USSSA Links to interesting websites


Below are links to other organizations that are involved with snowshoeing

If you know of any snowshoe racing related sites

please let us know by emailing the website manager


Upper Midwest Snowshoe Races

We have most of the updates for the 2020 season.

Cute Moose Website Click Here

Check back occassionally as new information will be frequently posted.

Important notes:
-Race information is always subject to change.
-Please check for updates and verify information with event contacts.
-Races included in the Bravehearted Snowshoe Series
  are indicated with a link to the series website.


The Air Up There: How To Avoid Altitude Sickness

Authored by Dr. Jeff Bennert

When a person travels to a location that is greater than 8,000 feet, they must do so at a speed that allows their body to acclimatize to certain changes, such as decreased air pressure, low humidity, and greater exposure to ultraviolet rays. Typically, full acclimatization can take as much as five days. If a person does not fully acclimatize to the higher altitude, it may cause a condition known as altitude sickness. 

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The Mission of the WSSF is to promote snowshoeing as a way to improve the health of individuals and the environment and to assist like minded people the world over in their love of recreation in the outdoors no matter the season.

Please visit our website

Snowshoe Vancouver.

Three mountains, endless fun


If you are traveling to France or Switzerland click here for a map of snowshoe trails



World Wide Snowshoe Racing Organizations

Canada European Snowshoe Committee Finland France Switzerland Japan

The Striders have been in existence at Paul Smith’s College since September 1987, and have coordinated a variety of aerobic and endurance events on and around the Paul Smith’s College Campus. This umbrella organization has been responsible for the rapid growth of snowshoe racing in the region as well as duathlons and a variety of cycling events that have been based at the Paul Smith’s College campus over the past decade

Striders Website

For more information contact Jim Tucker

The Northeast Snowshoe Federation (NSF) was organized in 2010 in an effort to bring together the regions* snowshoe racing community to collaboratively promote the sport.  With well over 40 races in the area, the sport now represents the fastest growing competitive winter activity.  In addition, the region boasts the countries largest and longest running series, the WMAC'sDION Snowshoe Racing Series based in Western Massachusetts.  Along with the WMAC, the Empire State Snowshoe Series and the Granite State Snowshoe Series both host full competitive schedules with points winners recognized at the end of the season.  Finally, the NSF will help to support a regional Northeast Snowshoe Championship each winter to be organized and run by a rotating schedule of local snowshoe racing directors.

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ESSRA is responsible for conducting Snowshoe races which serve as qualifiers for the New York Empire State Winter Games. ESSRA is also responsible for conducting the New York Snowshoe Championships. Both the track events and the 5,000 m Long Distance event at the E.S.G. Finals I Lake Placid. ESSRA Officials may be asked to act as consultants and/or event staff for other ‘non-ESSRA’ snowshoe events. At its most basic level ESSRA is a collection of snowshoe enthusiasts who are committed to working together to promote all the activities associated with snowshoeing being a healthy, fun, family-oriented activity.

ESSRA Website

People interested in recreational and competitive running and athletics are invited to join the Western Massachusetts Athletic Club based in the Berkshire County area. The Club was organized in 1979 when a group of competitive runners came together to form a club capable of fulfilling any runner's needs. We are now expanding to include other sports such as biking, canoeing, snowshoeing and x-country skiing. The Club's purpose is to promote sports activities for enjoyment as well as for competition. All members are welcome to join in Club programs and activities.

Snowshoe Magazine is an Internet-based venture to promote snowshoeing as a sport for professional athletes and
everyday enthusiasts. Visit and sign-up for updates and the future newsletter.

Enter Empre State Games

Through the years, many athletes have been part of the New York Empire State Games and moved on to national, international and Olympic competition. Games' alumni include world champions, Olympic gold medalists, college and high school All-Americans, professional athletes in the NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL - as well as figure skaters, skiers, soccer players and many more. But for every Olympic Dream Team member (we have two) there are thousands of athletes for whom the Empire State Games may be the pinnacle of their athletic career. And that is what makes these Games so special.

Traditional Mountaineering provides information and instruction about mountain climbing safety skills and gear, off trail hiking and light weight backpacking, illustrated through actual mountaineering adventures.

Altitude Racing Management was established for the express purpose of bringing high quality races to Colorado.  Our mission is to provide a multitude of racing formats including snowshoe races, nordic skiing, traditional running races, mountain bike races, cyclocross races, off-road duathlons, and off-road triathlons

All American Trail Running Association

All American Trail Running Association
Our mission: To represent and promote trail and mountain running

Adventure Sports Online has a collection of numerous links for winter sports that

 will be useful to you for your next adventure on "in" the snow.

Ski Like a Woman encourages female participation in snowsports at a recreational level.
It's the site for global information on skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing for women