Randall’s Island Treasure Hunt


Randall’s Island Park Alliance

The Natural Areas Team on Randall’s Island was able to host over 500 people for its annual orienteering event due in large part to Tubbs Snowshoes’ generous donation of nearly 200 compasses! The Randall’s Island Treasure Hunt was attended by New York City residents of all ages who were able to get Read More

Snowshoe Treks—of course my dog is with me!

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Sheila, Day Hiking Ambassador

The leaves have fallen. The temperatures are dropping. Darkness comes early. These signs do not cause us despair, but rather excitement, since they mean Winter is almost upon us! For the past 6 years, I have truly become a snowshoeing fanatic , getting out on the trails 4 or 5 days per Read More

Journaling Your Journeys


Sheila, Day Hiking Ambassador

Last winter, while on a snowshoeing trip to western Maine, I visited one of my favorite outdoor gear stores in Rangeley, ME. There, I picked up a commercially published canoeing journal; I have always kept a casual log of my bicycling activities, and note my hikes on the calendar…but I had never Read More

Bring It!

Stephen, Day Hiking Ambassador

Bring It!

Come on winter, bring on the snow!
I want to get out there, come on now, let’s go!

The snowshoes I ordered are finally here,
I’m ready to do this, I’ve been hiking all year.

I’ve got hot chocolate recipes pinned to my board,
I’ve pulled out my Read More

Get your Mush on! Snowshoeing with your dog.

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Kim, Day Hiking Ambassador

Snowshoeing is a fantastic winter activity that can help you get outdoors, be more fit and healthy, as well as a great way to make special memories with family and friends. Including your best four-legged friend! We love our dogs, and they love us even more. They especially love spending Read More

Christmas in October


Lyndon, Backcountry Ambassador

In years past, my wife has told me that I become the Grinch around the holidays. For most, the holiday season means good food and family time. While I enjoy the food and seeing my family, the holiday season has also meant the end of hiking season and all of the things that Read More

As Winter brings a whole new world of beauty


Landon, Backcountry Ambassador

The days are getting shorter, the air is turning crisp and cool with a chilly afternoon breeze, the leaves have gone from green to all hues of reds, oranges and yellows and now, for the most part have fallen from their perches to cover the mountain trails; it is the Read More

Anticipation for the Taste of Snow

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Jan & Kelly, Day Hiking Ambassadors

As the high peaks of Colorado are receiving their first season’s measurable snow, our efforts turn to trail planning and gathering gear for another exciting year of snowshoeing. Team Jan & Kelly are working up an appetite for our first taste of snow.

It’s been an eventful hiking season and we Read More

10 Reasons Why You Should Start Snowshoeing This Winter


Tiffany, Day Hiking Ambassador

The trees are bare, our mornings are darker, and the air is definitely getting colder. We can no longer deny that winter is almost upon us no matter how many more pumpkin spice lattes we try to consume. I used to dread winter and its ominous presence before I started snowshoeing. If Read More

One does not simply snowshoe


Shawn, Backcountry Ambassador

Learning new winter activities can be the start of some new life traditions. For me winter activities changed my life and sharing those activities with others is something I love doing. It also doesn’t hurt that after the winter adventure a warm meal with friends and/or family is a given.

I met my wife Read More