An Early Christmas

20131221-03

Christmas came early for me this year when two large packages arrived on my doorstep in June. Back then, at the beginning of the hot summer months, my first chance use my new snowshoeing gear seemed so far away. But as the months grew colder and the first big snow storms came in early December, Read More

Pretty Purple Snowshoes

Susie13

Well, shoot! Had my snowshoe hopes up for today. Not sure why I thought today was my SNOWSHOE coming out party but I felt drawn to the mountain…………so here I sit pondering and watching the web cam! What to do, what to do? I make my list and check it twice I suppose. Yes, I Read More

Q & A with Eliza

Name: Eliza

Where did you grow up? Bountiful, Utah

Where do you live now? Draper, Utah

3 things we should know about you? 

–        I enjoy doing anything outside, especially running, hiking, and now snowshoeing.

–        I love to make food and eat it!

–        I am a Mormon and nothing else makes me happier.

When did you first try snowshoeing? Just Read More

Snow Gamma

Susie-Behrman-5

-Susie B.

Trail Walking Ambassador

 

Let’s just say I’m the one as a downhill skier that was thrilled to see long lift lines!  Why?

I love snow.  I love people who love snow.  I love sharing the experience of a frozen waterfall, a butterfly offering to be our escort, or the one magical moment a bird Read More

First steps of Embarrassment?

Eliza-Payne-3_sm

-Eliza P

Trail Walking Ambassador

 

I was cautious as I took my first steps, not wanting to trip and fall to a cold, embarrassing doom in the snow. After a few minutes, however, I gradually got used to the large attachments on my feet.  My careful steps turned into confident strides and with each stride I felt Read More

Engagement at the Romp – Who knew it was possible?

-Lorraine C.

Trail Walking Ambassador

It’s the morning of the Romp to Stomp in New Jersey.  For some unknown reason we’re actually 20 minutes early.  I usually factor in time for me to get lost on driving excursions even with GPS.  I’ve been directionally challenged since birth.  I’m sitting in my car with Dave waiting for the Read More

WOW – The 2013 Tubbs Romp to Stomp Event

-Lisa C.

Trail Walking Ambassador

WOW!  Three simple letters and one word is all I need to describe the 2013 Tubbs Romp to Stomp!

This wasn’t my first Romp.  I know the drill.  But I wasn’t prepared for the energy this year’s Romp brought.  Was it the volunteers buzzing around?  Was it the flashes of pink everywhere?  Was Read More

Romp & An Engagement

-Lorraine

Trail Walking Ambassador

The army gathered on the mountain in the cold, snowy early in the
morning. The wind was fierce but the determined forces would not be
swayed.  Everyone had their own reason to be there.  Some were there
for mothers, sisters, aunts, and friends who had faced combat in the
past. Others were there Read More

Join me at the Romp!

 

– Lisa C.

Trail Walking Ambassador

If you have ever wanted to try snowshoeing, put a Tubbs Romp to Stomp on your bucket list!

What better way to introduce oneself to snowshoeing?  You can snowshoe while raising money and awareness for such an inspiring cause, Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.  And you can do this with hundreds Read More

Snowshoeing Haiku

-Lorraine C.

Trail Walking Ambassador

 

HAIKU:

Snow in PA scarce

I long to try my snow shoes

Will it ever snow?

 

OK so we got about 3” of snow and I got to try out my shoes in the back yard but the snow started melting almost immediately.  I was robbed!  Any suggestions on what I can do to make it Read More