A Guide to Winter Snowshoeing

A guide to winter snowshoeing, a relaxing winter activity, including exercise, snowshoe styles, forms and function, technique, clothing and accessories.

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The earliest specialized snow-going footwear was probably crafted around 6,000 years ago in Central Asia—a solid wood platform with a crude binding that was neither snowshoe nor ski, but a primitive forerunner of both.
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