Snowshoeing and Storytelling

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Michelle, Day Hiking Ambassador

When we think of snowshoeing we don’t think of storytelling but we should.  It’s not very practical to take a book snowshoeing with you. It’s hard to turn the pages while wearing mitts, snow can wreck it and it’s hard to see where you’re going while reading.

Reading is important. My husband and Read More

Snowshoeing Close to Home

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Kelly and Brenden, Day Hiking Ambassadors

My winter morning workout routine has evolved from using the cold and snow as an excuse to not exercise, to making the outdoors my arena of exercise.  I have been starting some mornings with fifteen minutes of yoga to get warmed up, then chop wood outside until there is enough Read More

Hikers, Snowshoers, and Cross-Country Skiers “Oh My”!

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Jill, Day Hiking Ambassador

Winter creates a special outdoor playground for nature and recreational enthusiasts. It’s the time of year where you get to bundle up and relive the glorious feeling of being a kid experiencing a “snowday” where school is canceled and all you have to do is play.

Like any playground in the world their Read More

You Might Be Addicted to Snowshoeing…

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Stephen, Day Hiking Ambassador

During the course of our outdoor lives, we should take a moment and a step back to reflect upon our approach to activities in which we participate.  To that end I present the following short quiz.

If you answer is “heck yeah!” to any of the following, you might be addicted to snowshoeing!

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Snowshoe Yurt Trip Packing Tips

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Jill, Day Hiking Ambassador

So you have decided that you are ready to take snowshoeing to the next level with a yurt expedition. First of all “You are AWESOME!” You are awesome because you are about to unlock a new achievement as a winter adventurer. You have decided to forgo a traditional snowshoeing outing to partake Read More

Snowshoeing Vs. Screentime

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Michelle, Day Hiking Ambassador

We currently live in an era where screen time is considered the “norm.”  Everyone has some type of a screen in their home whether it’s a phone, tablet, computer or that mesh thing that covers windows and stops the bugs from coming in during the summer time (I’m joking about that last Read More

Go On A Valentine’s Snowshoe Adventure

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Jill, Day Hiking Ambassador

Ditch the flowers and chocolates this Valentine’s weekend and show your love with SNOW! Love is a beautiful journey so why not add some adventure to it?

This Valentine’s Day weekend take the ones you love on a snowshoeing adventure! Take your kids, sisters, brothers, parents, grandparents, grandchildren, husband, wife, girlfriend, boyfriend, fiancé, Read More

Proof That A New Pair Of (Snow) Shoes Really Can Change Your Life

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Kimberly, Day Hiking Ambassador

I am sure we all have heard a very similar quote at one time or another which relates to a beloved childhood fairy tale. But it wasn’t until just a few short years ago that this particular quote really began to resonate with me and mean so much more!

Being born and Read More

Snowshoeing With A Baby

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Michelle, Day Hiking Ambassador

I am a first time mom to a 9-month-old daughter and snowshoeing has become our weekly activity. People always said, “your life will change” before we had our baby and they were right.  Things did change but what they forgot to mention was that our life would change “for the better”. Read More

Keep it Local…snowshoeing near home, in northern Vermont

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Sheila, Day Hiking Ambassador

Deciding where to go snowshoeing, hmm, maybe I better check my guidebooks! We do plan a few snowshoe vacations each winter which involve traveling, but for my daily snowshoe treks, I tend to keep it local. Luckily, we live in an area that has many varied options, depending on the Read More