Tag Archives: hiking

Ellie Ears Positional Support Pillow for Hiking (+Giveaway Aug 7-21)

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I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  Huckleberry has always been incredibly talented at napping on the go. We’ve never avoided adventure because it was nap time, knowing that we could guarantee a trail or car nap while out and about. However, when we moved from mostly using our Onya Baby… Read more »

7 Tips for Ultralight Backpacking (Take Over Tuesday)

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Welcome to the Take Over Tuesday guest post series. I will be featuring posts by fellow bloggers and outdoors enthusiasts. Do you have some expertise or a great story to share? Consider submitting something to the Humans of the Outdoors series or contacting me directly. This week’s feature is from Luna of HikerTrack.com. Luna is an outdoor enthusiast from Phoenix, Arizona. She loves to share all of her outdoor… Read more »

12 Reasons to Love Merino Wool All Year Long

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We love merino wool! We love it for base layers and pyjamas. We love it in our hiking socks. We love it as underwear or in diaper covers . It is such a versatile material with benefits galore. We especially love it in the backcountry and we definitely love it all year long. By now you might be asking what’s the… Read more »

Eclypse II Backpacking Hammock Review (+Giveaway July 14-28)

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I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  You need a backpacking hammock! Seriously, stop wasting your time reading this review and go buy one now! I’ll even save you the trouble of shopping around – the Eclypse II Backpacking Hammock from Tiny Big Adventure is lightweight, versatile, durable and inexpensive. It… Read more »

KEEN Footwear for the Hiking Family (+Giveaway July 10-23)

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I received these items at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  The last time we bought hiking boots was in early 2012, right before a month-long car-camping trip in the Maritimes that had us hiking over 200km in all sorts of terrain. Since then, we’ve put easily another 400km on those boots. We took well… Read more »

The Ultimate Nursing Bra for the Hiking Mom (+Giveaway July 5-19)

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I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  When we first decided to start a family, I didn’t realize just how difficult it would be for me to find clothing that supported our, apparently “unique” lifestyle choices. It seems to me that there is an abundance of quality maternity and nursing clothing… Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Brandy

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Brandy, a human of the outdoors. Brandy lives in Ohio, USA and gets outdoors with her husband and their eight children, ranging in age from 9 to 24, two of which have type 1 diabetes. Here is her story… On her time outdoors… We are outdoors 3 – 4 times a week…. Read more »

HydroBlu Water Bottle & Filter Review (+ Giveaway May 30-June 12)

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I received these items at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  Did you know that 1L of water weighs 1kg? We typically carry a full 3L Camelbak hydration bladder* each when we hike into the backcountry for an overnight stay. That means we are carrying 6kg just in water. For me, carrying 3kg of water… Read more »

Top 5 Hikes in New South Wales, Australia (Take Over Tuesday)

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Welcome to the Take Over Tuesday guest post series. I will be featuring posts by fellow bloggers and outdoors enthusiasts. Do you have some expertise or a great story to share? Consider submitting something to the Humans of the Outdoors series or contacting me directly. Today’s feature is from Olivia of Great Lost. Olivia is a traveller, foodie and amateur photographer. Having… Read more »

Chloe by Momzelle: a Nursing Top for Active Moms

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I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  Finally, a comfortable, breathable, versatile top for the mom who breastfeeds on the trail! And, for all you pregnant mamas out there, there’s even room for your growing belly! Meet Chloe , one of the most recent additions to Momzelle’s line of breastfeeding apparel, and… Read more »

A Year With Hike it Baby (Kingston, ON)

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Back in February of 2016, Hike it Baby Kingston, ON was born. Since then, a community has grown, a community of families working together to raise a generation to love the outdoors. I am so proud to say that I was the driving force behind the birth of this community, but we would not be 1000 strong on Facebook without… Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Sally

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Sally, a human of the outdoors. Sally lives in Northern California and get outdoors with her husband, and their two sons, ages 18 and 21. Here is her story… On her time outdoors… Our family of 4 lives in a tiny rural town in Northern California in the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range…. Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Catherine

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Catherine, a human of the outdoors. Catherine lives in Kingston, Ontario and gets outdoors with her husband and their 2-year old son, Andy. Here is her story… On her time outdoors… Despite choosing to live in the suburbs, we get outdoors at least once or twice a week in the winter. In… Read more »