The 2013 Dion Snowshoes United States National Snowshoe Championships have given a clear indication that snowshoe racing is carving out an ever-expanding spot in the endurance sporting world.
However, were it not for the pioneers of the sport, who have … Continue reading
They traveled from as far away as Australia to compete in the international division of the 2014 Dion Snowshoes United States National Snowshoe Championships.
However, it was our neighbors from the north who dominated the field, taking home the two … Continue reading
On the debut of March, 384 participants hailing from nine countries converged onto Prospect Mountain in Woodford, Vt. to compete in the name of good health and friendly competition at the 2014 Dion Snowshoes United States National Snowshoe Championships.
The … Continue reading
I met Cathy Shill on an unseasonably warm, drizzly February morning when she picked up myself and three other out-of-town visitors in front of our hotels for a morning of wildlife spotting and snowshoeing in Jackson Hole, Wyo.
Soon after … Continue reading
Emerald Lake Lodge in British Columbia has been promoted as one of Canada’s top destinations for a secluded romantic mountain getaway. It is also an absolute paradise for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing without the crowds you’d find at the nearby … Continue reading
With so much new gear to see at Outdoor Retailer earlier in January, we weren’t able to give you a preview to all of next year’s coolest snowshoes in one post. (See our OR Recap, Part 1.) Rest … Continue reading
The sparkling-white Myoko Highlands of Japan, called Myokokogen (妙高高原), richly deserve the same worldwide acclaim that the snowshoeing meccas of Banff, Alberta; Yosemite, California; and Leysin, Switzerland have garnered. This year, Myoko will host the 16th All Japan Mountain Snowshoeing … Continue reading
Not many people would expect to find an incredible winter wonderland on the same latitude as Rome but, there again, not many people know anything much about Abruzzo, a mountainous area of great beauty about 130 miles due east of … Continue reading
Sun Valley is America’s first ski resort and home to a variety of winter activities that range from heli-skiing to snowshoeing. If you’re not keen on hitting the slopes on skis, there are plenty of other outdoor activities you … Continue reading
It was a cold and snowy January in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan on the eve of my 13th birthday back in the 1960s. Five of us Boy Scouts experienced winter camping for the very first time. We packed in … Continue reading
We’re always looking for new places to travel as a family from our home base of Calgary, Alberta, and Canada’s Waterton Lakes National Park is one destination we’d always wanted to visit in winter. We travel south to Waterton each … Continue reading