MagazineFebruary 2011Cold Commuting

Cold Commuting

OTHER WINTER GEAR ESSENTIALS


YakTrax
These lightweight, easily portable grips with skidlock steel coils gives users the traction of the famed mountain sheep on hard-pack snow and ice. As you run or hike, coils bite into snow and ice, providing stability and grip in all directions.
$30; yaktrax.com



Swedish Firesteel 2.0

The Swedish FireSteel’s dependability has made it the favorite of survival experts and outdoor adventurers. Firesteel 2.0 has an ergonomic handle, a 3,000 degree Celsius spark, and lasts up to 12,000 strikes. It also incorporates a loud signal whistle in the handle, useful for signaling or in any emergency.
$19; lightmyfireusa.com

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