Definitive Guide – How to Choose the Perfect Snowshoes for Your Needs

The snowshoe market is flooded with all sorts of products. This is why novice trackers and mountain climbers can have a problem choosing the right ones. There are too many things to take into account, and one can easily end … Continue reading

Snowshoeing 101: Techniques for the Beginner

“Okay, everyone line up,” I began by saying to the class. “We are going to play follow the leader with a twist. The first one in line chooses an animal. You are then to walk like that animal.” Fifteen grade … Continue reading

Snowshoe Selection

Snowshoe Magazine

Article contributed by Mountain Safety Research (MSR)

More than 4,000 years in the making, modern snowshoes have migrated from their roots in Central Asia to become a popular form of recreation worldwide for all types of adventurers. Annually, millions of … Continue reading

Nordic Getaway: Turn a Day Trip into a Stay Trip

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Long days skiing shouldn’t end sitting in traffic; it’s always more fun to have an apres ski dinner, tuck in for the night, and get a few more kilometers in the next day. But how to score last-minute rooms and … Continue reading

First Timers: How to Choose the Best Trail for Your Next Winter Adventure

If it’s covered in snow, it’s good for snowshoeing, right? Or is it? Personally, I enjoy cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and winter hiking – but rarely on the same trail despite the presence of snow on all three kinds of … Continue reading

Four Kinds of Snowshoes for Big People and Heavy Loads

Faber Bear Paw, Heavy Duty lacing, 16x30 inches
Carrying some weight on your belly or your back and headed out into the powder? Then go big with your snowshoe choice.

The Dog Days of Winter: Tips for Snowshoeing with Pets

Dogs and snowshoes go together like peanut butter and jam! Snowshoeing is a great workout for you and your pet. Exploring the winter landscape with a faithful dog at your side is a great way to strengthen your bond, but … Continue reading

Gaiters: How to Choose

Whether you're running snowshoe races or kicking steps above treeline, gaiters are must-have kit. Here are the design features that matter.

Care of Wood-Frame Snowshoes

Hanging to dry.
How to prep your wood frame and babiche snowshoes before the season begins, and how to put them to bed once it ends.