Exped Summit Lite 25

April 9, 2018

Tucked inside a pocket the size of a dinner plate is a fully functional backpack! Our friends at Exped have designed an outstanding, extremely lightweight (11.6 oz!) backpack for all your TrailblazerGirl adventures whether they are in the wilderness or urban. The Summit Lite 25 has the clean lines and details that Swiss design embodies. […]

The Chocolate Race

April 9, 2018

Coming May 13, 2018. Running and…chocolate! Yes, please! It’s The Chocolate Race in St. Catharines, Ontario, the largest city in Canada’s Niagara Region. There are plenty of race categories that you can choose to either run or walk: 10K, 5K and a new 2.5K, plus races for the kiddos as well (2.5K and 1K distances). It’s an out […]

FOILER

April 6, 2018

If money is no object, how about a flying yacht?! FOILER, from a company called ENATA Marine, is a luxury ride that relies on hybrid diesel-electric propulsion. Two BMW inboard engines feed power to two generators which then convert the energy to electricity before transferring it to a pair of custom electric-powered torpedo engines that propel the […]

Heart of Ireland with Wild Women Expeditions

April 6, 2018

Coming May 20, and September 2, 2018. Experience the luck of the Irish with Wild Women Expeditions’ Heart of Ireland tour! This 7 night adventure includes horseback riding, surfing, hiking, cycling, boating, stand up paddle boarding, and kayaking. Don’t worry though, the active itinerary also includes relaxation time with stops at local pubs for a […]

Backpacker The Survival Hacker’s Handbook

April 5, 2018

Practical advice for the average Joe and Josephine to survive in the wilderness! That’s what the new book, Backpacker The Survival Hacker’s Handbook by Ted Alvarez gives you. It’s divided into 2 sections, the first half concentrates on the basics: shelter, fire, water, food, and navigation; while the second half focuses on counteracting the external […]

2018 Twinkie Run

April 5, 2018

Coming April 22, 2018. Look out…it’s a giant Twinkie running down the road! The irreverently fun 2018 Twinkie Run in Ann Arbor, Michigan was rescheduled from its usual April Fool’s Day to the fourth Sunday in April this year. There will be Twinkie stops along the 5K, loop course, plenty of people dressed as Twinkies […]

KiiNOA!

April 4, 2018

Little puffs of yumminess! Our friends at KiiNOA! are on to something. They have taken the superfood quinoa and created healthy snacks that will satisfy your need for something crunchy and tasty. Quinoa, known to the Incas as the “mother of all grains”, is rich in protein and fiber. And this is not just any protein, […]

Nashville Cherry Blossom Walk

April 4, 2018

Coming April 14, 2018. Not just the home of country music, it’s the home of the Cherry Blossom Walk! Yes, Nashville, Tennessee, where country music is king is also home to 1,000 trees with those quintessential springtime blooms. The 2.5 mile walk takes you through the downtown streets, following the Cumberland River Greenway, viewing these beautiful […]

BRAMI Lupini Snack

April 3, 2018

The Miracle Beans that nourished Egyptian pharoahs, Roman warriors, and are a staple in the Mediterranean diet. It’s the lupini bean, a flat, almost squarish bean that is part of the lupin family of legumes, a distant relative to the peanut. Our friends at BRAMI have pickled these beans, added various seasonings and created a […]

AdventureWomen’s Switzerland: Cable Car Vistas, Fondue, & Village Hikes

April 3, 2018

Coming May 20, 2018. You’ll be singing like Maria in the Sound of Music! Switzerland: Cable Car Vistas, Fondue, & Village Hikes is AdventureWomen’s 9 day active tour of this beautiful country and the oldest living democracy in the world. Highlights include hiking through the Swiss Alps, exploring the Titlis Glacier and a glacier cave, […]

Out There: The Wildest Stories from Outside Magazine

April 2, 2018

Live vicariously through the stories chronicled by the editors of Outside Magazine in Out There: The Wildest Stories from Outside Magazine. If you’re not familiar with Outside, this is a monthly magazine started in 1977 and published in the United States that focuses on, not surprisingly, the outdoors with articles on people, activities, sports, gear, and […]

Cherry Blossom Challenge Bike Race

April 2, 2018

Coming April 7, 2018. They’re blooming in the nation’s first county park! It’s the cherry trees! And what better way to enjoy them than to participate in the Cherry Blossom Challenge Bike Race at Branch Brook Park. This New Jersey park dates back to the 1800s and was designed by the landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted […]

