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From Pemberton to Mazama to Revelstoke, when skins and sweat are not enough to outrun the crowd, some ski tourers are heading for the sled. Are snowmobiles an inevitable mode of adventure for those yearning to go deeper and farther faster? By Ryan Stuart. KC Deane perches on the edge of a mountain face he’s been dreaming about skiing for years. The fluted off-camber line is guarded by fear. If Deane makes a bad turn, falls, gets hit with avalanche slough, or just goes a little too far left, he’ll go over a 45-metre (150-foot) cliff, accelerate rapidly, and land...

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E-bikes, or electric bikes, are becoming so popular as the small electric motor to assist the rider has an oversized impact on biking. One of the major benefits of e-bikes is that they make it much easier to carry cargo while cycling. One of the biggest challenges of cycling with cargo is the added weight and resistance that comes with carrying items on your bike. This can make it difficult to pedal, especially uphill or over long distances. E-bikes, on the other hand, make it much easier to carry cargo thanks to their electric motor, which provides an extra boost...

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The Teton Mountains are a beautiful and rugged region of Wyoming. The range is part of the Rocky Mountains and includes the highest peak in the state, Grand Teton, which stands at an elevation of 13,775 feet. The much more famous Yellowstone National Park is located just a few miles from away, while the Teton Range offers a wide variety of recreational activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Hiking, backpacking, and rock climbing are popular activities but it is also known for its excellent fishing and camping. In the winter, the Teton Range is a popular destination for skiing, snowboarding and snowmobiling. The Teton...

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Backcountry skiing, also known as off-piste or out-of-bounds skiing, is a thrilling and adventurous way to experience the great outdoors and some of the most beautiful and pristine locations in the world. One of the best places to go backcountry skiing is Canada, which offers some of the most stunning and diverse terrain in the world. From the rugged peaks of the Canadian Rockies to the abundant snowfall of British Columbia and Quebec, Canada has something to offer every backcountry skier and snowboarder. The Canadian Rockies, which span the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia, are a true paradise for...

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(crows pass, Alaska) The west coast and mountain regions are experiencing a San Diego like fall, but snow in Alaska signals a proper switch to winter. The whole snow machining community is polishing their sleds and watching for snow, but the late start shouldn't be any trouble.  Typically early snow melts early anyways, so the lack of early snow shouldn't impact the snow levels at all. We will need some cool temperatures and precipitation in late October and through November to get a good base, but there is plenty of time for that. Now is the perfect time to get...

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