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Crap! I went for a hike and got lost

Crap! I went for a hike and got lost

So you don't think you can get lost on a simple hike, huh? You think, "I know this area. I've been here a bunch. I spend a lot of time hiking. I know what the heck I'm doing. Blah, blah, blah." Well, guess what? You see where this is going right? Yeah, I got lost this...

Yes, you can still run outside!

Yes, you can still run outside!

It wasn't so much a question as it was a look of disbelief. "Exactly how cold does it need to be for you to NOT go for a run?" Honestly, I have no idea. I know it's never been that cold around here so I don't really worry about it. Sure, I'd rather run when it's 60...

Gear geek alert! The Pa’lante V2 Pack

Gear geek alert! The Pa’lante V2 Pack

Hey gang, I'm back from a little winter hiatus. The holidays can be a bit of a hassle, trying to balance, work, travel and shopping but Trail Mix is rolling along again so let's get after it. Sooooooo, a Christmas present to myself just showed up at the house this...

My favorite hiking Instagrammers

My favorite hiking Instagrammers

There are certain things we all take into the woods when we go for a hike. Water, check. Backpack, check. First-Aid, check. Phone, oh heck yeah! How will people know we went out and did cool stuff if we didn't have our phones for some photos and our social media feeds...

Backpacking gifts for under $30 that don’t suck

Backpacking gifts for under $30 that don’t suck

So someone you love is a backpacker, huh? First, you have my condolences. Speaking from experience, they can be a picky bunch. But now you want to come up with a great gift to maybe help them enjoy their hikes a little more. Good news! I'm going to give you five...

Chad Sebring

About Me

Chad is the news editor at The Times-Tribune. He has been a journalist for roughly 20 years, making the all-too-common jump from beer truck driver to journalist in the mid-90s.