Tour du Mont Blanc: What You Need to Know Before You Hike

The Tour du Mont Blanc is a 110-mile alpine trek circumnavigating the Mont Blanc Massif (15,770 ft.) meandering through an array of colossal snow fields, glaciers, and luxuriant wildflower meadows at the crossroads of Italy, Switzerland, and France. Regarded as one of the most popular long-distance hikes in all of Europe, the Tour du MontRead More

Every Ounce Counts – 9 Ultralight Backpacking Tips

Modern day thru-hikers are traversing thousands of miles on foot through remote wilderness areas with little to nothing in their packs and making it look easy.  They travel fast, ultralight, and as a result, sustain less injuries and better preserve their bodies. Becoming ultralight isn’t challenging, however it does require some research and experimentation.  To see whatRead More