PAL-V Liberty Sport Edition

March 30, 2018

Is it a car? Is it a plane? It’s both! The PAL-V Liberty Sport Edition is an innovative mode of transportation that can take you on the road as well as in the sky. This 3-wheeled wonder needs very little space to take off, about 330 m and can land in a space equivalent to the […]

Salem April Fool’s Race

March 30, 2018

Coming March 31, 2018. Don’t be fooled…sign up for the Salem April Fool’s Race! Held in historic Salem, New York and noted as one of the oldest races around (this year marks 39 years!), racers can choose from distances of 10K, 5K, and a 1 mile kids fun run. You’ll start and finish at Salem […]

Lark Ellen Farm Grain Free Granola Bites and Trail Mixes

March 29, 2018

We’re nuts about Lark Ellen Farm! They offer delicious Grain Free Granola Bites and Trail Mixes that you’ll want to make part of your TrailblazerGirl, healthy diet. This is not your typical granola. They have substituted a mix of almonds, walnuts, cashews, sunflower seeds, and pumpkin seeds for the standard oats that you find in […]

Bunny Run 5K

March 29, 2018

Coming March 31, 2018. Hop to it…it’s the Bunny Run 5K! Held in downtown Aberdeen, Maryland, the course is a mostly flat, fast one on paved roads that will be closed to traffic. There will be lots of swag from a custom commemorative finishers medal to dry-fit blend shirt and post race celebrations with music, food, and […]

Tucano Tugò Medium

March 28, 2018

Carry on bags are the way to go! And our friends at Tucano have just the one for you with their Tugò Medium! With airlines charging for checked bags or worse, losing them, more and more people are understandably relying on carry on bags. The Tugò Medium comes in with a capacity of 20 liter and […]

Hams and Hamstrings 5K

March 28, 2018

Coming April 1, 2018. What a cute name for a race…and there really is a ham! Yes, at the Hams and Hamstrings 5K race in Colorado Springs, Colorado, all finishers get a mini Easter Ham! This is a 5K fun run (or walk) that is chip timed on paved roads and dirt trails. Post-race there […]

Catalyst Waterproof Case

March 27, 2018

The case that allows you to do your TrailblazerGirl thing without a worry for your phone! Our friends at Catalyst have created a waterproof case that they call the most protective case in the world. We call it essential. It is waterproof up to 16.4 feet, so take it to the beach, jump in the […]

Glasgow-Edinburgh Ultramarathon

March 27, 2018

Coming March 31, 2018. A race taking you from Scotland’s largest city to Scotland’s capital. It’s the Glasgow-Edinburgh Ultramarathon! Clocking in at about 54 miles long, this race is a scenic, mostly flat one, taking your from exciting Glasgow filled with museums, interesting shops, delicious restaurants, and a thriving music and nightlife scene to Edinburgh with its UNESCO World […]

Treadway Pocket Blanket

March 26, 2018

Pint size powerhouse! Our friends at Treadway have a Pocket Blanket that will come in handy for all your TrailblazerGirl adventures. Designed out of a durable, lightweight, water-resistant fabric, this blanket is useful at the campsite, on picnics, at the beach, on the boat, as a windbreak or sunshade, as a table cover – the […]

Arc’teryx Women’s Glacier Tour

March 26, 2018

Coming July 7, 2018. Crisp alpine air at the top of Western Europe’s tallest mountain. With the Arc’teryx Women’s Glacier Tour, meet at the Chamonix Village center for a spectacular all day tour. Join like minded women as a professional female guide takes a small group (5:1 ratio) climbing the Glacier du Géant, an impressive glacier lying […]

Silent Yachts

March 23, 2018

Have sun? Then you can cruise the seas..as long as you’re in a Silent Yacht! This is the first-ever oceangoing yacht with the propulsion as well as all household appliances powered exclusively by solar energy. The maintenance-free electric motor has an unlimited range with power generated from the massive solar panels on the pop-up hardtop and […]

La Conner Daffodil Festival

March 23, 2018

Spring has sprung! So how about walk among the flowers at the La Conner Daffodil Festival? Throughout the month of March, those smile-inducing, yellow blooms are covering the fields in this area of Washington, just a little under 2 hours north of Seattle. La Conner has a quaint downtown with shops and restaurants, so make […]