7 Typical Backcountry Snowshoeing Mistakes and Tips To Avoid Them

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Winter is a wonderful time of the year to acquire new perspectives on areas you have been to and to find new ones. The cold should not deter you! Snowshoeing allows us to explore well-trafficked areas and areas off the … Continue reading

Slide Into Backcountry Snowboarding This Season on Snowshoes

Backcountry riding is one of the fastest-growing winter sports. But for many interested in snowboarding off-piste, immediately plunking down big bucks for a splitboard isn’t feasible. Fortunately, there’s a tried and true solution for snowboarders who want to experience the Continue reading

Benefits & Tips For Snowshoeing With Pets

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One of the best parts of snowshoeing is that it’s a fun activity for the whole family, including pets! Of course, your family can get a good cardio workout and enjoy the winter terrain. But by including your furry friends, … Continue reading

Trail Etiquette for Snowshoeing and Winter Hiking

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I spend my winters regularly exploring trails around the Canadian Rockies. I’ve learned that just because there’s a snowy trail, doesn’t mean it’s a snowshoe trail or that it’s appropriate for winter hiking. I enjoy cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and … Continue reading

5 Knives that Make a Staunch Companion During Your Snowshoeing Escapades

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Snowshoeing is definitely an exciting exercise, as it offers you a lot of opportunities to enjoy nature in its purest form. It also provides adventure lovers across the globe with ample opportunities to spend some quality time out in the Continue reading

Play Ball! On Snowshoes

Bases were loaded. One more kick into the outfield and their team could gain some home runs. Excitement mounted as a young woman slammed a large beach-ball with her snowshoe, landing it beyond 2nd base and into centerfield. Two players … Continue reading

Snowshoeing Right in Your Own Backyard

Participating in any outdoor activity, snowshoeing included, we often wonder where to go in terms of the best terrain, distance and travel time.

When the snow arrives, these questions are much easier to answer than one would think. The need … Continue reading

Snowshoeing Dress Code – What Clothing To Wear

Snowshoeing is one of the most popular winter activities for fitness and recreation that a lot of people tend to enjoy, and it’s not without its fair share of history. However, before you embark on your winter adventure of … Continue reading

Tree Identification While Snowshoeing: Pines Aren’t The Only Evergreens

Have you been like me and for every green tree that you see in the winter you call it a pine tree? If so, this article is for you. Why? Because all of those evergreen trees you see aren’t just … Continue reading

Leave No Trace: Snowshoe Responsibly

As snowshoers, you already know this: winter is an excellent time for outdoor recreation. With snow on the ground and snowshoes on your feet, you can explore pretty much anywhere. That’s not the case in summer, when going off trail … Continue reading

Letterboxing: A Good Old-Fashioned Treasure Hunt

Letterboxing has its roots in England, starting back in the mid 1800’s. James Perrot, a popular Dartmoor guide, placed a bottle with his calling card along the banks of Cranmere Pool. New and veteran hikers could contact him and record … Continue reading

Take Your Friends Snowshoeing! (Really, They’ll Love It!)

Snowshoeing is the ultimate winter crowd-pleaser. Rent some snowshoes and you’re good to go for an easy fun day playing in the snow. Don’t believe me that snowshoeing is a fun way to plan a day out with your friends? … Continue reading