Growing up in the shadows of the Wasatch Mountains, extreme sports are simply a way of life. So when it came time to strap on a pair of snowshoes with my trail buddy, and brother-in-law, Chris Campbell, 13 time finisher … Continue reading
When you read the Alps, what pops into your mind? France? Italy? Switzerland? Perhaps you see images of James Bond skiing down slopes while pursued by villains.
I think of steaming hot springs—both with and without monkeys, stunning panoramic views … Continue reading
Divide your time between Roche Harbor and Friday Harbor and you’ll be split for choice finding some of the best ‘eateries’ in the region. Whatever your culinary tastes, there’s something for everyone. Forget ‘breakfast at Tiffanys’, Roche Harbor’s Lime Kiln … Continue reading
Snowshoeing is the fastest growing winter recreational activity in North America, and with good reason – it’s a great way to enjoy our long Canadian winters while getting in a fantastic workout.
Whether a relaxing snowshoe hike on the trails … Continue reading
About half of all snowshoers are women, who snowshoe to experience nature, to exercise with friends and family, for backcountry access, and to have outdoor fun throughout the winter. The various snowshoe companies have been catering to this market by … Continue reading
There are lots of trails in the Bend area, but snow cover varies widely according to the season. However, the Bend area is awesome, the snow covered peaks worth the effort. The following trails open in December and usually run … Continue reading
We all enjoy putting our snowshoes on, stepping out into that deep powder, plodding away and becoming immersed in that whole snowy wintertime atmosphere. It’s what gets us excited and let’s be honest, snowshoeing an important facet of our very … Continue reading
You’re only a short distance north and east of Plymouth, yet the city is easily forgotten when you venture out on the South Hams. There’s a strong feeling of intimacy in the surrounding valleys and woodlands, and being at one … Continue reading
It was a typical fall morning in 2011 when, on the last steep hill of my daily hike, I felt like I couldn’t possibly take another step without passing out. The sudden and intense onset of extreme exhaustion made me … Continue reading
KENT, WASHINGTON, USA and KATHMANDU, NEPAL-April 28, 2015- Kathmandu-based outdoor apparel manufacturer Sherpa Adventure Gear has created an earthquake relief fund called “Help Sherpas Help Nepal” to support aid to remote villages affected by the disaster. The fundraising appeal is … Continue reading
Now that the snowshoe season is winding down, we finally have time to breath here at Snowshoe Magazine. We can start looking at things we want to do to prepare for next season. So with this, I want to ask … Continue reading