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Gear Review: MountainSmith Off-Piste 20

Who would have thought such a snowshoe-friendly day pack existed? The size and features of MountainSmith's Off-Piste 20 make it a versatile and user-friendly winter pack.

Snowshoers Gather in Alaska for National Championship

Downtown Anchorage, Alaska was crowded on Saturday, March 5, as spectators and dog teams gathered for the ceremonial start of the 1,000-mile Iditarod race. Rules dictate that competitors carry a pair of snowshoes, an item that can provide a life-saving means of backup mobility for people traveling with dogs. Mushers also depend on snowshoes to break trail in front of their dogsleds when snow gets too deep.