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Deuter Freescape Lite 26 – Excellent Backpack for Day Trips

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Deuter Freescape Lite 26 – Excellent Backpack for Day Trips Cori Bucherl When I’ve thought of Deuter in the past, it’s been about their backpacking and mountaineering packs, the ones I used to sell when I worked at REI. I didn’t think about ski packs. But through the Pinnacle Sales’ Kinfolk Ambassador program, I got the chance to try one

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Engearment Writer’s Favorite Films Part 1 (new films)

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Engearment Writer’s Favorite Films Part 1 (new films) Kate Agathon   Squeezed somewhere between President’s Day and Spring Break, annual adventure film festivals such as the Colorado Environmental Film Festival (February 24-March 6), Banff Mountain Film Festival (March 3-5), and No Man’s Land Film Festival (March 4-5) break up the monotony with stories of outdoor adventure. In honor of adventure

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Mountain Hardwear Snoskiwoski 40L Pack – Versatile Ski Mountaineering Pack

Mountain Hardwear Snoskiwoski 40L pack

Mountain Hardwear Snoskiwoski 40L Pack – Versatile Ski Mountaineering Pack Kyle Juszczyk   So you want to be a ski mountaineer, huh? I should let you know that it’s not just ice axes, steep couloirs, and glory. Do you think you can handle Texas-sized blisters? The coldest you’ve ever been and hottest you’ve ever been in the same day? How

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2022 – Thoughtful Backcountry Gift Ideas

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2022 – Thoughtful Backcountry Gift Ideas Wil Rickards   Love Languages and Valentine Gifts for the Backcountry Skier in your Life: We all have our love languages or ways of communicating love. For me, there are two big ones. The first is working and evolving/growing to improve both parties’ lives. However, I might argue that nothing

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TSL Symbioz Hyperflex Adjust Snowshoes – Terrific for Winter Adventures

TSL Symbioz Hyperflex Adjust Snowshoes

TSL Symbioz Hyperflex Adjust Snowshoes – Terrific for Winter Adventures Mattis Sessel   As I took the TSL Symbioz Hyperflex Adjust Snowshoes out of their special carrying case, I knew they were going to be fun to take on a winter adventure in Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP). Their binding, hourglass shape and composite material reinforced with carbon fiber immediately

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Weston Summit Skis – Fun and Encouraging Backcountry Skis

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Weston Summit Skis Wil Rickards Skiing provides many wonderful metaphors to explore life. Backcountry skiing, with its added complexities, gives us even more. At the heart of them, all lie two foundational and intertwined constructs; rhythm and balance. Nature has a metronome running like a heartbeat through everything; tides, moons, seasons. In human endeavor, it defines grace and elegance. Watch

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