Warming-Up to Après at Cornucopia

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With Whistler Blackcomb Mountain declaring an early opening day of November 22, it’s no surprise that even the locals welcome Cornucopia Wine and Food Festival every year with open arms and open pocket books. Cornucopia offers guests a golden pre-season … Continue reading

With Traditional Snowshoes We Value Our 6,000-Year Tradition

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In his seven-minute YouTube video, which has already received 12,000 views, Canadian snowshoe guide Dave Marrone makes the strongest case yet for traditional snowshoes. Marrone declares that traditional snowshoes are “lighter, more comfortable, and have better float” and “don’t slip … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Sockology Inc. Founder and CEO Angelika Goncalves DaSilva

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Angelika Goncalves DaSilva, founder and CEO of Sockology Inc.

Angelika Goncalves DaSilva of Calgary, Canada, is the founder and CEO of Sockology Inc.  Snowshoe Magazine interviewed her about her approach to keeping our feet warm while snowshoeing.

Snowshoe:  What are … Continue reading

“I Thought You Were a Ghost” – A Late Fall Hike of the Northville-Placid Trail

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I’d heard a lot of warnings about hiking the Northville-Placid Trail (NPT) in the fall. The stream crossings would be difficult and cold. I imagined myself wading knee-deep through rivers. Hunting season would be in full-swing. My boss, an Adirondacker, … Continue reading