My choice of hiking bottoms changes a lot. Sometimes I’m a pants kinda lady. Sometimes it’s leggings. Right now, it’s shorts. (Maybe you can blame my thru-hiker partner, Halfway Anywhere.) I’ve hunted high and low for shorts that are flattering on my 5’ tall body, and the winner is the Vuori Clementine Shorts. Here’s my review.
This post is sponsored by Merrell and Zappos.
Summer backpacking is just around the corner. But there’s a wee bit of a problem… we’re all mostly stuck inside. If you live somewhere where getting outside responsibly and safely isn’t an option, there are still ways to prep for a summer on the trails. Here’s how to train for summer backpacking during COVID-19.
Revamped for Spring 2020 is the Arc’teryx Nuclei FL Jacket. I’m a die-hard Atom LT hoody fan, which is a burly workhorse of a jacket. I managed to get my hands on an early sample of the Nuclei FL late last summer, so we’ve been playing together for the last 6 months. Here’s how the Arc’teryx Nuclei FL Jacket fared.
Backpacking the Milford Track in New Zealand is something I’ve wanted to do for years, basically since my last New Zealand trip. It’s touted as one of the best trails in the whole world. If that isn’t a must-do selling point, I don’t know what is.
Read on for all the details like getting a permit to things to bring for backpacking the Milford Track.