2023 Shamrock Shuffle Snowshoe Race

March 17, 2023

Coming March 18, 2023. Happy St. Patrick’s Day – hope you have green on! Tomorrow is the ninth annual Vail Recreation District Krueger Family Shamrock Shuffle. Head to the Vail Nordic Center trails for a family friendly event that includes two race categories: snowshoes and running (with or without traction devices). Choose from either the […]

Women’s Snowshoe Adventure Hike with Life’s 2 Short Fitness

March 5, 2021

Coming March 5, 2021. Burn some calories while having fun! Join Life’s 2 Short Fitness for their Women’s Snowshoe Adventure Hike. The clinic will be lead by experienced guides trained in Wilderness First Aid and Avalanche Awareness/safety and rescue and will start off by covering the essentials like snowshoe fitting, techniques, packing list, preparation, and tips […]

Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition

February 26, 2021

Coming February 28, and March 21, 2021. A running race on snow! The Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition is held on Colorado’s beautiful Beaver Creek Mountain and is one of the largest and longest running snowshoe races in the country. There are three event days though you can choose to participate in a single […]

Wildhorn Frontera

February 26, 2020

Time to hit the slopes in the Frontera! Sure, this jacket from our friends at Wildhorn will have you looking good and will keep you warm when temperatures dip, but it really proves its mettle when you’re in deep powder. That’s thanks to the smart, integrated powder skirt inside the jacket. Snap the skirt together, […]

Bu Women’s Long Sleeve V-Neck UPF 50+

February 20, 2020

Cover up! Our friends at Bu have a line of sun protective clothing that you will certainly want to check out. Rated at UPF 50+ (UPF or Ultraviolet Protection Factor, measures the amount of UV light that passes through fabrics), their long sleeve V-neck is made out of a lightweight material that is quick drying […]

Racing Gnome Snowshoe Race

January 29, 2020

Coming February 9, 2020. Replace those running shoes with snowshoes for the Racing Gnome Snowshoe Race! Organized by the Donner Party Mountain Runners, the event location is the Auburn Ski Club Training Center adjacent to Boreal Resort on California’s Donner Summit. Two distance options are offered: 5K and 10K. Though described as challenging, all experience levels are […]

Winter Trails Day at Schweitzer

January 23, 2019

January 26, 2019. Hit the snow-covered trails at Schweitzer Mountain Resort! This resort in the rugged Selkirk Mountains of northern Idaho has 2900 acres of terrain and an average of 300 inches of annual snowfall, and this weekend they are hosting Winter Trails Day with free trail access to their snowshoe trails and the Nordic ski trails […]

Starlight Snowshoe Tour

February 14, 2018

Coming February 15, 2018. Happy Valentine’s Day! We found a unique tour taking place tomorrow night. It only happens once every 20 years…a black moon. Don’t worry, it’s not anything sinister. This year, it means that there will not be a full moon at all this month, but there were 2 full moons in January, […]

Umbagog Lake Women’s Dogsledding Weekend

January 29, 2018

Coming February 1, 2018. Outdoor activities in the winter white woods of Maine! The Women’s Dogsledding Weekend with Mahoosuc Guide Service is filled with dogsledding, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing at Umbagog Lake. On this 3 day adventure, 2 women per sled will work with dogteams of huskies that have been raised by the owner guides from […]

Sierra Mountain Center’s Women’s Backcountry Hut Vacation

January 23, 2018

Coming March 17, 2018. Fresh snow-covered mountains in the heart of California’s Sierra National Forest. The Sierra Mountain Center is offering a Women’s Backcountry Hut Vacation for a small group of adventurous ladies. This is your chance to enjoy the great outdoors on snowshoes or cross country skis. Lodging will be in a 14×20 feet, plasticized fabric […]

REI Women’s Moonlight Snowshoe Tour

January 22, 2018

Coming January 26, 2018. An evening adventure with the girls! Join REI Outdoor School for their Women’s Moonlight Snowshoe Tour in Washington’s Wenatche National Forest. The Cascade Range has received a lot of snow this season, and Blewett Pass is ideal for a snowshoe trek with its modest elevation gain. REI puts a little twist […]

Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring & Snowshoe Foundation Chocolate Festival

January 16, 2018

Coming February 25, 2018. The outdoors and chocolate…who could ask for a better combination! It’s the 29th Annual Chocolate Festival sponsored by the Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring & Snowshoe Foundation! Enjoy the 45 km network of trails through the beautiful New Hampshire countryside with views of Mt. Washington, the highest peak in the East. Along […]

