Instructables: exploring - outside - snow - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 27 May 2016 17:19:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 Traditional Cross Country Ski Groomer http://www.instructables.com/id/Traditional-Cross-Country-Ski-Groomer/
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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 23:11:57 PST
Global Warming Ski Project (Mailbox) http://www.instructables.com/id/Global-Warming-Ski-Project-Mailbox/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 21:03:03 PST
Customized/ DIY Snow Chains for Tractor Tires http://www.instructables.com/id/Customized-DIY-Snow-Chains-for-Tractor-Tires/
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 16:57:48 PST
Thinsulate Sweater mittens with a HotHands pocket! http://www.instructables.com/id/Thinsulate-Sweater-Mittens-With-a-HotHands-Pocket/
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:59:37 PST
Winter Fun - Frozen Bubbles http://www.instructables.com/id/WINTER-FUN-FROZEN-BUBBLES/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 06:42:57 PST
Boot dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/Boot-dryer/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 21:36:18 PST
Emergency Avalanche Beacon http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Avalanche-Beacon/
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 11:34:49 PST
No Cost Crampons http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Cost-Crampons/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 23:28:39 PST
Ski Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Ski-Bike-2/
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 15:36:29 PST
PVC Snowshoes http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Snowshoes/
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Tue, 29 Dec 2015 20:54:50 PST
Stone Ski Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Stone-Ski-Helmet/
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 08:00:39 PST
Snow Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Slippers/
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 09:19:33 PDT
How to Build a Snow Cave for Winter Survival http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Snow-Cave-for-Winter-Survival/
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Thu, 17 Sep 2015 13:47:24 PDT
How to Create a Downhill Ski-Bike 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Downhill-Ski-bike-20/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 22:35:04 PDT
Sled Suit http://www.instructables.com/id/Sled-Suit/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:13:29 PST
Snowboarding - Instructable Robot Stomp Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructable-Robot-Stomp-Pad/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 16:19:15 PST
survival ski pole http://www.instructables.com/id/survival-ski-pole/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 08:48:08 PST
DIY - Homemade Dog Sled / Kick Sled / Snowmobile Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Homemade-Dog-Sled-Kick-Sled-Snowmobile-Sled/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:37:59 PST
Bird cookie http://www.instructables.com/id/Bird-cookie/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 03:46:51 PST
Glowing Snow Guage http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Snow-Guage/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 10:18:16 PST
Glowing Ski Poles http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Ski-Poles/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 19:37:41 PST
Touchscreen Glove Phone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Touchscreen-Glove-Phone-Case/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:51:35 PDT
Leather Ski Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Ski-Gear/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 03:05:32 PDT
Snow Tiger Paracord bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Tiger-Paracord-bracelet/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:13:01 PDT
How to Create a Downhill Ski-Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Downhill-Skibike/
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:59:02 PDT
Paracord Snow Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Snow-Shoes/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 00:17:41 PST
Assured Foot Ice Cleat Walkers http://www.instructables.com/id/Assured-Foot-Ice-Cleat-Walkers/
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 06:33:35 PST
Yeti feet- Make yeti footprints in the snow! http://www.instructables.com/id/Yeti-feet-Make-yeti-footprints-in-the-snow/
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:14:04 PST
Emergency Crampons for Ice and Snow http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Crampons-for-Ice-and-Snow/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 19:53:29 PST
Fat Bike Bar Covers http://www.instructables.com/id/Fat-Bike-Bar-Covers/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 16:46:05 PST
Snow Shovel Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Shovel-Shoes/
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:00:31 PST
Pole Snowball Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Pole-Snowball-Launcher/
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 09:06:52 PST
Turn your old Snowboard into a Splitboard ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-old-Snowboard-into-a-Splitboard-/
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 01:08:54 PST
The $5 Weather Proof Bag / Survival Pillow! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Five-Dollar-ish-Weatherproof-Dust-Proof-Bag/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:04:05 PST
How to easily convert your bike into a snow bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-easily-convert-your-bike-into-a-snow-bike/
How to easily convert your bike into a snow bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/E475/HF23WKY3/FE4E475HF23WKY3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/E475/HF23WKY3/FE4E475HF23WKY3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/E475/HF23WKY3/FE4E475HF23WKY3.SMALL.jpg mykiscool Before I bring you to the materials list, I'd better cover my butt with a disclaimer. Disclaimer: I'm not responsible if anyone gets hurt during the construction or use of this product. I design and construct this product in a manner that I believe is safe, but as in everything accidents do happen,...
