Adventure Travel and Outdoor Gear Reviews

Did you know that I test outdoor gear for my day job? I apply my same rigorous testing methods for my work that I do right here. From going on guided climbs to testing the latest in women's hiking gear technology, I'm always recommending tried-and-true outdoor products and services just for you!

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I work tirelessly to bring you the best gear recommendations on the market. As a professional outdoor gear tester, I’ve got the inside scoop on the latest hiking gear, camping gear, climbing gear and more. I’ll not only show you how to make informed buying decisions, but I’ve got plenty of recommendations too! These are the most popular outdoor gear posts.

How to Build a DIY Outdoor Gear Room for $120

I never thought I’d be that person who had more than one sleeping bag, a backpack for any occasion, and 2 snowboard setups. But alas, it happened and hey, I’m pretty happy about it. However epically awesome “gear mountain” may become, there comes a time where plastic bins just don’t cut it anymore. That time for me was when I was packing for an impromptu backpacking trip and couldn’t find my headlamp. So what did I do? Waited six months until the weather got crappy and got to work fitting out some unfinished space in my basement to show off all my gear by building a DIY gear room. In the end I had one bitching backcountry closet that didn’t break the bank.

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Send It: How to Choose Beginner Climbing Gear That Lasts

To get started with rock climbing, you really don’t need to break the bank. A solid harness, a pair of shoes, a chalk bag and …

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The Ultimate List of Non-Fiction Outdoor Adventure Books

I love to curl up with a good adventure read. Here’s a list of the best outdoor adventure books.

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Climbing the Grand Teton with Jackson Hole Mountain Guides a Review

Want to know what it’s like to summit the Grand Teton? Take a look at my experience with Jackson Hole Mountain Guides.

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Pack Your Bags: 15 of the Most Amazing Hiking Trails in the World

Wanna hike internationally? Check out these under-rated gems that haven’t been over-run by Instagrammers.

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The Best Action Camera Accessory for the Backcountry

I spend a lot of time outdoors documenting my experiences to bring you amazing shots from fantastical, hard-to-reach destinations in nature. We all know I …

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The Best Adventure and Outdoor Podcasts for Adventure Nerds

Looking for some awesome adventure stories focused on the outdoors? Check out these awesome outdoor podcasts.

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Meg aka Fox is a 30-something true-born adventurer and enthusiastic storyteller. Exploration pulses through her veins. As an avid outdoors enthusiast and world traveler she's determined to discover the remote corners of the planet. She'd rather be dirty than done up.

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