Gear

What’s so cool about the Camelbak Crux?

Years ago, when I was 17, I was on a day hike with my brothers. It was in Phoenix, Arizona, near the end of...

A Story of Patagonia, as told by Gear

In December of 2016, my husband and I visited Patagonia. Patagonia is the southernmost region of South America. It spans two countries, Argentina and...

A Walk Down Backpack Memory Lane

My mom, fine purveyor of keen parental humor, once teased that when I became a Famous Outdoor Writer (a designation I’m still waiting for,...

Skills

Now on Blisters & Bliss