Vermont-based writer, photographer and adventurer, Berne reports on hiking, biking, skiing, overlanding, travel, climbing and kayaking for category-leading publications in the U.S., Europe and beyond. In the field, she’s been asked to deliver a herd of llamas to a Bolivian mountaintop corral, had first fat-biking descents in Alaska, helped establish East Greenland’s first sport climbing and biked the length of Jordan. She’s worked to help brands clean up their materials and manufacturing, and has had guns pulled on her in at least three continents.
The best trekking poles give you crucial support when exploring the trails and take the strain on those tough ascents and technical descents
For short hikes and fastpacking expeditions, the best hiking shoes' lightweight qualities might just make them the optimum choice of footwear
Our pick of the best hiking hats for keeping cool in the summer sun and warm in the wildest of winter conditions
Our pick of the best water shoes for men and women are lightweight, fast-drying and perfect for protecting your feet, allowing you to keep your footing in the water this summer
These cutting-edge lightweight Black Diamond Distance Carbon Z trekking poles are great for hikers, fastpackers and trail runners
Bargain priced, the Cascade Mountain Tech Aluminum Quick Lock Trekking Poles are good-quality poles with impressive features for the cost
An excellent camping companion on any adventure, the Therm-a-Rest NeoAir women’s camping mat is a light and very packable mat that offers year-round comfort
The Sea to Summit Women’s Ether Light XT Extreme Sleeping Mat is a superb all-year, all-conditions women’s sleeping pad
An excellent and affordable sleeping pad, the REI Co-op Trailbreak Self-Inflating Women’s Sleeping Pad is certainly tough
Women tend to sleep colder than men, but the best women’s sleeping pads are designed to keep female campers warm and comfortable in all conditions
The Nemo Tensor Ultralight is the perfect backpacking camping pad, for when you want to travel fast and light but sleep comfortably
Aqua-loving sneakers, the Astral Brewer 2.0s are perfect for paddling, portaging and walks with water features
With a trusty grip, the Helly Hansen Crest Watermoc is a water slipper that will come in handy in many situations
A lightweight camping quilt, the Therm-A-Rest Vesper 32 is designed for multiday hikers, bikepackers, fastpackers and racers who like to move fast along the trails
Environmentally considerate, the Sierra Designs Women’s Get Down 20° is a versatile, three-season sleeping bag for women
An extra comfortable sleeping bag, the Sea to Summit Flame Ultralight Women’s Sleeping Bag is ideal for summer sleep-outs and camping adventures
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