Month: December 2017

Snowshoeing and Fatbikers: We can all get along!

By Sheila Goss Day Hiking Ambassador Fatbikes…have you seen them? They are a great new development in the outdoor recreation world, and have really taken off in our area. These amazing bikes, with their oversized and underinflated, high-traction tires, can negotiate winter trails previously accessible only by skiers, snowshoers,  hikers, or snow machines.  Though I …

Snow Safety: It’s Not Just For Skiers and Snowboarders

The Good News: Outdoor exploration is on the rise. More and more people are getting outside in the winter to explore their local parks, trails, and mountains. The Bad News: With this increased participation comes an increased occurrence of accidents, especially with beginner adventurists who might not be formally trained in reading the danger signs. …