Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition

February 26, 2021

Coming February 28, and March 21, 2021. A running race on snow! The Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition is held on Colorado’s beautiful Beaver Creek Mountain and is one of the largest and longest running snowshoe races in the country. There are three event days though you can choose to participate in a single […]

Hamilton Perkins Earth V-Neck T-Shirt

February 25, 2021

Plastic reincarnated! The Hamilton Perkins Earth V-Neck T-Shirt is a classic tee, but there’s nothing classic about the fabric… it’s made from recycled plastic bottle and reclaimed cotton. Yes, finally something good has come from those disposable plastic bottles that are contributing to our landfills! Don’t worry though, despite it’s unique fabric composition, it has […]

The Girl Explorers

February 24, 2021

For women who know no boundaries. The Girl Explorers by Jayne Zanglein is a book that shares the stories of some of the founding members of the Society of Woman Geographers. Started in 1925, this organization of over 500 women across the globe, knows no boundaries and is comprised of a diverse group of women […]

Appalachian Gear All-Paca Crew

February 23, 2021

We can thank the adorable alpaca for this TrailblazerGirl find! The All-Paca Crew from our friends at Appalachian Gear is designed from 100% alpaca fiber from fair trade partners in Peru and knitted following a patent pending process in North Carolina. Alpaca wool is soft, highly breathable, and is especially good at keeping you warm […]

Solely: Fruit Jerky

February 22, 2021

Flat fruit? Our friends at Solely have mastered the art of a healthy, easy-to-eat snack with their Fruit Jerky. This flat strip is made with just a few clean ingredients or dare we say, made “Solely” with organic fruit, and they have packed a lot of fruit in each strip. There’s a whole piece of fruit […]

2021 Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

February 12, 2021

Here they are…the days when you can gain free entrance to all of America’s National Parks: January 18: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. April 17: First day of National Park Week August 4: One year anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act August 25: National Park Service Birthday September 25: National Public Lands Day […]

Staheekum Women’s Eden Flannel

February 11, 2021

Who doesn’t need a pair of comfy slippers?! Especially in this pandemic/stay-at-home time, a pair of slippers is the new norm for everyday footwear, and our friends at Staheekum have the ideal pair for you. Their Eden Flannel slippers are a moccasin style shoe with a memory foam insole (super comfy!), a warm (but not […]

Überleben Original Kuksa

February 10, 2021

Feel nature in your hands. From our friends at Überleben, the folks who brought us the must-have Überleben Stöker Flatpack Stove and Kessel 2.0 Pot, comes the Original Kuksa cups. A kuksa is a hand carved wooden cup of Nordic origin that is popular among outdoor lovers. True to the traditions, the Überleben Original Kuksa […]

Überleben Stöker Flatpack Stove and Kessel 2.0 Pot

February 10, 2021

What’s cookin’? With the Stöker Flatpack Stove and Kessel 2.0 Pot from our friends at Überleben, it could be anything! On your next camping trip, be sure to take the super compact Stöker Flatpack Stove. The stove folds flat and comes in a handy waxed canvas sleeve that is useful for carrying tinder as well. […]

Hiking Washington

February 9, 2021

Time to hit the trails! The recently updated book, Hiking Washington, by Oliver Lazenby is your guide to discovering the hiking trails of the Evergreen State. Seventy-eight hikes are featured and fall into one of 5 geographical areas: North Cascades, South Cascades, Northeast Washington, Southeast Washington, and The Olympic Peninsula. A handy Trail Finder list […]

Alastin Skincare HydraTint Pro Mineral Sunscreen

February 8, 2021

Tint and protection! With the HydraTint Pro Mineral Sunscreen from our friends at Alastin Skincare, you’re set to head outdoors in one step! You get SPF 36, broad spectrum protection from UVA and UVB rays, plus a lightly tinted “foundation” to give you a bit of coverage to even out your skin tone. We like […]

Alastin Skincare Ultra Nourishing Moisturizer

February 8, 2021

Winter skin woes? Our friends at Alastin Skincare have the solution for you with their Ultra Nourishing Moisturizer. Living up to its name, it truly is ultra moisturizing thanks to their TriHex Technology, a patented blend of active peptides and botanicals that works with your skin in three ways. First, damaged collagen and elastin are […]

