Snowshoe and Stay in Frisco, Colorado

Frisco Adventure Park

Although the annual Tubbs Romp to Stomp snowshoe race for the Susan G. Komen foundation has changed its name this year to Snowshoe for a Cure, the event promises to deliver the same pink fun in the same location … Continue reading

10 Things to do in Ogden Besides Snowshoe Racing

Ogden, Utah

Historic downtown Ogden, Utah

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

Winter Retreat At Devil’s Thumb Ranch

Snowshoe trail at Devil's Thumb Ranch. Photo by Kim Fuller.

Snowshoe trail at Devil’s Thumb Ranch. Photo by Kim Fuller.

On a clear Sunday morning in late-January, early bird cross-country skiers were gliding on the freshly groomed tracks of Devil’s Thumb Ranch, a resort in Tabernash, Colorado, located 77 … Continue reading

Sensational Snowshoeing and Sushi in Japan

Zao Resort Big Outdoor Hot Spring dairotenburo 大露天風呂 蔵王

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

Latigo Dude Ranch: A Snowshoer’s Paradise


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

Easy Ways to Stay Overnight in the Backcountry Year Round as a Family

Staying at the Elk Lakes Cabin, British Columbia

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

Snowshoe Adventures Pair Snow Play With Gourmet At Beaver Creek Resort

Beaver Creek Gourmet Snowshoe Adventures

Photo by Dave Neff, Beaver Creek Resort

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

Snowshoeing Rogers Pass in Glacier National Park, Canada

Winter at Rogers Pass

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

Vista 18 Restaurant: Top-of-the-World Dining in Victoria, British Columbia

Vista 18 Restaurant in Victoria, B.C.

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

Fall Hiking in the Canadian Rockies

Photo by Jennifer MacNevin

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

Snowshoeing in Europe


My name’s Hilary Sharp, I’m an International Mountain Leader (Trekking Guide) and for the last 25 years I’ve run my own business guiding snowshoeing and hiking in the European Alps.

Switzerland’s Gemmi Pass offers a great base for snowshoeing as

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Trotting or Gobbling! Thanksgiving Day Races Abound

Take a turkey on the run and enhance the fun like in Atlanta.

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