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Best Places to Snowshoe In Michigans UP

Spectacular Great Lakes coastlines, Midwestern wilderness of the rawest kind, abundant and visible wildlife—oh, and some of the most snow-clobbered terrain in the country: The Upper Peninsula (U.P....

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Best Places to Snowshoe in Lower Michigan

Lower Michigan may not be quite the vast snow kingdom that the UP becomes in winter, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a stellar place to strap on your Crescent Moon foam snowshoes. With many out...

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Best Places To Snowshoe in Alaska

If you are looking for the best places to snowshoe, you know that Alaska should not be missed. The weather throughout the year makes this one of the most beautiful places in the world for those who...

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Best Places to Snowshoe in Idaho

From the Northern Rocky Mountains to the edge of the Great Basin’s sagebrush sea, from the brink of Hells Canyon to the western ramparts of the Yellowstone Plateau, Idaho tempts outdoor lovers all...

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Best Places to Snowshoe in Oregon

Few states pack in as much sheer scenic variety as Oregon, and snowshoeing here is top-notch. The Oregon landscape ranges from sagebrush steppe and greasewood desert to temperate rainforest and oak...

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Best Places to Snowshoe in Wisconsin

From the prairies and oak savannas of the south to the great “North Woods,” Wisconsin tempts snowshoers with wonderfully varied Upper Midwestern landscapes—and, maybe, needless to say, quite a bit...

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Best Places to Snowshoe in Montana

Big Sky Country happens to be primo snowshoeing country, too. Montana’s world-famous scenery—which ranges from the boundless prairie and fossil-jammed badlands to spectacular Rocky Mountain heights...

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Best Places to Snowshoe In Wyoming

Wyoming’s wide-open spaces encompass a superabundance of world-class mountain ranges, some of the nation’s largest and most varied populations of big mammals, and—not least because of an average el...

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How Far Should You Expect To Sink In Snowshoes.

The morning is crisp, the air is so clean and clear you feel like you can see forever into the blue sky and the deep woods, but you go out to adventure and sink right down into the powder. No problem,...

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How to Run in Snowshoes

Even if you’re a dedicated snowshoer—or a dedicated road and trail runner—you may or may not be aware of the booming popularity of snowshoe running. Whether you’re looking to compete in organized r...

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Great Snowshoe Treks in US National Parks

If you are looking for the top places in the country to go snowshoeing, then look no further than national parks. National parks are protected areas in the United States that are perfect for everyo...

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Tips for Backcountry Snowshoeing

Snowshoes are just about the most useful and versatile means of travel in the winter backcountry of snowy climates. They may not be as swift as cross-country skis, but they allow you to traverse ne...

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Why Wear Snowshoes?

When it comes to snowshoeing, many people look at snowshoes for the first time and realize they are shaped oddly. They don’t look like shoes, but they also don’t look like skis? Why are they design...

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What Pants Should Be Worn for Snowshoeing?

When it comes to a day spent snowshoeing, everyone needs to plan accordingly. While everyone likes to focus on the shoes, it is also essential to wear the right pants. Many people don’t realize the...

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Tracking Wildlife While Snowshoeing

One of the great pleasures of snowshoeing is the chance to see the tracks and traces of wildlife while out on a trek. A snowy landscape offers the best overall conditions for seeing an animal sign....

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How Much Snow do you Need to Snowshoe?

Snowshoeing is a great way to experience everything the outdoors have to offer, particularly during the winter. During the late part of the fall and early part of spring, people might look outside,...

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Snowshoe Tips and Techniques

One of the absolute joys of snowshoeing is the accessibility and simplicity of the pastime: As the old (and sturdy) saying goes, if you can walk, you can snowshoe. Snowshoeing is an all-age type of...

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Best Places to Snowshoe in Ontario, Canada

Mighty winter snowfall and an excellent network of parks and trails make Ontario a fabulous destination to snowshoe: one of North America’s best. Floating along in your Crescent Moon snowshoes, you...

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Best Places to Snowshoe In British Columbia

If you are looking for new areas to explore while snowshoeing, you need to look at the area around British Columbia. Vancouver is one of the top places in the world to go snowshoeing; however, the...

