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Eider Shaper Jacket With Fix A Shape Zipper

Eider Shaper Jacket

There is nothing more annoying and uncomfortable than a fully zipped jacket scratching the front of your face. Not to mention how difficult it can be to move your head with the hood up and your jacket fully zipped–that is if you can even get your jacket fully zipped depending on how many layers beneath or if you are wearing a neck gaiter. So what are you supposed to do when the weather turns foul?

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Abom Active Anti-Fog Snow Goggles

Abom anti-fog goggles

Back in 2014, Oregon based Abominable Labs ran a successful Kickstarter campaign for their active anti-fog goggles. At the end of last year, they started fulfilling pledges and the snow goggles are now available for the rest of us to order. The Abom goggles promise you can say goodbye to foggy lenses forever.

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Pieps Micro Avalanche Beacon

Pieps Micro

New for Fall ’16, the Pieps Micro avalanche beacon debuts as one of the smallest and lightest three antenna beacons on the market. Designed for skimo racers (3 antenna beacons soon to become mandatory) and those that like to to travel fast and light, the new Mirco will feature an innovative light sensor technology control and wireless device management.

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Avalanche Airbag Systems Shed The Weight

Ortovox Avabag

For next winter, avalanche airbag systems and their corresponding packs are shedding tons of weight in order to sway more freeriders and ski tourers to bring these personal safety systems with them on their adventures. Both Mammut and Ortovox came up with new systems that are not only small but also weigh between 3-4 pounds all in.

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Smith Brings ChromaPop to Snow Goggles

Smith ChromaPop Goggles

For Winter 2016/17, Smith adapted its ChromaPop lens technology into a new snow goggle offering that enhances visual clarity, provides greater definition, and better reveals natural color in a full range of weather conditions wherever you are on the mountain. The new ChromaPop lenses will be available and compatible with 11 Smith snow goggle styles.

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