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Northern Lites Race Snowshoe Review

Northern Lites, based in Medford Wisconsin is one of those “we got started in the garage” stories.  In the Northern U.S. with its frigid temperatures and plentiful snow, the garage is best served for ones car. Instead, the basement seemed to be a better option for its founder in the early 1990’s.  As you may have guessed with reference to ...

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Great Gifts for the Skier and Snowboarder

Hit the mountain in style, comfort, and warmth with the ability to tackle anything mother nature will throw at you while skiing, snowboarding, or exploring the backcountry. These are some very cool, unique, and must-have items for that special someone on your Christmas List. Enjoying a day on the mountain is something special. Carving the groomers for some first tracks or finding that untouched ...

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MSR Revo Explore Snowshoes

MSR Revo Explore Snowshoes

  MSR Revo Explore Snowshoes Initial Thoughts I’ve never owned a pair of MSR snowshoes, but after testing MSR’s Revo Explore Snowshoes I’m hooked! I’ve always known MSR designs high-performance snowshoes. However, I never knew I would fall in love with the ease of the design and the overall performance so quickly. I’ve owned 2 other brands of snowshoes and ...

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Atlas Run Snowshoe Review

Atlas Run Snowshoe

As snowshoeing is gaining in popularity, many runners are starting to realize the benefits of this fun, physically challenging winter activity.  I first snowshoed several years ago, and while I enjoyed being out in the woods, I did not think I would take to this sport.  I had the same complaints as many other runners: too slow, too hard, the ...

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Crescent Moon Gold Series 10 Review

Whether you are heading into the backcountry of the Rocky Mountains or snowshoeing on a groomed trail, it is important to find a snowshoe that fits your style of snowshoeing and that you can depend on.  With the gaining popularity of the activity, more and more snowshoe companies are starting to enter the market.  I recently had the chance to ...

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Atlas Run Snowshoe Review

Snowshoeing is a great form of cross training for runners or anyone just looking to break up the monotony of their favorite sport. The best thing about snowshoeing is that the learning curve is short; if you can walk then you can snowshoe. Whether you plan to run on packed trails for fitness or jump into one of the many ...

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Atlas Race Snowshoe Review

Snowshoeing has grown in popularity over the past few years, and it’s easy to see why. If you can walk, you can snowshoe. You can use the same summer trails you enjoy and it requires only 1 piece of special equipment, the snowshoes themselves. Athletes that excel in summer sports use snowshoeing as a way to cross train in the winter. ...

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Atlas 1025 Review

The Atlas 1025 Snowshoes are the perfect snowshoes for those that are looking for an all around that handles great on both packed trails and alpine conditions. The Atlas 1025’s come with a V shaped aluminum frame system that provided added strength, yet is pretty flexible when on uneven rocky surfaces. The Binding system is fairly easy to use for ...

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Atlas Elektra 10 Snowshoe Review

Atlas Electra 10

Walking in a half-foot of fresh powder is a cinch when wearing a Elektra 10 series snowshoe from Atlas. The Elektra 10’s incorporate Atlas’ patented Spring-Loaded Suspension system, which keeps the snowshoe close to your foot, allowing decreased energy expenditure, while also flexing during your stride to provide a more natural feel to each step. The Elektra 10’s have a ...

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