The Laundress Sports Kit

May 6, 2019

Clean and green! The Sports Kit from our friends at The Laundress contains a collection of products to keep all your TrailblazerGirl activewear clean, stain-free, and smelling fresh. Made from only plant-derived ingredients that are free of allergens, petroleum, phthalates, phosphate, parabens, and chlorine bleach, you can be sure that they’re biodegradable and nontoxic. Despite being gentle […]

Women’s Whitewater Kayaking Weekend

May 6, 2019

Coming June 14, and September 6, 2019. Time to go boating! Join Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe for their Women’s Whitewater Kayaking Weekend, aimed at introducing women to this popular sport in Central Oregon. Starting on Friday evening, you’ll learn about the equipment, the basic paddle strokes, and essential safety techniques. Saturday brings you to the gentle rapids […]

Narvik Adventures Arctic Dome

May 3, 2019

Sometimes it’s good to be in your own little bubble! The Narvik Adventures Arctic Dome is like a cosy, plastic igloo with windows and heating. It is outfitted with 2-4 beds and a sitting area for 5-8 people. A short walk away is a toilet and shower in a separate building, as well as a […]

Hiking Washington’s Fire Lookouts

May 3, 2019

How about a hike to a fire lookout? In Amber Casali’s book titled, Hiking Washington’s Fire Lookouts, you’ll get the scoop on 44 of these buildings that were essential in the early detection of fires in forested areas, as well as a brief history of these structures in the Evergreen State. For each lookout, she […]

Cape Flattery Trail

May 3, 2019

Do you know where the furthest northwest tip of the contiguous United States is? It’s Cape Flattery, part of the Makah Indian Reservation in the state of Washington. Named by Capitan James Cook in 1778 on his third and final voyage of discovery in the Pacific Ocean, he wrote in his journal,  “… there appeared to be […]

Pocket Palette

May 2, 2019

Everything you need for full face makeup in the size of a post it note! The folks at Pocket Palette have you covered (hee-hee, pun intended!) with this super convenient, portable kit. In each pouch, you’ll find a single-use wand loaded with mascara, BB cream or foundation, and a dual purpose lip/cheek color. You can select […]

Cinco de Mayo Trail Run

May 2, 2019

Coming May 4, 2019. Cinco de Mayo commemorates an underdog victory over France in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Here’s another less serious battle with the Cinco de Mayo Trail Run, a grueling, timed 5K and 10K race held at the Lake Poway Trail, just north of sunny San Diego, California. They say that […]

CLIO Bars

May 1, 2019

A new way to eat yogurt! CLIO Bars are delicious snacks containing Greek yogurt wrapped in dark chocolate. Let that sink in…yum, yum!! Providing the nutritional benefits of Greek yogurt, specifically the probiotic cultures or good bacteria that keep your gut healthy, yet having the convenience of a bar, how smart is that? As an added […]

Star Wars 5K Fun Run

May 1, 2019

Coming May 4, 2019. May the 4th be with you at the Star Wars 5K Fun Run! In a galaxy far, far away, known as Midland, found in the center of Michigan, you’ll find Jedi, ewoks, Dark Vadars, Princess Leia, and maybe even a few Chewie’s and Sith Lords, waiting to run through the Midland City Forest. […]

Myro Deodorant

April 30, 2019

Introducing an eco-friendly, natural deodorant! Say hello to Myro. First off, it doesn’t look like your typical deodorant container. These are cool looking, mini statues that they call pods which come in 5 colors from the subdued Moss to the bright Flame. So pick the color that matches your mood and then pick your scent. […]

DC Bike Ride

April 30, 2019

Coming May 18, 2019. Yippee, no cars! That’s right, DC Bike Ride is the one and only day of the year when you can ride a 20 mile route through the streets of our Nation’s Capital, past monuments and memorials, and across the Potomac River for a rest stop in Virginia without the worry of sharing […]

Nui Cookies

April 29, 2019

Sweets without the guilt! No, it’s not an oxymoron, it’s Nui Cookies! Here at TrailblazerGirl, we have a big sweet tooth, but we know the processed sugar that’s found in most cookies isn’t healthy for us. With Nui, we can get a cookie that is made with no added sugar and no artificial sweeteners, yet […]

