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Vooray ACE Backpack

January 9, 2019

Everything’s coming up roses! Our friends at Vooray make quality, durable bags that are reasonably priced – you won’t find a bag over $85, even for the big weekender duffels! Choose from a wide selection of super cute prints and solids in five styles: backpacks, duffels, totes, fanny packs, and crossbody bags. We tested the […]

Top Hike of 2018

December 4, 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 Hike category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… BuckWHAT! Noshes, a relaunched version of those yummy, buckwheat-based snacks that have no added sugar and […]

Thunderbird Real Food Bars

November 21, 2018

Hailing from the Lone Star state are a some bars that give you a healthy alternative to the usual energy bars. Thunderbird Real Food Bars are loaded with 100% all natural fruits, nuts, and seeds. No added sugar – that means no real sugar, artificial sugar, honey, agave, corn syrup – no sugar. Period. They […]

Protes Protein Snacks

November 14, 2018

High protein chips and popcorn? Yes, please! Our friends at Protes came up with the genius idea of loading our favorite snack foods with protein. This is high quality protein from whey protein isolate for the popcorn and pea protein isolate for the chips. Both products are gluten free and use only non-GMO ingredients. The […]

That’s it. Fruit Bars

November 13, 2018

Love fruit? Then you must try That’s it. Yep, the name says it all. These fruit bars are made with fruit, pure and simple. Containing 2 non-GMO fruits, apple plus another fruit, and no preservatives or added sugar. That’s it. So soft and chewy, each bar provides you with two servings of real, whole fruit and […]

Creative Snacks Almond Clusters

November 7, 2018

If you’re nuts about nuts (like we are!), you’ll love Almond Clusters from our friends at Creative Snacks! This is a company with a multinational crew of people that create foods that are made by hand in their bakery with “clean ingredients, much care, and plenty of love”. The Almond Clusters come in 5 flavors with […]

BeeFree Warrior Mixes

October 31, 2018

Feed your inner warrior with BeeFree Warrior Mixes! Warrior Mix is the creation of a resourceful mom who wanted to find gluten free, dairy free, grain free foods for her oldest son who is fighting the battle against autism. Made with wholesome ingredients like nuts, seeds, and honey, these mixes are a sort of soft […]

KIND Snacks

October 25, 2018

Yippee, some new yummies from our friends at KIND! We introduced you to KIND last year – the company that brings us delicious, healthy snacks with a kindness component. They’ve added some new flavors to their already impressive collection of bars and snacks. Here’s what we tasted: Dark Chocolate Strawberry and Dark Chocolate Banana in […]

E&C Snacks Heavenly Hunks

October 9, 2018

Gotta get a hunk…a Heavenly Hunk from our friends at E&C Snacks, that is! These little square bites are well…heavenly! They are concentrated tidbits that are deliciously moist and chewy with wholesome rolled oats, coconut, cane sugar, sorghum flour, and other real ingredients like white chocolate, dark chocolate, and cranberries. Just the right amount of […]

Wūru Sports Wool

October 4, 2018

Wool. Great for sweaters, socks, blankets, and…preventing blisters? That’s right, blisters! Wūru Sports Wool is a highly effective way to keep you blister-free on all your TrailblazerGirl adventures. Wūru (pronounced woo roo) is the Māori word for wool, and not surprisingly, this wool hails from New Zealand, known for having quality wool and wool products. […]

Windward Jerky

September 14, 2018

Island-inspired jerky! The folks at Windward Jerky have some delicious jerky that you are going to want to take on all your TrailblazerGirl adventures. They offer 4 flavors: Gaia (peppered garlic herb), Alaka’i (island teriyaki), Island Arc (spicy guava), and Crossroads (sweet chili stout). Each one is cultivated around a story; for example, Alaka’i (our […]

Fourpoints Bars

August 20, 2018

Real food. Real energy. Real delicious. Fourpoints bars practically invite you to take to the outdoors with their topo map packaging of places like Vail, Aspen Mountain, and other Colorado highlights. Crafted around a base of dried plums and figs and adding a dose of heart healthy nuts and seeds, you’ll get a bar that […]

