LUCKY LADY

Ortlieb is a leader in waterproof ultra durable bike bags and is suiting me up to keep my goods dry. They are committed to resource conservation and keeping their carbon footprint as small as possible. A heart warmed thank you for all the love and support! CLICK HERE to check out their wide range of bike touring products. 

I’m riding on a Ritchey Break-Away Ascent frame and this is probably the coolest bike on the planet. In just about 20 minutes time, I can disassemble the frame and pack it so tight that it will fit as checked luggage for my next flight. I want to give Ritchey Design a huge thank you for helping me put together this beauty. Ritchey is recognized around the world as one of the cycling industry’s premier innovators for good reason. Check them out by CLICKING HERE.

I am so excited to announce that it’s official, I am an ambassador for Hyperlite Mountain Gear. What’s even better is that they consider me, Bloody Mary, an ATHLETE! My momma would be proud. Hyperlite Mountain Gear designs premium, durable outdoor products for a range of adventures. I’ve used their products on over 5,000 miles of backcountry travel and am a huge fan. CLICK HERE to check out a little interview we did together.

Native Eyewear's philosophy is simple: It's pursuing your dreams with the best gear, the right companions and a free spirit, tempered only by an enduring respect for the world that is your playground. That's why you wear Native: it's genuine performance eyewear, made for lives that are too amazing to be seen through an ordinary lens.

Adventure Cycling Association is a nonprofit organization that inspires and empowers people to travel by bicycle. I’ll be cycling down one of their established routes on the GDMBR, a 2,700+ mile trail from Banff, BC to Mexico! Check out the plethora of resources on ACA's website and become a member by CLICKING HERE!

 

Green Goo first aid and body care products are created using homeopathic herbal wisdom. All of their products are made in the USA with 100% natural herbs and oils. They are a women-owned and family operated business, committed to social and environmental ethics.



I was sponsored for my first PCT thru hike in 2014 by mYAMAdventure and I don't really know where I would be without all this support. A huge thanks goes out to the companies below for providing me with amazing gear known to hikers around the world. I'd also like to give a lifetime of gratitude to Gen Shimizu over at Yama Mountain Gear and all the FANTASTIC mentors who've helped me make my dream a reality! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!

YAMA Mountain Gear specializes in the design and crafting of ultralight tarps and tents using the highest quality materials like cuben fiber and silnylon to give you the versatility and performance you demand in all your backcountry pursuits.

Check out Yama's new Swiftline design! This two-person tent weighs in at 28 ounces.

Check out Yama's new Swiftline design! This two-person tent weighs in at 28 ounces.

Ultralight Adventure Equipment has been designing and building high-quality, ultralight backpacks since 2001. They remain actively involved in the hiking community and have helped to shape the industry today.
 

I'm going to be living out of the ULA circuit for this lovely five month thru-hike.

I'm going to be living out of the ULA circuit for this lovely five month thru-hike.

 

Darn Tough has been making extraordinarily tough socks in the Green Mountains of Vermont for about 10 years. They are committed to producing the best possible socks the word has to offer and it shows.
Darn Tough is the only brand of socks I own!

I don't think I'll ever wear another brand of sock for the rest of my life. Give 'em a try, and you'll know why.  

I don't think I'll ever wear another brand of sock for the rest of my life. Give 'em a try, and you'll know why.

 

Leki's passion and experience has made them a world leading pole maker. Their poles are manufactured and distributed from the Czech Republic using environmentally-friendly methods.

Not only do these Cressida LEKI hiking poles help my knees, I'm also using them to pitch my tent.

Not only do these Cressida LEKI hiking poles help my knees, I'm also using them to pitch my tent.

Bedrock Sandals is a small, USA made, outdoors company focused on creating premium quality minimalist sandals that create an authentic barefoot experience for running, hiking, and traveling.

I know camp shoes are a luxury, but you won't find me sending these bad boys home anytime soon.

I know camp shoes are a luxury, but you won't find me sending these bad boys home anytime soon.

The Mouse Works operates on the belief that small is beautiful. Ryan Williamson, trail name “Timothy Mouse,” has hiked over 10,000 miles of trail and crafts fleece hats from his farm in Virginia.
 

Meow! Best hat I've ever owned

Meow! Best hat I've ever owned

Paramount Fit Foods makes healthy, high protein, low calorie snack packs. Every vacuum sealed pack has wild game jerky, macadamia nuts, Marcona almonds, dried cranberries and either dried mango, apricot or strawberry.

 

Filterstorm Nueu for the iPhone and iPad provides all the photo editing tools a photographer on the go could want; everything from powerful masking tools to simple pre-made filters.