What You Need To Know About Medicine Bow Peak

So, maybe you've lived in Laramie your entire life and climbed to the top of Medicine Bow Peak dozens of times. Or, perhaps you're new to town and looking to learn more about this iconic peak. Regardless we thought we'd talk about one of our favorite places (ever!) on the blog today, 'The Peak.' The best place to start if you're looking to summit this peak is on our trail page, where you can learn more about the trek to the top and print off a FREE downloadable trail guide. We also have an entire map card dedicated to this…

History of Snowshoeing

One winter when I was in college it snowed 3 feet in 24 hours. My subaru station wagon was buried, the roads weren't plowed and I needed to run errands. So, I pulled out my cross-country skis and I skied around town. I felt a bit self-conscious with the weird looks that I got from the few cars that were on the roads. Ironically, the best form of transportation on that snowy day was on my ski's. It's interesting that just a century ago our ancestors used ski's and snowshoes as forms of transportation during the winter. Now, (at least…