Best Places to Snowshoe in Newfoundland & Labrador
Spectacular landscapes (and seascapes), plenty of snow, long winters: Those are some key ingredients for snowshoeing awesomeness, and Newfoundland and Labrador most definitely check the boxes. Here...Read Blog
Avalanche Safety for Snowshoers
For a snowshoer in rugged, high-relief terrain, avalanches are a real cause for concern. These mighty snow slides are nothing to take lightly: Nearly 30 people a year are killed by avalanches in th...Read Blog
2021 Snowshoe Races
2021 is going to be a different winter for many of us, but there are still some epic options for outdoor fun that is safe and gets your body moving. If you have never participated in a snowshoe race,...Read Blog
Foam Snowshoes For Ice Fishing
There is nothing better than a day on the ice doing what you love. Ice fishing is an activity that many who live in the colder climates enjoy and can be easy to do with just some basic equipment. I...Read Blog
Snowshoe Adventures, Ski Goggles, and Prescription Ski Goggle Inserts
Crescent Moon has been making snowshoes for 22 years and the only one to make a snowshoe made of expandable polymer - the same material used in every running and athletic shoe in the world. But we...Read Blog
Snowshoes are fantastic accessories for the mountains: They provide welcome assistance to climbers navigating their way to technical routes and could be the only footwear necessary for general, non...Read Blog
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....Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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,...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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....Read Blog
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,...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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-...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog
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...Read Blog