Ice climbing/Staying Warm


Michelle, Day Hiking Ambassador Aside from snowshoeing one of our favourite activities is ice climbing. Lately the weather has been staying steady at around -20c to -30c and one of the best ways to stay warm is snowshoeing. It is important to wear layers while snowshoeing because it is a high exertion activity and even Read More

Get Outdoors: Toledo’ s Pop-Up Programs

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Lauren from Metroparks of the Toledo Area, Get Outdoors Recipient Toledo looks a bit more wintery than it did when I last posted, but we’re still waiting for that big accumulation to hit. Despite the meager snowfall, park visitors have been curious and excited about our new snowshoes! An inch here and an inch there Read More

Soundtrack to Adventure: Glacier Playlist

The Tubbs Glacier Soundtrack is a modern, upbeat rock mix to keep you moving in your backyard, the park, or to your favorite peak.

Mt. Hood, the land of snow!


Susie, Trail Walking Ambassador Off we go again to Mt. Hood. We decided to hit the Barlow Trail once again (5 miles past Government Camp off to the right). You know once you find a trail that is new; the adventure begins…so so much to discover. And-bonus-it’s a new day, new weather pattern and the Read More

Barlow Trail


Susie, Trail Walking Ambassador Off we go, Snowshoe Laurie and Susie on a new adventure.  Love the days we just head to the mountain and turn off as the Mt. Hood Mountain vibe leads.  Today we land on the Barlow Trail (5 miles past Government camp portion). The trail has a nice gradual uphill; making Read More

Ice Fishing


Michelle, Day Hiking Ambassador One of the best things about snowshoes is that it allows us to get to our other activities that we love to do. Often when we cross a lake to go ice climbing we find ourselves sinking through layers of snow, ice and slush. Snowshoes allow us to stay above the Read More

Snow Magic!

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Susie, Trail Walking Ambassadors Now here’s how to start our day of Snow Magic!  The Resort on the Mountain (Welches, OR) makes one of the best bloody Mary’s I’ve ever had….we’re celebrating Kirby getting her first pair of Tubbs Snowshoes from Ol’ St. Nick (well her awesome sons and husband helped out). See the magic? Read More

A Michigan Winter Trails Day 2015


Kim, Day Hiking Winter started out with a bang in Northern Michigan during the month of November and just as quickly as it arrived it disappeared. The next several weeks were met with much disappointment, even a bit of envy. Many stories and photos were being posted by others enjoying winter adventures across much of Read More



Bill, Trail Walking Ambassador My wife and I headed out this morning, taking a short drive from our home in Silverthorne, CO headed up past Keystone Resort to the small town of Montezuma. Montezuma has a population of less than 70, but is an incorporated town since the 1860s and at one time had a Read More

Celebrating Winter Trails Day 2015


Jen, Family Ambassador Snow has been a rare occurrence in eastern Massachusetts this winter. Usually by now the grass is buried under a foot of snow, yet this year we’ve only gotten a few inches, all of which melted away almost immediately. I was worried about getting out on our Tubbs for Winter Trails Day Read More