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

Get Out for National Trails Day!

 

Photo credit: americanhiking.org

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

Banish teen angst! Go #snowshoeing.

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“Grumble all you want,” I told my kids. It’s gonna be a great day.” Here’s an account from the John Soltys’ recent family outing snowshoeing Mt. Rainier — with proof that even a teenager can have a good time with her family and admit she was wrong. Read More

Smuggler’s Notch Snowshoe Festival

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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. 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.

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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