Tired of being stuck inside because your favorite trails are still covered in a blanket of snow? Hit the trail with Tubbs Xpedition Snowshoe! Specs Designed for backcountry use, the Xpedition is loaded with features that will get you where … Continue reading
Just because the meteorologist called for a few inches of snow does not mean you have to abandon your backcountry weekend plans. During a recent winter snowstorm that sent the balmy South into a deep freeze we hit the trail … Continue reading
Last year on our girl’s backpacking trip, Adelle and I took along two boxes of Bota Box Wine. We had a Pinot Grigio and the above-pictured Cabernet Sauvignon. The 500 ml boxes hold three glasses of wine each. Of course, … Continue reading
With so many hiking trails out there (at last count, Tripleblaze lists more than 8,500–and we know there are many we don’t have yet!), it can be difficult, if not impossible, to decide where to hike. Well, the Tripleblaze Blog Team … Continue reading
This year will mark the third year that my dad has flown out to Colorado to go backpacking with my boyfriend and me. Admittedly, the first year we decided to do this, I was nervous. My dad and I had … Continue reading
Looking for an affordable addition to your backcountry gear? The Ledge Sports Scorpion 2 may provide some unexpected benefits for you at a low price! The Scorpion 2 is an “ultralight” tent produced by Ledge Sports that currently retails for … Continue reading
Just because the meteorologist calls for temperatures bellow freezing doesn’t mean you can’t spend the night out on the trail. The Bear Grylls Endure Series Mummy Bag is perfect for frigid nights. Specs The Endure Series of mummy bags, in … Continue reading
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Even if you may have gone for two days without seeing a single soul on a backpacking trail, inevitably you’ll discover that you aren’t alone. There are lots of people out there backpacking and day-hiking. Here are five types of … Continue reading
“The average American household has more televisions (2.73) than people (2.55) and has it on over 8 hours a day.” (Minnesota Department of Health) Hours per year the average American youth spends in school 900 hours Hours per year … Continue reading
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Brief Biography: “I grew up in Brooklyn, Mississippi. I began my career at Black Creek Canoe Rental as an employee driving canoers and hikers along Black Creek when I was in high school. I continued to help them with this … Continue reading
Life around camp can’t get any better than lounging around in the Bear Grylls Hammock with hanging kit. This hammock is a must-have piece of camp furniture for anyone who wants a slice of paradise, no matter where you set … Continue reading
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While I only get to take one or two backpacking trips per year, I look forward to each trip as though it will right all the wrongs of the world. When it comes time to head back to civilization, I … Continue reading
The Black Creek Trail is a scenic hiking trail that winds through the Desoto National Forest and the Black Creek Wilderness area in southern Mississippi. Named after Mississippi’s only scenic riverway, the Black Creek Trail runs close to the Black … Continue reading
I don’t believe in carrying 60 pounds in my backpack. No sir. Not necessary. But will I ever be one of those people who can get by with 20lbs and hike 15 miles a day? Nope. Here’s why: I need … Continue reading
It was mid Saturday morning when we reached the trailhead at the southern terminus of the Florida Trail. My brother and I had been planning this trip for a few months, and I was excited to be back on the … Continue reading
Just because it’s the dead of winter and we’re all out playing in the snow doesn’t mean you can’t start planning your next summer backpacking adventure. There are plenty of things you can do now to get a jump on … Continue reading