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Snowshoeing | Farragut State Park

This winter is proving to be one for the books. With higher than average snowfall, and colder than average temperatures, there’s been plenty of opportunity to get out and enjoy the snow. We've been trying to get out as much as possible, and make sure Juneau is able to get enough exercise, by picking some of our favorite summertime trails and giving them a try in the snow. It's amazing how different things can look when they're covered in snow.…

Snowshoe | Fernan Saddle via Stuck in North Idaho

Snowshoeing | Fernan Saddle

Snowshoeing is probably my new favorite winter activity. It’s a great way to get outside in the winter without the risk of torn ligaments and bruises from falling, unless you happen to be extraordinarily klutzy. But for me, one of the best parts of snowshoeing is our proximity to some pretty awesome trails. One of the closest trail networks to us is up at the Fernan Saddle, about a 15-30 (depending on road and weather conditions) minute drive from downtown…

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A little mountain time at Silver Mountain

I have one rule when it comes to winter weather – if it’s going to be cold, there has to be snow. Mother Nature has been breaking this rule quite a bit this year and while I appreciate the safe drive to work every day, the slushy weekends have been a bit of a bummer. Luckily, we got in at least one good day up at Silver Mountain, although more would be great. Two weeks ago, after getting a few…

Happy 2015

It seems like our new holiday tradition involves getting outside for a hike or in this case, snowshoeing. After ringing in the New Year, Kyle, Megan, Dylan and I took the dogs up to Fourth of July Pass for a little snowshoe action. We haven't gone snowshoeing much, but it's quickly becoming my favorite winter activity. Probably because it's the snowy version of hiking, my favorite warm-weather activity. There's something about being out in nature when no one else is…