Snowshoes Optional! Scott Mittman Ices MDRA 7

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:

THE … Continue reading “Snowshoes Optional! Scott Mittman Ices MDRA 7”


Tennessee Pass Offers Snowshoers A Gourmet Dining Destination

Tennessee Pass Cookhouse

Sometimes the best backcountry experiences aren’t all that far from home. Tennessee Pass is an easy-to-access area located near Leadville at the base of Ski Cooper, featuring a Nordic center, cookhouse and sleep yurts for anyone looking to have a … Continue reading “Tennessee Pass Offers Snowshoers A Gourmet Dining Destination”


Beaver Creek Closes Out 2016 Snowshoe Race Series

Beaver Creek Snowshoe Race 2016

McCoy Park was dressed her best for the final race of the Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition in 2016, held on February 28. Bright blue skies lit up the snow-covered trails on the beautiful Sunday — a warm, end-of-February … Continue reading “Beaver Creek Closes Out 2016 Snowshoe Race Series”


Snowshoe and Stay in Frisco, Colorado

Although the annual Tubbs Romp to Stomp snowshoe race for the Susan G. Komen foundation has changed its name this year to Snowshoe for a Cure, the event promises to deliver the same pink fun in the same location … Continue reading “Snowshoe and Stay in Frisco, Colorado”


Winter Retreat At Devil’s Thumb Ranch

Snowshoe trail at Devil's Thumb Ranch. Photo by Kim Fuller.

On a clear Sunday morning in late-January, early bird cross-country skiers were gliding on the freshly groomed tracks of Devil’s Thumb Ranch, a resort in Tabernash, Colorado, located 77 miles in the mountains outside of Denver and minutes from … Continue reading “Winter Retreat At Devil’s Thumb Ranch”


Snowshoe Adventures Pair Snow Play With Gourmet At Beaver Creek Resort

Beaver Creek Gourmet Snowshoe Adventures

Beaver Creek’s aspen glades are some of the most beautiful I have ever seen, and trekking through them in the snow is peacefully serene, making for a really magical winter experience.

The resort’s new Gourmet Snowshoe Adventures take guests into … Continue reading “Snowshoe Adventures Pair Snow Play With Gourmet At Beaver Creek Resort”


Beaver Creek Kicks Of 2016 Snowshoe Race Series

Beaver Creek Snowshoe Series 2016

The western states have gotten plenty of snow to shoe-on this season, and Beaver Creek Resort in Colorado kicked of the first race of their annual winter race series, the Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition, with well-cut courses … Continue reading “Beaver Creek Kicks Of 2016 Snowshoe Race Series”


Sunny Sunday In Colorado For Beaver Creek’s Final Snowshoe Race Of 2015

Final race in the 2015 series brings the sunshine and summer-ready racers. 

There’s not a lot of snow left in the Vail Valley, and the 60 degree, sunny days certainly aren’t helping keep the surface from turning to slush. Beaver … Continue reading “Sunny Sunday In Colorado For Beaver Creek’s Final Snowshoe Race Of 2015”


Beaver Creek’s Backcountry: McCoy Park is a powder playground for snowshoers

On an early winter morning in Beaver Creek’s McCoy Park, the only sound to break through the crisp air is the crunching of snowshoes on unbroken trail. In every direction, snow crystals glisten beneath the Colorado sunshine, sparkling on … Continue reading “Beaver Creek’s Backcountry: McCoy Park is a powder playground for snowshoers”


Tubbs Romp To Stomp Race In Frisco Brings The Pink

Tubbs Romp To Stomp

Over a thousand snowshoers came out to the Frisco Nordic Center in the Colorado mountains on Saturday, March 7, proudly wearing pink to participate in the 13th annual Tubbs Romp To Stomp Snowshoes Series in Colorado.

The event is a … Continue reading “Tubbs Romp To Stomp Race In Frisco Brings The Pink”


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 “Gear Review: Atlas Race Snowshoes”


Beaver Creek Snowshoe Race on March 1 Brings Locals to the Podium

McCoy Park, Beaver Creek

Second race in the 2015 series brings temperate weather, a soft course, smiling snowshoers and sweaty competitors. 

Sunday’s snowshoe race at Beaver Creek, Colorado’s McCoy Park brought out both speedy and leisurely snowshoers. The snow had some give, particularly on … Continue reading “Beaver Creek Snowshoe Race on March 1 Brings Locals to the Podium”