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February 18, 2015

How to lace hiking boots

By: Richard Felton
Family adventure expert, Tim Meek, gives us his unique take on creating the ultimate outdoor adventures for the small people in your pack. More
Getting your head around navigation will not only allow you to explore the world but it will also allow you to find your way back home. More
First time campers and adventurers? Listen up. Here are a few tips using simple items from around the house to keep you warm, dry, and your kit in order. More
Discover iPhone film apps and accessories to turn a mediocre video on the trail into a true masterpiece. With a video rig and our tips you’ll be all set! More
Make being stuck indoors more fun with these innovative adventure activities from Merrel like reading books, watching films and running virtual trails. More
Learn why batteries die in the cold, how to keep them the warm when taking winter photos and other winter photography tips. More
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December 17, 2014

Five Tips for Camping Together

By: Max Willcocks
Motivating others, setting guidelines, getting to know your team’s needs – when you’re the leader of the group, all these can help improve how you work together as a team. Check out our five tips for camping together. More
Nutrition
December 16, 2014

Holiday Trail Mix

By: Lily Simpson
Keep your energy up with this homemade Christmas trail mix recipe. With trail mix ingredients like pistachios and pecans, this winter trail mix is sure to keep you going on the trail, at home or at the mall. More
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December 9, 2014

Five Winter Workout Tips

By: Annie Bertucio
Oh the weather outside is frightful…but keeping up your exercise would be delightful. When the weather turns rubbish, it’s easy to bundle up and scratch your workout. Try these five foolproof ideas to work up a winter sweat. More
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December 2, 2014

How to Stay Warm in Winter

By: Eric Larsen
Find tips to stay warm from Eric Larsen. Keeping warm in winter is essential for avid adventurers looking to stay outside. Use Larsen’s ways to stay warm in winter. More
Enjoy the offseason while staying in shape with holiday fitness tips from Merrell. This Christmas, fitness doesn’t have to be a focal point, nor does it have to fall by the wayside. More
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November 18, 2014

Keep Warm and Carry on Adventuring

By: Tim Meek
Changing weather doesn’t mean family adventures have to stop. Check out these tips and winter activities for families. More
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November 11, 2014

3 Cold-Weather Running Tips

By: Fred Keeling
Whether you’re running in the rain or snow you need proper outdoor clothing and footwear to keep you warm. Find out how to be ready for cold-weather running. More
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November 4, 2014

Tips for Alpine Adventures

By: Laraine Wyn Jones
Check out these tips to make your Alpine adventures unforgettable. When you have the proper running or hiking footwear as well as some comfort gear, your trip to the Alps will be more smooth and enjoyable. More
How to
October 28, 2014

How to Avoid Bug Bites

By: Louis Bedwell
Get tips on bug protection from Merrell. Stay bug free with insect-repellent clothing and other tips to avoid bug bites and creepy crawlies on the trail. More
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October 24, 2014

5 Running Tips for Busty Girls

By: Emily Bell
It’s easy to underestimate the importance of sports bras, but finding the right sports bra can make your run a lot more enjoyable. More
How to
October 14, 2014

How to dress for after sport

By: Laraine Wyn Jones
What to wear for after-sport activities. From the drive home to a pint with friends, packing after-sport shoes/sandals and apparel can make your post-hike or run activities more enjoyable. More
Get tips on hiking and camping with your dog from Merrell. From dog-friendly trails to food and more, make sure you have what your best backpacking partner needs. More
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September 30, 2014

How to get ready for an adventure day

By: Anna McNuff
Avoid last-minute camping trip stress with these tips around how to plan an adventure day. From having the right camping equipment, to checking the weather, you’ll be more prepared for your next trip. More
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September 23, 2014

How to Pitch a Tree Tent

By: Tim Meek
Discover the benefits of hanging tree tents when camping on rough or undesirable terrain – or when you just want a new adventure! More
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September 16, 2014

How To Becoming a Running Pacer

By: Max Willcocks
Thinking of being a running pacer? Check out these tips on how to pace someone and be an encourager on race day. More
Check out these tips on how to improve your running time and set a new PR. Speedworkouts and proper recovery could be key to how to train to run faster. More
Find out how to have an adventure when you work 9-5. Even little outdoor activities and ability to get away for a day can satiate adventure junkies. More
Learn how to stay cool in heat and avoid hyperthermia or heat stress by regulating body temperature with our hot weather safety tips. More
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August 22, 2014

How to survive a bear attack

By: The Pack Team
Bear attacks are rare, but how do you make sure you don't end up as a statistic? This Merrell inforgraphic will tell you everything you need to know... More
If there's one way to breathe life into the stories of your adventures, it's to film it. Having spent 20 years as a professional cameraman, shooting celebrities and explorers, here are Mungo's three top tips on how to shoot an adventure ensure it gets seen. More
Be ready for backcountry fishing with tips for fishing without a pole. If you’re wondering how to catch fish with minimal fishing gear, we’ll tell you how to do it with just a line, stick, weights, lures and hooks so you’re ready for survival fishing, should you ever need to be. More
Get tips on biking to work for a morning commute that leaves you feeling fit and fresh. Whether you bike to work solo, with a friend or in a group it’s important to be prepared, so check out our information on how to bike to work to get started. More
Check out these ways to get in shape while doing what you do every day. From walking at lunch to calf raises in the kitchen, these tips to get fit and keep moving will quickly make a difference in your fitness and energy level. More
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July 29, 2014

How to Kayak

By: Emily Bell
Follow our tips for kayaking for beginners. From kit selection to proper technique, we’ll help make kayaking for the first time easier. More
Get tips for the best camping gear for kids when setting up sleeping arrangements for your trip. From tents to tarpaulin shelters, plan your family camp out. More
Discover the benefits of a running buddy or running club. Running with a group or partner can keep you accountable, help you stay motivated, and keep you from making unsafe decisions. More
Do you bring music on a run or listen to the sights and sounds of the world around you? There's no right or wrong answer, and each have their own merits, but let's assume you are a music lover. How do you get the best running playlist to inspire you to outperform your best times and really leave it all out there on the trail or pavement? More
Get tips on preparing family camping meals with these recipes from the Meeks. From mixing up trail mix for kids to breakfast, lunch and dinner camping meals, these ideas will keep them (and you) fuelled and focused on adventure. More
Get tips for planning a trip on the fly from Merrell. Wondering how to plan your next adventure? We’ll give you tips on how to plan a trip quickly so you can get underway. More
When Team Merrell took part in the GODZone adventure race earlier in March, they were lucky to have Graham Bird at the helm to lead them, one of the best navigators in the adventure racing world. So before the team set off on their 529km journey through some of New Zealand's most wild country, we asked him for his top tips on now to navigate with a map and compass. More
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June 17, 2014

Training While Injured

By: Laraine Wyn Jones
Learn how to stay in shape when injured by creating a modified training plan to accommodate your running injury. Cross-training workouts and strength training while injured can help you keep fit. More

Improve your outdoor fitness and hiking knowledge with how-to tips from The Pack. Whether you're wondering how to run on trails, how to camp with kids or how to hike at high elevations, we have the answers. Check out our articles to find helpful information for all your outdoor adventures from trip prep to what to do when things don't go as planned. And don't forget to browse our collection of men's and women's outdoor apparel, hiking boots, trail running shoes and more to be even better prepared as you venture outside.

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