I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas…

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Jen, Family Ambassador

I’m dreaming of a White Christmas, but not for the reasons most folks are. I don’t want want to sit by the fire and sip hot chocolate as the snow gently falls on the trees outside. Well, I do, but not until after I’ve gone snowshoeing. I’m dreaming of a White Christmas because Read More

This Wacky Winter Continues – Snowshoeing in Shorts!

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Jen, Family Ambassador

New England has had a pretty incredible winter this year. Just under 9 feet of snow fell from the end January through the beginning of March. We’ve been snowshoeing lots, but when the temperature hit 57 degrees this week, I experienced a new first—snowshoeing in shorts!

Kendra and I carried Read More

Why Snowshoeing Is Awesome for Urban Teens!

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Jen, Family Ambassador

I didn’t start snowshoeing until just a few years ago. A lot of factors led to my late start—as a kid who grew up in an urban environment, I never saw anyone snowshoeing in the winter. Heck, I didn’t even realize we had a state forest in my hometown until I was Read More

When Life Gives You 6 Feet of Snow… Go Snowshoeing!

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Jen, Family Ambassador

First it was Juno. Then Linus. Now Marcus is dropping another 18-24 inches of snow upon Massachusetts. We have had six snow days in the last twelve days, including weekends! The snow is literally piled up 18 inches ABOVE the bottom of the windows at the front of our house. So what’s Read More

6 Tips for Snowshoeing With Little Kids

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Jen, Family Ambassador

Snowshoeing is generally a blast for the younger crowd. After all, what kid doesn’t love playing in piles of snow? Even our twins, who are just 17 months old, love to ride along in their kid carriers as they alternate between checking out the scenery and napping. But as fun as it Read More

Celebrating Winter Trails Day 2015

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Jen, Family Ambassador

Snow has been a rare occurrence in eastern Massachusetts this winter. Usually by now the grass is buried under a foot of snow, yet this year we’ve only gotten a few inches, all of which melted away almost immediately. I was worried about getting out on our Tubbs for Winter Trails Day Read More

Snowshoeing – The Ultimate Wintertime Family Activity!

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Jen, Family Ambassador

My wife, Kendra, does not enjoy winter unless she’s sitting comfortably indoors with a hot latte in her hand and a great view out the window. A native South-Carolinian, she’s averse to temperatures below 50 degrees despite having lived in Massachusetts for 15 years. In the early days of our Read More

Snowshoeing is Literally Changing Their Lives

 
Jen, Family Ambassador

Growing up in New England, it was inevitable that I would love winter fun. My childhood was full of snowball fights, snow-forts, sledding, and the occasional tongue stuck to an icicle. Yet, it wasn’t until I was an adult that I tried most snow sports – snowshoeing, snowboarding, and cross-country skiing. As Read More

Ambassador Profile: Jen & Family

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Where do you live?
The suburbs of Boston, MA

Top 3 things we should know about you?
1. I just started snowshoeing in 2013!

2. My wife, Kendra, and I have three little ones – Addison (4), and our twins Evan and
Kate (1).

3. We run an Outdoor Adventure Club at the inner-city high school Kendra where Read More