Teens on the Trail: Turning the “Meh” into “Yeah!”



Stephen, Day Hiking Ambassador

As my kids have grown up, I have continued to encourage them to do things with me in the outdoors. One of our favorite activities in the winter is snowshoeing. It’s a great opportunity for us to get some exercise and enjoy the outdoors together. There’s a lot more to life Read More

The Joy of Snowshoeing


Bill, Trail Walking Ambassador

Entering my second year as a Tubbs Ambassador, I am using the new men’s Boundary Peak snowshoes for my snow adventures. I started snowshoeing over 20 years ago, starting with basic wooden shoes, then graduating through several different brands of snowshoes and bindings. I was very excited to get to try the Read More

Snowshoeing With Ghosts


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

Snowshoe Yoga – My Favorites

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Jan, Day Hiking Ambassador

If you snowshoe often, it’s a good idea to take care of your muscles and stretch before or after your outing. I wrote in last month’s blog , about taking up a yoga practice for a balance of the high energy of snowshoeing activity. Yoga poses also serve as my stretch of Read More

First Snowshoe of the Season

First Snowshoe of the season

Michelle, Day Hiking Ambassador

It was beginning to feel like winter was never going to come. Up until a day ago I hadn’t even taken out my snow pants, snowshoes and my other winter gear. It was becoming depressing. I had never gone this long without snow before.

This morning when I woke up, I could tell Read More

5 Pro-Tips for Snowshoeing with Kids


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.

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Finding The Snow


Jen, Family Ambassador

Mother nature doesn’t always cooperate during the winter months. (Well, any of the months…) We have started this winter much like last year – one day of snow so far and not even enough to break out the snowshoes. Tired of watching our Tubbs gather dust, we finally took matters unto our own Read More

Let’s do Some Science


Shawn, Backcountry Ambassador

#Hikerchat, Friends, and Snowshoers…

Let’s do some science, put all the outdoor companies together in one place, stay somewhere like Salt Lake City, Utah, then add a mix of friends from all over the United States. Don’t worry; were almost done with this little science experiment. Now, work in a Saturday of Read More

New Year, New Traditions


Michelle, Day Hiking Ambassador

Mike and I snowshoe into the Ottawa River every year but on no particular day. This year we decided to go on New Years Day. We figured it was a good way to start the New Year with some exercise and outdoor time.  Now that we are a family Read More

What Your New Year’s Resolution List Should Be

Tiffany, Day Hiking Ambassador

The infamous questions, “What are your New Year’s Resolutions?” Everyone has heard it. Is this question friend or foe, however? While some may deem the January first tradition as overdone and pointless, many others believe it is a chance to begin a new year in another, fresh light. In our pursuance of Read More