“All of a sudden, this big crack appearing in the snow . . . ” an avalanche forming directly in front of him, introducing in a forceful way to adventure snowshoer Andrew Nugara the imminent and clear danger at hand. … Continue reading
What do you picture when you think of snowshoeing? Walking along a trail winding through the woods, poles in hands, heart rate rising? Maybe a line of people crossing a snowy meadow?
Relentless forward motion is one way to snowshoe, … Continue reading
What’s a Yooper? From The Associated Press caption, dated May 19, 2014, reads, “Da ‘Yoopers’ added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary celebrating residents of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.” Yes, in April that year, Merriam-Webster added: “Yooper noun: a native or resident of … Continue reading
Our toddler grandson, Jack, loves to spend time in the woods behind our house here on the east coast of Canada. He also loves to get out in the snow. Our oft time, six month winter meant we were going … Continue reading
Really, it can be enjoyable!
We had booked our reservation at the High Lonesome Hut (www.lonesomehut.com) in Fraser, CO to spend New Year’s Eve in the backcountry. The High Lonesome Hut is a self-contained cabin 2.5 miles from the trailhead … Continue reading
We’re always striving to enhance the snowshoe community and better understand the how’s and why’s around participation, so we’re asking: “Where do you like to go snowshoeing, what influences your purchasing decisions, what’s your favorite terrain, and what makes you … Continue reading
Music can be a very effective means of bringing fond memories back to life. Include the great outdoors in the mix and it’s a guaranteed certainty those memories will become crystal clear. How often have you heard a song while … 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
So, you really enjoy cold weather when you’re in college but are unsure of yourself on skis. That’s OK. Snowshoeing is an ideal way to get around on campus after snow has fallen. In the wintertime, taking a relaxing walk … Continue reading
Not for the faint of heart, this sport takes adrenaline junkies to a whole new level. I had the absolute pleasure of traveling to beautiful Quebec City recently where I tried this insane sport that only few other non-professionals have … Continue reading