Hiking and Backpacking Articles      


Review: Root Beer GU Energy Gel
posted Apr 13, 2015 by AJ Heil
For years, GU has provided athletes and recreation enthusiasts with quality products to keep fueled and moving forward. GU Energy Gels are designed to deliver lasting energy that can be easily digested to be used efficiently and quickly for bodily exertion. Like many energy gels, GU's...
# shares  1 comments
Review: No Matter What Duffel by Eagle Creek
posted Apr 9, 2015 by AJ Heil
One thing that seems universal among adventurers is our need to travel.  It's not to say that we have to travel far away or pack up and move all the time, but there comes a time when are hearts are drawn to GO.  To go somewhere--anywhere--and...
# shares  0 comments
National Park Service Fee Free Day: April 18-19
posted Apr 7, 2015 by JohnH
Photo: AJ Heil Join the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation in Celebrating National Park Week with an entrance fee free weekend April 18-19th. With 401 National Parks you might be surprised to find a National Park near you. Start planning your trip visit today on tripleblaze.com or at...
# shares  0 comments
Trip Report: Canyon Overlook Trail, Zion National Park, Utah
posted Apr 6, 2015 by AJ Heil
Looking for an awesome hike in Zion, but don't have much time to spend in the park? The Canyon Overlook Trail may be a perfect stop for you!   Canyon Overlook Trail is only a one-mile round trip that provides incredible views of the lower canyon with quintessential...
# shares  0 comments

Latest camping & hiking reviews  


Greenhorn
Ian&Michelle63 earned the The Ranger (Allatoona Dam) badge.
Take off your hats and calm your horses. There's a new Ranger in town, and it is I.
17 hours ago
 

Greenhorn
Christal Mccall asked a question about Tappan Lake
are there any camping sites on the lake?
2 days ago
 

Car Camper
jpage2 added 5 photos.

 
2 days ago
 

Car Camper
jpage2 added a review of Steffen

I liked this hike, but if you do it, you might as well add the Ladder Trail too. The two...
2 days ago
 
 

Car Camper
jpage2 added a review of Ladder

Short but strenuous. It was totally worth it. I took the Steffen Trail to the Ladder Trail and onto the...
2 days ago
 

Car Camper
jpage2 added Steffen
1.8 miles each way. Easy to moderate difficulty. A large portion of it was an old dirt road now overgrown...
2 days ago
 
 

Car Camper
jpage2 added Ladder
0.4 miles each way. Very steep in a few spots but manageable. Leads to the AT.
2 days ago
 

Car Camper
jpage2 added 3 photos.

 
3 days ago
 

Car Camper
jpage2 added a review of Shay

Fun hike. Might be a bit strenuous for a beginner, but it's short. The pond on the right is really...
3 days ago
 

Car Camper
jpage2 added Shay
0.6 miles to the top. Fairly steep incline the whole way. Flattens out a bit toward the top. The occasional...
3 days ago
 

Car Camper
jpage2 added 2 photos.

 
3 days ago
 

Car Camper
jpage2 added a review of Stoll

A quick easy hike I would definitely recommend. It's short so there's no reason not to add this to your...
3 days ago
 

Car Camper
jpage2 added Stoll
0.7 miles each way. A nice mile and a half round trip. Starts off with a nice stream on the...
3 days ago
 

Trailblazer
James Tracy added a comment on Review: Root Beer GU Energy Gel
Good to hear. Usually that kind of flavor turns me off as being probably too fake or overpowering.
4 days ago
 

Trailblazer
James Tracy added a review of Barr Trail (Pikes Peak)

Brutal, challenging, popular, but always worth it. IT's a very well known trail in CO, only for seasoned hikers. The...
4 days ago
 
 

Trailblazer
James Tracy added a review of Estes Cone

Edit, forgot to include my 5 stars!
4 days ago
 

Trailblazer
James Tracy added a review of Estes Cone

One of my favorite hikes. It's a fairly unknown trail, so it's more wilderness than other areas in the state....
4 days ago
 

Trailblazer
James Tracy added a review of Illinois & Michigan Canal National Herit

Less a traveled campground and more of a primitive campground, the National Heritage Corridor campground consists of several sites with...
4 days ago
 
 

Trailblazer
James Tracy added a review of Green Ridge Campground

Green ridge is pretty cool. It's fairly unknown to all the toursts, and a bit of a drive to get...
4 days ago
 

Trailblazer
James Tracy added a review of Moraine Park Campground

This is one of my favorite places to camp. It's a touch expensive, and a touch too family friendly for...
4 days ago
 

Trailblazer
James Tracy added a review of Estes Park KOA

KOA can be summed up in a phrase: good for beginners, not enough for advanced campers. It's a nice little...
4 days ago
 

Trailblazer
James Tracy added a review of Estes Park Campground At Mary's Lake

Maybe I missed something all together, but this is a hiking trail, not a campground. If I'm wrong I'm wrong,...
4 days ago
 

Trailblazer
James Tracy added a review of Adeline Jay Geo-karis Illinois Beach State Park

Zion is a nice little campground in northern IL, not far from Lake Michigan. It's a nice little place, but...
4 days ago
 

Tenderfoot
Patti Ashton added a review of Devils Lake State Park

Best place to hike in southern WI.
5 days ago
 
Are you a campground owner?
Market your campground on Tripleblaze. Post details about your campground plus photos, videos, and even a map to your location.

TripleBlaze Spotlight


Yosemite National Park: Incredible vistas, waterfalls, giant Sequoias, world famous rock formations, and enough wilderness to satisfy any adventurer. If you haven't been to Yosemite yet, make this your year! Yosemite is a great destination for camper and hikers alike - read what others have to say...

Backpacking Routes




Massive aspen trees above Bonanza, Colorado.
 
  0 comments
Upload photos
 

Find Tripleblaze on Google+

   Copyright 2015 Blue Spruce Ventures LLC