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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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Latest on the Blog

Learning to Ski at Alta & Tips for Adult Beginners

Learning to ski as an adult doesn't have to be intimidating. Read about my first year skiing at Alta Ski Area & learn my tips for getting started.

John Muir Trail Transportation Guide & Planning Tips

Learn about cheapest and most efficient John Muir Trail transportation options, including the best airports and buses to use before & after your hike.

Queenstown Travel Tips: Where to Eat, Stay & Things to Do

Got 2 or 3 days in Queenstown? Learn how to maximize your time with these travel tips that include the best places to stay and eat and awesome things to do in the adventure capital of New Zealand.

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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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