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Festive Chickpeas

April 17, 2024

Forget the chips…grab the chickpeas! The next time you’re craving a crunchy, salty snack, try Festive Chickpeas. Whether you call them chickpeas or garbanzo beans (they are the same legume), these powerhouses are naturally loaded with nutrients. High in protein, fiber, and vitamins and minerals like folate and iron, these little yummies have a creamy, […]

Skratch Labs Energy Bar Sport Fuel

April 15, 2024

A better kind of energy bar. Years ago, we introduced you to Skratch Labs Fruit Drops, gummy bites that give you carb-based energy without any GI-distress or dehydration. We’re happy to report that these smart folks also have an energy bar called Energy Bar Sport Fuel. It has half as much sugar as other energy […]

Simply Chocolate Date Bars and Fruit Bites

March 8, 2024

They’re Simply better…especially when you use only the good stuff! Several years ago, we introduced you to our friends at Simply Gum – the all natural gum made solely with real ingredients. Happily, Simply has expanded their repertoire to include some other products that are, in two words, Simply delicious! Try their Chocolate Date Bars […]

Walks of a Lifetime from Around the World

November 13, 2023

Vicariously travel forty long walks over six continents. Robert and Martha Manning take you to some of the most beautiful multi-day hikes in their newly published book, Walks of a Lifetime from Around the World. As longtime American Hiking Society Ambassadors, they have the chops and experience to write this book that covers a wide […]

Taos Bakes

November 10, 2023

Make your taste buds happy with a different kind of snack. From our friends at Taos Bakes, you’ll be treated to all kinds of yumminess from, as they say, “an alternate snack from an alternate universe”. You’ll see right away that these are not your typical bars. From the playful caricature face on the packaging […]

Like Air Puffcorn

September 20, 2023

Dangerously addictive (in a good way)! Like Air Puffcorn is a pleasingly airy snack that has a tagline of Better Than Popcorn. It’s made out of corn like popcorn, but it has a delicate, melt-in-your-mouth quality that makes it hard to stop eating and most certainly lives up to its tagline. Plus, unlike traditional popcorn, […]

Good Chips by Paramo Snacks

September 18, 2023

Snackable fruits and veggies with a crunch and a cause! Our friends at the women-own company, Paramo Snacks, have created some tasty snacks called Good Chips. We all know that fruits and vegetables are where it’s at for healthy snacking. They’re loaded with vitamins, minerals, and fiber and are low in calories and fat. With […]

Brave Good Kind (BGK) Tender Chicken Bites

September 11, 2023

Feeling peckish?  We have just the thing for you with the Tender Chicken Bites from our friends at Brave Good Kind (BGK)!  The folks at BGK are on a mission to responsibly nourish the world in a healthy way with sustained positive energy. As the name indicates, this snack is made with yummy chicken – […]

UNiTE Food Bars

August 28, 2023

Unique flavors to tickle your taste buds! Our friends at UNiTE Food brings us some bars that are inspired by a “global sampling of nostalgic, childhood flavors”. Take a trip around the world with flavors like Mexican Hot Chocolate, Churro, Baklava, Bubble Tea and a tried and true American favorite, PB and Jelly. Packing in […]

Chum Fruit Bites

August 21, 2023

Here’s the fruit, the whole fruit and nothing but the fruit. Introducing Chum Fruit Bites! That’s right, these snacks are only made with fruit – no sugar added, no preservatives, and no artificial flavors or colors. Whole fruits are pureed and slowly baked to remove water and retain the antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber of healthy […]

Mystery Ranch Catalyst 26

August 14, 2023

From one of our favorite companies, Mystery Ranch, comes the new Catalyst 26. This is the everyday carry that can really be used EVERY DAY, whether you’re going to the office, hitting the trails, making a farmer’s market run, or going on a quick weekend getaway. The Catalyst is designed out of recycled CORDURA® Nylon […]

earth pak Nobo Packable Backpack

July 24, 2023

It’s a mere 4 ounces but will hold up to 16L of stuff! Don’t be fooled by it’s tiny size, the Nobo Packable Backpack from our friends at earth pack has many of the features that you’d find in a standard backpack. A large stretch mesh side pocket is big enough to hold our big […]

