Category: Hiking

Review: SunGod Polarized Sunglasses

SunGod Polarized Sunglasses

Sunglasses are essential for outdoor activities. Especially if you spend an extended period of time outdoors, you must protect your eyes. I’ve had my current pair of polarized Ray-Ban aviators for a few years now. I love its lightweight and the polarized lens but the frame is fragile and I tend to drop them at

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#TrailTip Tuesday: Do You Need Trekking Poles?

Trekking poles are not just for old people, women, or people with weak knees. There are many benefits to using trekking poles when you hike. These are some of the advantages I personally enjoy. 1. Total body workout Your lower body has to carry your weight plus the weight of the backpack. Why not put

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Gear Review: Black Diamond Trail Pro Shock Trekking Poles – Women’s

Women's Black Diamond Trail Pro Shock Trekking Poles Review

My old women’s Leki poles had a twist lock that didn’t work consistently especially in the cold weather. On winter mornings, I used to find myself wrestling with the lock mechanism at the trailhead. It wouldn’t lock and the poles would just keep spinning. After a while, I’d just give up and hike without it

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Gear Review: Keen Women’s Terradora Pulse Mid WP

Recently we visited San Francisco so I decided to check out one of the trails recommended by our guest blog, Top 5 Dog-Friendly Spring/Summer Hikes in the BayΒ Area by Hikes Dogs Love. Right before the trip, I had to say farewell to my beloved Salomon Ellipse GTX Hiking Shoes. After two years of weekly hikes,

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