Haiku Bags New Spring Line

Haiku Bags New Spring Line | Amelia Call me the Crazy Bag Lady, but I LOVE good, quality bags that stand up to the use and abuse of an outdoor, busy mom with 3 kids. I need nothing designer or particularly stylish (though that is always appreciated), … [Read more...]

Must-Have Gear items for Summer Adventure with Kids + Giveaway

Must-Have Gear items for Summer Adventure with Kids + Giveaway | Amelia We keep getting teasers of warmer weather coming, but I am all too prepared for snow in June – it happens almost every year around here.  And while the west coast … [Read more...]

Must-Have Gear items for Summer Adventure with Kids + Giveaway

Must-Have Gear items for Summer Adventure with Kids + Giveaway | Amelia We keep getting teasers of warmer weather coming, but I am all too prepared for snow in June – it happens almost every year around here.  And while the west coast … [Read more...]

O.F.F. All-Seasons Down Clothing from Stio and Big Agnes

O.F.F. All-Seasons Down Clothing from Stio and Big Agnes | Amelia O.F.F. = Outdoor Fashion Friday.  Our (almost) weekly segment featuring our favorite styles for the season. Everything we share are pieces we love and love to share. As a family, we … [Read more...]

O.F.F. – Cushe Shoes Review + Giveaway

O.F.F. – Cushe Shoes Review + Giveaway | Amelia O.F.F. = Outdoor Fashion Friday.  Our (almost) weekly segment featuring our favorite styles for the season. Everything I share are pieces that can be worn all day long and stand up to the “use and … [Read more...]

Gear Round-up from the Outdoor Retailer Show

Gear Round-up from the Outdoor Retailer Show | Amelia Every 6 months (depending on our own ability to travel), we get a unique opportunity to travel to Salt Lake and experience the Outdoor Retailer show. It’s overwhelming, really. Most times I … [Read more...]

Terramar Baselayers in Arizona High Country

Keeping warm on the go is about layering. Hiking, climbing, snowshoeing, skiing it doesn’t matter, you body temp is going to fluctuate throughout the day as conditions and exertion changes. Throughout even the shortest window I have worked … [Read more...]

Terramar Baselayers in Arizona High Country

Keeping warm on the go is about layering. Hiking, climbing, snowshoeing, skiing it doesn’t matter, you body temp is going to fluctuate throughout the day as conditions and exertion changes. Throughout even the shortest window I have worked … [Read more...]

Terramar Baselayers in Arizona High Country

Keeping warm on the go is about layering. Hiking, climbing, snowshoeing, skiing it doesn’t matter, you body temp is going to fluctuate throughout the day as conditions and exertion changes. Throughout even the shortest window I have worked … [Read more...]

Terramar Baselayers in Arizona High Country

Keeping warm on the go is about layering. Hiking, climbing, snowshoeing, skiing it doesn’t matter, you body temp is going to fluctuate throughout the day as conditions and exertion changes. Throughout even the shortest window I have worked … [Read more...]

Gear Review: SportRx Prescription Active Eyewear

I’ve never been blind – but I definitely don’t see as well as I should. In fact, my vision seems to be getting worse and worse. Throughout the years, I’ve amassed a collection of Ray-Bans eyeglasses that I wear whenever I’m going to be spending hours … [Read more...]

New Stuff from Solo Stove…

If you guys remember, I reviewed the SoloStove a while back and was pretty impressed with it. It’s a pretty nice, lightweight, found-fuel backpacking stove that works really well. There is a self-reliance side of me that really likes the idea … [Read more...]

New Stuff from Solo Stove…

If you guys remember, I reviewed the SoloStove a while back and was pretty impressed with it. It’s a pretty nice, lightweight, found-fuel backpacking stove that works really well. There is a self-reliance side of me that really likes the idea … [Read more...]

New Stuff from Solo Stove…

If you guys remember, I reviewed the SoloStove a while back and was pretty impressed with it. It’s a pretty nice, lightweight, found-fuel backpacking stove that works really well. There is a self-reliance side of me that really likes the idea … [Read more...]

New Stuff from Solo Stove…

If you guys remember, I reviewed the SoloStove a while back and was pretty impressed with it. It’s a pretty nice, lightweight, found-fuel backpacking stove that works really well. There is a self-reliance side of me that really likes the idea … [Read more...]

Rediscovering Trail Running

The hard part about getting back into running after a long time away is the shortness of the runs.  It usually takes me a mile or so to get into sync and find my rhythm.  Another mile of decent running and I’m starting to feel fatigued and … [Read more...]

Rediscovering Trail Running

The hard part about getting back into running after a long time away is the shortness of the runs.  It usually takes me a mile or so to get into sync and find my rhythm.  Another mile of decent running and I’m starting to feel fatigued and … [Read more...]

Rediscovering Trail Running

The hard part about getting back into running after a long time away is the shortness of the runs.  It usually takes me a mile or so to get into sync and find my rhythm.  Another mile of decent running and I’m starting to feel fatigued and … [Read more...]

The Science of Sleeping Bag Design

The science behind sleeping bag design is at once simple, and yet very complicated.  For many years sleeping bag designs have changed and evolved to incorporate the latest technological breakthroughs and use the latest innovative fabrics and … [Read more...]

Winter Gear Giveaway: Week 3

Winter Gear Giveaway is almost over! It's been a great two weeks of giveaways and we're going to finish this out with style.  Starting Thanksgiving Day, you can win some fantastic outdoor gear from Trail Sherpa and our friends including these … [Read more...]

Winter Outdoor Giveaway: Week 2

Week 2 of the Winter Outdoor Giveaway is here so you get a second chance at some awesome winter gear. We've added a new entry option called Refer-A-Friend.  Use this entry option to score up to 10 bonus entries!  Here's how it works: After you … [Read more...]