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Category: Backpacking

Red River Gorge Backpacking: Everything You Need to Know
Red River Gorge Backpacking: Everything You Need to Know

These are all the details you need to know about Red River Gorge backpacking, whether you're a first timer or old pro in the backcountry.

Backpacking, How To, North America, Red River Gorge, United States

How to Find a Hiking Partner
How to Find a Hiking Partner

There's nothing like a hiking buddy to suffer alongside you for every sweaty mile. Find your new trail BFF with these tips.

Backpacking, By Activity, Hiking, How To, Inspiration, Meetup, Why Explorer Chick

Training Tips for Half Dome Hiking
Training Tips for Half Dome Hiking

Those who have hiked Half Dome already know the absolute magic of the entire journey. But training for half dome is essential.

Backpacking, Hiking, Inspiration, National Parks, North America, Training, United States, Yosemite National Park

How To Train For Long-Distance Hikes
How To Train For Long-Distance Hikes

Backpacking, Hiking, How To

4 Steps for Peeing Outdoors as a Woman
4 Steps for Peeing Outdoors as a Woman

When nature calls in the great outdoors, we've got the best advice for peeing outside to help you get the job done.

Backpacking, Camping, For women, Hiking, How To

6 Delicious Hiking Lunch Ideas
6 Delicious Hiking Lunch Ideas

Chow down in style and make your taste buds happy with these delicious hiking lunch ideas and tips to create your own meals on the trail.

Backpacking, Hiking, How To, Recipes

What To Wear Hiking In Hot Weather
What To Wear Hiking In Hot Weather

It’s getting hot in here! Check out our top picks for hot weather hiking clothing so you can have an easy-breezy adventure without overheating.

Backpacking, Camping, For women, Hiking, Review

How to Keep Hands from Swelling While Walking & Hiking
How to Keep Hands from Swelling While Walking & Hiking

Hands swelling when hiking is a super common thing. Here’s what to do next time it happens and how to prevent it.

Backpacking, Hiking

The Best Hut-to-Hut Hiking Trips For Women (Worldwide)
The Best Hut-to-Hut Hiking Trips For Women (Worldwide)

These hut to hut hiking trips are the perfect way to explore the world. Join us in Banff and Slovenia for SHE-nanigans!

Backpacking, Banff, International, Slovenia, South America, Trip Roundups

Best Mosquito Repellent for Camping, According To Our Guides
Best Mosquito Repellent for Camping, According To Our Guides

Want to know what bugs us? Bugs that bite! We compiled a list of the best mosquito repellents that will help you camp bite-free. These products will repel so you can relax!

Backpacking, Camping, Hiking, Review

Training to Hike the Grand Canyon: Gear, Tips, and Exercises
Training to Hike the Grand Canyon: Gear, Tips, and Exercises

We've put together a list of training tips and physical training moves to get you ready to take on the Grand Canyon hike of your dreams.

Backpacking, Hiking, How To, National Parks, North America, Training, United States

Knee Pain Hiking Downhill: Causes, Prevention, and Exercises
Knee Pain Hiking Downhill: Causes, Prevention, and Exercises

Don’t interrupt your fresh air and sweet views with painful knees and injuries. There are ways to reduce pain from downhill walking.

Backpacking, By Activity, Hiking, Training

Top 7 Best Hikes in Alaska According to Hikers
Top 7 Best Hikes in Alaska According to Hikers

Alaska has trails for every type of hiker in every season whether you want a snowy winter trek or a casual lake-side stroll. These are the best hikes in Alaska.

Alaska, Backpacking, By Activity, Hiking, North America, United States

Review: the Ultralight MSR Pocket Rocket 2 Canister Stove
Review: the Ultralight MSR Pocket Rocket 2 Canister Stove

The MSR Pocket Rocket 2 camping stove is super light and super compact, so you can take it with you wherever you go. Read our Pocket Rocket Review here.

Backpacking, Camping, Gear, Hiking, Review

9 Hilarious Campfire Games for Adults and Families
9 Hilarious Campfire Games for Adults and Families

After a long day of exploring, swimming, and eating delicious camp food, nothing beats campfire games on your camping trip.

Backpacking, Camping, Entertainment, Inspiration

Creating the Ultimate Campfire Cooking Kit
Creating the Ultimate Campfire Cooking Kit

Is that your stomach growling or are you just hungry to hear about how to create the ultimate campfire cooking kit?! We've got all the goods.

Backpacking, By Activity, Camping, How To

Making a Homemade Fire Starter
Making a Homemade Fire Starter

We had first-time fire starter Maggie Gigandet try these homemade fire starter ideas on her own and report back. These are the results.

Backpacking, Camping, How To, Survival

Our Review: Platypus GravityWorks Filtration System 6L
Our Review: Platypus GravityWorks Filtration System 6L

We use the Platypus GravityWorks Filtration System on all of our backpacking trips, so we know a thing or two about it. Here's our breakdown of all its features.

Backpacking, Camping, Gear, Hiking, Review

5 Grand Canyon Backpacking Trips for an EPIC Adventure
5 Grand Canyon Backpacking Trips for an EPIC Adventure

In this post, we're dishing out the goods on epic Grand Canyon backpacking routes and tips for what gear you'll need to bring with you.

Backpacking, Camping, Hiking, National Parks, North America, Trip Roundups, United States

Our Review: Osprey Ariel Plus 70 Women’s Backpacking Pack
Our Review: Osprey Ariel Plus 70 Women’s Backpacking Pack

The Osprey Ariel Plus 70 is our favorite pack for our backpacking trips. Here's what to know before buying one for yourself.

Backpacking, Gear, Review