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Incredible Winter Views to Reach on Snowshoes in Canada

It can’t be an exaggeration to say that Canada boasts some of the world’s most spectacular wintertime scenery. After all, this is a northern country with no shortage of the white stuff, stunning mo...

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Best Places to Snowshoe in Manitoba, Canada

Manitoba’s huge province covers not just a lot of ground, but a lot of tremendously varied ground: prairies and broadleaf woods, seemingly endless boreal forest, granite uplands, and countless lake...

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Six Incredible Winter Views to Reach on Snowshoes in the United States

We may be a little biased, but the winter season serves up the finest scenery of all in North America if you ask us. Whether skyscraping peaks frosted in the sunshine, deep-drifted forests, or ice-...

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Take a Hike - Snow or No Snowshoes!

Hiking is the no-snow, warm weather version of snowshoeing, and vice versa of course. The American Hiking Society has a great site to visit and find out more about hiking, which in the winter, we l...

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How To Stay On The Map With or Without Snowshoes

It’s fall and there are just a few days left before the first big snowstorms arrive. It’s your last opportunity to get in a few hikes to see the fall colors before the change of season. Most snowsh...

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Trail Etiquette When Snowshoeing

There is so much to enjoy when it comes to snowshoeing. However, as with any activity, there are a few rules—in this case, trail etiquette—that you should always keep in mind. Some apply to the peo...

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Springtime Snowshoeing - Best Places and Better Deals

Springtime is perhaps the best time to break out your snowshoes and snowshoeing equipment. Solitude on snowshoes – Head to your favorite resort this spring! With long, warm days and most ski ar...

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What is the attraction to Snowshoeing?

Snowshoeing is one of the fastest growing and most popular winter outdoor activities in North America and Europe, according to information recently published by Snowsports Industries of America (SI...

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Combating Winter Laziness & Weight Gain

The winter season can be a difficult one when it comes to weight management. The roads and trails we usually use to jog tend to be covered in snow and nearly inaccessible in the usual manner. It’s imp...

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What is the best entry level snowshoe on the market?

Eva foam snowshoes are certainly the most unique offering in the category and may be the best entry level snowshoe on the market because it is the only one that doesn’t require, or rely upon a pivo...

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Do Snowshoes Have a Left and Right?

When buying snowshoes, it can be common to wonder if there is a left and right snowshoes just like with other footwear. If you purchase universal snowshoes, both snowshoes will fit on either your l...

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Is snowshoeing good exercise?

If you want to stay in shape this winter, consider snowshoeing. Snowshoeing is an impressive workout that can burn about 500 calories an hour. This is about twice as many as walking and about the s...

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Best Places to Snowshoe in Colorado

Colorado is one of the most beautiful states in the country. It is known for its clean air, gorgeous outdoors, and ample access to mountains, hiking trails, kayaking, and more. One of the most popu...

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What Size Snowshoes Do I Get?

Getting the right snowshoe size will make all the difference in your experience. Just like with other outdoor equipment, snowshoes can be designed with a different purposes and the number of differ...

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What Kind of Shoes Do You Wear Snowshoeing?

Snowshoes come in different types for the terrain and your boots and other gear should match your specific snowshoe model. For challenging terrain, rigid and sturdy boots work well. Crescent Moon&n...

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Is Snowshoeing Really Harder Than Hiking?

The snowshoe has allowed humans much more mobility during times when the snow piles up and trekking even the small distance across the yard feels like a chore. While snowshoes make walking in the s...

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How To Properly Wear Snowshoes

When it comes to snowshoeing, this is a great sport that allows people to not only enjoy plenty of exercise but also see everything the outdoors has to offer. While hiking boots are useful to a poi...

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Can You Wear Running Shoes With Snowshoes?

When you’re tromping about on a typical snowshoe hike, you’ll likely be wearing waterproof hiking boots or insulated winter boots. Those heavy-duty kicks, though, aren’t going to get you very far (...

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Why Were The First Snowshoes Invented: An Evolution Of Snowshoeing

When people think about snowshoeing today, they often think about a fantastic winter sport that also provides plenty of exercise as people get out in the wilderness and experience the outdoors; how...

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How Far Should You Expect To Sink In Snowshoes?

