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Best Wildflower Hikes Western Washington

April 29, 2021

Step out and smell the roses…the Rosa nutkana or Nootka roses, that is! In Peter Stekel’s Best Wildflower Hikes Western Washington, you’ll find trails that will lead you to the Rosa nutkana, a wild rose native to Western North America, as well as many other wildflowers. The book shares 40+ hikes in 9 Western Washington […]

Impact Snacks

April 27, 2021

Snack for change! Our friends at Impact Snacks are shaking up the snacking industry with their Superfood Bars. These bars taste good and are convenient to fuel you on your TrailblazerGirl hikes, but the real kicker is that they reclaim 250% more carbon emissions than they create and they use biodegradable wrappers and post-consumer waste […]

Washington Off the Beaten Path

April 5, 2021

Get travel tips from a local. Megan Hill, a travel writer based in Seattle, shares some insider knowledge of the Evergreen State in the tenth edition of Washington Off the Beaten Path. The book divides the state into 6 regions: Washington Coast and Olympic Peninsula, Puget Sound, North Cascade and North Central Washington, South Central […]

Kalahari Crisps and Biltong

March 9, 2021

Chips with no carbs…as long as they are the Kalahari Crisps, air dried beef chips, and good news, their Biltong is also free of any carbs! No familiar with biltong? Described as a cross between dry-aged beef, jerky, and prosciutto, it’s a dried, cured meat snack popular in South African countries. The folks at Kalahari use […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top Hike of 2020

December 2, 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 Hike category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please…Off the Farm Protein Bars, the delicious, square bars that come in some yummy flavors, all […]

Touring Hot Springs Washington and Oregon

November 25, 2020

Soak away your stresses…in nature! Touring Hot Springs Washington and Oregon, the just released book from Jeff Birkby, will help you find the perfect geothermal getaway. The book is divided into 8 geological regions, 4 in Washington and 4 in Oregon, cataloguing 39 hot springs that range from secluded natural pools like Juntura Hot Springs located […]

Baleaf Fleece Mountaineering Pants

November 19, 2020

Winter warmth and coziness! Those smart folks at Baleaf have you covered for your winter TrailblazerGirl adventures with their Fleece Mountaineering Pants. We all know that layering is the key to staying warm in the cold weather, but sometimes those layers make you look bulky (who wants that?!), plus it’s difficult to move. With the […]

BlenderBottle Prostak Expansion Pak

November 16, 2020

Stack some snacks! With the BlenderBottle Prostak Expansion Pak, you get 3 containers to pack all the munchies you need to keep you going on your next mountain trek. An extra large 250cc jar fits two handfuls of baby carrots. The 150cc jar is just right for a serving of nuts, and with the 100cc […]

Owala Twist

November 16, 2020

Twist and shout! With the Owala Twist bottle, you’ll be twisting and shouting for joy with this leak-proof bottle. With a quick half turn of the lid, you’re on your way to hydration that stays cold for up to 24 hours thanks to the triple-layered, vacuum-insulated stainless steel bottle. A handy, hidden carry loop makes […]

Urban Hikes Washington

October 14, 2020

Crisp air and fall colors invite an outdoor adventure, and we have the book for you! Urban Hikes Washington by Brandon Fralic and Rachel Wood presents forty urban hikes that showcase the Evergreen State’s diversity. They roughly define an urban hike as a marriage between hiking trails and travel with hikes that are in a […]

Built Bars

September 21, 2020

Chocolate covered nutrition! The folks at Built Brands have created some pretty amazing protein bars. They are loaded with protein (a whopping 17-19 grams), but somehow they have figured out a way to keep the sugar low (only 4-5 grams) so the calories are also low (130-180 calories). There’s also 6-7 grams of fiber and […]

Wella Super Omega Squares

September 14, 2020

Tastes too good to be healthy…but they are! Yes, that’s right, the Wella Super Omega Squares are delicious bites of yumminess that are filled with plant proteins, fiber, healthy fats, and those omega 3 fatty acids that are so good for your body and brain. The tiny Super Omega Squares are best kept refrigerated because […]

good! Snacks Bars

September 10, 2020

A treat without the guilt! The folks at good! Snacks have created some delicious bars that live up to their name in more ways than one. Filled with 15 grams (yes, that’s right, 15 grams!) of protein from a blend of fava bean and brown rice protein and 11-14 grams of fiber, they also taste […]

OHi Superfood Bars

September 4, 2020

Don’t go to the pantry for your next energy bar, go to your refrigerator! Our friends at OHi have created Superfood Bars that are made without preservatives, fillers or anything artificial. All the carefully selected whole food ingredients are cold-pressed together and remain firm because of refrigeration, so it’s best to keep these bars in […]

Mystery Ranch In and Out 22L Backpack

September 3, 2020

Something new is coming! Here’s a sneak peak at the new In and Out 22 L Backpack from our friends at Mystery Ranch. Though it’s won’t be available until Spring 2021, we wanted to give you a look at this fantastic daypack. Weighing in at a mere 0.9 pounds and about the size of a […]

Aloha Protein Bars

August 27, 2020

Say aloha to an ono (Hawaiian for delicious) protein bar! The Aloha Protein Bars are 100% vegan and made with a special protein blend consisting of brown rice protein, pumpkin seed protein, plus some nut butters (almond, cashew, or sunflower). You’ll get a whopping 14 grams of plant-based protein in each 1.98 ounce bar along […]

Off the Farm Protein Bars

August 25, 2020

Off the chart flavors…or maybe we should say Off the Farm flavors! Our friends at Off the Farm (you may remember their Meal Bars that we featured a few years ago) have some protein bars that are especially yummy. Just like their Meal Bar counterparts, they are handmade with premium ingredients that are sourced and processed […]

South 40 Snacks Giant-Sized Sunflower Seeds

August 24, 2020

A giant, healthy addiction! Our friends at South 40 Snacks shared their Giant-Sized Sunflower Seeds with us, and we are hooked! They live up to their name, being about one and a half times the size of other standard sunflower seeds on the market. They are batch roasted, salted, and ready to crack. Sooo addictive! […]

Trading Post Jerky

August 18, 2020

PROMO CODE ALERT…Some of the most tender jerky you’ll ever eat! Our friends at Trading Post Jerky have taken beef brisket and hickory smoked it for a soft, flavorful jerky that tastes exceptional. This is the ideal snack to fuel your TrailblazerGirl treks, giving you sustainable energy to keep you going. Choose from a variety […]

Keebos Crossbody Phone Case

August 13, 2020

Look ma, no hands! With the Crossbody Phone Case from Keebos, you can keep your phone with you without having to hold it in your hand. No need for a purse, bag, or pockets, when you have this phone case! Made for a variety of phone models, this sleek phone case has an attached cord […]