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Gear Review: Piggyback Rider

We won a PiggyBack Rider on Instagram a few weeks ago, so I was ecstatic to try it out on the trail and share my thoughts on with all of you here. We received an Explorer toddler Carrier with Adult and Child Hydration, Storage, and Safety Harness. Here is what is in the package: Carrier Hydration bladders...

Happy 50th Anniversary Lake Chabot: Clyde Woolridge Staging Area Loop

In honor of Lake Chabot’s 50th Anniversary and to continue our Memorial Day weekend, we spent time somewhere we weren’t familiar with. The Clyde Woolridge Staging Area is right where Grass Valley Rd. and Skyline Blvd meet. I grew up here and had no idea this area existed which is why I am so grateful to have such a beautiful...

Gear Review: Black Diamond Alpine Ergo Trekking Poles

  My birthday was last week and I got new trekking poles because my first pair finally broke. I use them often and I find that when you have a carrier and 32lb-er on your back, they give extra reassurance on muddy slopes or going down/uphill. I wasn’t always a trekking pole fan–I got to...