Keep it Local…snowshoeing near home, in northern Vermont

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Sheila, Day Hiking Ambassador

Deciding where to go snowshoeing, hmm, maybe I better check my guidebooks! We do plan a few snowshoe vacations each winter which involve traveling, but for my daily snowshoe treks, I tend to keep it local. Luckily, we live in an area that has many varied options, depending on the Read More

ABC’s of Snowshoeing

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Sheila, Day Hiking Ambassador

“Now I know my ABC’s, aren’t you very proud of me” — so goes the rhyme we all learned as little children…and learning the alphabet opened the door to a world of endless opportunities! Well, getting involved in snowshoeing opens many doors as well, doors to experiences in the outdoors Read More

Snowshoe Treks—of course my dog is with me!

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Sheila, Day Hiking Ambassador

The leaves have fallen. The temperatures are dropping. Darkness comes early. These signs do not cause us despair, but rather excitement, since they mean Winter is almost upon us! For the past 6 years, I have truly become a snowshoeing fanatic , getting out on the trails 4 or 5 days per Read More

Journaling Your Journeys

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Sheila, Day Hiking Ambassador

Last winter, while on a snowshoeing trip to western Maine, I visited one of my favorite outdoor gear stores in Rangeley, ME. There, I picked up a commercially published canoeing journal; I have always kept a casual log of my bicycling activities, and note my hikes on the calendar…but I had never Read More

Ambassador Profile: Sheila

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Where do you live?
Stowe, Vermont

Top 3 things we should know about you?

I enjoy many outdoor sports..canoeing,hiking,bicycling,skijoring, kicksledding, x-c skiing, downhill skiing, ice hockey….and of course, snowshoeing!

 

I retired after 20 years as a state police trooper, and 10 years as a special educator, and my kids have flown the coop, so I have lots of time to Read More