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Backpacking Guide for Petites

By on May 30, 2017

Petite Backpacking Guide
The Golden Rule of backpacking is to keep your pack weight under 1/3 of your body weight.  However, that’s actually higher than most backpackers would consider to be comfortable.  Even following that “rule” for someone around 100 lbs, that’s less than 33 lbs which may be difficult…

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Best Adventure & Travel Blog Posts of the Week

By on May 27, 2017

Best Adventure & Travel Blog Posts
As I mentioned in my previous post for Best Adventure & Travel Blog Posts of the Week, I am writing up my favorites as a series for the following reasons:

It ‘s important to create a sense of community among bloggers.
I want my…

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Camping Off-Season at Killens Pond State Park

By on May 24, 2017

About Killens Pond State Park
Do you live in (or near) New York City, Philadelphia, DC, or Baltimore?  If so, you’re not too far from an outdoor weekend at Killens Pond State Park.  Killens Pond is in Felton, Delaware, less than a half an hour south of the capitol, Dover.  The…

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Ultimate List of Snacks For The Trail

By on May 22, 2017

Great Backpacking, Camping, and Hiking Snacks
Going on a hike? Having a well-packed backpack is important for making it through a long or difficult hike.  Going backpacking?   Having fuel between meals will keep you going on your journey.  Carrying weight on your back, climbing hills and mountains, and walking…

RACHEL M
New York, NY

I am Rachel, an early 30's Midwestern girl residing in NYC with my husband and dog. I have learned to appreciate the city but am also a huge adventure girl. Follow along with my outdoor adventures as well as my city adventures and fitness journey. I'm an advocate of empowering other petite women not to be limited by our size!

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