Traditional Snowshoe Maker from Maine Wins Fellowship Award

The Maine Arts Commission is pleased to announce traditional snowshoe maker, Brian Theriault of Fort Kent, Maine, is one of the 2015 Individual Artist Fellowship award winners.

Continuing a Native American tradition that began centuries ago, Brian has been making … Continue reading

Share Your Adventures Using #FirstDayHikes

Kick-start your New Year’s resolution to keep in shape with an invigorating First Day Hike at a state park near you! All 50 states are participating in the fourth annual national event that invites families to celebrate the New Year … Continue reading

Powdr Announces ‘Protect Your Playground’ Grant Program To Fund Ideas to Protect Local Recreation Spaces

Powdr, a leading mountain resort owner and lifestyle sports company, today announced “Protect Your Playground”, a new environmental grant program funding individuals with ideas to protect their local environments. Powdr will award $40,000 in grants across its properties, which include … Continue reading

Report Estimates Backcountry Winter Recreation Contributes $22.5 Million Annually to Teton-West Yellowstone Economy

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Newcomb and colleague Karl Meyer conducted random surveys over the course of the 2012-13 winter season of resident and non-resident backcountry visitors who participated in the activities of backcountry skiing and snowboarding (also known as alpine touring or AT), cross-country … Continue reading

KEEN Launches Fan-Powered Grant Program: The KEEN Effect

KEEN is unveiling The KEEN Effect a, fan-activated grants program designed to support projects that fuel people’s passion for protecting the environment and promoting responsible outdoor participation.

“At KEEN, we believe spending time outdoors is a key element to build … Continue reading

Chaco Partners with American Camp Association Encouraging Children to Embrace a Life of Outdoor Adventure

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Reinforcing its commitment to inspiring a lifetime of adventure, Chaco has partnered with the American Camp Association (ACA) to encourage young campers to enjoy a lifetime of outdoor activities and pursuits. Chaco will be the exclusive footwear provider to camp … Continue reading

Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing Helps Burn Extra Calories During Holidays

Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing are two great options for warding off unwanted weight gain during the over-indulgent holiday season. In fact, getting out in the winter months on snowshoes or cross-country skis are both great activities for burning up hundreds … Continue reading

SIA Consumer Website Snowlink.com Gets Make-Over, Adds Fresh Content for 2012/13 Season

SnowSports Industries America (SIA)’s consumer website Snowlink.com,which re-launched this week, arrived just in time for the 2012/2013 Winter Season.  The site features a fresh look with a new logo, bluebird skies and dynamic easy-to-use homepage. Snowlink visitors will … Continue reading

Report: Tough Times for U.S. Winter Tourism Industry if Climate Change Goes Unaddressed

A new economic analysis details how the $12.2 billion winter tourism industry spread out across 38 states has experienced an estimated $1 billion loss and up to 27,000 fewer jobs over the last decade due to diminished snow fall patterns … Continue reading

Liberty Bottleworks Searching for Sustainability Officers to Promote Green Living

Outdoors enthusiasts, community leaders, big-men-on-campus and any other green-minded individuals around the country will have a chance to evangelize environmental consciousness in their community through a new ambassador program that will outfit specially chosen “Sustainability Officers” with a supply of … Continue reading

High Fives Foundation Releases Avalanche Awareness Video

B.A.S.I.C.S., (Being. Aware. Safe. In. Crazy. Situations) a program service of the High Fives Foundation, has released the second installment of a five part video series to promote safety and awareness through world-class fundamentals coaching and education. The B.A.S.I.C.S. 2  … Continue reading

Snowshoe Magazine Launches Digital Buyer’s Guide for Snowshoes and Accessories

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Snowshoe Magazine, the Internet’s No. 1 resource for all things related to the sport of snowshoeing, has launched a buyer’s guide for snowshoes and accessories.

“Initially, the mission of Snowshoe Magazine focused on reporting and communicating the benefits of snowshoeing … Continue reading