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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 […]

VOTE NOW – TrailblazerGirl Election 2018

November 1, 2018

It’s election time here at TrailblazerGirl! Starting today and continuing until Wednesday, November 21st, TrailblazerGirl is inviting everyone (that means you!) to vote on your favorite getaways, hiking, running and outdoor gear, cool clothing and everything else from 2018. How to vote? It’s super simple because we’re using our friends at Facebook to help… 1. Visit TrailblazerGirl’s […]

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 […]

WRAPTIE

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 […]

Survival Bracelet – Whistle Buckle and Fire Starter

June 21, 2018

Keep it all on your wrist! The folks at Survival Straps have a piece of gear that you will find indispensable on your next camping or hiking outing. The Survival Bracelet with Whistle Buckle and Fire Starter is designed out of several feet of 550 pound paracord and features a signal whistle and fire starter […]

SilverSport

June 14, 2018

Bye, bye stink! It’s all in the silver…the special SilverClean Technology from the folks at SilverSport. Their clothing and accessories are infused with nanoparticles of silver that once activated by moisture (read: sweat!), bind to and eliminate odor-causing bacteria. The silver is also anti-microbial so you’re protected from harmful germs, and these special benefits don’t […]

DetraPel

May 10, 2018

Protects everything from everything. Big statement from the folks at DetraPel…and it does live up to it! In these small blue bottles is a solution that acts as an invisible coat of armor. It fights off dirt, water, and other liquids, keeping your shoes, clothing, hats, backpacks, upholstery, carpet, and furniture free of stains. Huzzah! The […]

LoopRope

March 8, 2018

Are you in the loop? You will be, especially if you have LoopRope, a bungee system that is better than those regular bungee cords that we all have. LoopRope is a strong elastic cord with extra “loops” along the length of the rope plus loops at either end instead of hooks. The loops allow you […]

FLEXiT 4.0 Light

February 2, 2018

It’s good to be square! With the FLEXiT 4.0, square doesn’t mean stuffy or boring. It means that you have a very unique light that can be bent and shaped into a variety of positions to shed light on everything you are doing. Emitting an impressive 400 lumens, the FLEXiT is a 6 inch square […]

RediTape

February 1, 2018

Duct tape without the roll! RediTape is a genius idea that takes that ever handy duct tape and packages it in a super convenient pocket-sized bundle. We all know how practical duct tape is to have when you’re in the outdoors from repairing a leak in your inflatable kayak to patching a hole in your […]

One80 Trek Bundle

November 15, 2017

Hands free lighting and visibility! The Trek Bundle from our friends at One80 is a rechargeable band of 20 LED lights that can either be worn as a headband or around your waist. The name of the company is aptly descriptive; the band provides 180 degrees of semicircular illumination. The bundle comes with a stretchy headband and Trek […]

VOTE NOW – TrailblazerGirl Election 2017

November 1, 2017

It’s election time here at TrailblazerGirl! Starting today and continuing until Wednesday, November 22nd, TrailblazerGirl is inviting everyone (that means you!) to vote on your favorite getaways, hiking, running and outdoor gear, cool clothing and everything else from 2017. How to vote? It’s super simple because we’re using our friends at Facebook to help… 1. Visit TrailblazerGirl’s […]

ALPS Featherlite Air Mat

October 19, 2017

About the size of a loaf of bread and weighing not much more than that too! It’s the Featherlite Air Mat from our friends at ALPS, who will get you geared up for your next backpacking or camping trip. Here are some of the stats on this little gem: stuff sack measures in at 11″ x […]

Tentsile Trillium Hammock

September 8, 2017

Three is a magic number! Especially when you have a Trillium Hammock from the outdoor-loving people at Tentsile, the inventive folks that brought us the Stingray. The Trillium is strong enough and big enough to hold an impressive 880 pounds with 75 square feet of surface to lie on. Find 3 properly spaced trees and hook up the three-point tension […]

ReddyYeti

September 6, 2017

PROMO CODE ALERT…Remember ReddyYeti? You should, since this awesome company introduces you to the latest startups that have new, cool gear for your outdoor adventures. We featured them earlier this year when they first launched their membership program, and it’s going strong with more than 70 companies highlighted. Besides showcasing these interesting companies and their founders […]

Kyocera Outdoor Ceramic Camp Kitchen Knife and Sheath Set

August 9, 2017

Super light yet effective! The Outdoor Ceramic Camp Kitchen Knife and Sheath Set from the folks at Kyocera is your set for outdoor cooking, the TrailblazerGirl way. Thanks to the proprietary advanced ceramic material, this 4 inch knife weighs half that of similar sized steel knives and yet holds its edge at least 10 times longer than steel blades. […]

Nikwax

July 19, 2017

Extend the life of your gear with Nikwax! Our friends at Nikwax have an arsenal of products that will effectively clean and protect all your TrailblazerGirl outdoor gear without harmful and flammable solvents. For your tent, backpacks, and hammocks, the Solarwash and Solarproof adds UV and waterproof protection, strengthening your gear and doubling the effective life […]

Sawyer Products

June 27, 2017

Our friends at Sawyer have just about everything you need to enjoy the outdoors! They have a wide range of products to protect you against biting bugs, sun damage, injuries, and dehydration/water-borne illnesses. Before heading out, treat your clothing and gear with Sawyer Permethrin. This odorless spray does double duty by repealing the nasties like ticks, mosquitoes, […]

HEROCLIP

June 8, 2017

Need a helping hand? Then you need HEROCLIP! Formerly known as Qliplet, this innovative item will soon be an indispensable one on your next TrailblazerGirl adventure. Invented by a mom (aren’t those moms smart!) after training to summit Mt Rainier and realizing she needed an “extra hand”, she came up with a 3-in-1 clip, swivel, and hook […]

Firebiner

June 5, 2017

You probably have a carabiner sitting around; actually, it’s probably clipped to your favorite backpack. Well, it’s time to replace it with something much more useful. The folks at Outdoor Element have designed a multipurpose survival carabiner called the Firebiner. As you guessed by the name, it can be used to create a fire. Yes, it […]

The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide

March 21, 2017

Whatever your style of hiking or level of experience, this is the book for you. The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide, Second Edition by Andrew Skurka has a wealth of information from this accomplished, award-winning, adventure athlete, speaker, guide, and writer. He provides you with practical advice on everything from clothing (e.g., the Core 13) to […]

ReddyYeti

March 1, 2017

Starting March 6, 2017. Hey TrailblazerGirls, we just discovered a way for you to save some money! Interested? Of course you are! Our friends at ReddyYeti have a website that introduces you to outdoor startups with cool, new products in the world of climbing, skiing, snowboarding, hiking, surfing, kayaking, and just about any activity we […]

Onegee Bungee

February 14, 2017

The one bungee cord to rule them all! It’s Onegee Bungee! We all know how handy those elastic cords can be to secure anything and everything on your bike, car, boat, trailer, or in your garage or storage unit. Our friends at Onegee Bungee have developed the ultimate bungee cord that is ultra strong AND adjustable. […]