Originally Posted on AllWomenAllTrails.com Everyone has a why. Whether it’s running, or hiking, trails or not. For many the why that started it isn’t the same as the why they still do it today. For me my why of why I started running is the same as a story many women are stepping forward and … Continue reading The Need to Run
Believe it or not I never ran until college. When I did start running for real the only shoes I liked were true minimalist shoes - as in so minimalist you could role up TWO pairs and put them in a Nalgene. My mom called them rubber socks). Prior to that you'd only catch me … Continue reading Topo Runventure 3 Review
So the thing that started this spurt of mini review was that my former favorite running pack - the Nathan VaporMag - ripped at a seam substantially enough that I lost my favorite pair of cold weather arm warmer (which I sadly can't replace). Busted seam in my Nathan VaporMag Nathan has awesome customer service … Continue reading Nathan VaporHowe 2.0 4L Review
Recently I've really been struggling with running it seems - not the actual act of but all my gear failing/no longer fitting properly. My pack ripped, most of my running bottoms don't fit, my trail shoes just ripped my feet apart because they don't fit right, and so on. So I've decided as I start … Continue reading Topo MT-3 Review
Once upon a time I said I was going to write a book on overcoming excuses (particularly around living a healthy lifestyle). Well that never really happened. I did however write this mini chapter on the age old excuse of not having time, so I figured I'd share it with you. Nobody is too busy; … Continue reading So You Don’t Have Time?
All right let's talk about trekking poles. If you're like most people I know you don't use trekking poles because you don't need them. But trekking poles are one of those things that once you learn how to use them, and start using them, you never go back. They have so many benefits and there's … Continue reading Trekking Poles…Everything You Need to Know (Including Why You Need Them in the First Place)
Momma in the Mountains took a break from backpacking trip planning to support her partner in the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Race. Read about her experience and prepare to be inspired!
MommaintheMountains has a fun and lighthearted guide here on how to spot the elusive ultra runner out on the trails.
Momma in the Mountains shares some of her tips for saving money on gear purchases. Have anything to add?
I often get double checked on my distance when sharing my adventures with my son. With my upcoming backpacking trip people keep asking how far I think we’ll go each day. And then their jaw drops to the floor when I answer 12-15 miles. Most people don’t realize my background. I’m an ultra distance trail … Continue reading Going the distance…with an infant?! (Originally posted on AllWomenAllTrails.com)