The Black Everest, one of 13 new models from Louis Garneau using a Boa cable closure, finally nails it. The steel lacing, tightened by twisting a glove-friendly, ratcheting knob, snugs a soft plastic...
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Atlas's Elektra 9 series includes telescoping poles, beginner shoes, and intuitive bindings with virtually no learning curve.
Traction, bindings, and weight—these are the biggest differentiators. Let’s start with traction. For steep, icy, or rocky terrain, go aggressive with as many underfoot claws in as many locations as...
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The Elektra's spike-enhanced front crampons give you better grip and more contact area.
Every snowshoe should be this easy to use.
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