Why I Can’t Wait For Winter

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Jill, Day Hiking Ambassador

I can’t wait for the magical feeling of welcoming winter with the first snow’s snowflakes kissing my cheeks.

I can’t wait for the feet of fresh powder to kick up and sink my Tubbs Snowshoes into.

I can’t wait to reunite with friends to go snowshoeing through different mountains ranges together.

I can’t wait to Read More

Are you the next Tubbs Ambassador?

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Tubbs Snowshoes is excited to introduce the fourth year of the Ambassador Program! We’re looking for 8 intrepid snowshoe enthusiasts who can best capture the experience of snowshoeing – from the lessons of a beginner to a seasoned veteran – with words and photos to help show winter’s wonder. With four categories to apply to, and four accompanying gear packages, don’t miss your chance to earn new Tubbs Snowshoes and contribute to the Tubbs Ambassador Team all winter long! Read More

Same Place, Different Experience: hiking trails summer & winter

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Everyone has a favorite trail. The trail where you can expect what’s around the next turn, and ends with a familiar view. What’s wonderful about revisiting your favorite trail throughout the year, is to watch the landscape change with the seasons.

Our Ambassadors enjoy hiking the same trail in both summer and winter. Scroll through the Read More

Ten Hikes on your National Park Bucket List

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While finding snow is difficult this time of year, it doesn’t stop us from getting out on the trail! From alpine lakes to red, rocky canyons, we love to get on a new trail and enjoy what nature has to offer. Take a look at our favorite hikes in US National Parks:

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National Trails Day — What a Day!

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National Trails Day, organized by the American Hiking Society, had thousands of events hosted throughout North America. From trail cleanups to group hikes, it was a day that celebrated our amazing public trails systems. A few of our Ambassadors led their own group hikes, introducing some people who are new to hiking to trails, and Read More

Take a Hike, June 6th

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Hit the trails to Celebrate!

What better way to commemorate our nation’s trails systems than going for a hike? Grab your pack, lace your boots, and start at your favorite trailhead to celebrate National Trails Day!

Interested in joining in on a group hike or trail work party? Check out American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day website Read More

Ode to the Posthole

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John, Family Ambassador

Postholes, I love you.

I love that you’re like playing Russian roulette in the snow.

I love that you’re like turning the crank on a jack-in-the-box while terrified of clowns.

I love that you’re like Jenga when the tower it teetering.

I love the unpredictable certainty that I’ll punch through the crust of the snow and sink Read More

The Spring Conditions are Amazing in the North Cascades!

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Terry, Backcountry Ambassador

Spring has definitely settled here in the PNW, but we continue to get some really quality snow in the higher elevations. Quality snow combined with bluebird skies and a great trail equal some outstanding snowshoeing.

 This weekend I set out early to a location I visited earlier this winter minus my Read More

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