Celebrate A Mountain Christmas in the Canadian Rockies

Pomeroy Lodge- Kananaskis

The Christmas season comes early to the Canadian Rockies with the arrival of Santa Claus in Banff mid-November. By this point the mountains are already blanketed in snow, ski resorts are starting to open, and high elevation trails are prime … Continue reading

Park Life In Kelvingrove: Glasgow’s Historical Urban Haven

Glasgow, Scotland, has an abundance of greenery and parks if you know where to look. In the shadow of Glasgow University, you’ll discover the 85 acres of Kelvingrove, a park that can be enjoyed in all seasons. The park … Continue reading

Snowshoeing 4,000 Footers In New Hampshire’s White Mountains

Nearing Mount Tecumseh's Summit

Whether it’s Snow-vember storms, mid-winter blizzards, or a deep snowpack lingering into May, snowshoes are often necessary for ascending one of the 48 summits above 4,000 feet (1219 m) in New Hampshire’s White Mountains  In fact, snowshoe season in the … Continue reading

Snowshoeing in Knox Farm State Park, New York

Knox Estate Knox Farm New York

Knox Farm State Park is the former estate of the Knox Family, who are previous owners of the Buffalo Sabres. It’s a beautiful plot of land that includes snowshoeing and cross-country ski trails through woodlands, grasslands, and wetlands. The park … Continue reading

Devil’s Bridge: Ceredigion, Wale’s Creepy Chasm

There can’t be too many tourist spots boasting a deep gorge, a punchbowl, three bridges stacked one above the other, and a narrow-gauge railway link from the nearest resort. But this is where Devil’s Bridge in west Wales stands out. … Continue reading

Cool Start, Hot Finishes! Minnesota’s 2019 Get in Gear Gift

The Get in Gear spring blizzard—on the way, forecast to begin just hours before the start—posed only one question. Would snow, sleet or a mix with rain dump on racers and volunteers in this 42nd Annual Rite of Spring? About Continue reading

Winter Canoeing, Trekking, and Hot Springs in Aomori, Japan

Far from the jam-packed streets and unceasing lights of Tokyo lies a region one could easily mistake for rural Alaska or Montana in winter. High mountain peaks stand over barely populated towns, ski resorts, small farms, valleys, lakes, rivers, and … Continue reading

Snowshoeing in Allegany State Park, New York

Allegany State Park is located in the beautiful southern tier of New York. The park has some of the best cross-country ski trails and snowshoe trails in Western New York, and the trails vary in skill level from easy to … Continue reading

Snowshoeing Right in Your Own Backyard

Participating in any outdoor activity, snowshoeing included, we often wonder where to go in terms of the best terrain, distance and travel time.

When the snow arrives, these questions are much easier to answer than one would think. The need … Continue reading

Japanese Bonfire Festival and Snowshoeing on Mt. Gozu

One particular day, fate treated my wife and me to three adventures. After a spectacular snowshoe trek and hot bath, we saw a fantastic village festival. There were towering bonfires, salmon stew, a one-legged shoe-tossing competition, as well as near-naked … Continue reading

Snowshoeing Fun in Colorado: Trails and Tours at Frisco Adventure Park

Frisco, Colorado offers a winter wonderland of activities and is only about a 1.5 hour drive west of the major metropolis of Denver. Close to 6 major ski resorts and at the center of Summit County, this small mountain town … Continue reading

Choose Your Own Adventure In The Canadian Rockies This Spring

Spend a weekend in a remote off-the-grid cabin with a glacier out your back door. Alternatively, check in to a deluxe cabin with hot springs located close enough that you can make a run for it in your bathrobe. These … Continue reading