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Snowshoeing Death in Rocky Mountains

Some unfortunate snowshoeing news occurred this weekend in Rocky Mountain National Park. Robert Mydans, an Assistant US Attorney collapsed while snowshoeing near the Green Mountain Trailhead of the park. Rescue workers were on the scene in less than 20 minutes in an attempt to revive Mydans. Their attempts were unsuccessful, however, and Mydans was pronounced […]

4 In: Just Enough for NY

4 In: Just Enough for NY

Mannsville, NY received 4 inches of snow just in time… the night before the Empire State Snowshoe Championships.  If it hadn’t snowed that night, the New York Championships may have been contested in running shoes like several other snowshoe championships around the country this season. Winona State Forest, which has had 240 less inches of […]

Redfeather Vapor vs. Atlas Race

vs. In this issue of runningsnowshoes.net, we are going to be putting the Redfeather Vapor Snowshoes head to head with the Atlas Race Snowshoes.  The Redfeather Vapors and the Atlas Race Snowshoes are two of the most popular running snowshoes out there and are the top racing snowshoes from their respective companies. COLORS They are […]

Highland Forest Results

Highland Forest Snowshoe Race Fabius, NY February 12, 2012 Women’s 10K 1. 49:38 Rae Tobey 18 Cazenovia 2. 1:00:29 Jill Cusack 44 Ithaca 3. 1:08:26 Mary Rivers 50 Victor 4. 1:21:15 Elaine Kimpel 57 Fabius Men’s 10K 1. 42:08 Eric Sambolec 34 Ithaca 2. 45:08 Kenneth J Burd 40 Lacona 3. 55:40 Steve Rivers 50 […]

Pennsylvania State Champs

Jeremy Dormer won the Pennsylvania State Snowshoe Championships.  His time of 41:59 was 3 minutes and 11 seconds ahead of Gerald Blasko who ran 45:10.  Tyler Angeli finished in 3rd with a 45:44.  In the women’s race, it was Ann Sick coming in first with a 47:52.  Sherry Robinson was second in 1:01:24 and Tak […]

Snowshoe Races: 2/17-2/23/12

2/17/2012 Vinland National Center’s Winter Walkabout 3k Loretto, MN 2/18/2012 Candlelight Ski, Snowshoe, Hike CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF SNOW Oberg Mountain Trailhead Tofte, MN 6:00 pm- 8:30pm 2/18/2012 Dion Switzerville Red Barn Snowshoe Race 6.4k 1594 Switzerville Rd Greater Napanee, ON Canada 8:30-9:45am registration 10:00am race 2/18/2012 Fairbanks Snowshoe Classic USSSA Race Fairbanks, AK […]

Tarkington Tops Teva

Tarkington Tops Teva

Just two weeks after capturing the Colorado State Championships, Sara Tarkington has been crowned the Champion of the Winter Teva Mountain Games Snowshoe 10k.  Tarkington’s competition was stiff as she was up against Lindsay Krause, Jeanne Cooper of Eagle, Colorado and reigning USA National Snowshoe Champion Brandy Erholtz.  Tarkington, Krause, and Cooper squared off just […]

Love Me Tender

Love Me Tender

Mitch Kasyon won the 10k Love Me Tender Snowshoe Race in Frisco, CO this weekend. He finished with a time of 56:31. His nearest competitor was Tim Hola of Highlands Ranch, CO who ran the race in 1:01:30. Robert Bolton finished 3rd with a time of 1:02:41. On the women’s side, it was Lisa Mills […]

Bigfoot Snowshoes

Bigfoot is a brand of snowshoes more geared towards recreational use than some of the other brands. Because they are more of a beginning snowshoe not suited as well for the extreme climbs, back country bush-waking, snowshoe running, or snowshoe racing, they are less expensive than most of the other specialized brands. The Bigfoot Snowshoes […]

Top 3 Within 3 at Saratoga

Aaron Newell was victorious with an exciting finish at the Camp Saratoga Snowshoe Race in Wilton, NY.  It was a close one, as Newell just out-leaned runner up Connor Devine of East Berne, NY by one second.  If that wasn’t close enough for you, a mere 2 seconds after Devine was Chris Repka.  That’s right, […]