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Backcountry Access Alpine Trekker Adaptors Reviews

Gnarlito

Good way to transition into backcountry

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Pros: Compatible with alpine equipment

Cons: They're not that heavy, but they require the use of heavy alpine gear for going uphill

Trekkers are a good choice if you want to get a taste of the backcountry without going bankrupt.  They are a catch-22 type of purchase: if they work for you, you will catch backcountry fever almost immediately and will be scheming on how to sell your trekkers and a) how to budget for a full-on AT setup or b) how to get your telemark skills dialed in so that you're not thrashing around in less-then perfect conditions.  So buy used trekkers if possible.
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