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Snowleader's Technical Advice
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Snowleader's Technical Advice


Take a look at our technical advice pages if you seek in-depth information on a particular type of product. In these helpful articles, you'll find great advice straight from our experts. They cover everything from finding the best rucksack to the best way of maintaining your skis. If you still have any queries, don't hesitate to contact our experts directly by email, live chat or telephone (0872 442 9028). Our contact details can be found at the top and bottom of every page.

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Climbing / Mountaineering

Trail/Running

MTB / Bikepacking

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How to take care of your sleeping bag

It is important to carefully maintain your sleeping bag if you want it to last for a long time.

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Find your ideal Salomon shoes

Use our product finder to find out which Salomon S/Lab products are right for you!

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Choose the size of your skis and hiking poles for ski touring

How to choose the right size touring skis?

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Choose the size of your skis and hiking poles for nordic ski

How to choose the right skis and hiking poles for nordic ski?

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How to prepare a light backpack for the GR20?

Tips on how to make your backpack as light as possible for the GR®20.

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Choosing the right walking boots for a trekking like the GR20

"He who wears shoes ignores the suffering of he who walk barefoot." says a Chinese proverb. Fine, but he who goes on the GR20 with inadequate shoes risks injuries and the failure of his venture.

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How to choose your hiking boots?

Useful tips to choose the right hiking boots

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How to choose the right trail running shoe?

When choosing a trail running shoe it is important to not only take into account the weight, size, comfort and cushioning the shoes offers.

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How To Choose A Climbing Harness?

A climbing harness is one of the most essential bits of climbing gear. It is going to protect you from falling to the ground and also give you the base to belay your partners off of.

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How to take care of your GORE-TEX® jacket?

Regular maintenance will extend the life of your product, and making sure your garment offers the best waterproofing and breathability possible. Here are some very simple tips for preserving your GORE-TEX jacket!

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How to choose your avalanche transceiver (DVA)

Find Snowleader's advice on how to choose your essential mountain safety equipment! Discover how basic avalanche search and rescue equipment works: Avalanche transceiver (DVA), shovel and probe.

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How to choose the right Suunto watch?

Using tables and explanations, Snowleader will guide you in choosing the Suunto watch that best suits your needs!

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How to choose your Petzl headlamp

Using our table and explanations, Snowleader will help you choose the Petzl headlamp which is most suited to you and your needs!

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Deuter baby carrier: choose the right Kid Comfort

When the time comes to decide between the Kid Comfort Active, Kid Comfort and Kid Comfort Pro models, Snowleader can help you compare them easily thanks to a detailed grid comparing each of their technical characteristics.

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Choosing the type of GORE-TEX® that fits your needs

GORE-TEX® is a waterproof and breathable fabric invented by WL Gore and Associates. GORE-TEX® allows you to stay dry during rainy weather but also during intense workouts.

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How To Choose The Right Rucksack For you?

Unsure as to which rucksack is right for you? Well you are not the only one! To help you make the right choice here are some quick tips to help you make the right purchase.

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Choosing The Right Snowboard

There are several criterias involved in choosing the right snowboard size

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How to choose the right length of ski?

Just like snowboarding, there are many factors that come into play when choosing the right ski. Depending on what sort of ski you are after, powder, piste, ski touring or all mountain, then you will look at different aspects.

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What Size Ski Poles Do You Need?

Ski poles are the essential skiing accessories that no one really pays attention to when buying.

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Have you ever heard of bootfitting?

No need for several descents before you start to feel good in your new ski boots, they are the ones that adjust to you now!

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