10 Reasons to Snowshoe on Your Honeymoon in Yellowstone

Jill, Day Hiking Ambassador

1) Wildlife – Put the WILD into your new life together with extraordinary moments of wildlife encounters. With so many extraordinary animals roaming freely throughout Yellowstone you never know who you are going to meet when you’re wearing Tubbs Snowshoes on your feet.

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Snowshoe Race Adventure – this Season’s Final Adventure

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Jan, Day Hiking Ambassador

Snowshoeing for us, has always been about getting away from the crowds, finding peace in nature and keeping fit during the winter months. As this season draws to a close, my friends asked me to do a snowshoe race at one of my favorite resorts, Beaver Creek, which is nestled in Read More

Ingredients

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Tim, Backcountry Ambassador

Ingredients: Group morale on the trail, why it’s important, how to recognize
when it’s leaving and how to get it back.

 Tolerance for physical exertion, the environmental extremes of heat, cold and rain, level of conditioning, group make-up and comfort level in being miles from civilization can all have an impact on a person’s Read More

Hello from Toledo!

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Toledo MetroParks

The sun is shining, the spring birds are singing, and the crocuses are blooming here in northwest Ohio! We’ve had several days in the 50’s, and one that topped 60°. The good ‘ol Maumee River has flowed over its banks once again, depositing massive ice chunks throughout Side Cut Metropark. It certainly feels like Read More

Maple Syrup Season

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Michelle, Day Hiking Ambassador

With winter ending in a few days and Spring beginning we recently tapped our maple trees for this year’s maple syrup season.  Each year we tap a few more trees and produce a lot more sap ending up with a plate full of pancakes and home made maple syrup.

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Avalanche Awareness

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Brooke, Backcountry Ambassador

Several years ago, as John and I were heading into REI to rent some snowshoes, I saw a flier advertising about a free “Know Before You Go”, avalanche awareness class. To be honest, up until that point I had recreated very little in the winter, and had never spent much time considering Read More

Snowshoeing with Newbies

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Landon, Backcountry Ambassador

I love snowshoeing. Any day outside in the snow is a good day. However, getting snowshoeing newbies outside is even more gratifying and exciting than going it alone. Being able to share my love of snowshoeing with first-timers is a total blast, but making sure your newbie friends have a good time Read More

This Wacky Winter Continues – Snowshoeing in Shorts!

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Jen, Family Ambassador

New England has had a pretty incredible winter this year. Just under 9 feet of snow fell from the end January through the beginning of March. We’ve been snowshoeing lots, but when the temperature hit 57 degrees this week, I experienced a new first—snowshoeing in shorts!

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Romp to Stomp – Beyond the Event

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Jan, Day Hiking Ambassador

Romp to Stomp is more than Tubbs Snowshoes’ signature fundraising event for breast cancer. It’s about relationships. Connections with our mothers, daughters, sisters, brothers … family and friends and those you don’t know, but feel akin to. This event is an opportunity to gather, create memories and celebrate life, survival and Read More

Smugglers’ Notch

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Rich, Day Hiking Ambassador

The road ahead narrows as it climbs the mountain pass and twists its way out of sight. Behind and below a wide gate slammed shut has closed the road off to winter traffic, and the dead end is bolstered by a deep drift of snow plowed up against it. We have left Read More