Barlow Trail

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Susie, Trail Walking Ambassador

Off we go, Snowshoe Laurie and Susie on a new adventure.  Love the days we just head to the mountain and turn off as the Mt. Hood Mountain vibe leads.  Today we land on the Barlow Trail (5 miles past Government camp portion).

The trail has a nice gradual uphill; Read More

Snow Magic!

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Susie, Trail Walking Ambassadors

Now here’s how to start our day of Snow Magic!  The Resort on the Mountain (Welches, OR) makes one of the best bloody Mary’s I’ve ever had….we’re celebrating Kirby getting her first pair of Tubbs Snowshoes from Ol’ St. Nick (well her awesome sons and husband helped out).

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Montezuma

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Bill, Trail Walking Ambassador

My wife and I headed out this morning, taking a short drive from our home in Silverthorne, CO headed up past Keystone Resort to the small town of Montezuma. Montezuma has a population of less than 70, but is an incorporated town since the 1860s and at one time had a Read More

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!