July 25, 2018

Camping and backpacking season are here and today I want to talk about all of the great product that Big Agnes makes for ‘sleeping in the dirt.’ I’ve been a Big Agnes user for a couple of years now, and that started with my Copper Spur UL2. I had long heard from so many people who raved about the quality and durability of their tents. Since then, I have upgraded my camping collection which now includes the Tufly and also the Copper Spur HV UL1 MtnGlo since I am now doing more backpacking alone.

Pictured here is the Copper Spur HV UL1 MtnGlo. It was my go to tent during the Southwest Road Trip and I also recently took it up into the Sierra range. Based on the features of the award-winning Copper Spur ultralight tents, the Copper Spur HV UL design features a higher pole architecture which results in more over...

June 7, 2016

Trail Tuesday Gear Review: Bio Lite Power Light. This is a product that I, @im_nicolemarie never leave the house without. I have a story about how I have come to now rely on this product and a cautionary tale to all you solo and women hikers out there who may run into the very same situation I got myself into recently: 

No matter how much you hike, how much gear you own or how experienced you are you will undoubtedly one day find yourself on a trail or peak where you don’t have something you need. I, @im_nicolemarie am a stickler for having always mapped out my hikes as well as record my track when I am out on the trail. Recording your track is always a good idea, in case you happen to go off trail or miss a directional step along the way. So, recently I went out on a hike in the late afternoon and prepared...

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