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Nadine Nadow

Nadine enjoys writing about her love for wild places. As an environmental attorney and adventure writer, she is passionate about combining her legal and political expertise with her personal experiences to protect our constantly changing environment. Find her in the backcountry with her life partner and their dog running, mountain biking, skiing, and climbing.

Women’s Ultralight Backpacking Gear List: 9 lb Base Weight

The basics of an ultralight backpacking setup – warmth, shelter, and fuel – is all you need to enjoy the remoteness of the wilderness. Less is more applies, as long as the less can serve in more ways! Below are my suggestions for female specific backpacking products that will keep the base load light – …

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What Are The 10 Essentials for Day Hiking?

The 10 essentials for day hiking are 10 essential systems. These are the “must-have” systems to pack for a day hike. You won’t need to use every item on the list, as they are planned essentials for unplanned situations. When technical systems fail, or when the day takes a little longer than anticipated, these 10 …

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