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Armadillo Photograph: courtesy, KifaruArmadilloA:Wow, the kid leave be a innate for the U.S. Olympic ski squad, circa 2024. I'll pee-pee a banknote of his epithet and get the wagering sledding now. But 30 pounds of active shipment is so xcvi lots to gestate in a gang (easier if he was, say, a dismissal of potatoes). What you motivation is a sledge that is safety, hardy, and middling loose to draw. The key lineament hither is to suffer whole "traces"?the contribution of the sledge that extends from the sledge to the wearer. These are what gives you dear ascendance terminated Read more [...]
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Using sleds, under favorable conditions, can go through the plains and mountain valleys sloping distance much greater than if the pull weight on your back.
Hoping for deep powder snow, sleds have to increase the height to 30 cm (the limit), track width of this should fit the width of trails. But with such ratios size sleigh obtained unstable: they are often on the go over on its side. At these sleds need to have the goods as low as possible (thin layer). The load with the fit, the sledge has to make long - 2 meters or more.
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To transport cargo to 45-55 kg per participant in the Far North are needed sledge. The presence of light sledges, each participant can move at a speed of 12-15 km. In the middle of the route, when the load is reduced significantly and participants perfectly master the technique of the movement to ski with sleds, the rate can be increased to 25-30 km.
Proper packing sleds and rational distribution of load between the backpack and sled is an important condition for the rapid movement of tourists and the least fatigue during the day.
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