Swiss Army Knife Survival Guide: 101 Tips, Tricks and Uses

April 22, 2019

You probably have one in your camping kit…a Swiss Army Knife, of course. The soon-to-be-released book by Bryan Lynch titled, Swiss Army Knife Survival Guide: 101 Tips, Tricks and Uses, will provide you with a variety of ways to use this quintessential multitool in emergency and survival situations. He starts out by giving a brief history […]

Fishpeople Wild Alaskan Salmon Jerky

April 16, 2019

Something fishy’s going on in our snack cupboard! And that’s a good thing, because it’s the Wild Alaskan Salmon Jerky from our friends at Fishpeople. Yes, here in the Pacific Northwest, we like jerky made out of salmon instead of beef. Not just any salmon though, this is sustainably-caught, wild salmon from Alaska, and you can […]

Bison Rolling Grill

April 12, 2019

For your next camping trip, just roll it and go! The Bison Rolling Grill is a compact, handy kit that it a super addition to your camping gear. It consists of a grill that measures about 10 inches by 12 inches, grill guards, adjustable stand posts, and a carrying sack. The whole thing can be […]

myCharge AdventureUltra

February 21, 2019

The must-have device for all your TrailblazerGirl adventures! Our friends at myCharge can definitely do small, but they can also do big! We know that they have some great pocket-sized chargers that are so convenient for carrying around to boost a dead phone battery, but they also have a charger that is the mama of […]


January 25, 2019

No, it’s not an alien landing. It’s SHIFTPOD2, a tent that will allow you to get some shuteye even in the brightest sunlight. Utilizing a special seven-layer, reflective fabric that insulates from heat/cold/wind/dust/rain/sun, think what a lifesaver this will be during festival season! Also, it’s huge, measuring 12 feet by 12 feet by 6 feet 7 […]

Wildway Grain-free Instant Hot Cereals and Granolas

January 24, 2019

Live wildly…eat Wildway Grain-free Instant Hot Cereals and Granolas! As their name states, their cereals and granolas are grain free, so there’s no trace of wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley or any other cereal grain, meaning those sensitive to gluten will be very content. Made with a nut-and-seed meal with dried dates to add just a […]

Editor’s Top Finds of 2018: Celebrating the Cold Weather!

January 3, 2019

Burrrr…with cold winter weather in full swing, the team at TrailblazerGirl got together and came up with their top 3 picks from the 2018 reviews for ways to enjoy and celebrate this cold weather. First, cuddle up in the Voited Fleece Outdoor Pillow Blanket. This is an eco-friendly outdoor blanket with a warmth rating of 50 degrees […]

Top Camp of 2018

December 7, 2018

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 2018 reviews in the Camp category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… Rickaroons, delicious energy cookies that are a guilty pleasure without the guilt! Rounding out the […]

Solio Clip-Mini

November 20, 2018

Clip it and be charged and seen! The Solio Mini-Clip is a flashlight with some great features. First off, it can be solar charged! Yes, great idea! Top it off with the fact that you can easily attach it to your backpack or belt loop with the integrated carabiner clip so that it charges during […]

Mantis Trek

November 16, 2018

Escape to the outdoors with the Mantis Trek! The newest camping trailer from the folks at Taxa Outdoors is a 19-footer that can comfortably sleep 4 adults (yes, adults!) on the queen size bed with under bed storage and a couch that converts to bunk beds. It has integrated plumbing for the 20-gallon fresh water […]


November 16, 2018

PROMO CODE ALERT…Cookie? Energy bar? It’s both! Rickaroons are “energy cookies”! These miniature hockey puck-shaped delights are nutrient dense and designed to provide you with sustained fuel for all your TrailblazerGirl adventures. The carefully selected ingredients are organic, soy-free, gluten-free, vegan, and non GMO-verified. Coconut is the dominant ingredient with coconut oil, coconut flakes, and […]

Quest Bars and Cookies

October 17, 2018

Your “quest” for a high protein snack is over! Quest Bars and Cookies are absolutely loaded with protein – the bars have a whopping 20-21 grams and the cookies have an admirable 15 grams. The protein comes from a proprietary blend of milk protein isolate and whey protein isolate, which yields high quality, fast-digesting proteins. You’ll also […]

