About Anna Duggan


Breckenridge Nordic Center

Snowshoe Magazine

The thing that comes to mind when I think about the Breckenridge Nordic Center (BNC) is family. I think of family because the winter sport facility and lodge is great for families. The owners, husband and wife Gene and Therese … Continue reading

Gear Review: Feet are the key to your adventure’s success

Because winter sports take place in sometimes remote and challenging terrain, it can require extra planning and extra gear. You need to be ready for the elements. Perhaps the most important preparation you can take is to make your feet … Continue reading

Snowshoeing: What to Embark on When Expecting

There’s nothing like sports in the winter. There is a peaceful exuberance to these activities that cannot be duplicated during the other seasons. The air outside is so cold that you can see your breath yet your body radiates with … Continue reading

Devil’s Head Lookout: A Short Trip to Humility

Have you seen the “Sleeping Indian” (Native American) land mass that seems to watch over the Front Range of Colorado just southwest of Castle Rock? This is a full disclaimer, I realize that it is not politically correct to name … Continue reading

Book Review – Snowshoe Routes: Colorado’s Front Range, Second Edition

Sure, enjoying the splendors of the great outdoors is therapeutic for the body and soul. But if you are ill equipped or unprepared, doing so can be less than relaxing, if not downright terrifying. The first step to ensure preparedness … Continue reading

Baldas: The Maserati of Snowshoes

When you think of luxury sports cars it’s easy to see why Italians feel they have the market cornered. Fine Italian cars include the Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati. Just as automobile fans are in awe of the fine curves of … Continue reading

Snowshoeing vs. Gravity Sports: Your Winter Recreation Budget

Why choose snowshoeing over downhill skiing or snowboarding? The answer is: Do the numbers.

Remember those stories your dad always told you about walking five miles through a blizzard to get to school reminding you that things aren’t like what … Continue reading

‘Get Going! Workshops’ is a Schooling in Snowshoeing 101

Snowshoeing 101-Outfitting Snowshoe Enthusiasts

“Why do you need to go to a workshop, I mean it’s just walking on snow right?” Prior to my attendance at a recent snowshoe clinic I would have conceivably agreed with the friend of mine … Continue reading

Oh Yes It’s Ladies Night, And the Snowshoeing’s Right

Snowshoe Magazine
Wednesday is ladies night, so grab your hiking boots or snowshoes because ladies get friendships and exercise for free, the cover charge is a tank of gas.

Snowshoeing By the Numbers: A Snapshot of Where, Why and How

Snowshoe Magazine
How do you attract new generations to a sport that has been in existence for 6,000 years? The answer according to many in the snowshoeing industry is, leave it alone.