Glimmer of Hope


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


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


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

Ambassador Profile: Sandy


Where do you live?
Walnutport, PA

Top 3 things we should know about you? 
I like being outdoors.  I love dogs, I have 3 black Labs.  My computer skills need work!

Favorite aspect of snowshoeing? 
Being able to take the dogs.

Favorite drink while snowshoeing?

Favorite trail snack? 
Cliff bars

Dream snowshoe trip? 

Anything else we should Read More

Ambassador Profile: Bill


Where do you live?
Silverthorne, CO , 3 miles from Frisco (Colorado Romp to Stomp) at about 9000 feet elevation.

Top 3 things we should know about you?
Snowshoer for about 25 years, love to spend time on the trails in the wilderness areas, year round, avid photographer.

Favorite aspect of snowshoeing?
Fresh snow on a smooth Read More

Scouting, for Next Season


Authored By Kathy, Day Hiking Ambassador

I have to confess; I’m the black sheep of my hot-weather, beach-loving family. They and many of my friends shake their heads in bewilderment and dismay when I publicly profess my love of winter, cold and SNOW. It’s true. I’m a Snow Fan(atic)! I simply love snow!

I’m totally unrepentant though Read More

Storing Your Snowshoes for the Off-Season

Kathy W., Trail Walking Ambassador

Despite the fact that here in Cañon City, Colorado, it has been snowing (very lightly) for the last two days now, like most snowshoers, I know it’s almost time to pack away my long johns and ski pants, hang up my beloved snowshoes  and prepare for the coming summer heat. 

So that Read More