Chinook Trekker Snowshoes: Perfect for Beginners

Looking for good snowshoes but running low on cash? Don’t sweat it because Chinook has just the thing. This is a perfect opportunity to buy decent snowshoes at a more than affordable price. On top of that, all the essential … Continue reading

The Claw Patrol: MSR’s Lightning™ Ascent Snowshoes

The engineering peak of adventure snowshoes, Lightning™ Ascents top the list of snowshoes outdoor enthusiasts need to choose when it really, really matters.

Outfitted with features creating one’s squad of support on snowshoes, thus The Claw Patrol, an adventurer tackles … Continue reading

Start ‘em Young! Snowshoes for Kids Two-to-Teens

Now is the time! Acquaint your youngsters—in my case, grandkids—to the fun and wonderment of snowshoeing on beds of freshly fallen flakes by equipping them with the proper and fun snowshoes.

I discovered many snowshoes for the two-to-teens age enjoy … Continue reading

Review: Atlas Elektra Access

When I first received these snowshoes the first thought that went through my head was “what a color”. The turquoise mixed with the black and the yellow bindings made these snowshoes stand out, especially when compared to all the black … Continue reading

Yukon Charlie’s Racing Snowshoes Debut at 2016 USSSA National Snowshoe Championships

What better way to introduce snowshoe racing models than elevating them to center stage. Yukon Charlie’s Snowshoes enters the 2016 United States Snowshoe National Championships as a contributing sponsor for their first foray into the country’s signature snowshoe event. This … Continue reading

Gear Review: Atlas Race Snowshoes

Atlas Race Snowshoes.

It’s an interesting time for the world of snowshoe racing. With improved shoe traction devices and ski touring/uphill gear, many casual outdoor exercisers and elite endurance athletes don’t really need to strap on a pair of snowshoes. Unless, however, they … Continue reading

Featured Product: Yukon Charlie’s Pro II Series 930 Snowshoes

When I first acquired my Yukon Charlie’s Pro II Series 930 snowshoes, I couldn’t wait to try them out. Unfortunately, throughout the Pacific Northwest, snow was in short supply for the majority of this winter.

Nevertheless, I enthusiastically donned the … Continue reading

Gear Review: Yukon Charlie’s 825 Pro II Series Women’s Snowshoes & Trekking Poles

Gear Review: Yukon Charlie's 825 Pro II Series Women's Snowshoes & Trekking Poles

There’s no doubt that one of the biggest improvements in snowshoe design recently are the bindings. I started snowshoeing about 10 years ago, and the only thing I disliked about the sport was putting on the equipment on my feet … Continue reading

Review of Custom Crescent Moon Gold 13 Snowshoes

Crescent Moon Women’s Gold 13 Trail Snowshoes, $249, crescentmoonsnowshoes.com

Started in 1997 by Jake Thamm and his wife, Tamara Laug, the 10-person team at Crescent Moon Snowshoes in Boulder, Colorado tries to set themselves apart from the rest of the … Continue reading

The Atlas 9 Series Shoe: Affordable and High-Performing

In the forests of the Teton mountain range, I’ve recently set off on several hikes with my 30-inch Atlas 9 Series snowshoes.  I found $169.95 a very reasonable price for these shoes and I selected groomed trails for almost all … Continue reading

The FLEX RDG Shoe by Tubbs Is Adaptive and Free of Flaws

Any time you assess a shoe by the Tubbs Snowshoe Company, the Vermont shoemaker starts out with stellar credibility.  It was in a 1928 expedition that Admiral Richard Byrd and his team walked on Tubbs snowshoes all the way to … Continue reading

Gear Review: Tubbs Xpedition Snowshoes

The women’s Xpedition snowshoe is a mid-level, all-terrain snowshoe is great for taking your snowshoeing treks to the next level, from simple, flat trails to backcountry adventures. This shoe is not only attractive and lightweight but also boasts a few … Continue reading