2017 Swim Defiance

May 26, 2017

Coming June 3, 2017. It’s Swim Defiance…not defiance as is bold disobedience, but Defiance as in Point Defiance, an area in Tacoma, Washington. But you will need a little (or maybe a lot!) of boldness to complete this 5K open swim in the chilly waters of Commencement Bay. (Water temp is estimated at 56-60 degrees F.) […]


Ridgemont Monty Lo

May 25, 2017

Time to hit the trails! And our friends at Ridgemont have THE shoe for us TrailblazerGirls! The Monty Lo is a solid shoe described as a classic hiker that’s been slimmed down. Don’t be worried that they run narrow because this TrailblazerGirl’s slightly wider feet fit very comfortably in these true to size shoes. They […]


Good Zebra Spirit Animal Crackers

May 25, 2017

Not the animal crackers of your childhood! Good Zebra Spirit Animal Crackers are a grown-up version of those boxed treats. Described as “embracing the beauty of black + white (nothing shady)” like its namesake animal, Good Zebra is free of processed ingredients and refined sugar, instead they are sweetened naturally with organic honey. Three flavors, […]


Maritime Gig Festival and Blessing of the Fleet

May 25, 2017

Coming June 3, 2017. Small town charm at its best! It’s the annual Maritime Gig Festival and Blessing of the Fleet in Washington’s Gig Harbor, named one of Smithsonian Magazines Top Five Small Towns. This two-day event features a festive parade, classic car show, local food, live entertainment, and a family fun run. Stroll along the picturesque waterfront […]


Sauce Outfitter Tank and Bow Beretto Cap

May 24, 2017

Add a little Sauce to your wardrobe! The weather is finally starting to heat up so it’s time to start thinking about sleeveless tops, and our friends at Sauce have just the right top for you! The Outfitter Tank has a racerback design, and what we call a Goldilocks length – not too short; not […]


Skout Backcountry Organic Trail Bars

May 24, 2017

Inspired by the Pacific Northwest. The folks at Skout Backcountry were motivated to create an energy bar that was as “honest and real as the wilderness itself”. We think they’ve succeeded with their gluten free, vegan friendly, nonGMO organic trail bars. With no refined sugar, this is pure nutrition loaded with delicious flavor. Choose from: Apple Cinnamon, Almond Blueberry, […]


Freihofer’s Run for Women

May 24, 2017

Coming June 3, 2017. Celebrate women, fitness, family, and fun at the Freihofer’s Run for Women! This all-women 5K race takes you through the heart of downtown Albany, past the NY State Capitol and city hall. It’s a chip-timed run along paved roads and trails, through Washington Park (design by Calvert Vaux and Fredrick Olmsted, who […]


Kite Shield

May 23, 2017

Don’t let the bugs keep you from enjoying the outdoors! Our friends at Kite Shield have a chemical free (read: no DEET!) bug spray that works. Though the active ingredients of lemongrass, thyme, and peppermint oil sound like a recipe for the latest food craze, they actually block the mosquitoes’ receptors that are used to target […]


Patagonia Provisions

May 23, 2017

Up the ante on your next camping trip! The folks at Patagonia Provisions have a delicious line of quick, easy to make dishes that are perfect to take on your next outdoor foray. Yes, this is the same Patagonia that makes quality clothing for your backcountry adventures. Now they are venturing into the food industry with […]


The Viking Way

May 23, 2017

Keep your eyes open for the Norse invaders! Well, not really. Not since medieval times have the Vikings traveled along this footpath in England. The Viking Way takes travelers from the Humber Bridge in North Lincolnshire to Oakham in Rutland and is waymarked with yellow discs featuring a viking helmet. That’s 147 miles through farmlands, valleys, and […]


MD Complete Anti-Aging Products

May 22, 2017

Sadly, we are all aging but fortunately our friends at MD Complete have a line of anti-aging skincare products to help bring a smile to your face! Step one is a cleanser that removes makeup, dirt, and other gunk. Don’t be fooled by the fact that it doesn’t lather up. It’s very effective at cleaning […]


Lifetrons DrumBass Explore Bluetooth Speaker

May 22, 2017

Big range for a little speaker! The DrumBass Explore Bluetooth Speaker from our friends at Lifetrons (remember their fantastic Selfie Stick we recently reviewed?) packs a big punch in sound with Bluetooth compatibility up to 10 meters. Yes, 10 meters or almost 33 feet! So you can have your phone, tablet or computer safely tucked away in a […]


