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Basics Safety

8 Tips for Hornet Safety

By on September 29, 2017

Bee, Wasp, and Hornet Safety
Bee stings suck, there’s no doubt.  I’ve been lucky enough not to have been stung by anything but a bee but from others’ experiences I know a hornet sting hurts much worse.  For some people, stings from these insects can cause anaphylaxis leading to death. …


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Adventure

GORUCK Constellation

By on September 26, 2017

GORUCK

GORUCK is an organization that runs various active events put on by Special Forces.  The events range from learning some self defense, scavenger hunts, but mostly physical challenges.  There are also special events such as the 9/11 Tough Challenge – a tribute to the heroes.  A lot of their…


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Adventure Travel

Best Adventure & Travel Blog Posts of the Week

By on September 23, 2017

Best Adventure & Travel Blog Posts
If you’re new to Backcountry Petite, I occasionally feature some of my favorite recent adventure and travel blog posts from other bloggers.  I select these from among posts I find interesting, applicable to me, and those that I believe my readers will find interesting….

petite fashion


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Athletic Fashion Gear Petites

Petite Athletic Fashion – Sale Picks

By on September 21, 2017

Petite Athletic Fashion
So my gym was taking orders for newly designed shirts and I thought it’d be fun to order one.  I placed an order for the smallest size tank top and waited a few weeks for the orders to come in.  When my tank finally came I was…

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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