Snowshoeing Memories from the Warmest Winter Ever

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Maciej, Backcountry Ambassador

I used my skis twice this year, despite the fact that I purchased a season’s pass. The conditions for winter fun in Washington were truly dismal, in fact, the worst I can remember since I moved to Seattle in 2006.We have all done a lot of whining and complaining about the weather but Read More

The many snowshoe seasons of Washington

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John, Family Ambassador

Washington is a special place. Not because it’s the home of Tubbs Snowshoes, Starbucks, Mount Rainier, and Sasquatch, but because of the weather. It’s the weather that makes us a little extra… special.

Take, for example, Summer. While the rest of the country starts warming in April and May we steadfastly refuse to acknowledge Read More

My Top 5 Snowshoe Adventures in New Mexico

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Jill, Day Hiking Ambassador

I know what you are thinking, “Isn’t New Mexico a desert?” Well yes, New Mexico dominantly consists of arid desert terrain, but we have a fair share of mountains as well. Our mountains may not tower like the Colorado Rockies but our annual snowfall is just enough for snowshoers to get out Read More

Snowshoeing Secrets for Beginners

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Jill, Day Hiking Ambassador

As an ambassador who has had the joy of introducing friends and family to the world of snowshoeing this past winter I will now share with you the secret tips and tricks I have learned to make your first snowshoeing experience a success!

Stretch! STRETCH! Stretch!
I can’t begin to tell you the Read More

A Warm Winter in Calgary

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Jeremy & Sharon, Family Ambassadors

It has been quite a warm winter this year in Calgary and the result of that has been that finding snow, on occasion is a bit trickier than in years past. Between a shift work schedule, and a busy life, some of our attempts at snowshoeing have been more hiking less Read More

PNW Spring. The New Winter.

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Terry, Backcountry Ambassador

The forecast for this weekend was snow at levels that dropped to 1500′ here in the North Cascades. Normally that would not be a surprise, but we are a month into Spring following a Winter that produced alarmingly low snow accumulations. Regardless, this was music to my ears.

This morning Read More

My Snowshoeing Michigan 2015 Highlights

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Kim, Day Hiking Ambassador

Seven Bridges – Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy
http://www.gtrlc.org/protected-land/seven-bridges/

Sand Lakes Quiet Area – Michigan Department of Natural Resources
http://www.michigandnr.com/publications/pdfs/wildlife/viewingguide/nlp/46Sand/index.htm 

Skegemog Swamp Pathway –  Michigan Department of Natural Resources
http://www.michigandnr.com/publications/pdfs/wildlife/viewingguide/nlp/47Skegmog/index.htm 

Brownbridge Quiet Area – City of Traverse City Michigan
http://www.traversecitymi.gov/brownbridge.asp 

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore – National Parks Service http://www.nps.gov/slbe/planyourvisit/ski.htm

Grand Island Ice Caves, Munising, Michigan
http://www.munisingsnow.com/ 

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The Magic of Yellowstone at Night

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Jill, Day Hiking Ambassador

Warmed by hours next to the fireplace glow
we put on our Tubbs to get back out into the snow.

It was negative fifteen on this brisk Yellowstone night
where we were alone with winter and no one in site.

We held each others hands through a thick gloved grip
as we snowshoed along Read More

Yellowstone Grand Canyon Rim Trail

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Jill, Day Hiking Ambassador

“5 Minutes. The expedition stood there looking over the rim at the canyon for 5 minutes in complete silence in shock of the beauty they had found. That is why this is known as Inspiration Point.” our guide said. Wearing our 30 inch Wilderness Tubbs Snowshoes that we had brought all the Read More

Share Your Memories for a Chance to Win!

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Share photos from your adventures on Tubbs Snowshoes this season for a chance to win one of five prizes including a pair of snowshoes, gaiters, or 3-piece poles.*

Simply share your photo on Instagram, and tag @tubbssnowshoes. 
 
*Contest runs from April 7th – April 27th, 2015. Contest open to US residents only, with exception of FL, NY Read More