adventure

SkyRunner Sport

March 9, 2018

Eat your heart out Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! The SkyRunner Sport is an FAA certified, special light-sport aircraft (S-LSA) that is combined with an all-terrain vehicle. It looks a little like a dune buggy on steroids with an oversized parachute attached. A sport pilot license is required to fly this big baby so some training is […]

Teton Ogre Adventure Race

May 19, 2017

Coming June 24, 2017. Bring on your inner Shrek! It’s the Teton Ogre Adventure Race, a multi-sport adventure race in the mountains of Eastern Idaho and Western Wyoming. Go all-out with the 24 hour event that includes 45 miles of mountain biking, 15-23 miles on foot, and 22 miles of packrafting through Class I-II level waters. Work […]

OUTFOUND Series

May 4, 2017

Coming June 9, 2017. Adventure seekers, this one’s for you! In it’s inaugural debut, the OUTFOUND Series is a 3-day event focusing on all things adventure- and outdoor-related. Get ready to see the latest and greatest in products and services, listen to informative speakers, attend hands-on workshops, chill to live musical performances, watch outdoor films, […]

Editor’s Top Finds of 2016: Celebrating the Cold Weather!

January 4, 2017

Burrrr…with cold weather hitting much of the nation, the editorial staff at TrailblazerGirl got together and came up with their top 3 picks from the 2016 reviews for ways to enjoy and celebrate this cold weather. First off, stay toasty warm without compromising your style with the Nau Imperial Poplin Down Jacket. This socially responsible […]

Stio Women’s Pinedale Pant

October 4, 2016

Your new, go-to pant for all your TrailblazerGirl adventures! The Pinedale Pant from our friends at Stio looks great on and is mega-versatile, taking you from the trails to a walk around town. They are snug fitting, like a pair of leggings, but the nylon/polyester/spandex blend is so comfortable because its stretchiness, that you’ll be pleased with the […]

Sailing the Caribbean aboard the Sea Cloud

October 4, 2016

Coming February 2017. The magic and romance of a tall ship! Join Lindblad-National Geographic Expeditions on their Sailing the Caribbean aboard the Sea Cloud. The Sea Cloud is an authentic square-rigger tall ship with 4 masts, 30 sails, well appointed cabins, expansive and luxurious public spaces, and gourmet meals served in the dining room. The 8-day […]

Richardson Farm Corn Maze

October 3, 2016

Through October 30, 2016. Live long and prosper! Can you guess it? This year’s theme for Richardson Farm Corn Maze is a celebration of 50 years of Star Trek! Laying claim to being the World’s Largest Corn Maze, there are 9.1 miles of trails over 33 acres of live corn. Choose from 5 separate maze […]

Segway miniPRO

June 10, 2016

It’s not a hoverboard, it’s the “next step in the evolution of personal transportation”. The soon-to-be-released miniPRO by Segway is a new kind of scooter. Designed out of aluminum alloy, carbon fiber, magnesium alloy, and titanium alloy, this lightweight (28 pounds), two-wheeler is a fun mode of transport. Fully charged in 4 hours, it can […]

GoPro Mountain Games

April 27, 2016

Coming June 9, 2016. It’s known as the country’s largest celebration of adventure sports, art, music, and the mountain lifestyle. It’s the GoPro Mountain Games held in Vail, Colorado! Experience 4 days of competitions, concerts, film festivals, interactive exhibitions, and outdoor fun. Pros and amateurs participate in events including steep, freestyle, sprint and full contact kayaking, […]

Reebok Ragnar Wasatch Back

April 12, 2016

Coming June 17, 2016. Are you up for the challenge? 200-ish miles of road running with 11 friends? It’s the Reebok Ragnar Wasatch Back held in Logan, Utah. Here’s where it all started – the Ragnar Relay Races are point to point overnight, running races on sidewalks, backroads, bike paths, paved trails and road shoulders. […]

The Outdoor Adventure Show

March 28, 2016

Coming April 2, 2016. Making plans for the summer? Then head to Montreal for The Outdoor Adventure Show. This 2-day event features over 200 exhibits, interactive demonstrations, travel seminars, inspiring adventure speakers, and incredible pre-season travel deals. Interested in learning to scuba dive? A free one hour session introduces you to the gear and basics […]

Gore-Tex Grand Traverse

March 22, 2016

Coming March 25, 2016. An epic, high alpine journey! The Gore-Tex Grand Traverse is a grueling 40 miles with an elevation gain of 7,800 feet and a typical finishing time of 8 to 16 hours. What could be more dramatic than starting off at the stroke of midnight into the cold, dark route from Crested […]

