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First, there was the crack of the snow fracturing beneath his feet. Then, the world went white.
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Spotted at Outdoor Retailer: Not all the visitors to OR were there to look at gear. Bubo the Eurasian eagle-owl strikes a pose at Meridian Line's booth. #ORshow
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Spotted at Outdoor Retailer | Winter Market 2017: The Crescent Moon All-Foam Snowshoes are made from, you guessed it, foam. The shoes have a rockered shape, which eliminates any slapback as you walk. #ORshow
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