Snowshoeing: Humble Snow Steps in Canada’s Vastness and History

The first time I had heard of and even seen snowshoes, was when I was 12 years old. A father of a boy in my class, occasionally took business trips to Frobisher Bay in the Canadian Arctic. Remember, this was in the early 1970’s when the Canadian Arctic was still a whited-out blizzard blank slate…

More Snowshoeing for Snow Mountain Addicts and the Vertigo-Inclined

After postponing our December snowshoeing trip, because Jack was abit sick and again, after 2 separate January trips to Banff with snowshoeing intentions, we finally did our annual snowshoeing trip. In the Rocky Mountains north of Kananaskis Mountain area and under the snow-veiled shadow of the Black Prince, a locally known peak. It was our first…

Snow Shuffling Trips: Snowshoeing Beyond Mountains to Winter Vineyards and More

Among snowboarding or downhill ski shooters, surely snowshoeing is just so snow sedate and tame.  But you can kick up snowshoeing a notch, by heading out into the mountains. We’ve gone nearly annually to different mountain areas in British Columbia for snowshoeing in winter wonderlands. Some “snowshuffling” adventures are no closer than home, in nearby…