West Highland Way

April 29, 2019

For a pure dead brilliant (Scottish slang for really good!) long distance walk, head to the West Highland Way! It’s no wonder that as Scotland’s first officially designated Long Distance Route, it is the best loved and most popular. Taking you 96 miles from Milngavie, a short train ride from Glasgow, to Fort William in the Scottish Highlands, the […]

Lovers Deep Submarine

April 26, 2019

Welcome to the Mile Low Club! With Oliver’s Travels, a British bespoke travel company, the Lovers Deep Submarine offers couples a chance to spend a romantic night in their very own sound-proof bedroom under the sea. You get to choose where the submarine is moored for the night and how you are transported there, either via […]

JK Naturals Deodorant Stick

April 26, 2019

Fight stink naturally with JK Naturals Deodorant Sticks! Born out of the need of a resourceful mom (aren’t moms great?!) to find a deodorant that was not filled with toxic chemicals and fake fragrances but also worked on the “stink of a pre-teen boy”, JK Naturals deodorants are 100% natural and 100% organic. This translates […]

Kentucky Derby Festival Minimarathon and Marathon

April 26, 2019

Coming April 27, 2019. And they’re off! It’s the Kentucky Derby Festival Minimarathon and Marathon, kicking off “The Run for the Roses”, the iconic horse race that is first leg of the American Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. This popular running race follows an out-and-back route that starts and finishes along Main Street in downtown Louisville, showcasing the […]

Balm Balm Rose Geranium Hand Balm

April 25, 2019

Take time to smell the roses…especially with Balm Balm’s Rose Geranium Hand Balm! Open the jar, and you’re immediately rewarded with a strong floral scent, which to our untrained noses smells like roses, but is actually rose geranium, a scent used to calm and lift the spirits. Made in England, this rich balm is 100% organic and […]

World Reef Day

April 25, 2019

Coming June 1, 2019. Get the word out and help save the reefs! This year marks the inaugural World Reef Day, a call to action to raise awareness for the delicate ecosystem of our ocean’s coral reefs and to help prevent further reef loss. Founded by our friends at Raw Elements and supported by Hawaiian Airlines and […]

OSHәN 22″ Manhattan Crop Running Pant

April 24, 2019

Skip the plastic and go natural! Our friends at OSHәN have developed an innovative fabric that is completely free of the plastics that we see in most high performance sports apparel. Their trademarked fabric is a combination of bamboo and Spandex. Bamboo is the ultimate definition of eco-friendly and sustainable: it doesn’t require water, replanting, […]

Untamed Indonesia with Wild Women Expeditions

April 24, 2019

Various dates in 2019. An archipelago filled with gorgeous natural sites and animals galore! Join Wild Women Expeditions for their new Untamed Indonesia, a 14-day adventure in the world’s largest island country, with more than seventeen thousand islands. Highlights include: a jungle river cruise in a wooden canoe; swimming with manta rays; a visit to a Dayak spirit […]

Indian Meadow Herbals

April 23, 2019

It’s all in the ingredients! The folks at Indian Meadow Herbals (IMH) have created a collection of skincare products using organically grown or ethically wildcrafted herbs and food grade oils, with the majority of them containing at least 95% certified organic ingredients, earning them the coveted USDA Certified Organic Seal. On top of that, they’re […]

Trans Am Bike Race

April 23, 2019

Coming June 2, 2019. Cycle 4,300 miles as fast as you can! The Trans Am Bike Race takes riders across the United States from Astoria, Oregon to Yorktown, Virginia. This is a self-supported, ultra-distance cycling race, which translates into no specific check points, no scheduled refueling stations, and no private lodging. Any services or support that […]

Swiss Army Knife Survival Guide: 101 Tips, Tricks and Uses

April 22, 2019

You probably have one in your camping kit…a Swiss Army Knife, of course. The soon-to-be-released book by Bryan Lynch titled, Swiss Army Knife Survival Guide: 101 Tips, Tricks and Uses, will provide you with a variety of ways to use this quintessential multitool in emergency and survival situations. He starts out by giving a brief history […]

Earth Day 2019

April 22, 2019

Coming April 22, 2019. Today’s the day – Earth Day! This year’s theme is: Protect Our Species. This continually growing movement involves more than 1 billion people in 192 countries, bonding together to participate in political and civic demonstrations to bring to the forefront the startling fact that as a result of our activities (climate […]