What We’re Looking Forward To

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It’s time to start planning–Halloween is approaching which means the stores have Christmas decorations out already (we kid, we kid)–and we’re on the hunt for some epic snow hikes. If you haven’t met our awesome new Ambassador crew, you should. Here is a list of favorite winter spots from the people who know it best. Follow Read More

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)

Photo credit: Becca Skinner

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: Day Hiking with My Tubbs Mountaineer Snowshoes

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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

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

Snowshoe Card Chase

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Tim, Backcountry Ambassador

Interested in a fresh idea on how to engage a large group of people during a snowshoe event? You’ll need a basic understanding of card poker and an interest in tromping around the woods to find the best hand. On a crisp sunny February day in the Wisconsin north woods we pulled 24 Read More

Finding Solitude Snowshoeing in the Backcountry

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Terry, Backcountry Ambassador

Last year when I applied for ambassadorship with Tubbs Snowshoes my application included a story on my solo trip of Mount Dickerman I had taken the year before. This trip was also the decisive factor in me applying for the Backcountry Ambassador.

Although I could easily fall into the criteria of Family, and Read More

Tubbs Mountaineer wins Outside Magazine Gear of the Year!

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The award-winning backcountry design can tackle any terrain Read More