River & Trail Talk

How to Choose an Old Town Canoe (Brand Feature)

Posted by Kirsten on 2022 Jun 2nd

How to Choose an Old Town Canoe (Brand Feature)

In 1898, a wood and canvas canoe was built behind a hardware store in Old Town, Maine. That canoe kicked off the legacy that is Old Town Canoe Company, which continues to thrive in the present day. In …

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Brand Feature: Fjällräven

Posted by Kirsten on 2022 May 24th

Brand Feature: Fjällräven

“Born out of a vision to make nature more accessible”, Fjällräven has been creating timeless, quality outdoor gear since 1960.Beginning with an aluminum frame backpack, Åke Nordin founded the company …

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How To Hike with a Baby

Posted by Kirsten on 2022 May 8th

How To Hike with a Baby

This is written from the perspective of a new mom, with a 1 year old.When I was pregnant, I shared with a friend that I envisioned hiking often with my baby, while he napped. I followed up by saying I …

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How (and Why) to Clean Your Hiking Boots

Posted by Kirsten on 2022 May 2nd

How (and Why) to Clean Your Hiking Boots

Our wallet and the environment benefits greatly when we take care of our hiking boots. Regular cleaning extends their life so you can enjoy many years with your hiking footwear. Our hiking boots are b …

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