Review: Tubbs Xpedition Snowshoe

Tired of being stuck inside because your favorite trails are still covered in a blanket of snow? Hit the trail with Tubbs Xpedition Snowshoe! Specs Designed for backcountry use, the Xpedition is loaded with features that will get you where you want to go, no matter how deep the snow is. The Pro-Step frame is …

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Review: Tubbs FLEX ALP Snowshoe

Just because the meteorologist called for a few inches of snow does not mean you have to abandon your backcountry weekend plans. During a recent winter snowstorm that sent the balmy South into a deep freeze we hit the trail to try out the Tubbs Flex ALP Snowshoes on the snowy slopes of the highest …

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Proof that winter camping can be fun

If you’re looking for more proof that winter camping is not only possible but can even be enjoyable, look no further than Chris Rodriguez’s blog. Rodriguez and friends camped out on Mount Mitchell in western NC recently (this highest point east of the Mississippi) and had a blast despite cold and snowy conditions. If you …

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Packing a pulk for winter camping

The Nashua Telegraph posted a great article about winter camping in snowy New Hampshire and I gotta say I learned alot about what it takes to camp in the snow. Aside from the fact that all your gear is much bulkier than in summer (thicker jackets and sleeping bags, sturdier tent for snow loads, etc.) …

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