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Season Recap: Great Winter for Snowshoeing in MN and WI

By Tim Taylor, Tubbs Ambassador Well, it’s apparent now, less holding out for one more big snow storm, winter is coming to an abrupt halt in Minnesota. Next week temps will reach into the 50’s and coupled with straight sunshine the snow pack will be retreating. It’s been a great winter and an absolute blast …

Snowshoeing and Fatbikers: We can all get along!

By Sheila Goss Day Hiking Ambassador Fatbikes…have you seen them? They are a great new development in the outdoor recreation world, and have really taken off in our area. These amazing bikes, with their oversized and underinflated, high-traction tires, can negotiate winter trails previously accessible only by skiers, snowshoers,  hikers, or snow machines.  Though I …

Snow Safety: It’s Not Just For Skiers and Snowboarders

The Good News: Outdoor exploration is on the rise. More and more people are getting outside in the winter to explore their local parks, trails, and mountains. The Bad News: With this increased participation comes an increased occurrence of accidents, especially with beginner adventurists who might not be formally trained in reading the danger signs. …