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Hillsound Trail Crampons

The Trail Crampon and the Trail Crampon Pro The guys at Hillsound really wanted me to review their Trail Crampons because they’re one of the first direct competitors of Kahtoola Microspikes. First off, I wish Hillsound had named this product differently because it’s so easy to confuse them with the Hillsound Trail Crampon Pros. The Pro […]

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MSR Lightning Ascent Snowshoes

I’ve switched from my old snowshoes to a new pair of MSR Lightning Ascents. I got them in the 25 inch size, one size smaller than recommended by the manufacturer for my body weight + pack weight because I wanted a smaller footprint for navigating in the forests and rocky moonscape of New England’s mountains. […]

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