Buying Your First Snowshoe

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It’s that time of year when we’re dusting off our gear and planning for the first snowfall (who’s excited?). This is also a great time to check your equipment, make sure everything’s in working order, and replacing the items that need it. (Note: you should check your gear before every excursion!) Conveniently, now is also 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

Gear Review: Tubbs Flex VRT Snowshoes


The rotating toe cord (rotation limiter), heel risers, and flex tail — these are binding and traction features that really stand out in the Tubbs FLEX VRT snowshoes. Tubbs Snowshoe Ambassador Lyndon Scott reports. Read More

Gear Review: Day Hiking with My Tubbs Mountaineer Snowshoes


Deep powder, soft snow, steep uphills, and a few gnarly traverses and descents – the Tubbs Mountaineers have proved to be a reliable, confidence-inducing snowshoe, suitable for the variety of terrain. Read More

Avalanche Avoidance Tips for Snowshoers

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Tubbs Snowshoes and Backcountry Access want to remind snowshoers to be avalanche aware with these avalanche avoidance tips. Enter our Spring Thaw Giveaway for a chance to win your choice of Tubbs Men’s Flex-Alp or Women’s Panoramic Snowshoes plus a BCA DTS Avalanche Rescue Package, complete with beacon, probe and shovel. Read More

New Tubbs Snowshoes 2016-2017 Product Sneak Peak

For 110 years, Tubbs Snowshoes has been the leader in designing snowshoes for every kind of outdoors person; from mellow, meadow trails to steep mountain ascents, our extensive line of snowshoes provides ergonomic innovation to deliver the best snowshoe experience for every adventure. Needless to say, we know a few things about making products that will Read More

What’s Your Favorite? See our picks!

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Review & Win


We want to hear your thoughts on our gear! Whether you’ve been on your snowshoes for years, or just unwrapped gaiters on your birthday, tell us what you think.

10 randomly selected reviewers who post their review between April 1st – April 15th will win a pair of gaiters, poles or a snowshoe pack (winner’s choice)!*

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Traditional Snowshoes vs. FLEX Series


One of the most common questions we are asked is, “What are the differences between a traditional snowshoe and a FLEX snowshoe?” We’d love to answer that:

Tubbs Snowshoes manufactures two constructions of snowshoes with similar benefits; traditional aluminum framed snowshoes, and FLEX series’ composite snowshoes. Both types of snowshoes provide top-quality benefits, while Read More