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

Ambassador Profile: Sandy

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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?
Water

Favorite trail snack? 
Cliff bars

Dream snowshoe trip? 
Patagonia

Anything else we should Read More

Ambassador Profile: Bill

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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

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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

Top 10 Things I Have Learned as a Tubbs Ambassador

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1. Getting out in the cold is refreshing and rewarding, especially when you have been stuck in smog for days.

2. When a snowshoe falls off unexpectedly, your next step several feet down lets you know just how deep the snow you are walking on really is.

3. If you are wearing Tubbs snowshoes, your snowshoes probably Read More

Tubbs’ Youngest Fan

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It has been a few weeks since I have been snowshoeing, but I have a pretty good reason for that. Let me introduce Tubbs’ youngest fan, measuring approximately one snowshoe long!

After being in the house for a few weeks with that cute newborn, my whole body was itching to get out and exercise. Escaping to Read More

A Fresh Start to a New Year

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I woke up the first Saturday of the year to find a fresh layer of snow on the ground – the perfect start to a new year and for a day of snowshoeing! The skies were blue and clear in the valley, but that was not a forecast of what was to come. Once we Read More