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March 20, 2015

#trailporn week 38

By: The Pack Team
Our fans take fantastic photos of their adventures, and we love to celebrate their talents. Here's the best trailporn from the week gone by. More
People
March 13, 2015

#trailporn week 37

By: The Pack Team
When it comes to hiking there are some people you want in your pack, and some you don’t. Which one are you? More
People
March 6, 2015

#trailporn week 36

By: The Pack Team
People
February 27, 2015

#trailporn week 35

By: The Pack Team
Just a day until the weekend, and all the outdoor fun you can hope for. In the meantime, here's the kind of spectacular views you can expect, courtesy our our Instagram fans. More
People
February 20, 2015

#trailporn week 34

By: The Pack Team
People
February 13, 2015

#trailporn week 33

By: The Pack Team
It's nearly the weekend, so time to get inspired for all the possibilities waiting for you outside when you clock off today. Here's the best photos from our Instagram fans over the past week. More
Here are some of our favourite hiking and trail shots from the competition. So put on your hiking shoes, grab your camera and get your snap for next year! Or the next #trailporn. More
People
February 6, 2015

#trailporn week 32

By: The Pack Team
Another Friday, another dose of #trailporn from our Instagram fans. And it looks, for some, like the snow is finally thawing... More
People
January 30, 2015

#trailporn week 31

By: The Pack Team
People
January 23, 2015

#trailporn week 30

By: The Pack Team
It's Friday, so time for more #trailporn from our Instagram fans. Remember, if you want to be included in the mix, just take amazing trail photography, upload it to Instagram, and use both of the hashtags #trailporn and #merrell. More
People
January 16, 2015

#trailporn week 29

By: The Pack Team
People
January 1, 2015

Alpha New Year Resolutions

By: The Pack Team
Read goals for 2015 that Merrell’s Alphas have shared for the New Year. Their healthy new year’s resolutions include specific training and adventure. More
People
December 26, 2014

Best of 2014's #trailporn part one

By: The Pack Team
With 28 weeks of #trailporn in 2014, we've certainly had our fill of amazing shots from our Instagram fans... More
People
December 24, 2014

2015 Adventure Bucket List

By: The Pack Team
Check out our 2015 trail running, camping and other adventure bucket list items. The Merrell Pack puts together a 2015 bucket list of their top adventure choices. More
People
December 19, 2014

#trailporn week 28

By: The Pack Team
Hard to believe we've been running our #trailporn segment - where we celebrate our Instagram fans' love of the outdoors through their adventure photos - has been going for 28 weeks! More
People
December 15, 2014

Making the most of your holidays

By: Tim Meek
The Christmas and New Year period is a time for family, reflection and new beginnings; re-evaluating your priorities and aims for the coming year as you strive to live life to the full. More
People
December 12, 2014

#trailporn week 27

By: The Pack Team
People
December 5, 2014

#trailporn week 26

By: The Pack Team
Another week, more #trailporn from our fans on Instagram. If you want to be featured, just take your best trail photos, and upload with the #merrell and #trailporn tags, and we'll find 'em! More
People
November 28, 2014

#trailporn Week 25

By: The Pack Team
Another week, more #trailporn from our fans on Instagram. If you want to be featured, just take your best trail photos, and upload with the #merrell and #trailporn tags, and we'll find 'em! More
People
November 21, 2014

#trailporn week 23

By: The Pack Team
Another Friday, and a lot more #trailporn for you to enjoy. A lot of great snaps this week, including some new faces... More
People
November 14, 2014

#trailporn week 22

By: The Pack Team
It's Friday people, and for those about to brave the trail this winter weekend, be sure to take a camera, and you too could feature on this page! Just tag your photos with #merrell and #trailporn on Instagram. Here's this week's trailporn snaps... More
National Geographic is celebrating its 10th year of 'Adventurer of the Year' and the shortlist of inspirational people has been released for everyone to vote on. More
People
November 7, 2014

#trailporn week 21

By: The Pack Team
It's Friday, everyone, so time to celebrate our brilliant Instagram fans' trail adventures in photographic form. Nearly the weekend, so you can join them... More
People
October 31, 2014

#trailporn week 20

By: The Pack Team
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October 24, 2014

#trailporn week 19

By: The Pack Team
It's Friday, which can only mean two things. One: the weekend is nearly here, but more importantly Two: it's time for more #trailporn from out Instagram fans! More
People
October 17, 2014

#trailporn week 18

By: The Pack Team
It's Friday, which can only mean two things. One: the weekend is nearly here, but more importantly Two: it's time for more #trailporn from out Instagram fans! More
People
October 10, 2014