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 13:54:51 PDT
Toe Plow http://www.instructables.com/id/Toe-Plow/
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 13:46:03 PDT
Snow Puppy http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Puppy/
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 11:10:50 PST
Office Chair Luxury Sports Sled AKA "The Relaxitrator" http://www.instructables.com/id/Office-Chair-Luxury-Sports-Sled-AKA-The-Relaxitra/
Office Chair Luxury Sports Sled AKA "The Relaxitrator" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/PGDU/HCV9BUCZ/FTGPGDUHCV9BUCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/PGDU/HCV9BUCZ/FTGPGDUHCV9BUCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/PGDU/HCV9BUCZ/FTGPGDUHCV9BUCZ.SMALL.jpg Aurimasmb This is a quick DIY sled Logan Williams and I built to celebrate the huge blizzard this past weekend in Boston. It's a luxury sleigh capable of extreme speeds and maneuverability - the Bentley Continental of DIY Sleds. Video demonstrating our first experience of The Relaxitrator's inexplicable ...
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Sun, 10 Feb 2013 16:43:00 PST
Snow Anchors http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Anchors/
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 13:19:21 PST
Red neck sled http://www.instructables.com/id/Red-neck-sled/
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Sat, 5 Jan 2013 07:52:11 PST
Ice tyres for a mountain bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-tyres-for-a-mountain-bike/
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Thu, 14 Jan 2010 13:51:24 PST
Pimp my snowracer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-my-snowracer/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2010 04:12:13 PST
How to make an epic, heated snowfort http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-epic-heated-snowfort/
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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 13:24:34 PST
The Snow-Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Snow-Bow/
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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 10:11:15 PST
A better Ski Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/A-better-Ski-Bike/
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Sat, 27 Oct 2012 12:54:56 PDT
There's "Snow" Ice Cream like homedade Baileys Snow Ice Cream! http://www.instructables.com/id/Theres-Snow-Ice-Cream-like-homedade-Baileys-Sno/
There's "Snow" Ice Cream like homedade Baileys Snow Ice Cream! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/ASWU/GZHJPEG4/F1FASWUGZHJPEG4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/ASWU/GZHJPEG4/F1FASWUGZHJPEG4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/ASWU/GZHJPEG4/F1FASWUGZHJPEG4.SMALL.jpg artzcool  I am the last person to ever get excited to see snow… But I have been waiting all winter to try this out! So I have to say that when I saw it start to snow, I got a little excited! I found a couple snow ice cream recipes on-line one night when I was aimlessly surfing for something, probably totally...
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Tue, 6 Mar 2012 18:54:32 PST
How to build an Igloo http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-an-Igloo-1/
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Tue, 6 Mar 2012 19:49:35 PST
The Snowthrower http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Snowthrower/
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Tue, 6 Mar 2012 20:19:58 PST
Petrol Snowballs http://www.instructables.com/id/Petrol-Snowballs/
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 14:56:09 PDT
Transforming your Riding Lawn Mower into the Ultimate Snow Mover. http://www.instructables.com/id/Transforming-your-Riding-Lawn-Mower-into-the-Ultim/
Transforming your Riding Lawn Mower into the Ultimate Snow Mover. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/NDBJ/GZI8K8OY/FZVNDBJGZI8K8OY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/NDBJ/GZI8K8OY/FZVNDBJGZI8K8OY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/NDBJ/GZI8K8OY/FZVNDBJGZI8K8OY.SMALL.jpg kdgraham In 4 easy steps and 45 minutes, this instructable will show a non expert the ways to transform his/her riding lawn mower into the best snow removing machine.  This will save money as one can clear his/her own driveway and not have to pay anyone to do it for them!  TIP:  This will display a John Dee...
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 11:28:55 PDT