Category Archives: Backpacking

Winter Backpacking on Snowshoes

I used to think our camping options were limited once winter came and our favorite hiking and backpacking trails got buried in snow… until I rented a pair of snowshoes! It started with my daughters wanting to do something during Christmas break in 2014 and me casually saying: “let’s go rent some snowshoes”.  I had been wanting to try it for a few seasons by then and when neither balked at the idea, I ran with it.  As snowboarders, we already had the proper clothing and knew what to expect out in cold weather.  The cost to rent was a … Continue reading

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