ShareRacing Snowshoes Modification: Direct Mounting
Your are racing snowshoes and you want to take your racing to the next level. Here is a quick fix: racing snowshoe direct mounting. So you ask, “What is Ray talking about?” I am talking about taking you pair of racing snowshoe and directly mounting/bolting a pair of running shoes to them. No more clunky bindings, but rather a sleek racing snowshoe system.
Reasons to Modify your Racing Snowshoes
The main reason for me to modify my racing snowshoe is that snowshoe racing in your running shoes feel so much
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ShareSnowy Range Snowshoe Races
This was the first year for the Snowy Range Snowshoe Races, and my hopes are that it will become the first annual Snowy Range Snowshoe Races with many more to follow. I won’t make you wait for my review, here it is: What a blast! What a well run race by Alec Muthig of Journeyman Adventures Enterprises. Before I give more kudos, let’s take a look at what the Snowy Range Snowshoe Races are all about.
The Snowy Range Ski Area’s (in Wyoming, just outside of Laramie)
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ShareSealSkinz Waterproof Socks – Product Review
Sealskinz waterproof, but not breathable sock.
Waterproof socks sounded like a good idea for racing in the cold mountains of Colorado. I purchased a pair of the SealSkinz over the calf, 15” Waterproof socks for an upcoming race, The Twin Mountain Trudge on January 15, 2011. The Twin Mountain Trudge takes place just outside of Laramie, WY. Just in case you did not connect the dots, it takes place in the middle of winter, in Wyoming. The Twin Mountain Trudge consists of two 11 mile laps.
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ShareHardwater Snowshoe Races: January 8, 2011
Hangin' with the DIVAs before the Hardwater Snowshoe Race
January 8, 2011 was the second annual running of the Gemini Adventures Hardwater Snowshoe Race. The price was right with a FREE entry (donations were appreciated). This challenging event runs along the Sourdough Trail just outside of Nederland, Colorado (aka “Ned”). To give you an idea of how challenging this race is here is an excerpt from the race sites web page:“This is intended to be a difficult and fun event . . . This is a
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ShareThe Importance of Knowing Your Race Course
It is race day and you are physically trained and ready to race, but was your training enough to give you the edge to have your best race? There is an easy way to have your best race and the competitive edge over all of your competition on race day; know the race course. How many races have you gone to and had that stinking feeling in your stomach that you are not sure if you are ready for what you are about to get into? Or worried
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