Tiny Hero Power Breakfast

October 15, 2018

Quinoa, AKA the mother of all grains, is one of the most popular and healthy foods out there. Our friends at Tiny Hero have taken this power-packed ancient grain and produced Power Breakfast cups that will please your tastebuds. Quinoa is loaded with nutrition. It’s one of the only plant sources that is a complete […]

Voited Fleece Outdoor Pillow Blanket

October 12, 2018

The ultimate camping blanket…and pillow…and sleep sack…and hands-free cape! Yep, the Fleece Outdoor Pillow Blanket from our friends at Voited will be your new favorite cuddling companion. Let’s talk about the fabric first. Made out of recycled bottles and a durable water-resistant treatment, the three-layer sandwich construction is eco-friendly and has all the properties that you […]

FoxFury Scout Clip Light

October 8, 2018

See and be seen with the FoxFury Scout Clip Light! About the size and shape of an old-time pager (are we dating ourselves here?!), this versatile light is very handy to have on all your TrailblazerGirl adventures. The design allows it to stand up on its own at the camp table, be clipped onto your […]

Coalatree Puffy Kachula Adventure Blanket

September 28, 2018

Is it a blanket? Is it a cape? Is it a pillow? It’s all of the above! The Coalatree Puffy Kachula Adventure Blanket will be your new favorite companion on your next camping trip, and it will have you ready for adventure just like the Trailhead Adventure Pants that we introduced you to last month. […]

Smelly Proof Storage Bags

September 28, 2018

If they can’t smell it, they can’t get it…bears, that is! Yes, the Smelly Proof Storage Bags are bear-tested (check out the videos online!) and proven to be effective at masking odors. That’s great news when you’re camping and have to worry about keeping your food and yourself safe from bears. It also means that […]

Wet-it! Cloths

September 26, 2018

An eco-friendly alternative to paper towels! Wet-it! Cloths are ultra-absorbent cloths that hail as a Swedish invention from the 40s and are a cross between a paper towel, sponge, and rag. It’s no wonder that this highly environmentally conscious country, which has a goal to use 100% renewable energy by 2040, came up with these reusable, […]

Tender Corporation Products

September 25, 2018

Bugs. One of the unfortunate downsides of enjoying the outdoors. But thankfully, our friends at the Tender Corporation have some products that will help you out with these critters. Starting with their Ben’s Tick and Insect Protection Line – a collection of sprays and wipes containing DEET. For everyday hikes and camping in lightly infested […]

Epic Water Filters

September 24, 2018

Pure, clean water on-the-go and at home! Our friends at Epic Water Filters give you better tasting, healthy water with their line of portable water bottles with built-in, replaceable filters as well as 3.5 L water jugs to keep in your fridge. Their filters are engineered to effectively reduce nasty waterborne pathogens like Giardia, E. Coli, […]


September 13, 2018

When a simple elastic band won’t do…check out Packbands! Packbands are a novel product that can help you organize, carry, and secure all your TrailblazerGirl gear. Available in 3 sizes, 9, 12, and 15 inches, these brightly colored silicone straps are adjustable and strong. You can even attach two Packbands together to form a longer […]


August 15, 2018

A novel approach to tie down straps. WRAPTIE is bungee, ratchet strap, rope, and duct tape all rolled up into one. Looking a little like a Halloween art project, WRAPTIE is designed out of black, elasticized webbing and double-sided, bright-orange velcro strips with a fixed loop on one end and a multipurpose on at the other that […]

100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky

July 24, 2018

Attention all budding astronomers! Recently released, the new book from author, Dean Regas, 100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky, will be your guide to identifying and viewing planets, satellites, meteors, constellations, and more when you are in the southern hemisphere. Unlike his previous book, 100 Things to See in the Night Sky, which focusses on […]

Pacific Northwest Elfin Compression Packing Cube

July 12, 2018

Maximize your space! The Elfin Compression Packing Cube from our friends at Pacific Northwest will be your new best friend when it comes to traveling. Designed out of a lightweight yet durable material, the packing cubes come in three sizes to meet your needs. They have two-way zipper openings to facilitate compressing the contents like […]