Buying Your First Snowshoe

Photo credit Ian Coble

It’s that time of year when we’re dusting off our gear and planning for the first snowfall (who’s excited?). This is also a great time to check your equipment, make sure everything’s in working order, and replacing the items that need it. (Note: you should check your gear before every excursion!) Conveniently, now is also Read More

Snow Already!

Green Mountains, Vermont

We’re ready! We’re ready for winter to come! This week a huge chunk of the country is either under water (we’re thinking of you southeast Texas!) or getting pummeled with forest fires (stay safe Oregon and Washington!). While we all know unexpected weather is the only thing you can expect, it’s not too much to Read More

Backpack Essentials for Day Hiking

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Courtesy of our Day Hiking Ambassador, Jan.

What’s in your Backpack?

While the snow covered landscape has transformed to dirt paths, lush green flora peppered with wildflowers, we are still thinking about snowshoeing in Colorado. Getting out this time of year keeps us fit for winter sports and is a great time to scout for easy access Read More

Seeing the Sights, Favorite Winter Hikes

Green Mountains, Vermont

For some of us, we’re lucky enough to have spent the last few months with snow being only a short jaunt away (or, probably, a little trip up to higher altitude). But for most, the wish for snow has slowly started to creep in. Back to School sales are starting, and what follows that are Read More

Wishing for Snow?

Photo courtesy of Jen Bauer

Believe it or not, the end of summer is quickly approaching. Don’t get us wrong, we love the summer months as a time to get out and enjoy snowless activities (yes, the Tubbs crew enjoy other active endeavors!), but the end of the warm months leave a lot of us wishing for an early snow. Read More

Join the Tubbs Ambassador Community!

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Attention Tubbs Fans!

We’re currently looking for brand ambassadors for the 2017/2018 season. Being a Tubbs Ambassador not only gets you some great gear (new snowshoes!), but you’ll join a fantastic community of like-minded, outdoor-loving, folks. We are looking for people who, of course, love snowshoeing, but more importantly are interested in connecting others to the Read More

Giving Back to the Outdoor Community

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Summer is officially here but that doesn’t mean the Tubbs community stops doing what they do best; getting outside! This month we’d like to highlight our amazing ambassadors, who donate their time, equipment, money, or support to helping their outdoor community.

Read from our ambassadors about how they act as models of service in their area!

From Tim, Read More

Celebrating Youth Outdoors with SOS Outreach

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From Kristin Stoddard, Program Director at SOS Outreach

 

SOS Outreach recently celebrated its largest winter season in history, serving 4,074 youth across seven states and ten program sites throughout Colorado, California, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, Utah, and Michigan. SOS Outreach, a national youth development nonprofit, engages underserved youth 8–18 in year round programs that incorporate winter and Read More

Best Winter Hikes (or some of them at least)

Photo credit: Becca Skinner

With warm weather approaching the northern hemisphere, we figure some of you might already be looking forward to the winter months and planning your getaway (snow or no snow!). Of course there are a million incredible hikes, but we rounded up some favorites, as well as gear recommendations, to give you inspiration as Read More

Snowshoeing for a Cure

By Tubbs Ambassador, Tiffany Saltis

On Sunday February 26th, Stratton Resort hosted the Susan G. Komen Snowshoe for a Cure. This annual event raises money for breast cancer research, education, screening, and treatment programs. Leading up to the event, teams had worked hard to raise as much money as possible. The top earning team raised over Read More