Cowgirl Up for the Cure at Brush Creek Ranch

May 22, 2017

Coming September 24, 2017. Saddle up for a good cause! It’s the 5th annual Cowgirl Up for the Cure at Brush Creek Ranch. Spend 3-nights at this all inclusive luxury ranch in Saratoga, Wyoming with a special bonus that a portion of your registration fee goes toward the Susan G. Komen Foundation, the world’s largest breast cancer […]


Rungu Juggernaut

May 19, 2017

Not your typical three-wheeler! The Rungu Juggernaut is a trike on steroids with its three fat (4.8″) tires that grant you a smooth ride on top of snow and sand. The eight speeds and disc brakes on all three wheels allow you to tackle uneven terrain with ease. It’s a hefty trike, weighing in at 56 pounds, but it’s […]


Lifetrons Photo Essentials Selfie Stick

May 19, 2017

For those of us that are a little selfie-challenged, there’s the Photo Essentials Selfie Stick from our friends at Lifetrons. This compact stick has a rechargeable, built-in Bluetooth shutter remote – yay, no wires! – and a comfortable, solid, non-slip grip. A folded length of just under 9 inches fits easily in your bag, and […]


Teton Ogre Adventure Race

May 19, 2017

Coming June 24, 2017. Bring on your inner Shrek! It’s the Teton Ogre Adventure Race, a multi-sport adventure race in the mountains of Eastern Idaho and Western Wyoming. Go all-out with the 24 hour event that includes 45 miles of mountain biking, 15-23 miles on foot, and 22 miles of packrafting through Class I-II level waters. Work […]


Chic Buds Crossbody Power Charging Purse

May 18, 2017

Power to the purse! We are absolutely crazy about the Crossbody Power Charging Purse from our friends at Chic Buds! What a fabulous idea – a fashionable, purse with a hidden, built-in battery to charge your phone! The battery is ultra-thin (read: weighs practically nothing!) and sits discretely in an inside pocket, hardly taking up […]


TREBLAB X11 True Wireless Earphones

May 18, 2017

Cut the cord…and go with the TREBLAB X11 True Wireless Earphones! Yippee, no more wires or cables to get caught as you’re running, hiking, or puttering around! These sleek-looking, shiny black triangles with red accents have a 38 foot signal range and 6 hour battery life. They quickly charge in 2 hours with the included, split […]


Lycian Way

May 18, 2017

One of the world’s top ten walks. The Lycian Way is a 540 km long footpath traveling along the coast of Lycia in southern Turkey, from Fethiye to Antalya. The entire route takes about 29 days to complete, and it is clearly marked with red and white striped indicators. Graded medium to hard, the path covers many ascents and […]


THUMB by inside pocket co

May 17, 2017

Clothing with a powerful message that can save your life and others. With a mantra of THUMB (Teaching Humans Universal Mobile Behavior), the folks at inside pocket co endeavor to marry fashion and responsible use of your phone. There’s a time and a place to use your phone and it’s definitely not while driving. Avoid the […]


KWA Environmental Defense SPF15

May 17, 2017

Triple protection! The luxuriously creamy Environmental Defense SPF15 from our friends at Key West Aloe is what you need to take you into those sunny, summer days. They have you covered threefold by (1) protecting you against photo aging; (2) shielding you from the damaging effects of free radicals; and (3) ensuring your skin’s proper […]


Camp of Champions Ladies Week

May 17, 2017

Coming July 9, 2017. Girls do it better and have more fun too! It’s the Camp of Champions Ladies Week in that year-round playground of Whistler, Canada. This 7-day camp will have you on the slopes, on the trails, on the lakes, and jumping on the trampolines. Held in small groups of 6-8 with the best female […]


TreePod

May 12, 2017

Level ground not required! For your next camping trip, bust out the TreePod! Through it won’t replace your sleeping tent, it’ll be a fun place to hang out (hee, hee!). It’s easy to set up with durable webbing straps and a steel quick link. At a height of 7.5 feet and a width of 5 […]


TimoLabs Corbett Mini

May 12, 2017

Music makes the world go round…so never be without the Corbett Mini! Our friends at TimoLabs have the cutest little square waterproof Bluetooth speaker that will be especially handy on those water-based TrailblazerGirl activities. There is no need to worry about this little guy because he can swim! Well, not exactly swim, he can float […]