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Outdoor Herbivore Backpacking Meals Review

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Outdoor Herbivore Backpacking Meals Review

Food is often one of the most exciting part of any adventure (to me, anyways haha!). However, the food options you can bring out on the trail are definitely not all equal. As someone who is some what health conscious (but also enjoys treats) it can be a challenge figuring out the right meals to choose. For years now, I've been dehydrating my own backpacking meals at home. I found the pre-packaged store bought options to be rather disappointing and just full of too many things I didn't want. Making your own meals is great, but if you're not organized...

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Gear Review - Sawyer Mini Water Filter

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Gear Review - Sawyer Mini Water Filter

To filter or not to filter - to some people, that is the question. Personally, I'd rather not question and just filter. I've been using the Sawyer mini filter over my last several adventures, and today I'm sharing my overall thoughts and how I've been using the mini!

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Not All Women Who Wander Are Lost

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Not All Women Who Wander Are Lost

Would you know what to do if you lost your way in the woods? Would your pride allow you to follow the experts' advice and stay put? Would you plunge headlong into the woods in the hope of finding your way out? Read this blog post to find out what you should be doing to avoid this dangerous predicament all together. Next, join us on October 27th for Not All Women Who Wander Are Lost - a hands on orienteering experience for women! We are excited to have you join us outdoors to help you gain more independence and confidence through this compass course!

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Gear Review - Hybrid Hiker Tights

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Gear Review - Hybrid Hiker Tights

After worrying about my favorite athletic tights being ruined from wearing them into the bush, I knew there had to be a compromise out there for a more durable, hiking friendly option. I've found it! So today, I'm sharing with you a review of my new favorite pair.

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Backcountry Gear List - Part 2

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Backcountry Gear List - Part 2

A summary of the gear I've chosen in order to have a lighter, smaller pack, including my "big three".

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