Julia Clarke is a staff writer for Advnture.com and the author of the book Restorative Yoga for Beginners. She loves to explore mountains on foot, bike, skis and belay and then recover on the the yoga mat. Julia graduated with a degree in journalism in 2004 and spent eight years working as a radio presenter in Kansas City, Vermont, Boston and New York City before discovering the joys of the Rocky Mountains. She then detoured west to Colorado and enjoyed 11 years teaching yoga in Vail before returning to her hometown of Glasgow, Scotland in 2020 to focus on family and writing.
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This three-berth family air tent can be erected in under 10 minutes by one person and provides tons of indoor space for summer adventures
For small to medium-sized breasts, the compressions crop top holds everything in place when you’re on the run, and looks great if you want to wear it on its own
This compact, portable double-burner stove with grill can cook up a feast for the entire family when you’re car camping or for backyard parties and it’s easy on the wallet
There are a few characteristic traits that will tell you if you’re going to be bounding along the trail in your hiking boots, or suffering with every step
Windburn after a hike or trail run can leave you with red, burning skin, even on an overcast day – learn how to prevent it and treat it
Lightweight, easy to fill, clean and drink from and leakproof, this water bottle is practically perfect for hikers
Do you really need to wear socks for running? A look at the arguments for and against running without socks
Being an experienced and skilled hiker doesn’t just mean knowing how to take a bearing or use crampons – it means keeping yourself and others as safe as possible
Why are some runs harder than others? We examine six common explanations for why you feel like you’ve hit a wall on the trail some days
With our 11 tips for how to avoid summer crowds on the hiking trails you can be patrolling the backcountry all summer long without standing in line to reach the summit
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Pebbles in your shoes can be a real pain when you’re hiking and running – try these 5 tips to keep your shoes free of debris
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We run you through the highs and lows of running on surfaces, from gravel and grass to roads and sand, plus the best shoes for each type
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Ultralight, breathable shoes with superior grip, these trail runners are your best companion for days when you want to move fast
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