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post #10 of (permalink) Old 02-02-2021, 01:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Jaaklucas View Post
.... But would these be the best for flatter land hiking with dry powder ?. If your not doing steep stuff maybe you don't need all the traction of the Lightning Ascents.
I use an old MSR which is similar to the Evo Ascents. It works well on dry powder as long as it's flat land. Heading up a steep incline, the snowshoes lose traction because the dry snow is not cohesive enough.
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