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Winter tramping gear

Marmot Fortress 3P $749. 2710g.
Don’t let the snow slow you down this winter. From snowshoes to sturdy winter tents, this cold-weather gear will keep you tramping on.

MSR Evo Ascent 22 Snowshoes $399.99
Rugged UniBody decks with moulded steel traction rails and brake bars, TriFit bindings provide foot security, built-in easy-to-use Televator heel-lift reduces calf fatigue. 1843g.

Marmot Lithium $1199
Cold-weather bag EN-tested for temperatures to -18℃, fold-down second zipper for ventilation, 800+ fill power goose down fill, full length locking YKK two way zipper, multi-baffle hood. 1176g.


Therm-a-Rest XTherm Mattress $429.99 (reg)
Four-season mattress with patented heat reflective barrier, the baffling system creates over 100 air trapping internal cells, 30D ripstop nylon fabric top, 50D polyester bottom, stuff sack doubles as pump, repair kit included. 5.7 R-value. 430g.


Therm-a-Rest ProLite Apex $299.99 (reg)
Four-season self-inflating mattress with StrataCore construction featuring a layer of thermal foam between alternating ridges of air and foam, 5cm thickness. 4.0 R-value. 630g.

MSR Access 2 tent $1299.99
Four-season, two-person tent with Easton Syclone poles, withstands high winds and snow loads, central support frame optimises interior space, unified pole for easy pitching in cold conditions. Two doors and easy access for two people. 1980g.

Jetboil MiniMo $299.95
Cold-weather 6000BTU-regulated stove for use to -6.7℃, one-litre Fluxring cooking cup with an insulating cosy, drink-through lid with pour spout and strainer, push-button igniter, measuring cup and bowl. 415g.

Marmot Randonnee Glove $199.95
Tough leather reinforcement, Thermal R insulation and Gore-Tex insert, dexterous Falcon Grip pre-curved fingers, one-handed drawcord. 184g.

MSR Responder Snow Shovel $144.99
Ergonomic low-profile T-handle, ultra-packable, compact blade with a flat back for digging smooth snow pit walls, made from 6061-T6 aluminium, neckless blade with a serrated leading edge. Rapid-deploy, two-section telescoping shaft. 610g.

Featured item: Marmot Fortress 3P $749
Four-season, three-person tent with full fabric canopy, multiple durable guy points, two D-shaped doors, seam taped fly and floor, pre-bent poles for vertical walls optimises interior space. 2710g.