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Old November 29th, 2009, 06:48 PM   #1
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Snow shoes - Yukon Charlies anyone?

Anyone have any Yukon Charlie snowshoe reviews for me?

I already have a pair of atlas, but these are for a xmas gift and REI has a nice package with walking sticks and shoes for $95

Anyone have any experience with their durability?
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Old November 29th, 2009, 06:57 PM   #2
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I have a pair of Atlas and my buddy has Yukon's. Neither of us have had problems. Not much difference, from what I can remember.
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Old November 29th, 2009, 08:03 PM   #3
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I have no idea.

I prefer wooden shoes, they are bigger, so you have to get used to that, but they seem to float me higher on the snow.

Dammit, now I want to go rabbit hunting.
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Old November 30th, 2009, 07:23 AM   #4
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My dad built a form to make his own but I don't believe he has found the time to make the shoes.

There is a class you can take in Grayling I believe on how to do it.
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Old November 30th, 2009, 07:26 AM   #5
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I have some Tubbs, that I ordered from EMS a couple years ago, they seem to work pretty well. It's a nice workout when you want to do some physical activity during the winter.
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Old November 30th, 2009, 05:51 PM   #6
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I have a pair of Atlas and my buddy has Yukon's. Neither of us have had problems. Not much difference, from what I can remember.
Thank you for the relevant information. I picked up a set of yukon charlie's for the little lady today, REI had a nice starter set on sale, shoes, and walking poles for $94.

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I have no idea.

I prefer wooden shoes, they are bigger, so you have to get used to that, but they seem to float me higher on the snow.

Dammit, now I want to go rabbit hunting.
Thank you for the honesty.

Wooden ones are good, but for the amount of snow we get around here the ease and durability of the aluminum ones is good, and for the couple times you get a chance to get up north they do the trick. Prolly not as good of flotation as a huge set of shoes, but enough to make it a bit easier to trek through some snow.
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Old December 1st, 2009, 07:54 AM   #7
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These are cheap, light and durable:

http://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/c....aspx?a=585706
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