As winter season keeps moving along, so does activities based around the fun activity - snowshoeing! We've come up with a list of events from the USASA snowshoeing calendar scheduled for February 2023.
In addition to the race, there are numerous events and family activities as well to take part in. Held in picturesque McCall, Idaho at Jug Mountain Ranch, the race is sure to draw a crowd from near and far to either partake in the competition or enjoy the view.
The benefits of snowshoes are innumerable: they float on the snow rather than plunging into it, they provide traction, they support the calves on steep slopes, and they make walking, racing, and trail-running.
And don't forget about your feet! Waterproof boots are crucial for anyone who plans to go snowshoeing this winter, and it is also a good idea to bring along some extra socks to keep your feet warm and dry.
There is an old saying that there is no such thing as bad weather, just inappropriate gear. Unless, of course, you're wearing snowshoes and plenty of layers. When the thermometer drops and the snow starts falling, one of the best ways to get outdoors is to go snowshoeing.
Lightweight snowshoes are also great because they usually incorporate some sort of feature that enables traction such as claws, teeth, or other spikes. This is helpful for those who want to walk safely on snow, ice, and other slippery conditions without falling or slipping because of the terrain.
Winter should not mean the end of outdoor adventures. Snowshoeing is a great way to get out into nature, meet new friends and stay fit. If you are ready to invest in your own pair of snowshoes, there are a...