Summit County Colorado, wildlife extravaganza

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Bill, Trail Walking Ambassador

Why do I love snowshoeing? Because it lets me enjoy all the trails here in Summit County, high in the Colorado Rockies.  My wife and I are avid trail runners and walkers, and snowshoes let us spend nearly as much time on the trails in the winter as we do in Read More

Mt. Hood Has Snow!

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Susie, Trail Walking Ambassador

Yahoo, we hit the snow Mt. Hood here we come, with holiday cheers still in the air!  If you’re looking for a beautiful 2-3 hour trek, head to Trillium Lake Loop (near Government Camp). It’s about 3+ miles from parking lot and around. A bit of down hill getting started and then Read More

Combining Snowshoeing and Volunteering – a Great way to Spend the Winter

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Jody, Trail Walking Ambassador

Volunteering is important to me; over the years, I have volunteered with such organizations as the Washington Trails Association, Student Conservation Association, Earth Corps, the National Park Conservation Association, and Tubbs Snowshoes. Volunteer projects I have participated in have included schlepping parts for a back country toilet up the Rampart Ridge Trail Read More

The High Rockies of Colorado

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Bill, Trail Walking Ambassador

We woke up this morning to 6 inches of light fresh powder. Living at 9000 feet high in the Colorado Rockies this is certainly not unusual, but it is always inviting, especially on a weekend day. My wife Sherry and I decided to grab our Tubbs and head out to enjoy. Read More

Glimmer of Hope

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Sandy, Trail Walking Ambassador

Tis the season to blog about my snowshoe adventures, tis the season…I had a glimmer of hope when snow began to fall, the ground and trees were covered with a blanket of white. A true winter wonderland, this was going to be another great winter in Eastern PA. But Read More

Arapahoe Basin

Bill, Trail Walking Ambassador

I just got home from work, a bit early but feeling whipped. I headed out about 5:45 this morning and drove 20 minutes to Arapahoe Basin ski resort, at the base on the Continental Divide here in Northern Colorado. The Basin starts at 10,800 foot elevation and tops out at just over Read More

Hoping, praying, and waiting to hit the mountain!

Susie, Trail Walking Ambassador

Hoping, praying, and waiting to hit the mountain! Team Snow Wonder is heading for our first snowshoe trip of the season.

Mt. Hood, Oregon is looking white and ready for all us Tubbs Snowshoe groupies. Time for us to find our mittens and boots and head for the hills!

A New Start

Sandy, Trail Walking Ambassador

Four years ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer, what a surprise. I have always been healthy and active and felt I took care of myself. Our family had no history of breast cancer and I was rarely sick. Fortunately, it was caught early, after a couple of surgeries and chemo Read More

Ambassador Profile: Jody

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Where do you live?
Puyallup, WA

Top 3 things we should know about you?
1. In the past 4 years, I have photographed Romps in Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia
2. I donated a kidney to one of my cousins in Minnesota in 2012
3. I love to travel and visit new and exciting places.

Favorite aspect Read More

Ambassador Profile: Susie

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Where do you live?
Beavercreek, OR

Top 3 things we should know about you?

Mom/Gramma who loves to hang in the hills with family and friends/SNOW LOVER
Child/Adult Swim Survival Instructor
Just home from walking the El Camino de Santiago in Spain!  Wowzers
*Bonus – Have begun my Christmas background music as we speak!
**Bonus – My guestroom is all Winter Read More