Smuggler’s Notch Snowshoe Festival

Tubbs Snowshoes, Atlas Snowshoe Company, and Marmot present the inaugural Smugglers’ Notch Family Snowshoe Festival & 16th Annual Northern Vermont Snowshoe Challenge Race on Saturday, February 11 and Sunday, February 12 at Smugglers’ Notch Resort. The festival is open to all ages and ability levels and kicks off on Saturday with FREE demos, games, and Read More

Free snowshoe demo at Hedgehog Mountain

Getting fit to demo some snowshoes!

Mark your calendars! On Saturday, January 21 at Hedgehog Mountain – Freeport ME.  L.L. Bean Employees, families and friends are invited to a snowshoe demo co-sponsored by Outdoor Discovery Schools and the New England SnowChaser Program.  Consumers are also welcome to join in on the fun.

In collaboration with Tubbs Snowshoes and Atlas Snowshoe Company (the 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

Wilderness Gear Review

Tubbs Men’s Wilderness Snowshoe

Kovas, Family Ambassador

This winter, I got to test out the Men’s Wilderness Snowshoe, and, though our snow was few and far between, I managed to get out a few times. If you’re a big guy like me or are planning on carrying heavy loads while snowshoeing, this is probably the best option you could find.

At Read More

Snowshoe Camping on Kendall Knob

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John, Family Ambassador

So you’re an experienced snowshoer and you’re looking for the next challenge. Here it is: Snowshoe Camping. It’s just like backpacking, but you do it in the snow and you can go anywhere! Backpacking typically means you’re hiking on trails and have to take care to camp only in established sites or on Read More

Days Fork Trail, Big Cotton Canyon, Utah

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Kovas, Family Ambassador

Several weeks ago, I had the great opportunity to snowshoe with three other Tubbs Snowshoes Ambassadors, along with a big group of other outdoor enthusiasts. Our plan was to hike up Days Fork Trail, located in Big Cottonwood Canyon, not far from Salt Lake City.

Right off the bat we saw moose on Read More

Letting The Kids Take the Lead

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Rebecca, Family Ambassador

This year I have a goal. It’s to stop planning outdoor adventures with a specific destination in mind. I’m trying to enjoy the journey, not focus on the destination. When it comes to snowshoeing with kids sometimes this means that we never lose sight of our car in the parking lot. It also means that sometimes we Read More

Snowglow Snowshoes for the Reluctant Snowshoer

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Rebecca, Family Ambassador

As a mother I feel that it’s my duty to introduce my children to outdoor winter activities.

It doesn’t matter if its snowshoeing, ice skating, Nordic skiing, sledding, or downhill skiing.

In our family winter isn’t for hibernating, it’s for playing outside in the snow.

When my oldest son was just 18 months old we strapped Read More

5 Pro-Tips for Snowshoeing with Kids

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Rebecca, Family Ambassador

Have you ever snowshoed with a toddler?

One of my favorite things to do is to take my children outside and watch them navigate snow covered trails on their snowshoes.

With winter just around the corner I thought I’d share five tips to make snowshoeing with toddlers, or any kind of kid, awesome.

Start snowshoeing in Read More

Finding The Snow

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Jen, Family Ambassador

Mother nature doesn’t always cooperate during the winter months. (Well, any of the months…) We have started this winter much like last year – one day of snow so far and not even enough to break out the snowshoes. Tired of watching our Tubbs gather dust, we finally took matters unto our own Read More