How Hiking Helps Your Mental Health
Backpacking / Hiking

How Hiking Helps Your Mental Health

By: Desiree Hester We know that exercise offers a myriad of benefits to our physical health. But how much does it improve our mental health? And what are the added benefits we receive when we take ...
Five Tips  for Your Next Great Adventure
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Five Tips for Your Next Great Adventure

By: Jon Sullivan My name is Jon Sullivan, and, as TETON Sports’ Gear Guide, I am excited to help others get the best out of their time on the trail and under the stars in 2022! Over the years of al...
Staying Warm on a Winter Hike
Backpacking / Hiking

Staying Warm on a Winter Hike

By: Mikayla Koeltzow It’s the first morning of your weekend and going on a hike sounds like a perfect way to spend the day enjoying some peaceful time in the outdoors. Later on, you show up to the ...
Winter Hiking
Backpacking / Hiking

Winter Hiking

By: Kalli Hawkins The sound of crunchy snow underneath your boot, the trees coated in white snow, the sun peeking through the branches while illuminating the faint flurry of snowflakes—hiking in wi...
Snowshoeing 101: Tips for Beginners
Backpacking / Hiking

Snowshoeing 101: Tips for Beginners

By: Mecca R. Dennehy Have you ever come across those blue diamond signs tacked onto trees along the trail and wondered what they were for? Well, my friend, they are for snowshoeing and cross-cou...
Training to Get Outdoors
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Training to Get Outdoors

By: David Ball Training to get outdoors can seem like a bit of a guessing game. Whether you’re wanting to hike Angels Landing in Zion National Park with your kids, looking to go on your first mu...
Hiking to Half Dome
2 day trip

Hiking to Half Dome

By: Travis Mewhirter It’s when your legs feel more like lead, but your body begins dumping adrenaline—enough to make your arms tingle and palms sweat a bit—that you know you’re close. And my wife,...
Ways to Get Energy (and Keep it) on A Hike
Backpacking / Hiking

Ways to Get Energy (and Keep it) on A Hike

By: Mecca R. Dennehy   The forest is alive and the sun is out, which means it’s peak summer hiking season. All those alpine lakes and sunset views are waiting for you at the end of a beautiful trai...
Tips to Stay Cool Outdoors in Warm Weather
Backpacking / Hiking

Tips to Stay Cool Outdoors in Warm Weather

By: David Ball Temperatures are definitely on the rise, and we’re all feeling the heat! We either have to beat the sun up or wait until it’s down to enjoy the outdoors this summer. If you’re like m...