Hiking and snowshoeing are both great ways to get some fresh air, exercise and to enjoy nature. Many people enjoy day hikes through the woods or mountains, but it’s important to keep in mind that hiking can be risky if you’re not properly prepared beforehand. There are numerous vital items to pack in your backpack for a… Read More»
When you plan a hiking or snowshoe trip it’s natural to want to carry as little as possible with you and not be weighed down unnecessarily. You probably throw a basic first aid kit in with your supplies, but you may not have ever thought about what you actually need to have on hand in… Read More»
Visiting the great outdoors and seeking out of the way locations that allow you to experience the backcountry in the best way possible is a popular activity among novice and seasoned hikers alike. Hiking in regions with colder climates, planning a trip during winter weather and dealing with safety concerns that may not be an… Read More»
Trekking poles sure do come in handy for balancing a heavy pack or taking a load off your knees — but they really shine when it comes to navigating on all sorts of challenging terrain. Here’s how to tweak those poles to make sure you’re getting the most possible support out of them in every… Read More»
For those interested in improving your snowshoe experience, Lisa Mahoney from About.com has pulled together 6 advanced techniques to help you do just that! Getting started snowshoeing is just as easy as it looks: Strap the snowshoes on your feet and take a walk! But once you’re feeling steady on your feet, the sky’s the limit… Read More»
Join Eva Sollberger and the Stuck in Vermont crew for a Sledding adventure on Hammerhead Sleds: Tony Telensky, AKA Max Speed, caught the sledding bug in 2008. Since then he has been organizing sledding adventures with family and friends at scenic Vermont spots such as Mount Philo, the Lincoln Gap Road and Smuggler’s Notch Road. Eva… Read More»
The team here at Yukon Charlie’s is proud to announce that we have been acquired by Kwik Tek Inc. to combine forces for a year round outdoor recreational product assortment. Kwik Tek is a leading manufacturer of the Airhead and Sportstuff watersports and winter products. The combination of the two companies will strengthen our overall presence in… Read More»
Many thanks to the folks at SNEWS for including our Advanced Series snowshoes in the “Day Zero” issue of the OR Show Daily! Click on the image below to open it in an enlargable lightbox (look for the enlarge button on top right).
We’re excited to report from The Pocasset Massachusetts Branch of Santa’s Workshop (aka, the Yukon Charlie’s warehouse) that things are in full swing here. The elves are busy stacking, packing, shipping…you name it! And it seems that Santa has sent us our bonus for all of our hard work…the first snowfall of the season! Our winter… Read More»
Our very own Bill Lapierre talks about the latest in snowshoes & poles from Yukon Charlie’s. If you are new to the sport of snowshoeing, this video will give you quick pointers, and information on some of our newest products, as well as important safety tips for heading out on the trail this Winter.