Buying Your First Snowshoe

Photo credit Ian Coble

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

Snow Already!

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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

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

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

BCA + Tubbs Giveaway

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Winter is just getting started!

Enter to win two BC Link Radios and two Tubbs FLEX ESC snowshoe kits (your choice of men’s or women’s models) complete with snowshoes, adjustable poles, gaiters and tote bags. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of this prize is $660 but here’s your chance to get it for FREE! Click the Read More

Winter Smart Phone Tips That Could Save Your Skin

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Tiffany, Day Hiking Ambassador

It’s easy to underestimate even a familiar hike in the winter time. I know this because I have been there. We can create a false sense of security knowing that we have seen a certain trail before or we have overall experience in the outdoors. While these may be true, the hike Read More

Tips and Tricks for Leading a Group Snowshoe Adventure

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Morgan Connelly, Guest Writer

One of the best parts of snowshoeing is being able to share the experience with others. There is nothing quite like being out in the woods on a beautiful winter day, the crunch of fresh snow underfoot, and the sound of laughter amongst friends filling the forest around you. To some, leading Read More

Getting Kids Outside, One Classroom at a Time

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Tubbs Snowshoes is excited to announce our call for applications for the Get Outdoors Program, a contest for schools and non-profits to benefit children and teens. Tubbs Snowshoes will award one classroom with snowshoes and our Winter Fit for Kids Programming, to help children and teens adventure into the wintertime. With snowshoes and a lesson Read More

Are you the next Tubbs Ambassador?

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Tubbs Snowshoes is excited to introduce the fourth year of the Ambassador Program! We’re looking for 8 intrepid snowshoe enthusiasts who can best capture the experience of snowshoeing – from the lessons of a beginner to a seasoned veteran – with words and photos to help show winter’s wonder. With four categories to apply to, and four accompanying gear packages, don’t miss your chance to earn new Tubbs Snowshoes and contribute to the Tubbs Ambassador Team all winter long! Read More

Ten Hikes on your National Park Bucket List

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While finding snow is difficult this time of year, it doesn’t stop us from getting out on the trail! From alpine lakes to red, rocky canyons, we love to get on a new trail and enjoy what nature has to offer. Take a look at our favorite hikes in US National Parks:

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