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Blizzard Quattro Collection

Make Your Mark!  Blizzard Quattro – now with more horsepower! The Blizzard Quattro Collection of high performance men’s skis are specifically designed for groomed snow skiing and feature an all new technology called Carbon Spine or C-Spine. Carbon Spine or C-Spine is a new technology taken from the FIREBIRD race ski construction that improves energy transmission and rebound. C-Spine utilizes vertical strips of carbon laminate ...

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Venture Snowboards – OR Sneak Peak

The only thing Venture loves more than building snowboards is riding snowboards. Venture was founded in 1999, beginning their lifelong pursuit of crafting unrivaled snowboards for maximum mountain enjoyment and performance. Every Venture is handcrafted by snowboarders in their Silverton, Colorado factory and tested in some of the most demanding terrain in the lower 48. The mountains dictate the design ...

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The North Face Ventrix Hoodie Review

Creating a synthetic insulated jacket isn’t rocket science for most brands these days, but creating a synthetic insulated jacket that is both breathable and can move with you as you move is not always as simple as it sounds.  The North Face Ventrix Hoodie is designed for the active outdoors person, whether you’re into climbing, ski touring, or other cold ...

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Adidas Progressor C Goggles Review

The Adidas Progressor C goggles offer great vision and an excellent lens changing system but struggle in some basic areas. Fit is key with any goggle you wear all day and the Progressor C will only fit the widest of faces well. A too-rigid frame and non-conforming face foam lead to a less comfortable feel than some competitors. On a good note, the Quick-Shift Lenspod System is a great way to quickly change out lenses without fiddling around. If you have a very wide face and are looking to save a little over the top of the line options from the likes of Smith and Oakley, give the Progressor C a try. Otherwise, I'd keep looking.

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Review: Skiing with the POC Auric Helmet

POC Aurit Cut

POC, a long time brand known for ski racing has been slowly inching into the recreational market to expand its reach to skiers and snowboarders of all types.  One of the things that you will notice when take a look at the ski race scene from little tykes to the pro racers is that POC is a dominant player in ...

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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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