Latigo Dude Ranch: A Snowshoer’s Paradise

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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

Après-Snowshoe: A First Timer’s Guide

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So you have taken the plunge and started to snowshoe, first off, awesome decision! Picking up the sport of snowshoeing was one of the greatest decisions I have ever made. Not only is it easy to do, (you know what … 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

Tuscobia Hammers Racers as Hoberg Nails 150 Mile Run

Scott Hoberg, just after winning the Tuscobia 150 on foot, inside the KOC race headquarters

In the year setting the lowest finish-rate for Tuscobia Winter Ultra’s signature 150-mile run, Scott Hoberg tamed the trail tundra in a blazing record 44:44. This mark shines more amazing when considering the added mileage with the start now in … Continue reading

Beaver Creek Kicks Of 2016 Snowshoe Race Series

Beaver Creek Snowshoe Series 2016

The western states have gotten plenty of snow to shoe-on this season, and Beaver Creek Resort in Colorado kicked of the first race of their annual winter race series, the Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition, with well-cut courses … Continue reading

Northern Lites: The Dion USSSA Snowshoe Natls New Marathon Championship and Presenting Sponsor

Ogden's beautiful 25th street trailhead

Northern Lites Snowshoes lights the way for the first-ever United States Snowshoe Association (USSSA) Marathon Championship by securing the prestigious Presenting Sponsor role. The New Richmond, Wisconsin company, developing the sport’s featherweight brand since 1992, clenches a coveted spot on … Continue reading

Colorado Cup: A Never-To-Forget Adventure for Snowshoe Championships

Along the course notice Mt. Massive ahead on the trail, a 14,000 foot peak, second tallest in Colorado.

Colorado Mountain College (CMC), Leadville, promises a thrilling Saturday, January 30, 2016, hosting the Colorado Cup Snowshoe Championships. An exciting—and full—race day at the Timberline Campus includes six different events scattered over 210 minutes starting at 9 a.m. sharp. … Continue reading

Gear Review: Walk on Ice with Improved Kahtoola MICROspikes

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For some, trails like this one on Mt. Abraham (VT) are all too familiar.

Nightmarish icy hikes: we’ve all been there. You’re on a late fall hike up a mountain. The trail conditions were fine at the bottom, but as … Continue reading

Snowshoe Magazine Photo Competition

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There are always so many great opportunities to get great photos. The snow with the great lighting makes it possible to catch photos like this one…

At Snowshoe Magazine, we wanted to give the opportunity for readers to submit their … Continue reading

Whumphing and Mountain Snowshoe Adventures: Andrew Nugara’s World

Gotta get up high for vistas not found trekking at the local park . . . .

“All of a sudden, this big crack appearing in the snow . . . ” an avalanche forming directly in front of him, introducing in a forceful way to adventure snowshoer Andrew Nugara the imminent and clear danger at hand. … Continue reading

First Timers: How to Choose the Best Trail for Your Next Winter Adventure

Know your trails and do your research to stay out of avalanche terrain

If it’s covered in snow, it’s good for snowshoeing, right? Or is it? Personally, I enjoy cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and winter hiking – but rarely on the same trail despite the presence of snow on all three kinds of … Continue reading