These pictures are from a "solo run" I did a couple weeks ago near Conifer. It was such a beautiful day! I'm still kind of figuring out snowshoeing. Snowshoes aren't really a necessity on the trail I went to. In fact, there were some people walking their dogs their, just wearing their tennis shoes or boots who probably thought I looked like an idiot, but I think my feet and ankles stay dryer with the snowshoes. If we had fresh snow, I would definitely need them. And it's just good exercise, if only to have a little extra weight on your feet.
I went a couple days later with my sister and some friends, Macquel and Rick, and that day we took a different trail and tried going off trail where we could and it was way fun going in the deep snow on the way down, because you kind of slide gently (and sometimes not so gently, huh, Laura?) down the hill.
P.S. James added music to my blog for me, isn't he so cool?!