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Lightweight Snowshoes: Two Models from MSR and Northern Lights are Cream of the Crop
Overview Snowshoes are essential for traveling in the mountains in most of the winter and spring months. In some places of the western U.S. (e.g., the Cascade volcanoes and Northern...
By Backpacking Light
"It's a safe bet that if you're simply in the market for a day-hiking snowshoe suitable for packed trails and shallow powder, you won't go wrong by purchasing a foot sled from any of these manufacturers. However, there were only two models in particular that really captured the hearts of our equipment review team, and we are pleased to award them with Trail's Best Awards and highlight them in this review."
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