Louis Garneau Blizzard Men’s and Women’s Snowshoes Review

Let’s face it: sometimes we need top-of-the-line gear at a more wallet-friendly price point. When it comes to cleverly designed, high-performing snowshoes that won’t break the bank, Louis Garneau delivers with their men’s Blizzard and women’s Blizzard snowshoe models.

The … Continue reading

Gear Review: GV Wide Trail Snowshoes

It’s taken some searching, but I think I’ve finally found the solution to breaking a snowshoe trail in the bottomless powder of the Northwest Territories.

After one winter here, I discovered I needed something distinctly different – and much, much … Continue reading

Gear Review: Louis Garneau Everest Backcountry Snowshoes Review

It’s not surprising that the Louis Garneau Everest snowshoe won Outside Magazine’s Gear of the Year award for 2014. This snowshoe combines one of the most innovative yet simple bindings we’ve seen with incredible traction and flex, making it the … Continue reading

Gear Review: Atlas Aspect Snowshoes Feature Spring-Loaded Suspension

While enjoying the snow-covered wilderness, the last thing you want to worry about is inadequate gear. If you’re wearing a pair of Atlas Aspect snowshoes, equipment failure will never be an issue.

Whether you’re a novice or backcountry aficionado, the … Continue reading

Gear Review: Louis Garneau Course 721 Race Running Snowshoes

The Louis Garneau Course 721 unisex running snowshoe is a fast, comfortable, easy to use shoe, whether you’re looking for an alternate way to keep running through snowy winter months, thinking about entering your first snowshoe running race, or you’re … Continue reading

Crescent Moon Gold 13 Trail Snowshoes: Grip You Can Count On

I’ve been testing out a pair of Crescent Moon Gold 13 Trail Snowshoes over the last couple of months, and am extremely pleased with them.

Designed for Women

They were designed specifically for women and made to accommodate a woman’s … Continue reading

MSR Lightning Ascent Snowshoes Review

When Lightning hits the snow of the frozen North, something’s got to give.

I’ve had a chance to try out the MSR Lightning Ascent 30-inch snowshoes in the far northwest corner of Canada’s Northwest Territories this winter. It’s a case … Continue reading

Ultra Lites, Super Lites, Northern Lites Snowshoes

Fed up with slogging through snow with heavy snowshoes, veteran snowshoer Larry Monger, from Albuquerque, New Mexico decided to do some research.  He discovered Northern Lites via the internet.  “ I wanted snowshoes that I could run in and that … Continue reading

Dion Snowshoes – Fly To The Finish Line

I’m tempted to rename Dion Snowshoes Air-Campbells because it was mountain runner Adam Campbell who turned me on to the brand. He was right when he suggested I gear up in a pair of Dion Snowshoes before running my first … Continue reading

Gear Review – Tubbs FLEX ESC Snowshoes

The Tubbs Snowshoes is showing its “Flex-ibility” off to good advantage with a new line of snowshoes.

The Flex line of molded plastic/polypropylene shoes caught my eye at the recent Nordic Fest at Southern Ontario’s Scenic Caves Nordic Centre recently. … Continue reading

Colorado’s Mitch Kasyon and Family Go Rocking and Running Along

What does a sports family do after the 2012 USSSA Junior and Senior National Snowshoe Championships raced in the heart of the snow-covered Rockies? Go on a family Spring break vacation . . . and exercise! And of course, have … Continue reading

Video: 2012 SnowSports Trade Show (SIA)

The SIA Snow Show was in Denver again and as always, all the toys needed to play and have fun in the snow were on display. Check out the video to hear some of the exhibitors talk about what they … Continue reading