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Hi! I’m Kristen. I’m a Salt Lake City based blogger, photo enthusiast, and crazy music lover who thrives in the outdoors and wants to help inspire and inform your next adventure. Bearfoot Theory is the one-stop outdoor adventure travel blog for everyday explorers looking to go to awesome and easily-accessible outdoor destinations and to hone in on their outdoor skills.

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How to Train for a Thru-Hike

Training for a thru-hike requires mental and physical preparation. Learn how to get ready with these tips from a PCT and JMT thru-hiker.

  • Everest Basecamp Trek

Planning your Everest Base Camp Trek: The Ultimate Logistics Guide

The most common questions about an Everest Base Camp trek answered! Learn about guided vs independent, altitude sickness, transportation, gear & logistics.

How to Choose the Best Backpacking Water Filter

Don't get giardia! Learn what factors to consider when choosing a backpacking water filter & get recommendations for your next outdoor adventure.

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Gear 

How to choose the best sleeping pad for backpacking

What to wear hiking

Travel 

Best carry-on travel backpacks

10 amazing tiny house vacation rentals

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My latest travel video is from a three-day kayaking trip on New Zealand’s Abel Tasman coast. For more videos, head to my YouTube channel and subscribe!
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Looking for advice on outdoor, travel, and camping gear? Head to my One Stop Gear Shop to see what’s in my gear closet and get recommendations for my favorite stuff…all in one place.

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