Women’s Winter Escape at Great Glen

November 9, 2017

Coming January 13, 2018. Revel in the winter activities! The Women’s Winter Escape at Great Glen is a weekend filled with cross country skiing, skating, snowshoeing, tubing, skate skiing, and yoga. Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center is the site of this fun event which is located in Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire and offers year-round fun […]

GoBag Dolphin

November 6, 2017

Going out in the water, rain, or snow? Then you need the GoBag Dolphin! Protect your phone from water, snow, dust, and sand damage with this handy dry bag. Labeled as the world’s only magnetic self-sealing dry bag, this piece of gear is a must-have for outdoor adventures. The double sealing magnetic closure secures your phone […]

Crescent Moon Eva All Foam Snowshoe

November 3, 2017

A completely novel snowshoe! Just released this season, the Crescent Moon Eva All Foam Snowshoe is the first of its kind. It is described as a big athletic flip flop for the snow. The top of the foam deck is soft and provides some cushion and insulation to absorb the impact of packed snow and other […]

Hillsound Armadillo LT Gaiter

September 28, 2017

Tough like an armadillo. Yes, the aptly named Armadillo LT Gaiters from our friends at Hillsound are tough and ready to protect your feet and lower legs from the sticks, rocks, trail debris, and elements as you trek your way through your TrailblazerGirl adventures. These are well-made gaiters with a waterproof and breathable upper portion and strong, durable lower […]

Swany Legend II Mittens and LaPosh Gloves

March 24, 2017

Heading for the snow? Then you must take the Legend II Mittens or the LaPosh Gloves (or both!) with you! Our friends at Swany are experts at gloves and mittens for skiers and snowboarders alike. If you’re a mitten person, go with the Legend II, a mitten with a novel twist. As part of the Toaster […]

Valentine’s Day Snowshoe Fondue at Grouse Mountain

February 13, 2017

Coming February 14, 2017. Haven’t planned anything yet for your sweetie on Valentine’s Day? Check out the Valentine’s Day Snowshoe Fondue at Grouse Mountain. Enjoy an hour-long guided tour through serene alpine trails on snowshoes just 15 minutes from Vancouver in Beautiful British Columbia. After this invigorating trek, feast on a delicious chocolate fondue. Snow and chocolate […]

Great Maine Outdoor Weekend

February 3, 2017

Coming February 3, 2017. Get outside! The Great Maine Outdoor Weekend is a biannual event that encourages “Mainers” and those visiting Maine to try something new and enjoy the many outdoor activities offered throughout The Pine Tree State. Events include daytime and moonlight snowshoeing tours, cross-country skiing, snowman building, winter carnivals, guided hikes, bird watching, […]

Snowshoe Routes: Washington

February 2, 2017

Get out and explore! For those of us here in the Pacific Northwest or planning to visit, we have found an excellent resource to help you do this. The most current edition (3rd Edition) of Snowshoe Routes: Washington is loaded with invaluable information to assist you in making the most of the winter weather in the […]

Heat Holders Twist Thermal Socks

January 31, 2017

Oh-so cozy! The aptly named thermal socks from our friends at Heat Holders (yes, they really do hold the heat!) are the perfect sock for your winter TrailblazerGirl activities. A patented three-stage manufacturing process is the key to socks that are incredibly warm, soft, and cozy. According to the company, “An advanced insulating yarn is used […]

Mount Rainier: Ranger Guided Snowshoe Walks

January 12, 2017

If you can walk, you can snowshoe! So said a ranger at Mount Rainier National Park. And yes, it was true, if you can walk, you will certainly enjoy snowshoeing, especially if it’s at Mount Rainier, the highest mountain in the state of Washington and the fifth national park in the United States. During the […]

Igloo Village Stockhorn

January 11, 2017

Imagine this..your own private island. But think cold weather instead of hot with the Igloo Village Stockhorn in Switzerland! One of the types of rooms that they offer at this season hotel is the Island Igloo, a private igloo on the island on frozen Lake Hinterstocken. Igloo Village is built each year anew in various locations […]


March 25, 2016

Consolidate your snow equipment with Crossblades! This new “snowshoe system” allows you to walk and climb and then with the help of swivel plate bases, you can ski and glide. Choose from hard boot binding for ski boots or soft boot binding for hiking boots. The wide base and short length (only 89 cm) make […]