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Do SNOWSHOES Work? | Testing In DEEP SNOW, Bear Paw, Ojibwa Designs

Do snowshoes actually work? Real world testing in deep snow of traditional snowshoe styles! Ok, Ok, this may not exactly be a scientific experiment, but heck, it’s as close as I could get out here. often times I’m asked about snowshoes, which ones are best synthetic versus traditional, the best size to wear, etc.. so […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Backcountry Snow Safety

The number of people heading into the backcountry has skyrocketed in recent years. And with it, a whole industry of gearmakers and educators have cropped up to try and help people navigate the terrain safely. Brands regularly release what they claim are increasingly efficient and effective tools, and avalanche centers offer greater opportunities for education. Slides can […]

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Deep Days Coming: The Science of Snow Forecasting

We talk with Evan Thayer of Wasatchsnowforecast.com about predicting big storms, what makes good snow, and what storms mean for skiers and riders throughout the American West.

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How to Choose a Snow Helmet

In addition to keeping you safer on the slopes, ski and snowboard helmets keep your head warm, provide a place to mount a camera, make it easy for you to listen to tunes, and are surprisingly comfortable to wear. Here’s how to pick the one that’s right for you.

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