To entice our snowshoe community to travel safely in the backcountry, Atlas Snow-shoe and BCA invite you to enter our spring giveaway contest and learn the five backcountry basics.
By Briana Valoros, Outdoor Gear Lab The Atlas Elektra line of women’s snowshoes has a femininely designed decking paired with anatomical frame shapes that join to create an excellent all-around pair of women’s snowshoes. #GearReview The Atlas Elektras brings some backcountry technicalities to an all-around recreation snowshoe. The crampons fall between semi-aggressive and aggressive traction. Zodiac
Adventurous skiers and snowboarders have been trekking into the backcountry for decades, to get away from lift-lines and to seek untouched powder. Technological innovations in equipment over the 10-15 years have made alpine touring more popular than ever before, and the sport now represents one of the fastest growing categories in the outdoor sports market.
We’ve teamed up with Backcountry Access (BCA) to give away a pair of Atlas Endeavor backcountry snowshoes and BCA Scepter adjustable ski poles. Make your next snowy adventure the best one yet! This prize has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $320 but you can enter today and take home this prize for free! [ENTER
Atlas Team Member Karen Melliar-Smith Over the river and through the woods….Thanks to Beaver Creek for once again putting on a great snowshoe race, which has to be the most underrated winter endurance sport. And to Atlas Snowshoe Co. for engineering some great running snowshoes, I am sure I test them to their limits.
Guest writer Kerry McClay Do you remember the first time you ventured out into the forest to explore the quiet wilds of winter? For some, such memories conjure up a sense of wonder at the fascinating mysteries locked in snow and ice. For others this experience is forever linked with a sense of freedom and the
Atlas Adventure Team Member Matt Novak I’ll admit it here: I’ve never liked winter (GASP!). For my adult-life anyways, I’ve never liked winter. Without the proper gear and a serious physical bend for S.A.D. It just never struck me as a season that was particularly cheery. Here’s the great irony in all of this: I realized
Where have your Atlas snowshoes taken you? Post a picture that answers that question, and you’ll be entered to win a pair of limited edition Atlas 25th Anniversary Endeavor snowshoes, an Atlas 25th Anniversary steel pint glass, and an Atlas 25th Anniversary hat. One winner per week! ENTER TWO WAYS Share your photo on Instagram,
Atlas Team Member John Tribbia shares how to accept winter weather in your running routine, and why snowshoeing is great off-season cross-training. Uncertain footing in snow and ice can discourage the dedicated endurance athlete, even a member of the Atlas Race Team like myself, from running during the winter. When it gets ugly underfoot, it’s all