Everything You Need To Know About Snowshoe

Ryan Alford, Snowshoe Magazine

Snowshoeing is great for casual recreational hiking, competitive racing and for extended backcountry excursions. Many snowshoers don’t stray too far from home to get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air. Plus, snowshoeing can provide to a growing interest in nature, and the sport is also perfect for families. More and more each year, snow-covered trails are trafficked by hoards of kids and their parents.

The sport is easy to learn, inexpensive (compared to other winter sports), poses little risk of injury and is a great way to exert energy during the cold winter months . One of the more appealing facts about snowshoeing is how it can help enrich a person’s health.

Getting Started on the Snow

Gearing up with the right snowboard, boots and bindings is key for giving you the best experience on the mountain. The first decision you need to make is whether to rent equipment or buy it. On Snowlink.com, we have information that will help you get the right equipment whether you’re renting or ready to buy your own gear.

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Snowshoe: A Fast-Growing Sport

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