1. Wild Snow

The web’s best resource for skiing out of bounds

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Good For: Hardcores, softcores, and anyone curious about life beyond the lifts.

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: Lou Dawson (and friends)

Expert gear reviews from some of the most trusted and experienced users in the field; stop here before buying your next AT setup or avy equipment. The comments section also serves as one of the best forums for discussions about backcountry travel and safety we’ve seen anywhere online. Wild Snow also provides inspired and inspiring trip reports from the States and abroad. One of the great, truly independent media sites for anyone interested in spending a least a few days of winter in the mountains.

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: Dawson takes an early and detailed look at Dynafit's 2012-2013 line of boots.

More, as hyped by Dynafit, their king of the new boot lines, Vulcan, has design influence from pro Eric ‘Hoji’ Hjorleifson (regarded as one of the best skiers in the world).

To be clear, this is not a cloning of the low volume TLT-5 type of boot, but rather something in volume between Dynafit’s TLT-5, and the Zzero line (all but one of the 3 buckle Zzeros will go away, while the 4 buckle versions will remain.

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