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

Why I love introducing people to snowshoeing

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John, Family Ambassador

I recently had the opportunity to take some of my cousins-in-law snowshoeing on Mt. Hood the day after Thanksgiving. That day has always been a day for adventuring even if it has only just this year been widely adopted thanks to REI’s #OptOutside campaign. This trip was one that reminded me of some of Read More

Ten Benefits of Snowshoeing

Ten Benefits of Snowshoeing

Kovas, Family Ambassador

Snowshoeing first started approximately 6,000 years ago in Asia, with boards strapped to the feet, evolving to the multiple material products seen today. Originally functional footwear for hunting and other work, snowshoeing has become a winter recreational sport that spans the globe. Snowshoeing offers many benefits, from getting you out the door easily Read More

I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas…

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Jen, Family Ambassador

I’m dreaming of a White Christmas, but not for the reasons most folks are. I don’t want want to sit by the fire and sip hot chocolate as the snow gently falls on the trees outside. Well, I do, but not until after I’ve gone snowshoeing. I’m dreaming of a White Christmas because Read More

Anticipation

Snowshoeing in the Northeast US

Kovas, Family Ambassador

For those of a certain age, the title of this post and the accompanying image probably has us humming (or even singing) a certain tune under our breath.

Waiting is never easy, especially when what you’re waiting for is neither guaranteed nor on any sort of set schedule. Snow is like that. Right now Read More

Ambassador Profile: Rebecca

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Where do you live?
Laramie, Wyoming

Top 3 things we should know about you?

I’m a former competitive cross-country skier and biathlete and I didn’t start snowshoeing until a few years ago.
Sometimes in the winter it feels like all I do is wrestle my kids in and out of their snowsuits.
Some people hibernate in the winter but Read More