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Carl Gissendam
Carl Gissendam
Outdoor Lover
Carl was born in the Rocky Mountains and loves anything related to mountain sports and hiking. His parents bought him his first pair of skis when he was only 4 years old! No wonder he is so passionate about winter sports. He is now a ski instructor and works as a tour guide in his beloved Rocky Mountains

Posts by Carl Gissendam

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05/09/2020
Ski Goggles
Fitness » Mountain Equipment »

Only a couple of decade ago it was quite common for American skiers to hit the slopes with just a pair of sunglasses on sunny days, and only use wind mask-type goggles when the conditions got bad enough. Nowadays, however, […]

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04/27/2020
Protein Shaker
Supplements » Weight Loss »

Whether you workout to lose weight, have fun or lead a healthy lifestyle, it’s always important to stay well hydrated and nourished. It is for this reason that protein shakers have become so popular in most people’s fitness routines. It’s […]

Go to the article Snowshoes are ideal if you want to stay fit and enjoy the great outdoors during the harsher months of the year.
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04/03/2020
Snowshoes
Fitness » Mountain Equipment »

Do you enjoy long walks in the snow or ice? Then snowshoes are exactly what you need to go with your boots. That way, you can make the most of this wonderful physical activity in total comfort. Nowadays, you have […]

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03/28/2020
BMX Bike
Fitness » Bikes »

With so many different bikes on the market—road, folding, dirt, mountain bike and electric—it can be difficult to know exactly which one is best for you. Don’t worry! We’ve put together a list of the best motocross (or BMX) bikes, […]

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11/28/2019
Climbing Harness
Fitness » Mountain Equipment »

Rock climbing is a mountaineering derived sport that first emerged in Germany and England in the nineteenth century. This activity consists of ascending walls or cliffs, relying on your own physical and mental strength. For instance, it not only requires […]

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11/17/2019
Climbing Shoes
Fitness » Mountain Equipment »

In several forms climbing, climbing shoes are used, a type of shoe that has come to give climbers extra assistance in their sport. These climbers need a special type of shoe as something like a pair of sneakers simply isn’t […]

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