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Snowshoes, Postholing, and Winter Trail Etiquette

Snowshoers should stay off ski tracks

It’s a common courtesy among winter hikers to wear snowshoes when hiking on winter trails that are covered in unpacked snow deeper than 8 inches. Hikers who don’t wear snowshoes usually posthole, plunging knee or waist deep into the snow and creating a deep hole that other hikers passing by …

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