SALEWA Pedroc Air

June 22, 2023

Ready to hit the trails this summer? Then you must check out the Pedroc Air from our friends at SALEWA! This super lightweight shoe (only 8.3 ounces!) is designed for speed hiking and was engineered and tested in the Dolomites, a renowned climbing and mountaineering range in the northern Italian Alps. A highly breathable knitted […]

Wallaroo Explorer

March 13, 2023

We’re ready for the sun! A good hat is a must for your TrailblazerGirl adventures, and our friends at Wallaroo offer a range of hats with their Explorer, being an ideal choice for sunny weather. On a mission to eliminate the threat of skin cancer, Wallaroo tests and rates their hats according to the UV […]

Mystery Ranch Women’s Coulee 50

March 6, 2023

Quality and a custom fit, almost as if it were designed specifically for us TrailblazerGirls! Our friends at Mystery Ranch have just released the new generation Women’s Coulee 50, a backpack that gets you ready for your next mountain mission with a “go big or go home” mindset. Over the years, we have been fortunate to test […]

Top Hike of 2022

December 2, 2022

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 2022 features in the Hike category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please…Mystery Ranch District 8, our new favorite “in-between” bag that is just the right size for […]

Mystery Ranch District 8

November 23, 2022

Yet another winner from our friends at Mystery Ranch! This time, it’s the District 8, an “in-between bag”, when you don’t need a big backpack but need more than a small hip pack. The District series is the company’s first fully recycled pack series, designed with Cordura re/cor, a very durable fabric made from reclaimed […]

ODYSSEY Prebiotic Protein Bars

November 21, 2022

A snack that’s good for your gut! Just released this year, ODYSSEY Prebiotic Protein Bars are formulated to support your digestive health. Armed with prebiotic fiber, specifically chicory root, this specialized plant fiber acts like fertilizer to stimulate the growth of healthy bacteria (or probiotics) in your gut, AKA your microbiome. Thus by feeding your microbiome, […]

Chums Reversi Wallet

November 7, 2022

One wallet…two ways! It’s the Reversi Wallet from our friends at Chums. From the company that brings us practical solutions for our outdoor adventures, (remember the Shoe Pocket and Floating Marsupial?) comes this wallet that does more than a typical wallet. It has card pockets for holding credit cards, a clear pocket for your ID […]

Owala 40 oz FreeSip

October 17, 2022

Get ready for the big one! Last year we told you about the very popular FreeSip bottle from our friends at Owala. We didn’t think it could get any better, but they’ve just come out with an even bigger size to make us love this bottle even more. We’re talking about a whopping 40 ounces […]

Pop Art Snacks

September 21, 2022

Deliciously addictive snacks to fuel your TrailblazerGirl hikes! Pop Art Snacks are super tasty tidbits of popcorn and star-shaped 3D potato bites that come in 4 ounce and 4.5 ounce bags, respectively. They stand out with bold, brightly colored bags and Pop Art-style drawings, and all are gluten-free, kosher-certified, and made with non-GMO ingredients. Unique flavor […]

Toodaloo Trail Mix

July 25, 2022

PROMO CODE ALERT…Say goodbye to supposedly healthy trail mix and hello to Toodaloo Trail Mix! Toodaloo sets itself apart by being an Adaptogenic Trail Mix. Not familiar with this term? To be honest, we weren’t either, but it means that special herbs, called adaptogens, are added, and they have specific health benefits that increase your […]

Hiking the Columbia River Gorge

June 27, 2022

Explore the Gorge! In Russ Schneider’s just released, updated version of Hiking the Columbia River Gorge, you’ll have armchair access to 54 of the most memorable hikes that begin at the Columbia River Gorge. The Columbia River Gorge, a canyon of the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest that stretches for over eighty miles as […]

Pulp Chips

June 13, 2022

It’s easy to eat your veggies with these chips! Our friends at Pulp Chips have created some deliciously addictive snacks. Pulp Chips have a satisfying crunch and flavor, and yet they are made from fresh-pressed vegetables. What do they mean by fresh-pressed vegetables? It means that they have taken the fiber-rich pulp that juiceries create […]