Sierra Designs BTU Jacket Review

The Sierra Design’s BTU Jacket lived up to its name as we tested this jacket with temperatures sitting in the single digits and dropping well below zero in the wind. The BTU is designed to be extremely warm and weatherproof with 800 series goose down and a Tropozone waterproof/ breathable shell. We tested the BTU jacket skiing and snowboarding in ...

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Brooks Glycerin 8 Review

The new Brooks Glycerin 8 Neutral training shoe will debut for Brooks in Spring 2010. According to our testers, put this one on your to-buy list for this training season! The Glycerin line is Brooks’ premium neutral cushioning shoe, and this model features their new DNA midsole material, which according to Brooks will adjust its properties to the unique needs ...

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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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Tubbs Flex NRG Snowshoe Review

Tubbs makes the Flex NRG for men and women; the women’s model is a one size fits all design with a 22-inch length and weighs in around 3.8 lbs.  The Flex NRG is rated to carry any weight under packed or variable conditions, however when used in powder Tubbs states that the model will perform best for women under 165 ...

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Obermeyer Progress Jacket Review

We’ve been testing out the Obermeyer Progress Jacket over the past few cold winter months and are very impressed with this jacket.  The Progress Jacket is longer than most jackets on the market, giving you complete coverage weather your trying to stay warm and snow free on the slopes our out running winter errands.  The Progress is made of a ...

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Redfeather Stride Snowshoe Review

We recently tested out the Redfeather Stride 25 snowshoes on 3 to 6 hour bouts of exploration near Mt Evans and Berthoud Pass in Colorado. The Stride is a women’s specific snowshoe that was not only incredibly light and easy to put on, but also extremely responsive. The Stride comes in two lengths, 21 inches and 25 inches; sizing of ...

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Tubbs Flex NRG Review

The Tubbs Flex NRG won our hearts over from step one, actually, before the first step!  The Tubbs Flex series is a lightweight, functional, and extremely easy group of snowshoes to use.  Snowshoes can sometimes be intimidating for some people as the sport looks to be too technical or complicated.  Tubbs has been known to offer snowshoes that make the ...

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Salomon Vibrant Jacket Review

Salomon’s Vibrant Jacket is an attractively styled and remarkably fitted piece of skiwear. The Vibrant Jacket is made using Salomon’s own climaPro Softshell fabric and features actiLOFT insulation and a subtle overall pattern. Its climate management and ease of movement gave its testers warm and comfortable days on the slopes with temperatures varying from the low 20s to high 30s, ...

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