Leave No Trace Principles


Summer is here! Aaaaand that means enjoying the great outdoors! If you plan on spending time in nature, check out my seven tips to Leave No Trace while out in the wild.

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Choosing the Best Insoles for Hiking


If you are looking for the best insoles for hiking and backpacking, check out my article in BC25.com for all my tips! Insoles can revive an old pair of boots or improve stability in an ill-fitting shoe. Check it out!


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Tips on Hiking in the Rain

Today is a rainy day in Fort Collins. I’m super cozy in my apartment today but that doesn’t mean I haven’t had my fair share of rainy hikes. My latest article for BC25.com is How to Handle (& Enjoy) a Hike in the Rain. I have formulated some great tips and tricks to keep you dry, well at least somewhat dry, and happy. Check it out!


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Gear Review of Salomon’s XA Pro 3D CS WP Trail Runners

Hello lovelies!

Salomon so graciously gave me these kickass new pair of trail runners for me to review on AppalachianTrials.com! I love them. I recommend them. I have hiked in strictly Salomon XA Pro 3D Trail Runners for two years and I can’t get enough. Their newest model is fabulous. If you are in the market for new hiking shoes, check out my review to see if these fabulous things are for you!

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Do-It-Yourself Cookware for Hikers and Backpackers

Hello everyone!

Check out my latest article in BC25.com to learn how to make your very own cookware to use while backpacking or hiking! I promise it’s easy, cheap, light, and functional!


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