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SEATTLE, Wash. – (November 19, 2013)Snowshoes.com, a guide to winter adventures, presents the third annual Snowshoes.com Get Going! Workshops. These winter workshops are just one facet of the snowshoes.com interactive community created by Atlas Snow-Shoe Co. and Tubbs Snowshoes respectively. The updated website now features new trail mapping technology, mobile accessibility and education on all things snowshoeing. Snowshoes.com is the hub for current snowshoers and those just getting started in the sport.
The Snowshoes.com Get Going! Workshops provide a detailed clinic for first time and avid snowshoers alike. Attendees are treated to an in-depth overview about snowshoe technology, proper techniques, and resources in their region to help them enjoy the outdoors during the winter. In conjunction with program partners of NiteIze, Marmot, and Backcountry Access, the workshop series offers professional recommendations on how to dress for the outdoors, essential gear, proper snowshoeing techniques, and overall outdoor awareness in a fun and interactive setting.
This season’s Get Going! Workshop series features 13 events at REI locations nationwide and two workshops at the flagship LL Bean store in Freeport, ME.
The upcoming workshop dates include:
Dec. 4—Reno, NV
Dec. 5—Berkley, CA
Dec. 6 & 7—L.L. Bean, Freeport, ME
Dec. 9—Bloomington, MN
Dec. 10—Seattle, WA
For a full listing of events click here.
Snowshoes.com’s easy to navigate site helps users find trails for snowshoeing and offers education on the ins and outs behind proper snowshoe fitting and selection. The “Learn” section of the website now features a breadth of resources on everything from what to wear and how to be prepared for cold weather, to tips and tricks and snowshoe games for kids.
For information on snowshoes.com and the Get Going! Workshops, please visit snowshoes.com, LLBean.com, or REI.com in your region.
Snowshoes.com is a collaboration between Tubbs Snowshoes (www.tubbssnowshoes.com) and Atlas Snow-Shoe Company (www.atlassnowshoe.com), bringing a cross-brand awareness initiative for snowshoeing that ties consumer education at retail with a robust online platform offering a complete guide to snowshoeing 101 and an ever expanding, user-generated network of snowshoeing trails. Snowshoes.com is owned and operated by K2 Sports (www.k2sports.com). For more information about Snowshoes.com and the Get Going! Workshops, visit www.snowshoes.com.