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Snowshoe



Fall Gear Guide 2013: Snowshoes

Stay afloat with these shoes.

Gear Review: Leatherman Hail + Style PS

A multi-purpose tool for making snowshoe binding adjustments.

Gear Review: Tubbs Xpedition Snowshoes

Easy to get into so you can focus on getting out.

Gear Review: Northern Lites Quicksilver Snowshoes

A simple, lightweight design with barely-there comfort.

Gear Review: Komperdell Alpinist Snowshoes

Snowshoes that stay a step above the snowy slush.

Gear Review: Faber Sommet Snowshoes

A snowshoe with extra grip to keep you stable on all slopes.

Gear Review: Atlas Fitness Snowshoes

A snowshoe to support you through ski-like snow terrain.

Gear Review: MSR Evo Ascent Snowshoes

Snowshoes built to tackle tough, backcountry terrain.

Gear Review: Tubbs Mountaineer Snowshoes

A basic, affordable snowshoes for the newbies.

Gear Review: TSL 438 Access Snowshoes

For those who prefer vertical to distance, the 438 is your snowshoe.

Gear Review: Crescent Moon Gold 13s Snowshoes

A woman-specific shoe that will keep your toes warm.

Gear Review: Easton Backcountry 25 Snowshoes

The perfect snowshoe for the those who just want to take a hike over snow.

Gear Review: Atlas Run Snowshoes

The name says it all - these shoes let you run.

Gear Review: Redfeather Alpine Snowshoes

These shoes will always get you through, regardless of the situation.

Gear Review: GV Mountain Extreme 830 Snowshoes

These burly monsters will not let you sink, period.

Fall/Winter Gear Guide 2012: Snowshoes

Stay afloat this winter with these worthy snowshoes.

Fall/Winter Gear Guide 2011: Snowshoes

The winter hiking season just got a whole lot longer with these multipurpose snowshoes.

Gear Review: Atlas Sprout/Mini Kids' Snowshoes

Lightweight snowshoes that keeps kids elevated and happy

Gear Review: Tubbs Flex ESC Snowshoes

Serious mountain performance at a sweet price.

Gear Review: Kahtoola RNR 22 Running Snowshoes

These snowshoes are great for running due to solid balance, traction, and flotation, and a light weight

Gear Review: Easton Artica Hike Snowshoes

Great snowshoes for beginners

Gear Review: L.L. Bean Summit Trekker Snowshoes

For hut trips and overnights, these snowshoes can carry a load

Gear Review: Crescent Moon Gold 10/Gold 13 Snowshoes

The Crescent snowshoe bindings expand and contract to fit virtually any boot type or size.

Gear Review: Atlas Aspect Snowshoes

From deep powder to hard, windpacked snow and ice, the Aspect handles it all.

Gear Review: Black Diamond Contact Crampons

Stainless steel crampons that bite into ice and repel slushy buildup.

Gear Review: L.L. Bean Boreal Sliding Snowshoes

Have a blast in rolling terrain with these snowshoe/ski hybrids.

Gear Review: Crescent Moon Over-Shoe Booties

Turn any shoe or boot into a fully insulated winter trekker with these over-shoe booties.

Fall/Winter Gear Guide: Best Winter Trips

We traveled to Fjordland and discovered that nothing compares to skiing glacier-clad mountains above deep-water fjords. Plus: 20 winter adventures, from California to New York.

Top 25 Winter Trips: United States

Find the best skiing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and winter camping trips in the U.S.

Holiday Gift Guide 2010: Tubbs Xplore Snowshoe Kit

Anyone on your holiday lineup looking to launch into snowshoeing? Tubbs has packaged up three essentials into this smart, well-priced starter kit.

Gear Review: TSL Snowalker 15 Pack

A pack built to haul snowshoes.

Fall/Winter Gear Guide 2010: Snowshoes

Float better, move faster with these 7 choices.

Gear Review: Crescent Moon Kid's Snowshoes

Snowshoes built for little feet and short gaits.

Gear Review: Atlas 12 Series Snowshoes

Even on steep, deep, and technical inclines these shoes performed mightily.

Gear Review: Redfeather Conquest Snowshoes

$70 snowshoes that perform.

Gear Review: Louis Garneau UX Trek 824 Snowshoes

Snowshoes built for beginners

Gear Review: MSR Lightning Axis Snowshoes

Rely on the jagged steal crampons for grip and add-on tails for super float.

Gear Review: Atlas BC24 Snowshoes

Snowshoes that comfortably fit on the back of a pack.

Gear Review: Redfeather Vapor Snowshoes

Run, really run, in the snow with the help of these snowshoes.

Gear Review: Garmont momentum Snow GTX

The most versatile cold-weather boot for backpacking and snowshoeing.

