Seeing the Sights, Favorite Winter Hikes

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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

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

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

Get Out for National Trails Day!

 

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June 3, 2017 marks the American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day. You might be asking, why does a snowshoe company care about a trails celebration when there’s no snow?

Well, we’re so glad you asked! It’s because we’re not just here to talk snowshoeing, we’re here to encourage everyone to get outside and explore Read More

Snowshoer tips for sharing backcountry trails from the Catamount Trail Association

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The 300 miles of Catamount Trail is a popular and fully conserved public-access trail that requires a considerable level of trail etiquette. Here are some great snowshoer tips for sharing backcountry trails from the Catamount Trail Association. Read More

Gear Review: Tubbs Flex VRT Snowshoes

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The rotating toe cord (rotation limiter), heel risers, and flex tail — these are binding and traction features that really stand out in the Tubbs FLEX VRT snowshoes. Tubbs Snowshoe Ambassador Lyndon Scott reports. Read More

Free National Parks Week Earth Day Snowshoe Tours

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Snowshoeing gives you a totally different perspective of our National Parks when less crowded trails serve as tranquil getaways. To celebrate Earth Day, take advantage of free admission during National Parks Week, April 15-23, 2017. Snowshoes are your ticket for wilderness-friendly recreation to one of these 13 parks listed by The Wilderness Society as some of the most beautiful to hike in the snow Read More

Spring New England Waterfall Hikes, with Snowshoes for Safety

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Snowshoes for traction, hiking poles for balance, warm clothes in a backpack, sunprotection . . . Hiking safely to visit waterfalls is a matter of being prepared with snowshoes for safety. On this day, the best walking was on a crown of snow hard-packed by snowshoers. Read More