Snowshoeing Boots

How to tell if you’ve got authentic snowshoeing boots? Look for a little lip on the heel. This extension keeps the rear binding from slipping down over your heel. It performs a similar function if you wear a traction device such as ice cleats.

Do your boots have one?

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Snowshoeing as Exercise

“Snowshoeing is way better than running. You’re lifting something heavier than a running shoe…and the effort required is greater. For the same distance and terrain, the workout is far superior.” Snowshoeing is an aerobic exercise relies on the body’s consumption of oxygen. By definition, it involves the repetitive use of the body’s large muscle groups; […]