During the last weekend in February, several hundred athletes will descend on Ogden, Utah, for the 16th annual United States Snowshoe Racing National Championships. And although the race will surely be memorable, participants hope the … 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
As I stare out into the continental divide, the only sound being the falling snow, and I can’t help but think that there is nowhere I would rather be. The only tracks around me are those of my own snowshoes … Continue reading
Traveling into the backcountry clears the mind, creates peace, and re-focuses everything to the here and now. With thoughts focused on comfort, warmth, survival, and hopefully the beauty surrounding you, your mind tends to forget about the zillion things you … Continue reading
Beaver Creek’s aspen glades are some of the most beautiful I have ever seen, and trekking through them in the snow is peacefully serene, making for a really magical winter experience.
The resort’s … Continue reading
The Rogers Pass area of Glacier National Park is famous in the world of backcountry skiing and people travel from all over North America to experience it first-hand. While not as well-known as Glacier National Park in the United States, … Continue reading
Arguably one of the best parts of spending time outdoors–whether it’s hiking, cycling, snowshoeing, skiing or swimming–is the meal you get to eat after you burn all that energy. Victoria, British Columbia, is a mecca for outdoor adventurers and foodies … Continue reading
There is no better way to explore the beautiful country of Canada than getting outdoors. Arguably the Canadian Rockies are amongst the most beautiful of all landscapes in Canada and to fully appreciate them, one must get out and hike. … Continue reading
Throughout the country, Thursday of Thanksgiving week becomes race day, a tradition almost as important as overeating. One earns at least some part of the bounty coming later called Thanksgiving dinner. Here are races scattered across the USA. Listings are … Continue reading