Start ‘em Young! Snowshoes for Kids Two-to-Teens

Now is the time! Acquaint your youngsters—in my case, grandkids—to the fun and wonderment of snowshoeing on beds of freshly fallen flakes by equipping them with the proper and fun snowshoes.

Happy seems the word for this group of snowshoers

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Review: Atlas Elektra Access

When I first received these snowshoes the first thought that went through my head was “what a color”. The turquoise mixed with the black and the yellow bindings made these snowshoes stand out, especially when compared to all the black … Continue reading

Yukon Charlie’s Racing Snowshoes Debut at 2016 USSSA National Snowshoe Championships

What better way to introduce snowshoe racing models than elevating them to center stage. Yukon Charlie’s Snowshoes enters the 2016 United States Snowshoe National Championships as a contributing sponsor for their first foray into the country’s signature snowshoe event. This … Continue reading

Gear Review: Atlas Race Snowshoes

Atlas Race Snowshoes.

Atlas Race Snowshoes.

It’s an interesting time for the world of snowshoe racing. With improved shoe traction devices and ski touring/uphill gear, many casual outdoor exercisers and elite endurance athletes don’t really need to strap on a pair of snowshoes. … Continue reading

Featured Product: Yukon Charlie’s Pro II Series 930 Snowshoes

When I first acquired my Yukon Charlie’s Pro II Series 930 snowshoes, I couldn’t wait to try them out. Unfortunately, throughout the Pacific Northwest, snow was in short supply for the majority of this winter.

Nevertheless, I enthusiastically donned the … Continue reading

Gear Review: Yukon Charlie’s 825 Pro II Series Women’s Snowshoes & Trekking Poles

Gear Review: Yukon Charlie's 825 Pro II Series Women's Snowshoes & Trekking Poles

Photo Courtesy of Yukon Charlie’s.

There’s no doubt that one of the biggest improvements in snowshoe design recently are the bindings. I started snowshoeing about 10 years ago, and the only thing I disliked about the sport was putting on … Continue reading

Review of Custom Crescent Moon Gold 13 Snowshoes

Crescent Moon Women’s Gold 13 Trail Snowshoes, $249, crescentmoonsnowshoes.com

Started in 1997 by Jake Thamm and his wife, Tamara Laug, the 10-person team at Crescent Moon Snowshoes in Boulder, Colorado tries to set themselves apart from the rest of the … Continue reading

The Atlas 9 Series Shoe: Affordable and High-Performing

In the forests of the Teton mountain range, I’ve recently set off on several hikes with my 30-inch Atlas 9 Series snowshoes.  I found $169.95 a very reasonable price for these shoes and I selected groomed trails for almost all … Continue reading

The FLEX RDG Shoe by Tubbs Is Adaptive and Free of Flaws

Any time you assess a shoe by the Tubbs Snowshoe Company, the Vermont shoemaker starts out with stellar credibility.  It was in a 1928 expedition that Admiral Richard Byrd and his team walked on Tubbs snowshoes all the way to … Continue reading

Gear Review: Tubbs Xpedition Snowshoes

The women’s Xpedition snowshoe is a mid-level, all-terrain snowshoe is great for taking your snowshoeing treks to the next level, from simple, flat trails to backcountry adventures. This shoe is not only attractive and lightweight but also boasts a few … Continue reading

Canadian-Made Faber Run Snowshoes – How Fast Can You Go?

Unless you run for exercise or compete in an occasional snowshoe race, you won’t clearly understand the technical terms I am about to mention until you personally strap on a pair of the 2.15-pound Faber Aluminum Run Snowshoes and experience … Continue reading

Gear Review: The Faber North Cliff Snowshoes

It looks like Faber Snowshoes may have a hit on its hands with the new North Cliff snowshoe model.

“The North Cliff snowshoe was created with idea of offering an affordable and easy to use day hiking snowshoe for mountainous … Continue reading