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What’s in a Name? How They Earned Their Trail Names

What’s in a Name? How They Earned Their Trail Names

Many hikers earn unique trail names while hiking. These can be funny names; Bear for having a loud s

Mar 20, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Your Average Jane’s Gear Log

Your Average Jane’s Gear Log

Warning: there is mild profanity in this article, including a middle finger. It also features potato

Feb 11, 2017 : Tasia Kellogg
The Great Pack Debate

The Great Pack Debate

As my start date gets closer, my pre-hike panic/obsession has escalated, and I’ve been questioning e

Jan 31, 2017 : Annette
5 Features I Look for in a Backpack

5 Features I Look for in a Backpack

In 2011 I struck out on my own from Neel Gap with a nearly 30 lb pack. My dad, who had driven me to

Aug 9, 2016 : High Five
Packed and Ready! Another “What’s in My Pack” Post

Packed and Ready! Another “What’s in My Pack” Post

The food is finished.  The bags are packed.  The only thing left to do is pack up our dog and take o

Apr 27, 2015 : Sprinkles
My Gear List

My Gear List

Hello everyone! After much weighing, repacking, photographing and early mornings lining up for REI g

Mar 6, 2015 : Ruth
How to Pick Your Big Three

How to Pick Your Big Three

When you think of gear, what do you think of first? Do you think of the first aid kit you'll need? T

Feb 13, 2015 : Ruth
Gear Review: Gregory Sage 55 Backpack

Gear Review: Gregory Sage 55 Backpack

The Gregory Sage 55 is a women’s internal frame pack made for the female body. I highly recommend

Apr 25, 2014 : Madison Dragna