Fit Bottomed Tour: Vail, Colorado in Summer

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Some vacation destinations are thought of as strictly winter or strictly summer, but as I discovered during my trip to Vail in June, those beliefs aren't always accurate. I mean, for a ski destination known the world over, the city offers some astoundingly fab activities in the summer months (and …
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She Did It! Kate Hiked Havasu Falls!

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She did it! She hiked Havasu Falls! Today Kate from our Take a Hike With Kate series shares the awesome details of her epic hiking adventure! After months of training, it was finally here: my big hike to Havasu Falls on the Havasupai Reservation in Northern Arizona! An 11-mile trek with …
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3 Things I Learned by Unplugging

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If I accidentally leave my phone at home when leaving the house, I usually experience a few minutes of ... well, maybe not panic, but severe discomfort. However, once the initial shock of realizing I'm unreachable passes, I tend to relax pretty quickly. When I make the conscious decision to leave …
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7 Hiking Hydration Tips

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Kate from our Take a Hike With Kate series is back today with hiking hydration tips and how she plans to stay healthy and hydrated while hiking Havasupai! It’s officially summertime in most parts of the U.S., but it’s exceptionally hot here in the desert southwest. I’ve been excited about my trip …
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Training for Havasupai: Hikes in the Sedona Area

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Remember our Take a Hike With Kate series? She’s back today with fun hikes in the Sedona area that are perfect to do as training for Havasupai! Training to hike to Havasupai Falls in Southern and Central Arizona can prove to be tricky. I live in Phoenix, where there are lots of straight-up hikes …
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Don’t Be ‘That’ Girl: 5 Tips for Hiking on Tribal Lands

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Remember our Take a Hike With Kate series? She’s back today with everything you need to know about hiking on tribal lands, as she’s been doing as she trains for her BIG Havasupai adventure! If you’re hiking in the Southwest to prepare for a hike to Havasupai Falls or the Grand Canyon, you may …
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Knowing Your Limits vs. Failing

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I'm back from Hawaii with a bit of a tan, a few surfing-related wounds, and a ton of stories I can't wait to share. It turns out you can fit a lot of FBG-worthy activities into a two-week period! So, I hope you don't mind, but you'll see quite a few Hawaii-related posts over the next couple of …
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Training for Havasupai: Hikes in Phoenix

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Remember our Take a Hike With Kate series? She's back today with some hikes in Phoenix she's been doing as she trains for her BIG Havasupai adventure! Training to hike to Havasupai Falls in Southern and Central Arizona can prove to be tricky. We have lots of straight up hikes up mountains and …
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