Notes From The Trail

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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For those who’ve stuck with us for a while, you know that our gear is made for hikers, BY hikers. However, it’s not that simple. As avid outdoor enthusiasts, we truly cherish all of its natural benefits and are committed to doing everything possible to support conservation efforts. We feel that since our products make enjoying the outdoors that much more enjoyable, it’s the least we can do. The best part? We know we’re not alone. 
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With thru-hike season in full effect, everyone is either knee deep in their summer excursions or preparing for takeoff. With boundless options for where to plan your next thru-hike, there’s also a plethora of fun, interesting (and occasionally mysterious) facts about our favorite US trails. Some are more exciting than others, but it brings us joy to know there’s always something new to be discovered on our most esteemed thru hikes. 

 

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What’s not to love about the outdoors? You get to sit back, relax and take in the awe-inducing sights and scenes that have carved and spanned the earth since the beginning of time. However there’s one thing that’s always getting in the way of our peace and quiet, and that’s those pesky mosquitoes and other little buggers. 
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