Some call me Judge. I'm a 2019 Appalachian Trail thru-hike hopeful headed northbound. Coincidentally I currently work for a small outfitter known as REI. Follow me on Youtube here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6ITMbHiEaMh4v4aI4MQRew
Walking up Sassafras Mountain in the early stages of the AT is a beautiful, albeit difficult, experience. Even more so when the nagging hitch in your
I have worked at REI for the past two years and in my time there I have seen a lot of messed up feet. Blisters, bunions, and busted toes are common
It's Camino season over at REI. For some reason this time of year we get many customers planning their trip to do the Camino de Santiago in Spain. If
For my 23rd birthday I made my almost annual pilgrimage to the North Georgia mountains with my dad. He had never been on a backpacking trip, and with
TerraFlex or TerraFlop? Well, I guess it depends on what your use will be. I've been running in the Xero Shoes TerraFlex for roughly six months
A simple beer koozie and some cord are all you need to create a simple shoulder pouch for backpacking.
Being a backpacker in Florida is difficult. Here's a brief outline as to why, and how to make the most of a flat situation.