Snowshoeing with a Baby Bump


Michelle, Day Hiking Ambassador 

It’s been a really cold winter. This past February was the coldest winter in 115 years for the Ottawa Valley. Temperatures were consistently at -20c to -30c every day.  One activity that managed to keep us warm and active was snowshoeing. Staying fit is an important part of my pregnancy. I Read More

Snowshoe Altruism


Rich, Day Hiking Ambassador

In the light of an unobstructed sun the subzero morning has burned away into a vibrant sky of pure and cloudless indigo. We are at Stratton Mountain in Southern Vermont for Tubbs Snowshoes’ annual Romp to Stomp Out Breast Cancer Snowshoes Series, and on this day the spectrum of pink arrayed for Read More

Snowshoeing the Ottawa River


Michelle, Day Hiking Ambassador

The Ottawa River is the whitewater capital of Canada attracting paddlers from all over the world.  In the summer raft companies, fisherman and kayakers heavily use this river and there isn’t a day that goes by where someone is not on the water.

However, winter is a whole different story.  People Read More

Embrace your Inner 8 year old


Michelle, Day Hiking Ambassador

I was recently asked to promote a contest for my local tourism association, Ontario’s Highlands. They are trying to get people to embrace their inner 8 year old by posting photos of how they remember winter as a child.

I immediately threw my snowshoes on and went outside to play in Read More

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Snowshoe Connections

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Jan, Day Hiking Ambassador

Last season I started posting our snowshoeing adventures to Instagram, and have attracted many followers who want to be part of the excitement created by the Colorado snowshoe experience. We have enjoyed making connections with several like-minded, adventure driven people this season and what we have learned  is that making snowshoeing Read More

Outdoor Pursuits with Kids


Jeremy, Family Ambassador

Outdoor pursuits with kids, always offer their own set of rewards and challenges. Anytime you are choosing to take kids out on an adventure, it’s important to keep an open mind as to how the trip may play out. Some days, kids are interested, captivated and overall excited by the adventures. Other days, Read More

Why Snowshoeing Is Awesome for Urban Teens!


Jen, Family Ambassador

I didn’t start snowshoeing until just a few years ago. A lot of factors led to my late start—as a kid who grew up in an urban environment, I never saw anyone snowshoeing in the winter. Heck, I didn’t even realize we had a state forest in my hometown until I was Read More

Snowshoe adventures at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

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Kim, Day Hiking Ambassador

Life is good and life is blessed living near the Most Beautiful place in America. We’ve always felt very blessed to live in this beautiful place, where family and friends look forward to visiting, usually during the warmer months. We love taking them out on long hikes, exploring, especially our favorite trails Read More

Apostle Islands Winter Adventure

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Tim, Backcountry Ambassador

It’s certainly been a challenging year for snow fall local to the Twin Cities (MN). We had a nice snowfall early in November and everyone was optimistic for another big snow year. Slowly that began to fade however with a brown Christmas and a lack of interest in our first scheduled outing on Read More