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Sleep under the stars, plan that epic road trip, and breathe in the fresh air.
Helping you become an independent explorer
If you’re like me, you feel most alive in the outdoors. On the weekends, you’d rather hit the trail than the bar, and you choose sleeping under the stars over 5 star hotels.
As one of the leading outdoor blogs run by an all-female team, my goal is to share real-world outdoor advice that will prepare you for whatever nature throws at you.
Bearfoot Theory founder
Hi! I’m a hiking obsessed, half-time van lifer who is happiest in the mountains. My team and I are here to help you feel prepared and to have meaningful experiences in the outdoors.
Outdoor Gear Guides
Stay warmer. Ache free. And better fueled.
Wherever you’re adventuring to next, make sure your gear has got your back, through thick and thin. Explore the best in gear here.
Be responsible outdoors.
We all have a responsibility to look after the places that we love.
Hiking and Backpacking
Explore the wilderness on foot
You don’t need to climb a 20,000 foot mountain to reap the rewards of the outdoors. All you need is a good pair of boots, a pack, and a few important hiking essentials. Get ready to hit some incredible hiking trails with our essential hiking tips and hiking gear roundups.
All About Van Life
Find Freedom on the Open Road
The Bearfoot Theory team has over 12 years of van life between us in all different types of vans, and we’re here to show you how it’s done. Learn how to pick the right van for your lifestyle, get inspiration for your van conversion, and learn practical advice and smart solutions to living a more spontaneous lifestyle.
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We will walk you through the entire process of buying a van, planning a conversion, and hitting the road in a van that you absolutely love.
Car Camping and Road Trips
The open road is calling
Tuck into the forest someplace quiet. Set up base camp with views as far as the eye can see. Refuel at the end of the day by the crackling campfire, knowing a new adventure is waiting for you tomorrow. Explore road trip tips and detailed itineraries across North America to find hidden gems off-the-beaten-path.