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Detailed Guide for Selecting Snowshoes

SNOWSHOEING Questions to ask yourself before selecting a snowshoe. Snow and terrain conditions. General activity type with suggested snowshoe model. Does size matter? Frames and Decking. Connecting the decking to the frame. Claws/Cleat Crampons used for traction. Heel Lift Bars. Binding Rotation Styles. Binding Fit. F.A.Q’s. 1.  Questions to ask yourself before selecting a snowshoe. … Continue reading

Basic Guide to Choosing Snowshoes

Two questions: 1. How much will you weigh when snowshoeing (body weight + clothes and gear)? 2. What snow conditions (typical to your region) will you be in: dry powder or heavy, wet snow? Then, select the smallest snowshoe that can handle your typical load (combined body and pack weight). SIZE PACKED SNOW, MOUNTAINOUS OR … Continue reading