What We’re Looking Forward To

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It’s time to start planning–Halloween is approaching which means the stores have Christmas decorations out already (we kid, we kid)–and we’re on the hunt for some epic snow hikes. If you haven’t met our awesome new Ambassador crew, you should. Here is a list of favorite winter spots from the people who know it best. Follow Read More

What I did on my Summer Vacation…A September Adventure!

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From Sheila, Tubbs Ambassador

This past summer, my husband and I decided to take an extended vacation, for the very first time in our 31 years of marriage! Our summer getaways are usually no more than a week, due to my husband’s work schedule. We have loved our weeklong paddling and camping trips in New England, Read More

Who’s Who On The Tubbs Crew

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Since the beginning of Tubbs (over 110 years ago!), our company goal has been more than just building the best snowshoes. We’ve always tried to support the snowshoe community and the people who use our products. To us, snowshoeing is not just what’s on your feet, it’s the experience the shoes give you. Our snowshoes might Read More

Isle Royale National Park

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By Tim Taylor, Tubbs Ambassador

Every fall I usher out another Medicine Lake Trip season with either a backpacking trip or a Boundary Waters Canoe Area excursion. It’s a perfect time; temperatures begin to cool, the pesky mosquitoes are pretty much non-existent and, of course, the leaves are changing. This past September we elected to return Read More

Snow Already!

Green Mountains, Vermont

We’re ready! We’re ready for winter to come! This week a huge chunk of the country is either under water (we’re thinking of you southeast Texas!) or getting pummeled with forest fires (stay safe Oregon and Washington!). While we all know unexpected weather is the only thing you can expect, it’s not too much to Read More

Seeing the Sights, Favorite Winter Hikes

Green Mountains, Vermont

For some of us, we’re lucky enough to have spent the last few months with snow being only a short jaunt away (or, probably, a little trip up to higher altitude). But for most, the wish for snow has slowly started to creep in. Back to School sales are starting, and what follows that are Read More

Wishing for Snow?

Photo courtesy of Jen Bauer

Believe it or not, the end of summer is quickly approaching. Don’t get us wrong, we love the summer months as a time to get out and enjoy snowless activities (yes, the Tubbs crew enjoy other active endeavors!), but the end of the warm months leave a lot of us wishing for an early snow. Read More

Giving Back to the Outdoor Community

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Summer is officially here but that doesn’t mean the Tubbs community stops doing what they do best; getting outside! This month we’d like to highlight our amazing ambassadors, who donate their time, equipment, money, or support to helping their outdoor community.

Read from our ambassadors about how they act as models of service in their area!

From Tim, Read More

Celebrating Youth Outdoors with SOS Outreach

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From Kristin Stoddard, Program Director at SOS Outreach

 

SOS Outreach recently celebrated its largest winter season in history, serving 4,074 youth across seven states and ten program sites throughout Colorado, California, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, Utah, and Michigan. SOS Outreach, a national youth development nonprofit, engages underserved youth 8–18 in year round programs that incorporate winter and Read More

Best Winter Hikes (or some of them at least)

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With warm weather approaching the northern hemisphere, we figure some of you might already be looking forward to the winter months and planning your getaway (snow or no snow!). Of course there are a million incredible hikes, but we rounded up some favorites, as well as gear recommendations, to give you inspiration as Read More