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

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

Gear Review: Day Hiking with My Tubbs Mountaineer Snowshoes

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Deep powder, soft snow, steep uphills, and a few gnarly traverses and descents – the Tubbs Mountaineers have proved to be a reliable, confidence-inducing snowshoe, suitable for the variety of terrain. Read More

Snowshoe Hike through History—Millstone Trails

Words and pictures by Tubbs Ambassador Sheila  | Day Hiker

We live in northern Vermont, and our location gives us quick and easy access to some amazing recreational opportunities in the nearby mountains and woods. We love heading out to a favorite remote trail, miles from the nearest paved road. But, in keeping with the somewhat quirky Read More

3 Tips to Get in Shape for Snowshoe Season

It’s that time of year.

Leaves on the trees are changing from green to golden yellow and red and we know that it’s just a matter of weeks before snow starts to fly. Soon, we’ll be replacing mountain bikes with snowshoes and heading into our favorite season, winter.

There’s something about winter adventures that require a little Read More

A Higher World

Rich, Day Hiking Ambassador

Frozen fog has transformed the hillside evergreens into a tiered arrangement of powdered confectionaries. We are halfway up the slope of Camel’s Hump, Vermont’s third highest and most iconic mountain.

We have arrived at this point via the Burrows Trail, ascending from the town of Huntington, a mere half hour outside Burlington. I Read More

Ambassador Review — Wilderness

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Stephen, Day Hiking Ambassador

When my order of Tubbs Wilderness snowshoes arrived, I was very excited! They looked technically advanced and decently built right out of the box. After using them on the trail for the first time, I was even more excited! I’d had different snowshoes from other brands over the last few years, but those snowshoes Read More

Peace, Love & Snowshoeing

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Jan and Kelly, Day Hiking Ambassadors

It is true, that born in the 60’s, I fall back on flower children expressions when describing my snowshoeing experiences. The theme of peace and love were made popular during my era and are truly timeless for a mountain girl like me. Getting out on the trail conjures up Read More