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Complete Guide to Snowshoeing for Children and Teenagers

Explore Winter by reading our complete guide to snowshoeing for children blog!

Simard Sport accompanies you on the adventure, ❄️with this guide 🧒🏼👧🏽


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Investing in equipment for your children or teenagers is a wise choice, and resale is possible when your little adventurers grow up.



Read this guide and you will find 5 good reasons to introduce your children to snowshoeing
5 good reasons to introduce your children to snowshoeing


Here are 5 reasons and ways to introduce your children or teenagers to snowshoeing


It's possible from 2 years old, the youngest age! 👶🏼Snowshoeing is a great activity for toddlers. With a carrying backpack or a stable sled, your baby can get some fresh air without any problem.

A winter cardiovascular exercise! ❄️🏃‍♂️ The racket provides low-impact exercise, ideal for staying active even in cold weather. Enjoy winter landscapes with them while staying in shape!


A social activity for everyone! 🤝 The racket is suitable for all ages and levels. Share the fun with your family and create unforgettable memories.

An affordable option! 💰 Economical compared to downhill skiing and snowboarding, snowshoeing is an accessible activity. Try before you buy and discover winter magic for less.

Little technique, lots of fun! 🎉The racket is friendly for beginners, especially children. Learn together to cross slopes and enjoy the snow.


👣 At what age should you start snowshoeing with children?

0-2 years: Transport them in a suitable sled or baby carrier.

2-4 years: Alternate sledding and hiking, because They can walk short distances with snowshoes.

4 years and over: Children can go on longer hikes on suitable terrain.


👗 How to dress children for snowshoeing?

0-2 years: Dress them according to the outside temperature.

3 years and over: Same advice as for you, opt for multi-layer depending on the activity.


🛷 Rent or buy snowshoes?

Rent if: It's your first time or you're not sure. Look at the possibility of borrowing

Buy if: You have already made it, your children like it and you will make it regularly.


👣 Size of children's snowshoes

Snowshoes often come in multiple sizes, adapted to the child's weight


Take advantage of snowshoe promotions, including a carrying bag and the best guarantee.
Take advantage of our snowshoe promotions including the free storage bag

Take advantage of our promotions, including a carrying bag and the best guarantee. Competitive prices, cheaper than on Amazon. Easily resell your children's snowshoes with Simard Sport, offering the best resale value on the market when they become too small.


Choosing the best pair of snowshoes for children depends on several factors, including the age of the child, their weight, shoe size, the nature of the use in relation to the terrain on which they will use the snowshoes, and of course, the budget. Here are 5 general recommendations that might help you in your search, but be sure to check specific reviews and specifications before purchasing:


Exceptional, all-terrain CANYON snowshoes
Exceptional snowshoes for all types of terrain


CANYON 17 inches: Opt for these exceptional all-terrain snowshoes, specially designed for children. Suitable for long-term general and commercial use, they are lightweight, easy to use, ideal for children aged 5 to 11 years. Lightweight and easy to adjust, these snowshoes provide excellent front and rear traction, ensuring optimal grip on a variety of terrains. Equip your young adventurers for unforgettable winter experiences!




WHITE MOUNTAIN snowshoes designed for children up to 8 years old
Snowshoes designed for children up to 8 years old


WHITE MOUNTAIN 17 inches: Discover this Quebec brand and model popular with parents, offering snowshoes specially designed for children up to 8 years old wearing a size less than 3 junior. Lightweight, easy to adjust and uninstall, these snowshoes guarantee excellent traction. Equip your young adventurers with the best for their winter getaways!



WHITE MOIUNTAIN snowshoes designed for children up to 100 pounds
Snowshoes designed for children up to 100 pounds


WHITE MOUNTAIN 19 inches: Opt for our snowshoes specially designed for older children, ages 7 to 14 and weighing less than 100 pounds. Easy to put on and take off, these junior format snowshoes (adult sizes 11 to 7) guarantee durability, lightness and excellent traction on various terrains. Give your young adventurers the ideal equipment for successful winter getaways








All-terrain snowshoes suitable for teenagers 60 to 125 pounds
Versatile snowshoes suitable for teenagers 60 to 125 pounds

RASCAL 20 inches: Suitable for teenagers weighing 60 to 125 pounds, these versatile snowshoes from the Quebec company Yanes are ideal for young adventurers. Lightweight, durable and offering excellent traction on various terrains, they withstand the harshest winters. Front and rear lugs provide reliable traction in all conditions. Practical for children and adolescents thanks to quick installation with ratchets.





All-terrain snowshoes specially designed for teenagers weighing 75 to 150 lbs (34-68 kg).
Snowshoes specially designed for teenagers weighing 75 to 150 lbs (34-68 kg).

WHITE MOUNTAIN JUNIOR 21 inches: Explore our Quebec brand snowshoes, specially designed for teenagers from 75 to 150 lbs (34-68 kg). Light and easy to use, they offer a natural walk. Equipped with the fixing system that does not freeze for easy adjustment with gloves, an ergonomic shape and a solid aluminum frame. Toe and heel studs ensure optimal grip. Lightness and durability combined for an exceptional winter experience!




CANYON JUNIOR 22 inches: Discover our exceptional snowshoes, designed by Quebec designers
CANYON JUNIOR 22 inches: Discover these exceptional snowshoes



CANYON JUNIOR 22 inches: Discover our exceptional snowshoes, designed by Quebec designers for the exclusive CANYON model, suitable for adolescents from 75 to 160 lbs (34-73 kg). Lightweight, easy to use, they promote natural walking thanks to their optimized crampon system. Opt for excellence with our one-of-a-kind winter equipment!





Before purchasing, be sure to check the recommended size based on the child's weight and shoe size. Ask your advisor at SimardSport 514-755-7578 for advice


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