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Trail Friends – Gretchen Horinger, Certified Awesome

The outdoor industry can be a hard place. My Instagram feed is full of #influencers with perfect hair/abs and cool tattoos and maybe a dog, #vanlife-ing it up all up and down some sort of picturesque coastline. All my mega outdoor books have introductions that read “Ten years ago when I wrote this book about …

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Trail Friends – Lindsey Mitchell of Women of the Wild Midwest

Lindsey and I met while attending the kickoff hike/yoga/drinks session of Galvanize, a regular meeting of Midwestern female outdoor entrepreneurs. She pulled me in right away with her enthusiastic discussion about the Women of the Wild Midwest Gathering, a three day, two night outdoor event from September 21-23rd, 2018, near La Crosse, Wisconsin, that will …

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Gear Review – Backpacker’s Bistro Camping Food

Backpacker’s Bistro was founded in 2016 by Melissa Lynn Leiser as an alternative to overly salted, underwhelming  backpacking food. Melissa’s a lifelong hiker and backpacker, who also happens to be a chef who trained at the French Culinary Institute and was awarded the Top Chef award in 2008. So it’s a safe bet that her …

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