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GV Carbon Tech Solstice Snowshoe (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

How’s this, a carbon fiber frame that weighs only 1 pound per shoe!

Atlas 13 Series Snowshoes (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

New top of the line snowshoe with a carbon fiber foot plate and a binding that clamps to the welt of your boot, eliminating the heel strap.

ULA Relay Frameless Backpack (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

An ultralight, yet durable daypack or overnight backpack.

Neos Trekker and Villager Overshoes (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

Lightweight overshoe and gaiter all in one!

Kahtoola Flight Snow Travel System (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2006)

Move over Northern Lites and MSR, there’s a new kid on the block with lightweight snowshoes!

Vaude Ferret 1 Ultralight Tent REVIEW

Two-person, double wall tunnel tent with one small door, good usable space, and high quality construction at just over 4 lbs.

MSR Lightning 30 Snowshoe REVIEW

Wanna be Spider Man on snow? Here’s part of your outfit.

Six Moon Designs Essence Backpack SPOTLITE REVIEW

This 3,200 cubic inch, 13-ounce ultralight pack has loads of innovation and hits a sweet spot for one to three night ultralight backpacking trips.

GoLite Galaxy Backpack REVIEW

Lightweight for the volume, plenty of weight-carrying capacity, and user-friendly features, although the water bottle pockets could be more easily accessible.

Vaude Cross Ultralight 35 Backpack REVIEW

For those with short torsos, this is a lightweight and durable pack, with some clever design features.

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