On an early winter morning in Beaver Creek’s McCoy Park, the only sound to break through the crisp air is the crunching of snowshoes on unbroken trail. In every direction, snow crystals glisten beneath the Colorado sunshine, sparkling on … Continue reading
Second race in the 2015 series brings temperate weather, a soft course, smiling snowshoers and sweaty competitors.
Sunday’s snowshoe race at Beaver Creek, Colorado’s McCoy Park brought out both speedy and leisurely snowshoers. The snow had some give, particularly on … Continue reading
In 2013, Wisconsin’s 134 cheese plants produced 2,842,456,000 pounds of cheese, accounting for 25.5 percent of the total U.S. cheese production (according to a 2014 Dairy Data report, Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service and Wisconsin Department of Agriculture). This must be … Continue reading
Whether you call it the ceinture fléchée, the L’Assomption sash or simply an arrow sash, these woven accessories are undeniably handy and historical pieces of winter gear.
Ceinture fléchée come in many different forms and styles. A common theme among … Continue reading
Find a snow-covered cirque on skis, and you’ll likely be taking some great powder turns.
“A cirque is a basin carved out by a glacier,” said Alex Biegler, owner and founder of Cirque Mountain Apparel. “And they always make for … Continue reading
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there… bringing with him a big sack of new gear, to enhance her adventures in the New Year. But with so many gear … Continue reading
Regular readers of Snowshoe Magazine will have seen my pictures from around the Swiss Alps before but may not have realised that, in winter at least, snowshoeing is my work. I’m an International Mountain Leader (IML) and I lead groups … Continue reading
I love roughing it in the woods, but sometimes it’s nice to bring along some luxury as well. Prior to getting a Wine Glass Gift Set, my experiences with wine in the woods were pretty mediocre. I had taken bottled … Continue reading
If you’re on a nine to five schedule it’s likely that you won’t see much daylight for the next few months, making pre- and post-work runs quite literally a dark experience. If you’re new to night running you need only … Continue reading