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    Meet The Savvy Hiker

    Recently I had the opportunity to meet Jessica Martin, the founder of The Savvy Hiker. After learning about her business, I asked her if we could do a profile about her and The Savvy Hiker. Here’s what she shared with me. Can you tell us a little about you and your organization? Raised in East […]

    7 Easy Date Ideas for Outdoorsy Couples

    Valentine’s Day isn’t the only winter day that’s worth making special with your other half, it’s time to set out on that incredible journey to go get your significant other that “gift” they’ll love. When shopping for outdoorsy people, it’s not always easy. Outdoorsy people tend to be minimalistic, and not really into “stuff” as […]

    Gear Questions: When Do You Think It’s Okay To Buy Cheap Hiking Gear?

    So, the other day I was walking around Wal-Mart and I noticed they sell A LOT of stuff for hiking. They had everything from winter jackets, to hiking boots, to crampons, to backpacks, and I didn’t even get to the sporting equipment section yet! Did I mention how CHEAP this stuff was? But, knowing what […]

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      Want Try Something New This Winter? Here’s Snowshoeing 101

      Hiking during the winter means a lot of opportunities to try things you’ve never tried before. This could be anything from skiing, ice climbing, polar plunging…anything, as long as it gets you outside. The backcountry is the perfect place to take on exciting experiences, and this time of year, we’re giving snowshoeing a try. If […]

      The 6 Best Blankets for Camping in the Backcountry

      When you head outside, no matter the season, you’re going to need (or at least want) a camping blanket. Unless your sleeping bag is perfect, having another way to keep warm is extra important. In the winter months, a camping blanket can really be the difference between a comfortable sleep and a horrible one. In […]

      This Gear Can Simplify Your Car Camping Experience

      One of the reasons car camping is always a good time is because you can minimize the stress when it comes to bringing all of your gear for car camping. Basically, whatever fits in the car can come to the campground with you. That being said, once you’ve got the essentials, there will hopefully be space for […]