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In the grip of the Vortex

Bright sunshine promised a warm morning for snowshoeing. But the thermometer said the Sun was a deceiver: the temperature was 7 degrees below zero. Sub-zero days have been commonplace this winter. The coldest day in our part of the North … Continue reading

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Snowshoes of white ash and rawhide

After 25 years of use, these traditional snowshoes, made of white ash and laced with rawhide, are still in good shape. This is the Michigan or Huron style snowshoe. Today‚Äôs snowshoes are high-tech, made with tubular aluminum frames and thermo-rubber … Continue reading

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