hey everyone look at a garden fork I wanted to talk to you today about an outdoor winter activity what's it called I guess you'd call it snowshoeing right I guess you would there's a foot and a half of snow out here today and normally you know you'd be like trying to walk to get to somewhere and instead you can get a pair of these snowshoes here and it's pretty cool so I just wanted to share this on with you it's it's beautiful day outlook called but this is actually a really great workout you just want to walk around your yard or out onto the woods try out snowshoes wait he does that's the other point I want to make here is if the snow is higher than your dog's hip I don't think you should bring your dogs out in a hike because they can pull a ligament or pull a muscle or worse trying to keep up with you going through the snow they just get tired and they get tired and they can get hurt actually our vet every winter has a bunch of injuries like that because dogs are trying to go through the snow so this is a great activity but maybe not perfect for you and your dogs but it's perfect for you it's solo day and your snowshoes yeah where's snow pants so when you've lift up all this now it doesn't go into your boots all right you can also get snow Gators they're called so you're not gonna float right on top of the snow you're going to go down an inch or two but it's a lot better than collapsing up above your knee here with snow excellent you play are you exhausted no but it isn't workout it's your it's making you bring your knees up a little higher and there's a little more weight but I think it's a great thing to do so go out and do it you need poles some people do use poles we don't but that would actually be some more aerobic aerobic exercise so when you're buying snowshoes first of all we bought these in the offseason at the end of winter we noticed a couple of companies had them on a clearance sale so we got these have quite a bit of a savings you'll also have to size the snow shoes you can't one size doesn't fit all a bunch of these snow shoe companies have websites that are based on your height and weight what size snowshoe you need but these are a mid-range shoe again you get you get what you pay for it snowshoes much like everything in life you want something that has easy snaps to snap them on and off and also they have a little that's called a cramp on or something but a little bit of a claw here to make it easier to climb hills and stuff what do you think I think it's a good idea it's really great it gets you out of the house in the winter it's a good exercise again be careful with your pops because like you can see here your pup's gets too deep in the snow moves back you know it could be difficult for them all right there you go just want to show you a little how-to about snowshoeing obviously we like it a lot Charlie pop wants to play oh you have any questions or comments leave them right below here and also check out our email newsletter and the Labradors have their own YouTube channel there's a link below and if you like what we're doing here hit the subscribe button we put out shows every week there's a subscribe button up here down here or over there all right make it a great day go out in the snow and do stuff okay I went to the Olympics no no but I ain't going in the yard see it

Snowshoeing How To – GardenFork

12 thoughts on “Snowshoeing How To – GardenFork

  • June 3, 2019 at 10:04 am
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    Do I need poles? Going tomorrow, first time, no poles.

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  • June 3, 2019 at 10:04 am
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    Why can't I go from chicken soup to snowshoeing? I used to be able to do that.

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  • June 3, 2019 at 10:04 am
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    It's good that you put this video out. I just bought snowshoes off eBay when you posted this video and am currently waiting for them to arrive. That's good timing that you posted this right when I bought mine. The snow has been deep here in Minnesota so whenever it snows a good amount I have to go out and shovel a path in the backyard for my dogs.

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  • June 3, 2019 at 10:04 am
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    Interesting! I have never worn snow shoes nor walked in the snow with them. Would like to try it sometime.

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  • June 3, 2019 at 10:04 am
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    what kind of coveralls you got on? you should do a show on them!!

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  • June 3, 2019 at 10:04 am
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    Very timely post Eric …,just brought our snowshoes out of the garage . Since the Olympics started , I've been a couch potato and my sweetie has never snow shoed

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  • June 3, 2019 at 10:04 am
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    X country skiing is way better

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  • June 3, 2019 at 10:04 am
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    I wanted to check my bee hives yesterday (40 degree heat wave!!), but the snow is up to my hips so I couldn't get out there.  Snow shoes would be really nice for that!  Good tip about the dogs, but there's no stopping our dog from bounding around the yard.  "BOING-pooof!  BOING-pooof!"  Hee-hee!  Hubby snow-blowed some paths around the yard which is helpful.  Need to snow-blow out to the hives….

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  • June 3, 2019 at 10:04 am
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    love this..i like old fashioned snow shoes tho, you and camera girl are a great team and very entertaining, you both are awesome.(the labs are too)

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  • June 3, 2019 at 10:04 am
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    Looks like fun. I wouldn't be surprised to find a future video of you inventing snowshoes for the labs.

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  • June 3, 2019 at 10:04 am
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    We love snowshoeing! Here, Quebec, Canada, we had quite a bit of snow and last week-end was the perfect time for them! It's also a good way to make a path when you're just tired of shoveling 😉

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