Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Yellowstone Country
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Glad to hear from someone else in a cold climate. I, too, am starting to lose it. We're on our 3rd snowfall here in Montana, and had about a foot last week. My twins are old enough to need to run around. . .
As far as strollers go, I've lived in snow country and gotten around well with a BOB duallie. I even managed to run with it some in bad weather. You can get a wind/weather shield for it, and take them out in anything (as long as the wheels can turn--the brakes will jam up if the snow's too deep, and it won't push.) They are expensive, though. Usually, they close out the current year's model at the end of the year, so you might find a deal. The Mountain Buggy is another good stroller and it folds smaller--though that might not concern you if you don't have a car.
Another, cheaper option, if you have a helper to carry a baby is to buy front carriers (I use a Sutemi) and gigantic, thrift store coats. I wore all 3 of my kids this way. You sort of need to leave the top of the coat undone a little bit so they can breath, but they enjoy the warmth and will often nap this way.
Desperation will make you inventive. I took my three to the park last week in winds so strong that branches were breaking off the trees. Needless to say, we got a few looks.