“It is a sort of poetic justice that Eric’s first appearance in a USSSA National Championship occurred at Cable, Wisconsin in 2011,” said United States Snowshoe Association Sports Director Mark Elmore, “and now he wins the Cindy Brochman Memorial Snowshoe …
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A snow rabbit warily sits in the distance as I snowshoe closer to sneak a better view. The rabbit runs away before I get there, and in the meantime, I appreciate nature and all its surroundings.
What many runners don’t …
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Gatineau Park is a protected area of semi-wilderness lying just outside the Quebec city of Gatineau. It’s just a quick 18 minute trip across the river from Ottawa, Canada’s capital city into the province of Quebec, which boasts some of … Continue reading
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Something spurred the snow to shrivel. Maybe blame Saturday’s sun and late 30’s temperatures overnight. Another look says perhaps the quickest snowshoer on trails just sizzled the course.
The rescheduled, reconfigured
Askov Finlayson Snowshoe Loppet 10 km course … Continue reading
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After 2018’s incredible (Minnesota Distance Running Association) MDRA 7 race, be ready to join the fun at 2019’s edition on Saturday, March 30. NOTE:
registration opens January 19!
But first, a recap of that remarkable and icy 2018 event:
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Snowshoeing is a great way to stay in shape and have a great time doing it too. There’s just something about being in nature, hiking trails covered in fresh snow, that really brings us back to the days of our …
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The world is a snow-blanketed paradise that is just waiting to be explored. Well, the Tubbs Xplore Snowshoe is just the equipment you need to embark on a snowy adventure of your dreams.
Perfect for all those who want to …
Poor vision dominates history as does romance, love, and of course, the sad uncle known as tragedy.
Surviving in modern times requires more than taking your army to war—you don’t have an army—but you do have smart people available to …
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Though much of Minnesota is very cold in winter, many individuals can still go out and do their thing on hiking trails in 64 state parks and 55 state forests, as well as the state’s two national forests. The southeastern …
Wake up in a cozy little mountain retreat, ready to hike or ski out the door into a snowy winter wonderland. Spend the afternoon soaking in a nearby hot spring pool and then head to the nearest town to sample …
Safety reminders are always important, especially as technology continues to improve. We were all novices at one time, but once you step up to backcountry terrain and long, strenuous
treks you are no longer a beginner. Those amazing views and … Continue reading