» Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra 8L Hydration Vest Review FueledByLOLZ – Running Fitness Article

» Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra 8L Hydration Vest Review FueledByLOLZ Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra 8L Hydration Vest Review (Also known as the S.A.S.) Recently I’ve been looking for a lightweight hydration pack that I can use for 1-2 hours of hiking. I don’t need anything heavy-duty, but something to keep water and maybe a snack on the go without holding it. The Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra 8L Hydration seemed to meet those requirements, so I decided to try it. Salomon…

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» Hiking Pocahontas State Park FueledByLOLZ – Running Fitness Article

» Hiking Pocahontas State Park FueledByLOLZ Hiking Pocahontas State Park On our way from Virginia Beach to Charlottesville, my husband and I drove through downtown Richmond, the capital of Virginia. Pocahontas State Park is only 20 miles from Richmond. Even though I grew up 90 minutes south of Richmond, I haven’t spent as much time in the city as I would like. On our drive, it was a beautiful day so we decided to stop for a short hike at…

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The Best Views, Trails, and Campgrounds – Fitness Article

The Best Views, Trails, and Campgrounds Thirty states in the U.S. have coastlines, so what makes California so epic that you should devote an entire road trip solely to its splendor? For starters, how about redwoods, amazing beaches, waves, trails and, oh yes, just a couple of epic campgrounds. Don’t take our word for it—Load up the truck and hit the road to see for yourself. With several hundred miles to explore, you can follow in our footsteps or flip…

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» Hiking Stephens State Park FueledByLOLZ – Running Fitness Article

» Hiking Stephens State Park FueledByLOLZ Hiking Stephens State Park (specifically the Orange, White and White Rumbly Climb Loop trail). I think I typed this entire post and then the internet ate it or it got misplaced somewhere. Anyway, a couple of weeks ago, I went hiking at Stephens State Park.  The trail name is called: “Orange, White and White Rumbly Climb Loop. ” The Orange, White and White Rumbly Climb Loop is roughly 8.3 miles. We cut parts out…

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Danish Hiker Trapped on Norway Trail After Injury – Fitness Article

Danish Hiker Trapped on Norway Trail After Injury December 17, 2019 Jeppe Spence of Denmark has hiked the Appalachian Trail in the eastern U.S., Kungsleden, Skåneleden and Vättlefjällsleden in Sweden, and other various long-distance trails around the world — and he’s only in his early 20s. He’s trying to live a life he won’t regret, and that includes spending as much time outdoors as possible.   “The best thing about solo hiking is that everything happens according to you,” Spence said.…

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Mountain Guide Recounts 10-hour Trip Turned 24-hour Ordeal – Fitness Article

Mountain Guide Recounts 10-hour Trip Turned 24-hour Ordeal December 12, 2019 In July 2019, mountain guide Susanna Girolamo led a hiking trip in Montana’s Swan Mountain Range. Little did she know it would become a much longer trip than anticipated. In her own words, Girolamo shared with Garmin the details of that day, and how carrying an inReach® satellite communicator stopped the situation from escalating. “By the summer of 2019, I had been leading mountain and backcountry skiing trips for…

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» Hiking Mount Misery at Valley Forge FueledByLOLZ – Running Fitness Article

» Hiking Mount Misery at Valley Forge FueledByLOLZ Hiking Mount Misery at Valley Forge If you are into history and hiking Valley Forge is a great spot to stop. A brief history: During the Revolutionary War, Valley Forge was commanded by General George Washington and functioned as a military encampment for the Continental Army’s main body. In the winter of 1777, General George Washington led his 12,000-man army into Valley Forge.  They remained there from December 1777 to June 1778.…

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» Chimney Rocks Trail via Hermitage and Appalachian National Scenic Trail FueledByLOLZ – Running Fitness Article

» Chimney Rocks Trail via Hermitage and Appalachian National Scenic Trail FueledByLOLZ Chimney Rocks Trail via Hermitage and Appalachian National Scenic Trail That’s a trail name, right? Chimney Rocks via Hermitage and Appalachian National Scenic Trail. As most people know, the Appalachian Trail goes from Georgia to Maine. One thing to note, is in Central PA, many of the hikes have little to no cell service. I would download and view a full map before heading out. The Chimney Rocks Trail…

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Response Team Rescues Imperiled Animals in the Backcountry – Fitness Article

Response Team Rescues Imperiled Animals in the Backcountry November 22, 2019 On a summer night in July, a 130-pound German shepherd with injured paws was unable to descend a remote trail in the North Cascades Range, and its owner didn’t know what to do. A third-party individual had triggered an SOS on their inReach® satellite communicator to report the situation, and staff at the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center contacted the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office to respond. The Sheriff’s Office knew…

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The 5 Best Hikes + Adventures From YHA Castleton, Peak District – Fitness Article

The 5 Best Hikes + Adventures From YHA Castleton, Peak District November 12, 2019 The weather has definitely turned over the past few weeks, but those bright, cold days are the best ones for hiking as long as you’re kitted out appropriately. I was lucky enough to spend 24 hours in the Peak District in some spectacular autumn weather with YHA, which is a charity that transforms young lives forever through travel and real adventure. They have amazing places to…

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Adventures In Paradise | All About My Dream Trip To Bali – Fitness Article

Adventures In Paradise | All About My Dream Trip To Bali June 6, 2019 I like this blog to be as informative as possible – so if I’ve experienced something, I want to add a spin on it that helps others – but honestly, there’s already so much information out there about visiting Bali that I just don’t think I could add anything valuable to the conversation. Instead, I’m taking this blog back to the old school and simply using…

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Top 3 Hikes in Joshua Tree National Park – Workout Fitness Article

Planning a trip to Joshua Tree National Park in California? Use this guide to help you make the most of your time in the park with these top Joshua Tree hikes. Joshua Tree National Park is a very unique and beautiful place to visit. It’s only a few hours from Los Angeles and basically in Palm Springs’ backyard. You’ll find the normal desert landscape such as cacti and boulders but you will also be treated to mountain views (sometimes even…

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An ideal summer weekend in Great Barrington, MA – Fitness Article

An ideal summer weekend in Great Barrington, MA Remember the scene in Clueless where Tai (RIP Brittany Murphy) hits her head at a party and is out cold? Cher instructs Elton on how to care for poor Tai: Cher: If it’s a concussion, you have to keep her conscious, okay? Ask her questions.Elton: What’s seven times seven?Cher: Stuff she knows! So here I am. After not posting in months, using Clueless to warm you back up to me and taking…

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