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A Beginner’s Guide to Snowshoeing – Technique, First Steps & Gear

First-Timer’s Guide to Snowshoeing – Know What to Wear and How to Get Started.

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Big Hollow Designs Makes Unique Gear for Outdoor Women

One look at Nadia Burton and you understand why she founded her own gear company. For starters, there’s her flair. When I met Burton at Steamboat, the former pro skier’s home hill, she wore a ball cap adorned with a massive, flamboyant fabric flower. Her ski pants looked like camo-print couture. The 39-year-old has an unconventional […]

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The Best Outdoor Gear Shops in the U.S.

Gear shops have always played an essential role in the ecosystem of any outdoor community. Sure, online retailers might offer frequent sales and the convenience of shopping from home, but nothing quite replaces picking the brain of an employee or attending events at your local store. So we put out a survey asking you to […]

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The Best Gear at Winter OR Under $50

After three days at the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Snow Show, our editors have seen a lot of gear. Here, Ben shows off our top picks under $50.

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Tenson Wants to Pay You, Average Skier, to Test Gear

Beginner skiers, now is your chance to get a taste of the pro life. Swedish ski-apparel company Tenson is looking for two people to test its new line of jackets, pants, and base layers. Mediocre, inexperienced athletes are preferred. “Very limited prior experience of skiing is beneficial but not a requirement,” the company wrote in […]

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Our Favorite Gear Under $50 at Outdoor Retailer

The Outside gear editors are on the floor at the 2019 Outdoor Retailer and Snow Show this week in Denver. A lot of snow-sports equipment costs more than a season pass. But not everything. Here are our editors’ favorite picks under $50. Le Bent Le Send Ski Touring Sock ($32) (Ben Fox) Designed by pro skier […]

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