Wishing for Snow?

Photo courtesy of Jen Bauer

Believe it or not, the end of summer is quickly approaching. Don’t get us wrong, we love the summer months as a time to get out and enjoy snowless activities (yes, the Tubbs crew enjoy other active endeavors!), but the end of the warm months leave a lot of us wishing for an early snow. Read More

Giving Back to the Outdoor Community

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Summer is officially here but that doesn’t mean the Tubbs community stops doing what they do best; getting outside! This month we’d like to highlight our amazing ambassadors, who donate their time, equipment, money, or support to helping their outdoor community.

Read from our ambassadors about how they act as models of service in their area!

From Tim, Read More

Celebrating Youth Outdoors with SOS Outreach

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From Kristin Stoddard, Program Director at SOS Outreach

 

SOS Outreach recently celebrated its largest winter season in history, serving 4,074 youth across seven states and ten program sites throughout Colorado, California, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, Utah, and Michigan. SOS Outreach, a national youth development nonprofit, engages underserved youth 8–18 in year round programs that incorporate winter and 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

Winter Storm Brings Excitement For Kid’s On Randall’s Island

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Randall’s Island Park Alliance

After what has been a very mild winter, New York City’s snow-loving residents finally got the snow we have been missing—26.8 inches of it! While most people prepared for a weekend indoors, RIPA staff prepared for our first snow day on the island, including our first snowshoeing adventure! Children from surrounding Read More

Randall’s Island Treasure Hunt

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Randall’s Island Park Alliance

The Natural Areas Team on Randall’s Island was able to host over 500 people for its annual orienteering event due in large part to Tubbs Snowshoes’ generous donation of nearly 200 compasses! The Randall’s Island Treasure Hunt was attended by New York City residents of all ages who were able to get Read More

Get Outdoors: Toledo’ s Pop-Up Programs

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Lauren from Metroparks of the Toledo Area, Get Outdoors Recipient

Toledo looks a bit more wintery than it did when I last posted, but we’re still waiting for that big accumulation to hit. Despite the meager snowfall, park visitors have been curious and excited about our new snowshoes! An inch here and an inch there have Read More

Get Outdoors: Coyote Ridge Elementary

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Coyote Ridge Elementary

2015 began at Coyote Ridge Elementary in Broomfield Colorado with snow on the first day back to school. Which was matched perfectly with brand new snow shoes from the Tubbs Kids Winterfit program! Students went out into the cold, still excited for recess but then the cheers could be heard all the way Read More

Thank you, from Sacramento Inner City Outings

 
Valerie E., Sacramento Inner City Outings Trip Leader

Thank you to Tubbs for a wonderful winter of fun and adventures!!

Sacramento Inner City Outings went into the winter season very excited to use our new fleet of Tubbs snowshoes, thanks to Tubbs’ generous “Get outdoors” program. While California’s drought limited the number of snow trips we could Read More

Connections for Youth

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UPDATE FROM GET OUTDOORS WINNER

On March 15th, 14 foster kids from Connections for Youth were treated to a warm and sunny day in the Sierras. For half of these kids, it was their first time in the snow. Many others had grown up visiting the snow, but hadn’t had a chance to get into the Read More