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
Momma in the Mountains is in the midst of planning her 6-day backpacking trip with her 2-year-old son and their dog. What could possibly go wrong?
MommaintheMountains has a fun and lighthearted guide here on how to spot the elusive ultra runner out on the trails.
Words. Sometimes there are none; sometimes there’s too many I just ran the Carbon Valley Half Marathon for Autism while pushing my wee man. I carried with me names of others with autism for each mile. And your damn right I finished. Honestly I can’t believe I didn’t cry when I crossed that finish line … Continue reading Carbon Valley Half Marathon- The After
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)
REI... Anyone with even the slightest sense of adventure could easily spend thousands of dollars here. Plus they work as a Co-Op and advocate and work towards saving our precious environment. What’s not to like?! Our family probably only visits two other stores more frequently- the grocery store and local running store (Runner’s Roost Lakewood). … Continue reading Pre-Planning and the Darn Budgeting (Originally posted on allwomenalltrails.com)