Seeing the Sights, Favorite Winter Hikes

Green Mountains, Vermont

For some of us, we’re lucky enough to have spent the last few months with snow being only a short jaunt away (or, probably, a little trip up to higher altitude). But for most, the wish for snow has slowly started to creep in. Back to School sales are starting, and what follows that are Read More

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

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