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40 Years Of Osprey Backpacks

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KEEN '5 Boot Giveaway'

Need new winter boots? KEEN has given us the chance to award five readers looking for an upgrade this month.


What Your Method Of Snow Travel Says About You

Winter is upon us, and snow blankets much of the United States. How will you interact with it?


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0 degrees and two feet of fresh snow. Time for some boot and glove testing!