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Black Diamond Solano Heated gloves

Black Diamond Solano Heated gloves

Black Diamond Solano Heated gloves Kate Agathon After recently suffering from some very painful frostnip on my hands while nordic skiing, I started thinking about something I never thought I’d consider: battery-powered heated gloves. Solano – Black Diamond Gear   Prior to the unfortunate frostnip episode, I had spent years outdoors doing winter activities such as skiing, biking (commuting and

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Snowclipper Pulk: a versatile, all-purpose gear sled for towing loads in technical terrain

Snowclipper Pulk Engearment

Snowclipper Pulk: a versatile, all-purpose gear sled for towing loads in technical terrain Drew Thayer   For carrying heavy loads on snow, sleds are the way to go. I learned this in grad school when I had to lug 90 pounds of batteries and equipment to an instrument site in Wyomings’ Snowy Range every week for winter. Snow provides such

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Swix Myrene Quilted Jacket – Comfortable Cross Country Ski Jacket

Swix Myrene Quilted jacket

Swix Myrene Quilted Jacket – Comfortable Cross Country Ski Jacket Kate Agathon For years, looking for a cross country ski jacket has been as daunting an experience as finding the right pair of jeans. I needed a jacket that provided just the right amount of warmth and stretch, flattered my middle-aged body, and was comfortable. While my criteria wasn’t unreasonable,

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