Hikers, Snowshoers, and Cross-Country Skiers “Oh My”!

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Jill, Day Hiking Ambassador

Winter creates a special outdoor playground for nature and recreational enthusiasts. It’s the time of year where you get to bundle up and relive the glorious feeling of being a kid experiencing a “snowday” where school is canceled and all you have to do is play.

Like any playground in the world their Read More

You Might Be Addicted to Snowshoeing…

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Stephen, Day Hiking Ambassador

During the course of our outdoor lives, we should take a moment and a step back to reflect upon our approach to activities in which we participate.  To that end I present the following short quiz.

If you answer is “heck yeah!” to any of the following, you might be addicted to snowshoeing!

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Snowshoe Yurt Trip Packing Tips

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Jill, Day Hiking Ambassador

So you have decided that you are ready to take snowshoeing to the next level with a yurt expedition. First of all “You are AWESOME!” You are awesome because you are about to unlock a new achievement as a winter adventurer. You have decided to forgo a traditional snowshoeing outing to partake Read More

Snowshoeing Vs. Screentime

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Michelle, Day Hiking Ambassador

We currently live in an era where screen time is considered the “norm.”  Everyone has some type of a screen in their home whether it’s a phone, tablet, computer or that mesh thing that covers windows and stops the bugs from coming in during the summer time (I’m joking about that last Read More

Go On A Valentine’s Snowshoe Adventure

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Jill, Day Hiking Ambassador

Ditch the flowers and chocolates this Valentine’s weekend and show your love with SNOW! Love is a beautiful journey so why not add some adventure to it?

This Valentine’s Day weekend take the ones you love on a snowshoeing adventure! Take your kids, sisters, brothers, parents, grandparents, grandchildren, husband, wife, girlfriend, boyfriend, fiancé, Read More

Proof That A New Pair Of (Snow) Shoes Really Can Change Your Life

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Kimberly, Day Hiking Ambassador

I am sure we all have heard a very similar quote at one time or another which relates to a beloved childhood fairy tale. But it wasn’t until just a few short years ago that this particular quote really began to resonate with me and mean so much more!

Being born and Read More

What To Get Somebody Who Has It All?

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Shawn, Backcountry Ambassador

Recently I’ve been focusing on cutting out the superfluous stuff in my life and  focusing more on the things that bring me true happiness. A few things that really make me truly happy are friends, food, travel, my wife, and enjoying a beautiful view in the mountains. I mean you can’t Read More

Introducing Hikers to Snowshoeing

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Lyndon, Backcountry Ambassador

This past fall, a coworker and I introduced a few of our student workers to hiking. They started hiking with us as we were in the midst of training for Cactus to Clouds (C2C), which is regarded as one of the most difficult day hikes in America. They really hit the ground Read More

Enabler of Memories

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Tim, Backcountry Ambassador

Up until Groundhog Day, February 2nd 2016, Minnesota has just been eeking by with enough snow to classify as winter. But today we’ve all been sent home early from work and after school events cancelled. That’s what a foot of oncoming snow will do for ya! Punxsutawney Phil predicted an early spring by Read More

Days Fork Trail, Big Cotton Canyon, Utah

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Kovas, Family Ambassador

Several weeks ago, I had the great opportunity to snowshoe with three other Tubbs Snowshoes Ambassadors, along with a big group of other outdoor enthusiasts. Our plan was to hike up Days Fork Trail, located in Big Cottonwood Canyon, not far from Salt Lake City.

Right off the bat we saw moose on Read More