Planning for the Worst: The List

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A summer night stranded miles from your car leaves you hungry and mosquito-bitten, a winter night twenty-five feet from the shelter leaves you dead.

Hope for the Best, Plan for the Worst

This attitude is especially important during winter outdoor … Continue reading

Care of Wood-frame Snowshoes

Hanging to dry.

GPSes are a wonderful thing, but the ornery Luddite market is not the only reason maps and compasses continue to be manufactured. (Just ask any thru-hiker.) So too with snowshoes. The ruggedness and low maintenance of metal frame and injection … Continue reading

Airlite Inflatable Snowshoe Wins First Place at Arctic Innovation Competition

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Snowshoe Magazine would like to congratulate the Airlite Inflatable Snowshoes company and its owner, Rick Stafford, on winning first place at the Arctic Innovation Competition in Fairbanks, Alaska.

The Arctic Innovation Competition was created in 2008 by University of Alaska … Continue reading