The morning is crisp, the air is so clean and clear you feel like you can see forever into the blue sky and the deep woods, but you go out to adventure and sink right down into the powder. No probl...

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Best Places To Snowshoe In Nova Scotia

Those who are looking for a great place to go snowshoeing need to look no farther than Nova Scotia. The Halifax region is a glorious place for everyone who loves to go snowshoeing. While the cool t...

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How To Properly Snowshoe

When it comes to winter sports, people often think about skiing and snowboarding; however, one of the most underrated activities is snowshoeing. When snowshoeing started thousands of years ago, thi...

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Are Snowshoes Good On Ice?

For those who love the sport of snowshoeing, they know that this is a great way to get outside, see the wilderness, and explore the beauty of the mountains during the winter; however, as anyone who...

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How Do Snowshoes Keep You From Sinking?

When someone steps foot outside and takes a look at the new snow that has graced the ground, the feeling of excitement starts to build. This is a great time to get out and start snowshoeing. As peo...

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The Top Snowshoeing Trails in Vermont

Vermont is known for its outdoor beauty. There are people who come to Vermont from all over the world just to bask under the blue sky and enjoy the smell and taste of fresh air. One of the best way...

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Snowshoeing in the Sand

Cold weather sports are great; however, like skiing, snowboarding, and bobsledding, the warm weather will soon bring an end to this season’s era of snowshoeing. It is normal for people to get sad w...

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Snowshoe Trail Running

When someone finds out about the mountains, one of the first questions they seem to ask everyone is whether or not they ski. Sure, skiing is a great outdoor sport; however, there is another enduran...

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Can You Use Poles While Showshoeing?

There are plenty of ways to enjoy the great outdoors and one of the most popular is snowshoeing. For those who live in the mountains, there might be snow on the ground for six months out of the yea...

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Is Snowshoeing Dangerous?

Snowshoeing is about as accessible, easy, and beginner-friendly a winter sport as can be. As the saying goes, if you can walk, you can snowshoe. It also, generally speaking, is very safe. If you’re...

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Snowshoeing Banff

The soaring, streaked, and sky-shredding peaks of the Canadian Rockies—the Main and Front ranges of them, specifically—give Banff National Park in Alberta some of the most glorious scenery in the w...

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A Guide To Snowshoeing Uphill

Among the possible ways to explore the outdoors, there is little that can compare to snowshoeing. This a great way to not only get some exercise but also gaze at the wonders of nature. For those wh...

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Snowshoe Safety

Snowshoeing is, all things considered, an extremely safe winter activity when undertaken with proper preparation and common-sense caution. It’s an activity open to an amazingly wide swath of ages a...

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How Many Calories Do You Burn Snowshoeing for an Hour?

Let’s face it. Bitter northland winters can make you feel old, sad, inactive and downright flabby if you let them. But here’s the deal. It doesn’t have to stay that way. You may not be able to be...

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The Top Five Essential Snowshoe Safety Tips

There are lots of ways to enjoy the snow; however, one of the most popular is snowshoeing. This is a fantastic way to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors, clean air, blue skies, and everything the mou...

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Snowshoeing Trails in Washington State

Washington State can easily lay claim to some of the best snowshoeing in the country: The mountain-scape scenery is breathtaking, and a typical winter season serves up some legitimately epic snow p...

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Snowshoe West Virginia: Where to Go

Royally rugged West Virginia comes dominated by the Allegheny Plateau and the Allegheny Mountains of the Appalachian Plateaus Province and the Valley-and-Ridge Province (and a bit of the Blue Ridge...

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Snowshoe Running and Races

There is nothing quite like a crisp winter afternoon with the sun bright on your shoulders, the snow soft underfoot, and the trees glistening as you prepare for a run that will help you keep the wi...

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Anatomy of Snowshoes

If you try to walk through a few meters of freshly fallen snow in boots or tennis shoes then your feet will sink through the snow. However, if you were to strap on a pair of snowshoes, you could ea...

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How Do You Snowshoe for Beginners

There are a number of reasons to go snowshoeing. It’s a great winter exercise, it’s a great social activity, and it's affordably priced winter activity. With a little bit of research, you will find...

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