Single Female, Camping Alone


I am what you could call a bonafide solo-road-tripper. Each car that I’ve owned, with the exception of my current rig, I have driven to its untimely death–miles of smiles right to the end. I can’t get enough of the open road. Amazingly enough, with as many times as I have made solo trips up …

175 SHARES | 22 COMMENTS | Continue reading »

Photo Ratings on Tripleblaze

photo-rating (1)

We often receive emails or comments asking why a certain photo is the main thumbnail for a trail or trail system, and our response is: “because you chose it to be.” Photos for a specific trail are organized by the ratings that you, the users, have given them. The photos with the highest ratings float …

5 SHARES | 0 COMMENTS | Continue reading »

Snowy Ideas: Always Keep Snowshoes in the Trunk

Snowy ideas!

I admit, I’m not a fan of winter. Earlier this year, while on a camping excursion across the country, I awoke on the first of September to find a leaf had fallen on the rug in front of my ten,t and I almost cried. Dramatic? Maybe, but I love the hot sun, and falling leaves …

3 SHARES | 0 COMMENTS | Continue reading »

The Tripleblaze Blog Team Expands with Five New Additions


We are excited to announce the addition of five new writers to the Tripleblaze Blog Team! These fine folks will be joining our current team, consisting of Julie (mtbikerchick), Sarah (Sarah Hikes), John (JohnH), Jim Hodgson, Jeff Barber, and myself. I hope you will all join me in welcoming the five new team members! Matthew …

146 SHARES | 4 COMMENTS | Continue reading »

Take the Tripleblaze Audience Survey for Free Stickers + Chance to Win 1-year Membership ($24.99 value)


We’re running a Tripleblaze audience survey this month and want to hear from you! Whether you’re a news junkie who follows the articles here on the blog or just want camping and hiking information, our goal is to tailor our coverage to meet your outdoor information needs. The survey should take 5-10 minutes and everyone …

2 SHARES | 0 COMMENTS | Continue reading »

November REI Gift Card Winners

photo: mtbgreg1

Congratulations to our top review and photo contributors in November, hoss and Brendan McDonald! Post your camping and hiking photos and reviews in December for a chance to win one of two $25 REI gift cards. We recently made some changes to the Tripleblaze homepage to highlight the daily outdoor content that’s being posted. We …

8 SHARES | 0 COMMENTS | Continue reading »

October Contest Winners


Lake Owen, Wisconsin Congratulations to our top outdoor photo and review contributors in October: Melissa Peacock and Sarah Hikes. Melissa and Sarah earned $25 REI gift cards by adding great hiking and camping photos and you can too! Just sign up for a free Tripleblaze account and start sharing your adventures this month.

0 SHARES | COMMENTS | Continue reading »

Tripleblaze Is Looking for Camping and Hiking Bloggers

2013-07-30-09-45-52_1024x768-0-0 (1)

Are you passionate about the outdoors, and do you love to share your adventures through carefully-crafted words and photos?  We’re looking for enthusiastic, dependable writers to contribute to the TripleBlaze blog on a weekly basis with product reviews, trip reports, and commentary on camping and hiking in the US. Aside from being featured as a …

30 SHARES | 0 COMMENTS | Continue reading »

August Contest Winners


Coldwater Mountain in Anniston, AL. Congratulations to our August contribution contest winners, kjspurlock and Sarah Hikes! Each will receive a $25 REI gift card for their outdoor photos and reviews submitted in the month of August. Remember, each photo and video you submit is worth 1 point, reviews and map data are worth 2 points, …

1 SHARES | 0 COMMENTS | Continue reading »

A Guide to Trail Running

Photo by: Pierre Thomas

Sometimes the rush of running down singletrack trails, swishing past low trees and dodging rocks, is more appealing than treading hot pavement. Trail running is a great way to get an awesome workout in, while also spending time out in the woods. But if you’ve always been a road junkie, trail running may seem a …

5 SHARES | 0 COMMENTS | Continue reading »