What type of footwear should I use for snowshoeing?

Do you need special footwear for snowshoeing? Can you use any kind of boots? Read this article to find out more.

Most snowshoes will accommodate a variety of footwear. Make sure your boots are warm, comfortable, and dry. There is nothing worse than getting out in the snow and realizing that your feet are cold and wet. If you are going on a long snow hike, use comfortable boots, because you don’t want blisters or raw spots on your feet. Gore-tex provides a good waterproof breathable material that is perfect for snowshoeing.


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