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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

Photo Friday Winner!

Submitted by fellow MPGear adventurer Wanda. Pictured with Wanda are her new Atlas Elektra 923 snowshoes. Taken form atop Mt. Seymour, Vancouver BC on Christmas day. Nice work on getting out there on Christmas Wanda and thanks for the photo! Every Friday is Photo Friday, so submit those MPGear photos to photos@mpgear and you may … 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