Backcountry Skills

The Potential Dangers of Snowshoeing and How to Be Safe

This past weekend, an elderly snowshoeing couple went missing in Nevada when a blizzard hit. They ended up lost in white-out conditions. Thankfully, they were rescued before things took a turn for the worse. They were able to dial 911 from the ski area and unlike many others who have found themselves in similar positions, […]

Backcountry Skills

The Very Important Differences Between Hiking Boots and Snowshoes

With all this talk about snowshoes, you might be wondering: “Why on Earth can’t I just wear my hiking boots in the snow?!” After all, many hiking boots are designed for winter terrain anyway. And, they are ultimately more comfortable to walk in compared to snowshoes. Along with that, people already spend a lot of […]

Gear

The Best Snowshoes On The Market from 5 Different Brands

Before you hit the slopes to give snowshoeing a try, you’re going to need a pair of snowshoes. But, how do you choose? Snowshoes a little bit interesting compared to other gear products you would use outdoors. But, if you don’t get a pair that’s reliable and fits you well, this sport can go from […]

Backcountry Skills

10 Thoughts of a Person Snowshoeing for the First Time

So, you’ve decided to take on snowshoeing as your new outdoor activity. Good for you! Snowshoeing is an exciting way to explore the backcountry, that’s fun, easy, and (most of time), rewarding. It’s great for all ages and abilities. Though, we can guarantee no matter your age or ability, your first-time snowshoeing probably went, or […]

The Potential Dangers of Snowshoeing and How to Be Safe

The Very Important Differences Between Hiking Boots and Snow ...

The Best Snowshoes On The Market from 5 Different Brands

10 Thoughts of a Person Snowshoeing for the First Time

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5 Incredible Snowshoeing Destinations to Add to Your Bucketlist

So, you’re into snowshoeing, and you want to enjoy it as much as possible while winter is here. No problem! There are lots of places you can go to experience snowshoeing. But, if you want to be where it’s best, then add one of these incredible snowshoeing destinations to your bucketlist. 1. Rocky Mountain National Park, […]

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You’ll Want to Check Out These Snowshoes for Kids

The wonderful thing about a sport like snowshoeing is that it’s fun for all abilities and ages. For kids who might not be quite ready for skiing, snowboarding, or intense backcountry hiking, snowshoeing is an excellent alternative. In general, snowshoeing is the perfect way to experience the outdoors without too much of a hassle. But, like […]

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