This week's blog post is what we hope to be the first of many in our Community Partners series. We'll hear from Rusty Donlon, owner of Gear Hut, as he talks about how he and his wife, Leah, got inspired to do their own local version of the #52hikeschallenge. He...

Why I Love Backpacking by Jill Katz This poem reminds us all of the triumph and challenges of backpacking, and why it's the most incredible adventure one can have!

While many hikers will respect you if you don’t accept your trail name, there are a select few, who regardless of your denial, will still call you whatever crazy name they came up with.

Let’s go for a hike! Seems innocent enough right? Except when this discussion between my friend, Blender, and I began, it was no simple out-n-back or loop trail we were talking about. We wanted to walk in the woods, take the trail less travelled by, and live by all the...

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

These are crazy and confusing times for many of us here in Northern Nevada. Businesses are closing their doors, employees are working from home, and friends and families are refraining from socializing as they normally would for the foreseeable future. The next few wee...

Snowshoeing in the Sierras: 

Finding peace in a new sport with an old friend.

Convincing my friends across the country to make the trek to visit me in Reno-Tahoe is a lot easier when the skies are blue and the ground is covered in white, fluffy snow. Rewind to last year...

Hiking is the best way to have an adventure close to home, but after moving my home from New York to Reno, I was unsure of the hiking adventures I could have out here. So I collected a list of some of my Reno-raised co-workers favorite hiking trails and hotspots and te...

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