro Alpine Touring Boots Review

  Like most companies, the masters of performance and racing in alpine skiing at Fischer Sports have taken note of the increased popularity of back- and “side”-country pursuits and consequently have put significant effort in to products for this growing market.  Austria, where Fischer is based, is home to a European populace that has long enjoyed ski touring and randonee ...

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Helly Hansen Aurora Shell Pant Review

The Helly Hansen Aurora Shell Pant is the only pair of ski pants I have needed all season. They have been with me in the backcountry, during early morning skin tours up the resort, and riding the lift on powder days. The Aurora Shell Pant has been in use for at least 40 days and has not disappointed. Helly Hansen ...

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Dakine Excursion Glove – Designed for Stoke

Dakine Excursion Glove

When checking out gloves, there are literally hundreds of options ranging from $5-$350 on the market to choose from.  Dakine, a long time maker of gloves and mittens for winter travel has long been known for high quality and price points that won’t send you to the poorhouse. The Dakine Excursion Glove is designed for the skier and snowboarder who ...

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