Articles by: Rebecca Walsh

La Sportiva Thunder III Hiking Boots Review

La Sportiva Thunder III Hiking Boots Review

For the past several months I’ve put a pair of La Sportiva Thunder III GTX hiking boots to the test on unseasonably snowy and wet[Read More…]

by June 10, 2014 0 comments Gear
5 Tips for Enjoying Moonlit Trails

5 Tips for Enjoying Moonlit Trails

There’s something magical about skiing or snowshoeing on moonlit trails. It might be the way the snow seems to glow as it reflects the moonlight or just the contrast between the white snow and deep dark shadows dancing in the woods. Whatever it is, I love it.

by January 29, 2014 0 comments Community, Trails
Jetflow Tomahawk Hydration Pack Review

Jetflow Tomahawk Hydration Pack Review

For the past several months I’ve put the Jetflow Tomahawk along with a sample of Essentia Super Hydrating Water to the test on trails in Southeastern Wyoming and Northern Colorado. With the Jetflow’s sleek design and versatility it is a comfortable and durable alternative to the standard hydration pack.

by November 27, 2013 0 comments Gear
Tips for Hiking During Hunting Season

Tips for Hiking During Hunting Season

Just because it’s autumn doesn’t mean that hiking season is over. In fact in many parts of the United States hiking is at it’s best once the temperature drops and the leaves change color.

by October 24, 2013 0 comments Skills
Hiking Vedauwoo

Hiking Vedauwoo

Vedauwoo attracts climbers from all over the world, each coming to conquer it’s mysterious rock formations and is known as a hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding destination.

by October 22, 2013 0 comments Trails
Screaming Toddlers – Kids on the Trail

Screaming Toddlers – Kids on the Trail

What do you do when your serene day on the mountain is interrupted by the sounds of screaming babies and whining toddlers? Or worse, what if those screaming kids on the trail belong to you?

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Trails
Bull Moose on the Trail

Bull Moose on the Trail

Rather than scampering into the woods as moose typically do when we hike past, this bull moose looked at us, we looked at him and seeing that we weren’t a threat he continued on as if we weren’t even there.

by September 11, 2013 0 comments Earth
Therm-A-Rest Altair Sleeping Bag Review

Therm-A-Rest Altair Sleeping Bag Review

After testing the Therm-A-Rest Altair sleeping bag paired with the Therm-A-Rest NeoAir XTherm mattress I have discovered that it is possible to sleep well and stay warm even in cold temperatures.

by May 27, 2013 0 comments Gear
Big-Bellied Hiking: Tips for Pregnant Hikers

Big-Bellied Hiking: Tips for Pregnant Hikers

When I found out that I was pregnant last fall I decided to do things differently. My goal was to listen to my body and trust my motherly intuition. With this pregnancy, staying off of the trails was simply not an option, so I became a pregnant hiker!

by May 20, 2013 0 comments Community, Skills
Alps Ultra-Light Air Pad Review

Alps Ultra-Light Air Pad Review

The Alps Ultra-Light Air Pad is a great choice for comfort, durability, insulation and value. For the recreational 3-season camper and backpacker the quality and price are unbeatable. I prefer this pad over the Therm-A-Rest pad that I have used (and loved) for years.

by March 20, 2013 0 comments Gear