New River Gorge National Park and Preserve

January 22, 2021

The newest one! The New River Gorge National Park and Preserve in southeastern West Virginia is now officially the 63rd National Park and the 20th National Preserve in the United States. About an hour’s drive from Charleston, West Virginia, it’s comprised of about 7,000 acres of marked trailheads and another 65,000 acres of backcountry trails. […]

Senita Athletics Thermal Leggings

January 21, 2021

Don’t let the cold keep you indoors…especially when you have the Senita Athletics Thermal Leggings! As their name implies, these leggings will keep you toasty warm on those chilly winter runs. A fleece-like interior feels super-soft against your skin and helps keep the cold out. Designed out of a polyester and spandex blend, they are […]

Mother Nature is Not Trying to Kill You

January 20, 2021

Explore the outdoors responsibly! The recently released, Mother Nature is Not Trying to Kill You, by Rob and Haley Nelson, is a guidebook on how to “survive random acts of nature”. The catchy title and illustrations give you a hint as to the tone that the writers take in this entertaining and informative book. A combination […]

Garma Guard

January 19, 2021

Can’t wash it? Then spray Garma Guard on to deodorize and freshen it! For those items like tents, hiking boots, ski gloves, shin guards, and other outdoor gear, that just can’t be tossed into the washing machine, Garma Guard will do the trick to remove the bacteria that cause odors, leaving everything clean smelling. There […]

TreeHouse Point

January 15, 2021

A getaway in the trees! At TreeHouse Point, you can socially distance yourself in one of their six unique treehouses. Nestled in a beautiful Pacific Northwest forest just 30 minutes east of Seattle, each treehouse is perched above the lush forest floor with heating, air conditioning, plush bedding, and some have decks with outdoor seating. […]

Ultra Defense Sani + Smart Hand Sanitizer

January 14, 2021

Keep it clean! Our friends at Ultra Defense Sani + Smart have a solution (literally and figuratively!) for you in  these germ-conscious times. Their hand sanitizer is safe and effective at killing 99.9% of germs and bacteria within 15 seconds. Formulated with 100% plant-based alcohol, it is quick drying with a mild fragrance and no sticky […]

Trail Tested

January 13, 2021

Here’s the ultimate resource guide for your next long-distance hike. In Trail Tested by Justin Lichter, AKA Trauma, each page is jam-packed with information, photos, and engaging stories. Clocking over 35,000 miles of hiking a variety of trails throughout the world, Trauma shares his extensive experience with the reader, in hopes of saving you time […]

Editor’s Top Finds of 2020: Most Innovative Adventure Items

January 12, 2021

We featured a lot of innovative adventure items in 2020, so our TrailblazerGirl editorial team had a difficult time deciding on the top 3 items, but here are the ones that really stood out. First, the pot that fits in your pocket, Bear Minimum Bear Bowls, That’s right, thanks to their unique design, these bowls […]

Editor’s Top Finds of 2020: Most Innovative Travel Items

January 11, 2021

While we might not have traveled much in 2020 (if at all given the coronavirus pandemic!), we all dreamed of getting away to exotic and far away places, so our TrailblazerGirl editorial team wanted to highlight their top 3 picks of the most interesting and innovative travel items that we featured in 2020. First to […]

Happy Holidays!

December 16, 2020

From all of us here at TrailblazerGirl, we want to wish you and yours a very happy, healthy, fun-filled 2020 holiday season. Look for us to return in the new year with a ton of new and incredible gear, getaways and events to make 2021 your best ever for outdoor adventures. And now, we too […]

Top Outdoor Events of 2020

December 15, 2020

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes and shares for our 2020 features in the Outdoor Events category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the Free Entrance Days in the National Parks, the feature that highlighted the 5 […]

Top Getaways of 2020

December 14, 2020

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes and shares for our 2020 features in the Getaway category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the Live Cams on explore.org, that allow you to view wildlife from the comfort and […]