Hip Bottle

August 10, 2018

A hip way to stay hydrated! Taking inspiration from the hip flask, the Hip Bottle has that fun, flattened shape, add to that 6 pretty colors, and you have a super reusable water bottle that fits conveniently in your tote or backpack. It has a BPA-free Tritan body with silicone sleeve, strap, and twist cap and […]

Vantage Point

August 9, 2018

Grab a rope and harness! The soon-to-be released book from the editors of Climbing Magazine have compiled a collection of stories in the 241-page book titled, Vantage Point. The book is divided chronologically starting in the 1970s, taking you through to the 2010s. The tales are written by notable climbers of each era, and include details […]

Tom Bihn Travel Stuff Sacks

August 6, 2018

Pack it in a sack…as long as it’s a Tom Bihn Travel Stuff Sack! When it comes to packing, not everything is straight lines and right angles, especially when it comes to camping or backpacking. These Travel Stuff Sacks are shaped differently – not square, not round. They have an oval bottom with a drawstring […]

Cedar Ravine Crossbody

August 1, 2018

Your new favorite travel companion on the trails and in the city! The Crossbody from our friends at Cedar Ravine is a fine example of their goal of designing products that represent an easy-going relaxed lifestyle. We love a good crossbody bag because it’s hands-free and secure with no worry of it slipping off your shoulder. […]

Backpacker Hidden Gems

July 31, 2018

Sshhh…it’s a secret, but we’ll share them with you! Backpacker Magazine and Destinations Editor, Maren Horjus have found some of the not-so-well-known (at least up until now!), best hikes in the United States and are sharing them with us in their new book, Backpacker Hidden Gems, 100 Greatest Undiscovered Hikes Across America. The book is […]

Rattlesnake Ledge Trail

July 31, 2018

A very popular hike for Seattleites. If you’re visiting the Emerald City and itching to escape to fresh air and nature, then drive about 35 miles east to the Rattlesnake Mountain Scenic Area for a hike that affords 360 degree views of the Cascades including Mount Si and Mount Washington. Owing its name to an early Seattle pioneer […]

The Protein Cookie Company

July 27, 2018

Cookies! The TrailblazerGirl team has a big sweet tooth (well, more like teeth!), but it’s a guilty pleasure that we try to treat ourselves with only once in a while. Now, we don’t have to feel guilty, because the folks at The Protein Cookie Company have a cookie that fits into a healthy lifestyle! One giant […]

ProSupps MyBar

July 23, 2018

Let them eat cake! As long as it’s the Confetti Cake Crunch from the folks at ProSupps MyBar! Not your ordinary protein bar, these bars are made with whey protein isolate, concentrate, and hydrolysate. What does that mean for you? It means that the protein you get is the best source of protein available – […]

Macaw! Gourmet Protein Bars

July 19, 2018

Are you nuts about cashews? We definitely are! Rich, buttery, sweet cashews are technically seeds of the cashew “apple” and are loaded with heart healthy benefits, antioxidants, minerals, and fiber. The folks at Macaw! Foods are showcasing this comma-shaped powerhouse in the form of delicious, freshly ground organic cashew butter in their Gourmet Protein Bars. Adding […]

The Bar Shack

July 18, 2018

Don’t settle. Imagine all your favorite ingredients in your next energy bar. Now you can get exactly what you want with the custom bars from The Bar Shack! There are 3 different Build-a-Bars to choose from: Protein Bars, Gourmet Protein Bars, and “Cheat Day” Dessert Bars. They all start with one of three bases: soft […]

Enlightened Roasted Broad Bean Crisps

July 17, 2018

The snack with crunch! Our friends at Enlightened have “enlightened” unhealthy snack foods with a healthy, high protein snack that has four times the protein, five times the fiber and one third the fat of potato chips. They created their yummy snacks with broad beans. Broad beans? You may know them as fava, butter, horse, […]

Whistler Train Wreck

June 28, 2018

Urban art meets natural beauty! The popular Whistler Train Wreck is tucked away in an old-growth forest just south of Function Junction in the resort town of Whistler, British Columbia. A short walk along the Sea to Sky trail takes you to a new suspension bridge which spans the Cheakamus River and delivers you to this site […]