Gear Review: Tubbs Couloirs Snowshoes

These wide-decked Tubbs snowshoes are perfect for long hauls and large loads.

Gear Review: TSL Over the Top Snowshoe

These TSL snowshoes are best for day-long adventures over varied terrain.

Gear Review: TSL Escape Snowshoe

New to snowshoeing? Check out this stable snowshoe for beginners.

Gear Review: Redfeather LaCrosse with Pilot II Bindings Snowshoe

Great shoe for deep powder and big mountains

Gear Review: MSR Denali Tyker Snowshoe

Best shoe for the mini mountaineer

Gear Review: MSR Lightning Ascent Snowshoe

Check out this staff favorite voted best-all-around snowshoe.

Gear Review: GV Snowshoes Cat Trail Ultralight Snowshoe

This ultralight aluminum-based snowshoe will keep you moving fast.

Gear Review: Crescent Moon Gold Series Snowshoe

Comfortable and stable straps win this snowshoe the best binding award.

Gear Review: Atlas 10 Series Trail Snowshoe

These bargain snowshoes–under $200–excelled on rolling hills and meadows.

Gear Guide 2009: Kamik Northfield Boot Review

For extreme waterproofing at a good price, you can't beat these insulated, high cut boots.

Snowshoeing 201: 3 Tips for Conquering the Trail

3 tips for conquering hills and steep trails

3 Ways To See Yellowstone

Want to hike visit Yellowstone in winter? Follow our guide to get all the winter highlights.

Time 2 Go: National Parks In Winter

With the cold driving away crowds, National Parks are a delight to visit in winter. Here's our top picks.

Repair Snowshoes in the Field

Follow these tips to fix any snowshoe problem you meet on the trail.

Winter Boots Review: Snowshoeing and Camping

Keep your feet warm and dry while snowshoeing, camping, and shoveling the driveway with the Columbia Ice Dragon, North Face Ice Storm GTX, and Kamik Patriot.

Winter Skills: Warm Toes Forever

Keep your feet toasty with these 6 tricks

Snowshoeing 201

3 tips for conquering snowy hills and steep climbs

Winter Camping at Mount Rainier National Park

Snowshoe to a scenic high balcony

Winter Camping in Michigan's Porcupine Mountains

Lake effect snow and a vast virgin forest make this a spectacular winter getaway for skiing and snowshoeing

Boot Review: La Sportiva Nuptse

A favorite among mountaineers

Stay Warm In Winter

Winter warmth is easy with these tips from arctic explorers, cold-weather experts, and army docs.

Powder Hungry? Hike These Snowshoe Trails

Bust out of winter doldrums on one of these stellar snowshoe routes.

This Winter, Book A Yurt

Stay cozy this winter by bedding down in a heated cabin or yurt.

Avalanches: The Big Slide

Watching snow fall is a backcountry joy--unless it's barreling 80 mph down a mountain and you're in its path.

Hiking Minnesota's Jay Cooke State Park

Can't wait for the snow to melt? Get warmed up at Minnesota's Jay Cooke State Park.

Snow Smarts

How to travel safely across four seasons of white.

Before You Snowshoe

Follow these tips when you embark on your next snowshoeing journey.

Before You Go Snowshoeing

Follow these tips before you embark on your next winter snowshoeing journey.

Snowy Destinations

Need someplace to go shoe with your snowshoes? Whet your whistle with one of these great places.

Choose The Right Snowshoe

The size and type you'll need depends on your weight (with pack) and the snow type you expect to encounter.

Anatomy Of A Snowshoe

Get up close and personal with all those snowshoe parts.

Skis or Snowshoes?

Take BACKPACKER's quiz to quickly determine where your natural ability directs you.

Snowshoeing New York's Five Ponds

When the rest of the East is bare, snowshoers can find plenty of powder in New York's Five Ponds Wilderness.

Breaking Trail: Snow Going

When the white stuff piles up, work together to break a trail.

Washington's North Cascade's Copper Ridge Loop

Hike this crown of North Cascades National Park, Washington.

Winter Hiking For Beginners

Extend the hiking season at these three destinations, all perfect for winter newbies.

Minnesota's Wild River State Park

Stomp and glide at Wild River State Park, where no snow monsters are allowed.

Snowshoes Terrain Techniques

Techniques for winter trekking. Find out the advantages snowshoes provide for getting over hill and dale.

Winterize Your Camping Habits

Tips to take with you when the winter snow flies in camp.

Snowshoe Camping, Northwest-Style

When temps warm but the going's still snowy, strap on snowshoes to reach Washington's hidden camping gems.

No Excuse For Winter Hiking

It may be winter, but that's no reason to stop hiking.

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