My Comprehensive Camino De Santiago Packing List

My Comprehensive Camino De Santiago Packing List

I get a lot of questions about what my complete Camino gear list looks like. I just completed a hike of the Camino Portuguese this summer, and decided the time was right to answer those questions with a comprehensive look at all the gear I brought along with me.

Top 14 Trail Shoes For The John Muir Trail And Pacific Crest Trail 2018

Top 14 Trail Shoes For The John Muir Trail And Pacific Crest Trail 2018

Finding the right tent, backpack, clothes, and trekking poles can be tough, but nothing seems to give prospective hikers more issues than footwear. I hope to simplify things with this post. Here are the best 14 pairs of trail shoes for the John Muir Trail and Pacific Crest Trail in 2018! 

My Favorite Hiking And Travel Pants Of 2018

My 4 Favorite Hiking And Travel Pants Of 2018

Hiking and travel pants are an incredibly important piece of kit, especially since most of us “lightweight packers” will only bring along one pair for a multi-week trip. I’ve tried many pairs over the years that just didn’t make the cut. Here are four that have endured the test of time.

25 Most Exciting Trail Running And Lightweight Hiking Shoes for 2018

25 Most Exciting Trail Running And Lightweight Hiking Shoes for 2018

For the fourth year running, I have compiled a list of the trail running and lightweight hiking shoes I’m looking forward to most. Like previous years, Salomon, La Sportiva, and Altra make the list. There are also some newcomers. Here are 25 of the most exciting trail running and lightweight hiking shoes of 2018!

Highlights From The 2018 Winter Outdoor Retailer

11 Highlights From The 2018 Winter Outdoor Retailer

The city of Denver just hosted its first Outdoor Retailer after the bi-annual conference had been held in Salt Lake City for 20 years. I just returned from a visit to Denver where I attended the Outdoor Retailer Winter market and wanted to share a few highlights.

The Top 5 Things Every Mom Needs To Get Their Baby Outdoors

Once I became pregnant, my main question was, “How do I keep doing the things I used to do with a child?” If you’ve ever had these same thoughts, here are 5 gear items that will help you get outside with your new baby.

The Ultimate Hiking Gear Guide For Women

The Ultimate Hiking Gear Guide For Women

Many women have asked about what gear Julia carries in her bag. In this post, she’ll give you a fully categorized list for the ultimate hiking gear guide for women.

My Comprehensive Havasupai Falls Gear List (And Gear For Children)

One of the most important parts of planning a backpacking trip to Havasupai Falls is making sure you pack the right gear. In this gear guide, I’ll provide a comprehensive gear list for backpackers that will include information on packs, clothing, footwear, shelter, sleeping, electronics, and food. I’ll also include a designated section for those planning to bring a child along.

30 Great Gift Ideas For Hikers, Campers, Backpackers, And Travelers

30 Great Gift Ideas For Hikers, Campers, Backpackers, And Travel Addicts

Christmas is only a few weeks away, and I’m sure some of you are still looking for gifts to buy for your loved ones. If you’re coming up short on ideas for the adventurers and explorers in your life, I’ve put together a list of 30 items they’re sure to enjoy. I’ve divided the list up into big ticket items at $100 or more, mid-range items from $25-$100, and stocking stuffers under $25. Happy holidays, everyone!