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Laurel Hunter

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Laurel is an artist, designer, writer and project manager. Her diverse resume includes director of marketing for the largest mountain bike touring company in the western US to design for many top outdoor companies. She holds a BA in Studio Art of San Francisco State University and an MFA from Arizona State University. She can usually be found following the good weather with her mountain bike and naughty dogs.

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Best Camping Mattress of 2022

Best Camping Mattress of 2022

Our search for the best camping mattress starts with sifting through over 40 models and choosing the top 14 from the bunch, then putting them head-to-head rigorous (not for our testers)...
Patagonia Dirt Roamer - Women's
Top Pick

Patagonia Dirt Roamer - Women's

Truly a wonder of stretch, comfort, fit, and breathability, these shorts easily earned our Top Pick for Comfort. The updated version retains the minimalist design that's loaded with...
Best Hiking Shoes for Women of 2022

Best Hiking Shoes for Women of 2022

We're here to help you sort through the options for the best women's hiking shoes. We tested the market's leading pairs, then picked the 13 leaders for thorough side-by-side testing.
Merrell Moab 2 WP - Women's
Best Buy

Merrell Moab 2 WP - Women's

A high-performing hiking shoe that won't let you down. It's not the most comfortable, but it has excellent traction. And it is cheaper than most of the competition.
How to Choose Hiking Shoes for Women

How to Choose Hiking Shoes for Women

What do you do when the options for hiking shoes are overwhelming? This article will help you understand the different options available, and how to choose the right shoe for your terrain...
How to Choose a Car Camping Mattress

How to Choose a Car Camping Mattress

Looking for the best, most comfy car camping mattress out there? Don't worry, we've got your back. We tested some of the best mattresses available...
Oboz Arete Low BDry - Women's

Oboz Arete Low BDry - Women's

A very supportive and waterproof hiking shoe that would work well for multi-day hikes. We found the fit to be somewhat limiting, and not a good choice for women who like more room to...
Merrell MQM Flex 2 Low - Women's

Merrell MQM Flex 2 Low - Women's

This is a lightweight and breathable hiking shoe that lacks support for longer hikes or technical terrain. It would do well in a dry climate on fairly even trails, or as an urban adventure...
How to Choose Mountain Bike Shorts for Women

How to Choose Mountain Bike Shorts for Women

Women's mountain bike shorts are finally having their day. Though women have been on the mountain biking scene for years, it's only recently that companies are paying enough attention to...
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