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

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!

You Read More

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