Don’t be distracted by summer. Here’s some great snowshoeing gear presented at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market show in Salt Lake City to check out for Fall 2013. Gear from: Atlas Snowshoes, Vasque Footwear, TSL Snowshoes, Easton Mtn. Products, Stanley, … Continue reading
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The SIA Snow Show was in Denver again and as always, all the toys needed to play and have fun in the snow were on display. Check out the video to hear some of the exhibitors talk about what they … Continue reading
Down in the lowlands, it may seem silly to consider snowshoeing when there are traces, if any, snow on the ground. But it’s worth being savvy to what’s going on in the mountains and getting out in the early season. … Continue reading
No, you don’t always need down. And for that matter, you don’t always want down. For the enthusiastic snowshoer who wants to get out in the snow in the early season or stay out well into the spring, conditions might … Continue reading
The sky was flat and overcast, typical for April in South Central Alaska. “You just missed miles of blue sky and views of Denali by a few days.” Howard, from Alaska Nature Guides noted. It turns out March is the … Continue reading
Old places, while, often charming any time, become particularly enchanting in the snow. We drove from Girdwood, Alaska a little further into the Chugach mountains to the Crow Creek Gold Mine. While not entirely abandoned, operations here have diminished substantially. … Continue reading
This is a technical jacket. The core specifications – Polartec's new NeoShell fabric, taped seams, storm hood – are impressive. But most importantly it performs well. As with anything new, it's a little stiff when you first put it on, but that concern quickly fades away as the totally bomber nature of the Zion is realized. While you're still standing in the store trying it on, you are transported to icy crags and powder days.
While snowsports - ergo snowshoeing related - products were mostly absent in Salt Lake City for the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2011, a few gems were still lurking around to be found.