Information: All Earth Tours snowshoeing tours allow you to experience
the beauty of the woods in winter accompanied by an
experienced outdoorsperson. We use high quality snowshoes with
hi-tech bindings and ice cleats. Anyone* who can walk can snowshoe.
the best parts of snowshoeing is that you can travel through
the woods anywhere and do not need a trail. This allows you
to explore areas that folks don't go very often and we almost
always site wildlife or discover wildlife signs.
snowshoeing the first couple of snowshoers sink a little and
pack out the trail and the rest just cruise along not sinking
much if at all...even in 4 feet of snow! We always consider the abilities
of the group. Adventure seekers and those in good shape will
make a good climb to a view and possibly some steep descents,
a more moderate tour is offered to 'normal' folks. The more people in the tour the better (packs out the trail better) so get your friends and families together and come on out!
to Dress: Where layers of comfortable clothing, and protect
yourself from the wind. This could mean wearing nylon 'track'
or windpants over your clothes. If you can cut the wind you
can go a long way towards staying warm. Traditional Ski bibs
are often times too warm so striking a balnce between too much
and too little can be interesting. On frigid days be sure you
have goggles, scarves/facemasks etc. Mittens are always best
under just about all winter conditions. Bring more rather than
too little and make your decisions after you arrive. A daypack
can be a handy thing for storing extra clothing layers and a
water bottle, maybe even a snack. Please be sure you are properly
hydrated (drink plenty of water beforehand) so that your muscles
the tour or during the tour we traditionally offer you a cup
of hot coco.
All earth at 1-800-446-7554 us if you have any questions . We are sure you will find their
tours relaxing and a welcome break from the hectic pace of daily
life. Come out to western Maryland and experience the magical beauty
and gorgeous scenery of the sleeping mountains and forests.
do have a maximim weight capacity with our snow shoes of 240lbs.
Folks with diagnosed heart conditions should avoid excercise
activities in the cold. You will be required to sign a release