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

Free National Parks Week Earth Day Snowshoe Tours

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Snowshoeing gives you a totally different perspective of our National Parks when less crowded trails serve as tranquil getaways. To celebrate Earth Day, take advantage of free admission during National Parks Week, April 15-23, 2017. Snowshoes are your ticket for wilderness-friendly recreation to one of these 13 parks listed by The Wilderness Society as some of the most beautiful to hike in the snow Read More

Spring New England Waterfall Hikes, with Snowshoes for Safety

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Snowshoes for traction, hiking poles for balance, warm clothes in a backpack, sunprotection . . . Hiking safely to visit waterfalls is a matter of being prepared with snowshoes for safety. On this day, the best walking was on a crown of snow hard-packed by snowshoers. Read More

Gear Review: Tubbs Wayfinder Snowshoes, the Daily Drivers

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The Tubbs Snowshoes Wayfinder is, to me, the daily driver of snowshoes. You can take it offroad or even bomb down the highway, but it’s really perfect for comfortable cruising all day long. 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

Loveland Pass

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Bill, Trail Walking Ambassador

This morning dawned clear blue sky and temperatures in the high 30s, even at 12,000 feet.  I donned my Tubbs Boundary Peak snowshoes and headed up from the top of Loveland Pass to trek the Continental Divide.  Winds were calm, unusual for this area, and the snow was perfect for climbing.  I Read More

The Joy of Snowshoeing

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Bill, Trail Walking Ambassador

Entering my second year as a Tubbs Ambassador, I am using the new men’s Boundary Peak snowshoes for my snow adventures. I started snowshoeing over 20 years ago, starting with basic wooden shoes, then graduating through several different brands of snowshoes and bindings. I was very excited to get to try the Read More

Winter Break Snowshoe Trip

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Kathy, Day Hiking Ambassador

Every year, my husband, son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter make it a point to snowshoe over the Christmas/New Year’s Holidays – usually on Christmas Day or on our wedding anniversary two days later. This year, we decided instead to take a family holiday after Christmas and make it a dedicated snowshoe trip. So Read More

Peru Creek

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Bill, Trail Walking Ambassador

My wife Sherry and I headed up Peru Creek near Montezuma CO (elevation over 10,000 feet) late this morning for a snowshoe jaunt. Here are a few photos to inspire your next trip!

Mt. Hood, the land of snow!

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Susie, Trail Walking Ambassador

Off we go again to Mt. Hood. We decided to hit the Barlow Trail once again (5 miles past Government Camp off to the right). You know once you find a trail that is new; the adventure begins…so so much to discover. And-bonus-it’s a new day, new weather pattern Read More