Best Hiking Clothes for Women: Stylish Outfit Ideas for Outdoor Adventures

Introduction Hiking is an exhilarating activity that allows women to explore the beauty of nature while challenging themselves physically. To fully enjoy the experience, it’s crucial to have the right hiking clothes for women that provide comfort, protection, and style. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the world of women’s hiking gear, including…

Best Hiking Shoes of 2024: Unveiling Our Top 5 Favorites for Men and Women

What’s more thrilling than scaling the summit of a skyscraping mountain and catching picturesque scenery in front of your eyes? That’s the beauty of hiking. However, whether it’s a simple, one-day hike or a complex multi-day hike, there are some requisites you mustn’t forget if you want to have a safe excursion. Besides a water…

Planning and Prepping for the Sky Islands Traverse

Planning and Prepping for the Sky Islands Traverse Those of us who dwell in southern Arizona are familiar with Sky Islands – the forested archipelago at the tops of the mountains, isolated from one another by a surrounding sea of desert. The Rincons, Catalinas, and Santa Ritas are known to Tucsonans, but there are actually…

San Tan Scramble 50k

I’m sitting, resting after completing the Elephant Mountain 22k, waiting for my girlfriend to come through the first lap of her first 50k enjoying the beautiful weather and recounting the past three races that have lead up to the Old Pueblo 50 mile race one week from today. San Tan Scramble was my first 50k…

McDowell Mountain Frenzy 25k Race Report

The third race of the Trail Series with Aravaipa Running and of my season is the McDowell Mountain Frenzy. I had planned on bumping up to the 50k for this race as a part of my Old Pueblo 50 training but I had been sick for the two weeks leading up to the race so…

Cave Creek Thriller 31k Race Report

My running season officially started Saturday October 19th this year with the Cave Creek Thriller 31k put on by Aravaipa Running. This is the first of 7 races that Aravaipa will put on between now and March. I’m signed up for all them as well as the Old Pueblo 50, my first 50 mile race….

Product Review: Buff

If there were a Ten Essentials list for garments, the Buff would definitely be on it. The Buff website describes it as a “multitasking bandanna”. It is its versatility that makes it a nearly indispensable item. The versatility is a result of a combination of high tech material and design simplicity. What could be more…