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!

Green Mountains, Vermont

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

Backpack Essentials for Day Hiking

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Courtesy of our Day Hiking Ambassador, Jan.

What’s in your Backpack?

While the snow covered landscape has transformed to dirt paths, lush green flora peppered with wildflowers, we are still thinking about snowshoeing in Colorado. Getting out this time of year keeps us fit for winter sports and is a great time to scout for easy access Read More

Seeing the Sights, Favorite Winter Hikes

Green Mountains, Vermont

For some of us, we’re lucky enough to have spent the last few months with snow being only a short jaunt away (or, probably, a little trip up to higher altitude). But for most, the wish for snow has slowly started to creep in. Back to School sales are starting, and what follows that are 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

BCA + Tubbs Giveaway

BCA + Tubbs Giveaway - ENTER NOW!

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

Registration Now Open for Komen Snowshoe for the Cure 2017

MANCHESTER, VT – The Komen Vermont Snowshoe for the Cure returns to Stratton Mountain’s Sun Bowl area on Sunday, February 26, 2017. Online registration is now open at www.KomenNewEngland.org .
For those who haven’t been before, this is a very family-friendly, high-energy, goodtime, event (there will be a free Snowshoe Fun Dash for the 5-and- Read More

Killing Time Waiting for Snow

One of the most frustrating aspects of being an avid snowshoer is waiting for the season to begin. I’m not a patient guy to begin with and seeing other parts of the country (I’m looking at you, Colorado and Utah!) getting snow while the Pacific Northwest is just rain makes me want to sit in Read More

Tubbs Get Outdoors! Contest for Schools and Non-Profits

Tubbs Snowshoes is excited to announce our Get Outdoors Program, a contest for schools and non-profits to benefit children and teens. Tubbs will award two winning groups with snowshoes and our Winter Fit™ for Kids Programming, to help children and teens adventure into the wintertime. With snowshoes and a lesson plan, all that’s needed is Read More