REI gives great detail in this snowshoeing guide. People say if you can walk you can snowshoe, that is true, but it’s much more fun when you have the right gear and know basic techniques.
Read the entire article here: https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/snowshoeing-first-steps.html
- Learn how to choose snowshoes and what to wear to stay comfortable
- Trail etiquette – Yes!
- How-to maneuver uphill, downhill and side-hilling
- Choosing poles and how to use them
- Getting up after a fall
- Video tips on how to run with snowshoes
- Downloadable checklist