Snowshoeing

Where to Find Snow Right Now (and How to Play In It)

For the powder heads among us, this past February was glorious. Across the lowlands of Puget Sound we awoke to an uncommon sight–snow flurries cascading from the sky, and there was enough to stick. And it kept snowing, then snowing some more. With school cancelled for days, happy kids went sledding at Seattle’s Gas Works […]

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Winter Fun at Crater Lake National Park

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The deepest lake in the United States is a pool of sapphire water ringed by sheer cliffs piled with snow. Beautiful in summer months, the lake is stunning beyond words in winter. The only catch is timing – to get the most stunning views you must hit it on a clear day. This is Oregon’s Crater […]

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What to Wear on a Snowshoe Hike

Ready to hit the trails this winter? Having the right clothing on in the snowy backcountry can make all the difference between a miserable, cold day or a warm, comfortable day. This is true everywhere, but it’s especially important in the Pacific Northwest where our snow tends to be heavy and wet, as opposed to […]

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Go Snowshoeing at Mount Rainier

Winter is here! Snow is falling in the Cascades and Olympics, and the winter of 2015-2016 is shaping up to be a fantastic season for hitting the slopes… or the trails. I have a bit of a complex relationship with snow. As a child in the midwest I never knew a winter without it… building snowmen in the […]

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