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

Join the Tubbs Ambassador Community!

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Attention Tubbs Fans!

We’re currently looking for brand ambassadors for the 2017/2018 season. Being a Tubbs Ambassador not only gets you some great gear (new snowshoes!), but you’ll join a fantastic community of like-minded, outdoor-loving, folks. We are looking for people who, of course, love snowshoeing, but more importantly are interested in connecting others to the Read More

Get Out for National Trails Day!

 

Photo credit: americanhiking.org

June 3, 2017 marks the American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day. You might be asking, why does a snowshoe company care about a trails celebration when there’s no snow?

Well, we’re so glad you asked! It’s because we’re not just here to talk snowshoeing, we’re here to encourage everyone to get outside and explore Read More

Snowshoe Hike through History—Millstone Trails

Words and pictures by Tubbs Ambassador Sheila  | Day Hiker

We live in northern Vermont, and our location gives us quick and easy access to some amazing recreational opportunities in the nearby mountains and woods. We love heading out to a favorite remote trail, miles from the nearest paved road. But, in keeping with the somewhat quirky Read More

3 Tips to Get in Shape for Snowshoe Season

It’s that time of year.

Leaves on the trees are changing from green to golden yellow and red and we know that it’s just a matter of weeks before snow starts to fly. Soon, we’ll be replacing mountain bikes with snowshoes and heading into our favorite season, winter.

There’s something about winter adventures that require a little 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

El Nino and the Minnesota Snowshoeing Season

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Tim, Backcountry Ambassador

Minnesota has suffered a very slow start to winter for the second consecutive year. In good snow years our snow dancing brings measurable snow in early December, sometimes as early as Thanksgiving. Snowshoeing, along with other winter fun, is well underway way with a foot or more of snow.

For the 2015-2016 winter season Read More

Keep it Local…snowshoeing near home, in northern Vermont

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Sheila, Day Hiking Ambassador

Deciding where to go snowshoeing, hmm, maybe I better check my guidebooks! We do plan a few snowshoe vacations each winter which involve traveling, but for my daily snowshoe treks, I tend to keep it local. Luckily, we live in an area that has many varied options, depending on the Read More

Snowshoeing With Ghosts

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Jill, Day Hiking Ambassador

We were the living who had come upon the ghosts of past. Our hearts were beating quickly. Our blood was coursing through our warm bodies when we came to a stop and set our eyes on the remains. The air was still yet we could hear faint screams of resistance as they Read More

5 Pro-Tips for Snowshoeing with Kids

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Rebecca, Family Ambassador

Have you ever snowshoed with a toddler?

One of my favorite things to do is to take my children outside and watch them navigate snow covered trails on their snowshoes.

With winter just around the corner I thought I’d share five tips to make snowshoeing with toddlers, or any kind of kid, awesome.

Start snowshoeing in Read More