Shenandoah Epic Adventure Race

February 23, 2016

Coming April 16, 2016. Not just any adventure race but an epic one! The Shenandoah Epic Adventure Race is a 26 hour undertaking that can be done solo or in a team of 2 or 4. It involves about 40-60 miles of mountain biking, about 28 miles of canoeing and 20-50 miles of trekking through […]

Rugged Maniac Obstacle Race

February 18, 2016

Various dates and locations in 2016. A whopping 25 obstacles! It’s the Rugged Maniac Obstacle Race offered in a bunch of locations throughout the States. This is a 3-mile course with 25 epic obstacles. Check out the Pyromaniac (leaping over flaming logs!), the Napoleon Complex (8 foot walls!), and the Shoe Catcher (mud thick enough […]

Napoleon Expedition with Ride & Seek

November 20, 2015

Coming July 2, 2016. This is how Napoleon should have done it. No need to brave the cold Russian winter like Napoleon, the Napoleon Expedition with Ride & Seek has you riding during the summer through 7 countries and 2 continents. On this epic, 43-day journey, you’ll start in Paris, riding past iconic sites like […]

Ice Ultra

November 13, 2015

Coming February 13, 2016. As if an ultra race is not challenging enough, how about adding arctic conditions to the mix? It’s the Ice Ultra held in Arctic Sweden. This is a self-sufficient race through 230 km of snow fields, ice forests, mountains, and frozen lakes in temperatures as cold as -30°C. Starting at the […]

Intro to Heli-Skiing with Telluride Helitrax by Chicks with Stix

November 6, 2015

Coming January 22, 2016. Embark on a journey through pristine powdered slopes. Chicks with Stix is partnering with Telluride Helitrax to provide you with an amazing experience – a heli-ski day at breathtaking elevations of 10,000 – 13,500 feet! They provide the powder skis, poles, avalanche safety equipment, and a professional heli-ski guide with a […]

Treeline Outdoors Roof-Top Tent Gen2

October 2, 2015

No more sleeping on the ground! With the Roof-Top Tent Gen2, you’ll be elevated to new heights! Following being trapped in a ground tent by a grizzly bear, the founders of Treeline Outdoors decided to design a tent that provided a secondary safety defense against future potential encounters. The tent fits securely to a roof […]

Egypt Nile Cruise, Sahara & Jordan by Venus Adventures

May 14, 2015

Coming November 3, 2015. A bucket list trip for the adventurous traveler. Venus Adventures, specialists in women-only holidays, is offering an Egypt Nile Cruise, Sahara & Jordan trip. Highlights of this 18 day journey include visits to the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, the Valley of the Kings, Mummification Museum, and the Temples of Hatshepsut, […]

Cape to Cape Walk by Lyn Taylor’s Adventure Travel

May 13, 2015

Coming October 14, 2015. G’day mate, an Australian walking adventure! Join Lyn Taylor’s Adventure Travel for their 8-day All Women’s Cape to Cape Walk and explore the 135km Track along the Margaret River coastline. Departure in spring (yes, October is spring in Australia!) will allow for viewing of the glorious Western Australia wildflowers, and pleasant […]

GIBBS Quadski

May 8, 2015

Definitely a splurge but super cool nonetheless! The Quadski by GIBBS is described as a “personal sports amphibian” – think ATV meets jet ski. At the push of a button, the wheels retract when entering the water and vice versa in less than five seconds, and it’s able to reach speeds of 45 mph on […]

Kitich Camp, Kenya

April 20, 2015

An award winning, eco-friendly safari getaway. Kitich Camp provides a low-key setting for exploring the upper slopes of the Mathews Mountains in Kenya. With only 6 luxury tents, complete with ensuite bathroom and alfresco shower, you’ll have plenty of individual attention. Guides are available to take you on nature walks to see local animals like […]

SportSub

April 10, 2015

Finding Nemo? Well, not exactly but you may see him while you are traveling underwater in your SportSub personal submersible. Available in versions from the SoloSub to the 6-person TourSub, you’ll bring out your inner Jacques Cousteau. An ambient design is used, meaning that the air pressure inside the sub is the same as the […]

Travaasa Austin

March 16, 2015

YeeHaw! Head to the Travaasa Austin for an active TrailblazerGirl getaway! Dive in to plenty of outdoor activities like horseback riding, geocaching, archery, hiking, yoga, an on-site challenge course, pump bike track (biking without pedaling!), and it wouldn’t be Texas without a mechanical bull workout! You won’t be roughing it with luxury accommodations in this beautiful […]