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

Who’s Who On The Tubbs Crew

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Since the beginning of Tubbs (over 110 years ago!), our company goal has been more than just building the best snowshoes. We’ve always tried to support the snowshoe community and the people who use our products. To us, snowshoeing is not just what’s on your feet, it’s the experience the shoes give you. Our snowshoes might Read More

Wishing for Snow?

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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

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

OH NO! El Niño?!

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Kim, Day Hiking Ambassador

Well, yes, it should come as no surprise as we had heard the predictions for months now. But being a glass half full type of person I didn’t really allow myself to believe it. I mean, we had been looking forward to snowshoeing season ever since we stowed away our snowshoes Read More

Get your Mush on! Snowshoeing with your dog.

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Kim, Day Hiking Ambassador

Snowshoeing is a fantastic winter activity that can help you get outdoors, be more fit and healthy, as well as a great way to make special memories with family and friends. Including your best four-legged friend! We love our dogs, and they love us even more. They especially love spending Read More

Grand Island Adventures!

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Kim, Day Hiking Ambassador

Is it Winter yet?! I realize it isn’t even officially fall yet, so why am I so pumped up about winter and snowshoeing already? Well if I had to blame someone I suppose I would have to blame Tubbs Snowshoes and my beloved Michigan for making a complete winter snow lover out Read More

Same Place, Different Experience: hiking trails summer & winter

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Everyone has a favorite trail. The trail where you can expect what’s around the next turn, and ends with a familiar view. What’s wonderful about revisiting your favorite trail throughout the year, is to watch the landscape change with the seasons.

Our Ambassadors enjoy hiking the same trail in both summer and winter. Scroll through the Read More

My Snowshoeing Michigan 2015 Highlights

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Kim, Day Hiking Ambassador

Seven Bridges – Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy
http://www.gtrlc.org/protected-land/seven-bridges/

Sand Lakes Quiet Area – Michigan Department of Natural Resources
http://www.michigandnr.com/publications/pdfs/wildlife/viewingguide/nlp/46Sand/index.htm 

Skegemog Swamp Pathway –  Michigan Department of Natural Resources
http://www.michigandnr.com/publications/pdfs/wildlife/viewingguide/nlp/47Skegmog/index.htm 

Brownbridge Quiet Area – City of Traverse City Michigan
http://www.traversecitymi.gov/brownbridge.asp 

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore – National Parks Service http://www.nps.gov/slbe/planyourvisit/ski.htm

Grand Island Ice Caves, Munising, Michigan
http://www.munisingsnow.com/ 

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Snowshoe adventures at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

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Kim, Day Hiking Ambassador

Life is good and life is blessed living near the Most Beautiful place in America. We’ve always felt very blessed to live in this beautiful place, where family and friends look forward to visiting, usually during the warmer months. We love taking them out on long hikes, exploring, especially our favorite trails Read More