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The 7 Best Ski Poles Reviewed For 2017

Best Ski Poles

So many skiers overlook the ski pole and, even more so, many skiers fail to understand the true use and value of a ski pole. Ski poles, and your use of them, can really make or break a well-polished skier’s form on the mountain. Keeping your hands up and in front while you actively use the ski poles can be ...

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The 7 Best Beginner Snowboards Reviewed For 2017

Best Beginner Snowboard

Alright, so you’ve just discovered that snowboarding is one of the coolest sports on the planet. Whether you went out with friends, a school group, or just decided to take up a new hobby the next step is getting geared up. Picking out the best beginner snowboard can be difficult, though. You’re inexperienced and new to the whole world of ...

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The 5 Best Snowmobile Helmets Reviewed – [2017]

These days, snowmobile helmets are often feature rich and sometimes confusing. It seems like they are all made for the high flying Wyoming backcountry powder junkie. No matter what your riding style is, you’re going to have to sort through a lot of options to find a snowmobile helmet that provides a good fit, comfort, and safety. In this guide ...

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The 5 Best Trolling Motors Reviewed For 2017

Best Trolling Motor

Fishing is a sport for those with patience, time, and equipment. Victory will always go to those who put in the time and effort to get out there and get the lure in the water. It never hurts to give yourself the edge, however. When you’re right next to your favorite fishing spot and you want to get in position ...

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The 5 Best Camping Showers Reviewed For 2017

Best Camping Shower

Heading into the woods means days of sweat, dirt, grime and hard work! If you’re going on a long camping trip you might not have the convenience of modern amenities like a good shower to clean with. While some barbarians among us go unshowered, you’re looking to wash those stinky pits and keep your humanity intact. Taking a camping shower ...

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The 5 Best Trolling Motor Batteries Reviewed For 2017

marine battery for trolling motor

I can still remember when we got our first electric trolling motor. As a kid we always just used a small gas outboard at idle speed to troll. Then electric motors became popular and affordable. I thought it was the coolest thing to add to the boat! Today’s fishing boats all have made trolling motors, almost mandatory. Electric trolling motors ...

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The 5 Best Kayak Seats Reviewed For 2017

Best Kayak Seat

So you bought your first kayak or you’re thinking about picking one up. Maybe you’ve spent time in a kayak before and found that, like most people, a standard kayak seat gets uncomfortable after some time on the water. If you’ve ever paddled longer trips you’ve probably experienced discomfort or even sores from long days of paddling in cheap seats. ...

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The 5 Best Kayak Anchors Reviewed For 2017

Best Kayak Anchor

If you’re like me then your first introduction to kayaking was probably a weekend trip with friends. Maybe a lazy paddle down a slow river or kayaking across the lake at the family’s cabin as a kid. Today’s kayaks are lighter, faster, and more versatile than ever and kayakers are using them for more adventures! That’s why choosing a good ...

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The 5 Best Kayak Trailers Reviewed For 2017

Best Kayak Trailer

Whether you’re an experienced paddler or a brand new kayaker, finding a way to carry your kayaks can be difficult, especially if your driving longer distances. With just one kayak, it might fit on the roof or in the truck bed. Two kayaks might fit in a special roof rack. For multiple kayaks or vehicles that can’t fit boats on ...

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The 6 Best Personal Locator Beacons Reviewed

Best Personal Locator Beacon

Personal locator beacons are the safety net of backcountry travel. They’re simple electronic devices, usually with sealed mechanisms, that are meant to be used a single time. When you use a PLB it’s a life or death emergency that will result in a full scale rescue mobilization. Using a personal locator beacon isn’t like sending a text to your mom. ...

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