I have heard far too many stories about sketchy exchanges on online marketplaces. Back when I was little, everyone that used online classifieds was a con artist or a cold-blooded murderer. The stories our moms tell us. That’s why it’s important to know how to sell safely online as a woman. At Rerouted we’ve spent some time thinking about what it would take to make selling used gear online feel safe.There are many dangers in the world that we have to fear as women. We should be able to choose used & make money from our loved equipment without having...
If you’re a beginner hiker or just new to hiking in the mountains, tackling your first 14er can seem like a daunting task. Luckily, 14ers don’t have to be hard or all that scary, and you can take some of that stress away by simply going in prepared. A 14er is a mountain that meets or exceeds 14,000 feet. There are 96 peaks in the United States that can be classified as a 14er. Colorado has the most 14ers in the US at a whopping 53, and Alaska comes in second with 29. That’s a lot of mountains and a...
The seven principles of Leave No Trace are:
Plan Ahead and Prepare
Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
Dispose of Waste Properly
Leave What You Find
Minimize Fire Impacts
Be Considerate of Others
These principles and the science supporting them are explained on the LNT website, which has detailed articles on each, as well as an interactive map(!) and links to published research.
Here’s a short breakdown of each Leave No Trace principle with a few tips and questions you can ask to take your impact awareness to the next level:
If you’re looking to take to the trails and either get off the pavement or to start your running journey on a dirt path, this guide will show you how.
I’m going to go over:
- What to expect when you start trail running.
- What gear you’ll need and what gear you may want to invest in later down the road…err…trail.
- How to best plan and prepare for trail running.