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lvl2 Go snowshoeing: Part 1

 

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Did you know?

In the past, most snowshoes were made of wood.

Now most snowshoes are made of aluminum. They are very light. They are easy to use.

 

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Try snowshoeing this winter

  • You can often rent snowshoes at a ski rental place. Then you can try snowshoeing in a park.
  • Sometimes you can try snowshoeing at a winter festival.
  • Ask about snowshoeing lessons in your area.

What will you need?

You will need:

  • snowshoes
  • hiking boots or waterproof boots
  • waterproof pants
  • poles with baskets

How to put on snowshoes

Snowshoes are easy to put on. A snowshoe has a binding. The binding goes around your boot.

 

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What to wear

Try to wear layers of clothes. Then you can take off a layer if you get too warm.

 

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Tips

  • It is nice to snowshoe right after it snows.

 

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  • On your first day, snowshoe for about 15 or 20 minutes.
  • Don't snowshoe if it is very cold.

 

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  • Use lip balm and sunscreen.

 

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