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
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
Evaluating Avalanche Terrain While Snowshoeing
Snowshoers in steep country always need to be avalanche-savvy. Avalanches are the kind of danger that are extremely easy to disregard if you’ve never experienced one (or taken the time to educate y...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
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...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
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...Read Blog
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...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 probl...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
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...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