Author: Kristen Bor

In 2014, I quit my Washington DC job to start Bearfoot Theory, and for the past 9 years I’ve been sharing my experiences here on this blog. I’m a hiking obsessed, half-time van lifer who is happiest in the mountains. My team and I are here to show you it’s never too late to get your start and accomplish your goals in the outdoors.
15 Best John Muir Trail Campsites

15 Best John Muir Trail Campsites

A thru-hike on the John Muir Trail means 20+ nights of epic camping. Here are the 10 best campsites on the John Muir Trail that you won’t want to miss.

What to Wear Hiking in the Desert

What to Wear Hiking in the Desert

Get your desert hiking clothes & gear dialed for your next Southwest trip so you’re ready for any adventure from hiking to camping and more.

The 6 Best Small Towns in Idaho

The 6 Best Small Towns in Idaho

From skiing in Sun Valley to snowmobiling in Stanley to soaking in hot springs all over the state, Idaho has endless territory to explore. But what makes Idaho even better is that the outdoor adventure hubs just happen to be unique little mountain towns where there is plenty to do after a hard day on the trail.

10 Travel Tips for Flying like a Boss

10 Travel Tips for Flying like a Boss

These 10 travel tips for flying will help you move smoothly through the airport, stay comfortable on your flight & get you to your destination in one happy piece.