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Art and History of Snowshoe Making in the Northeast

Snowshoe historians can only make an educated guess that the first snowshoe designs for walking atop snow predate the earliest rock art drawing depicting a skier that has been dated to around 6000 BC, and is located in Norway. But, … Continue reading


Stratton Tubbs Romp to Stomp and Susan G. Komen Cancer Race Raises $100,000

With about 760 participants and 60 teams arriving from as far away as Long Island and as close as Rutland and Wardsboro, Saturday’s Susan G. Komen and Tubbs sponsored Romp to Stomp out cancer snowshoe race, was a rousing success.… Continue reading


Tubbs Romp to Stomp – Stratton Mountain Resort

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Simon Beck: The Art of Snowshoeing, Snowshoeing as Art

Familiar textured snowshoe tracks leave intricate, almost filigree shadows on a pristine slope in the French winter slopes. The pattern they leave evokes a mystery – who left these here? And invite the viewer to contemplate them amid the quiet … Continue reading


When the Going Gets Tough, the Darn Tough Make Socks

Cabot Hosiery Mill in Northfield Vermont, has weathered some death-defying business challenges over the last decade or so, to emerge as the leading manufacturer of socks — and come with a lifetime guarantee. Continuing long-held family high standards, third generation … Continue reading


No. 10 Snowshoe-friendly Ski Resort: Canyons Resort, Utah

In the heart of the Wasatch mountain range above Park City, Utah sits Canyons Resort, offering a variety of guided snowshoe tour options that last from an hour and a half, to longer “black diamond” three-hour tours. You can set … Continue reading


No. 8 Snowshoe-friendly Ski Resort: Sugarloaf Mountain Resort, Maine

There’s plenty to look forward to at this full mountain resort, according to Ethan Austin, Sugarloaf communications manager, and that means around 90k of trails through the woods, he said. “No fear of running into cross-country skiers as it’s normally … Continue reading


No. 5 Snowshoe-friendly Ski Resort: Northstar California Resort

Northstar California Resort is one of seven of Vail Resorts’ ski destinations. In addition, it’s celebrating its 40th year, having begun operations in 1972. Northstar offers many opportunities for winter outdoor enthusiasts, including 35k of trails, shared with cross-country … Continue reading


No. 4 Snowshoe-friendly Ski Resort: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Wyoming

Ranked fourth for snowshoers, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort offers unparalleled access to protected space for snowshoeing, according to Anna Cole of Jackson Hole Resorts.

Cole said, “We have concessionaires who have been licensed by the U.S. Forest Service to do … Continue reading


No. 3 Snowshoe-friendly Ski Resort: Stowe Mountain Resort, Vermont

With 100 miles of trails accessible in the Green Mountain State Forest network, and snowshoeing anywhere in and around the village as well as the mountain on any slopes, Stowe snowshoeing could not be more attractive.

Guided snowshoe tours with … Continue reading