Outdoor Trail and Product Reviews

Ten Essentials

Ten Essential Systems for Camping and Hiking

You may not realize that you need to have these things with you while you’re hiking until something happens… Be sure to carry The Mountaineer’s newest list of essential systems on your next outdoor...

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Acadia National Park: Flying Mountain

Come on, let’s do another hike! Yes, I was in all likelihood delirious. I had been awake since 2:00AM, hiked Cadillac Mountain, toured the Park Loop Road, and was now trying to convince Jayne...

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Denali Trumbull Clinic Series

Intro to Backpacking July 12 6:30-8:00PM Leaving roads and campgrounds behind can be a wonderful but daunting experience at first. Let us help you plan your trip and answer questions. You can still have...

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Employee Spotlight: Haley Bell

Name: Haley Bell Location: Marketing Hometown: Andover, Minnesota If you could get yourself anything, what would you get and why? A house boat… That way I’d be a captain and not just a homeowner....

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Acadia National Park: Park Loop Road

New England has one lone National Park. We have National Seashores, National Monuments, and National Historical Sites, but only one National Park. With this year being the 100th Anniversary of the National Park System...

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New Haven Road Race Training Program

McKirdy Trained – in partnership with Trailblazer – is proud to announce training programs for the New Haven Road Race 20k and Half Marathon! Whether you are a seasoned veteran or this is your first...

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Devil’s Den Nature Preserve

Don’t let the name fool you, Devil’s Den is a beautiful Nature Preserve located in Weston & Redding, Connecticut. At 1,756 acres, including 20 miles of trails, Devil’s Den is the largest continuous property...

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The North Face Reactor Hoodie

Product: The North Face Reactor Hoodie Best Uses: Working out when it’s a little chilly Keeping warm after a workout Why we like it: It’s not very often you find a good lightweight long...