Notes From The Trail

Our favorite lakes may be frozen over, and favorite trails fallen with layers of powder, but that won’t stop us from gearing up for clear weather adventures. With the holiday season in full swing, there’s no better time to hook up the adventurers in our lives (including yourself) with the best gear to make the most of any outdoor expedition. Check out some of our favorite picks for this year’s hiker’s gift guide. 

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Whether you’re backpacking or camping, getting your clothes wet can be a serious buzzkill. Sometimes, you’re voluntarily splashing into a nice cool lake or river on a sweltering summer day. In this case, it’s not such a big deal because the weather is nice and you’ll likely dry off in an hour or so! However, the climate isn’t always so forgiving. Your weekend camping trip may turn south real quick if some unexpected showers show up and dampen you and your clothes. In the odds of inescapable weather, how do we return soggy, damp clothes back to a wearable state? 
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With the sun shining bright, everybody is back on the trails. We take pride in the fact that our shirts make taking on your favorite trails in spring and summer heat a little easier with their lightweight feel and moisture-wicking capabilities, all while being eco-friendly. You’ll stay cool and dry on the trail for hours, but that’s not the only thing you have to worry about when you want to just keep trucking. 


Everybody knows the anguish of a good blister, and they can be serious buzzkills. That said, there are some remedies and methods you can practice to mitigate the effects of these annoying sores. We’ll tell you a few of them today so you can barrel on up the mountain comfortably and pain-free!

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The birds are chirping, the sun is shining and the mountains are calling. Spring is finally here, which means that our favorite trails and hillsides are being painted by the striking colors of the country’s most captivating wildflowers and spring flowers. A quick guide for what to see in what region is as follows: East Coast locations like Washington, DC are known for spectacular cherry blossoms. The PNW houses magnificent tulips and alpine wildflowers in the mountains, and southern regions like Texas have beautiful bluebonnet displays. If you’re in the Southwest, California has amazing desert blooms, poppies and other various wildflowers. 


That said, we’ve picked out some quality spots across the country to get your fix of your favorite outdoor playground adorned in pretty colors. 

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