Ian said: "The National Trust is offering snowshoeing
so that people can enjoy the stunning scenery at Hadrian's Wall in all types of weather.
feels a bit like walking in sand, and in this way after a while you will feel the extra taxation on your calf muscles, and come to appreciate the poles for digging in.
It was really and truly one of those sitting at a bar, thinking about our snowshoeing
day," says Thamm.
is just one of eight events at this year's Games.
The next day I ventured out on my own, snowshoeing
Taggart Lake-Beaver Creek Loop, which I'd hiked in the middle of June five years earlier.
From left to right, Mustafa and Hamza Chaudhry, Mansour Mekan and Benjamin Poletti during their pre-departure meeting for the 120km snowshoeing
The benefits One hour of snowshoeing
can burn about 600 calories (more than running at the same pace), and there's little chance of injury, thanks to the low impact.
Today, the sport of snowshoeing
is enjoying a surge of popularity, marked by a 30% spike in snowshoe sales between 2005 and 2008, according to SnowSports Industries America, a nonprofit trade group representing snow sport businesses.
, crosscountry skiing and mushing couldn't be better.
gives your heart and lungs a good workout and burns a lot of calories.
You can burn anywhere from 500 to 1,000 calories an hour snowshoeing
Cynics might say writing a book about snowshoeing
is like writing a book about how to breath - snowshoeing
is that easy.