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Zeal Voyageur Goggle Review

There’s nothing worse than having your vision robbed of you of on an epic powder day because your stupid goggles keep fogging up. Next thing you know, you’re upside down in a tree well you didn’t see coming and your goggles are around your neck and full of snow. Zeal Optics provides a solution to these problems with the Voyageur goggles and interchangeable lenses. Keeping a spare lens in your backpack can save you a lot of trouble. Plus, with a variety of lenses to choose from, you can select the perfect tint for the conditions and go from some blind fool falling down the slopes to having the razor sharp vision of an eagle, flying down the mountain.

Bigger, spherical lenses are trending super hard on the slopes these days and with the Voyageur, Zeal is following suit. With no frame to take up space, the Voyageur allows for plenty of viewing angle. Holding the lens in place is a four-point clip system plus rubber brackets on the far sides and around the nose. It is similar to the Smith I/O, but with the additional clips, it may take a second longer to change. The Voyageur comes standard with Zeal’s Optimum Lens, a mirrored lens that works great in full sun as well as overcast skies. For the storm days, they also include a super low light/clear lens.
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UPDATE: Outdoor Retailer Buys SIA, Eyes Denver
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UPDATE: Outdoor Retailer Buys SIA, Eyes Denver

UPDATE: Outdoor Retailer Buys SIA, Eyes Denver

Update: Emerald Expositions, the force behind the Outdoor Retailer Trade Shows, has formalized an agreement to buy Snowsports Industries America (SIA). The agreement all-but assures Denver will be the new home of the Outdoor Retailer Summer exposition and the rebranded Winter show.    In a press release issued by the newly acquired company, SIA president Nick Sargent expressed his enthusiasm for the deal.  “This is an incredible opportunity for our [SIA] members and the industry as a whole,”

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DJI Releases New Mini Drone for $499
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DJI Releases New Mini Drone for $499

DJI Releases New Mini Drone for $499

The Drone wars continue with a potential game-changing release from DJI. Today they announced their new mini-drone called the Spark. The Spark will retail for $499, making it one of the most affordable quality options on the market. Highlights include a 2-axis gimbal and a 12-megapixel lens. It can be controlled by your own palms, smartphone, control, or goggles. In addition, it has preset maneuvers for those who don't have as much of finesse on the controls.  The drone is obviously

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Trek Goes Big With The New Session
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Trek Goes Big With The New Session

Trek Goes Big With The New Session

Ok, the apocalypse is here. Reality stars are presidents, DH bikes are 29ers, Cats and dogs—living together. But we all knew this was coming. Santa Cruz let theirs out few weeks ago, so for sure the big dogs were not far behind—perhaps just waiting for a bigger event in the northern hemisphere to launch their version. The new Trek Session DH bike actually comes in both wheel flavors: A complete 27.5 with a stiffer frame, race-focused geometry, updated suspension optimized for air