#trailporn week 17

By: The Pack Team
Friday time, and here's another batch of #trailporn from out Instagram fans for your enjoyment More
People
October 3, 2014

#trailporn week 16

By: The Pack Team
It's Friday, so time for more excellent #trailporn from our Instagram folks. Remember, if you want your shots to be included, tag your posts on Instagram with both #merrell and #trailporn. We pick out the best of the last week every Friday! More
People
September 26, 2014

#trailporn week 15

By: The Pack Team
It's Friday, so time for more excellent #trailporn from our Instagram folks. Remember, if you want your shots to be included, tag your posts on Instagram with both #merrell and #trailporn. We pick out the best of the last week every Friday! More
People
September 23, 2014

Man vs Train: man wins

By: The Pack Team
If only this story had emerged last month when our theme was the urban commute - a new video has appeared on YouTube showing 30 year old James Heptonstall racing a train on the London Underground between stops... and winning! More
People
September 19, 2014

#trailporn week 14

By: The Pack Team
It's Friday, so time for more excellent #trailporn from our Instagram folks. Remember, if you want your shots to be included, tag your posts on Instagram with both #merrell and #trailporn. We pick out the best of the last week every Friday! More
People
September 17, 2014

Growing a Beard in the Woods

By: Macca Sherifi
Get in touch with the wildness of the backcountry by growing out a beard on your next adventure. Whether you prefer a mustache and beard, full beard or just untamed scruff, growing a beard keeps you connected to nature and may even be good for your health. More
People
September 12, 2014

#trailporn week 13

By: The Pack Team
Unlucky for some, but hopefully not for us. Here's the best #trailporn from our readers and fans this week. Remember, if you want your shots to be included, tag your posts on Instagram with both #merrell and #trailporn. More
People
September 5, 2014

#trailporn week 12

By: The Pack Team
Every Friday we post your best photos of your adventure with a full credit.  If you want your shots to be included, tag your posts on Instagram with both #merrell and #trailporn. More
People
August 29, 2014

#trailporn week 11

By: The Pack Team
Get outside, take amazing photos and tag them with #merrell & #trailporn. More
People
August 22, 2014

#trailporn week 10

By: The Pack Team
Every Friday we post your best photos of your adventure with a full credit. If you want your shots to be included, tag your posts on Instagram with both #merrell and #trailporn. More
People
August 15, 2014

#trailporn week 9

By: The Pack Team
Every Friday we post your best photos of your adventure with a full credit. If you want your shots to be included, tag your posts on Instagram with both #merrell and #trailporn. More
People
August 8, 2014

#trailporn week 8

By: The Pack Team
Its been two months since we started publishing your #trailporn pictures, and we're still always impressed by the arty snaps that make us long to get outside and back on the trail as we upload each one to the site. Hopefully you feel the same way. More
People
August 1, 2014

#trailporn photos week 7

By: The Pack Team
Every week on The Pack, we try to bring you amazing stories from people having amazing adventures all over the world. But the truth is you Merrell readers and fans are having your own fantastic adventures every day too, and plenty of you are documenting it as you go. More
People
July 25, 2014

#trailporn photos week 6

By: The Pack Team
Every week on The Pack, we try to bring you amazing stories from people having amazing adventures all over the world. But the truth is you Merrell readers and fans are having your own fantastic adventures every day too, and plenty of you are documenting it as you go. More
The 135-mile route of Badwater is infamously known as “the world’s toughest footrace” due to extremely high temperatures and its sheer length. Finishing the race once is a pretty massive achievement. q More
People
July 18, 2014

#trailporn photos week 5

By: The Pack Team
Every week on The Pack, we try to bring you amazing stories from people having amazing adventures all over the world. But the truth is you Merrell readers and fans are having your own fantastic adventures every day too, and plenty of you are documenting it as you go. More
What are the chance of being hit by lightning? Minimal. What are the chances of being hit by lightning while on the trail, AND THEN to pick yourself up and continue running? Even more minimal. Well try telling that to Adam Campbell. More
People
July 11, 2014

#trailporn photos week four

By: The Pack Team
That's where #trailporn Friday comes in: we'll post your best photos of your adventure with a full credit. If you want your shots to be included, tag your posts on Instagram with both #merrell and #trailporn or tweet us at @merrelloutside with the same hashtags. More
Every week on The Pack, we try to bring you amazing stories from people having amazing adventures all over the world. But the truth is you Merrell readers and fans are having your own fantastic adventures every day too, and plenty of you are documenting it as you go. More
People
June 27, 2014

#trailporn photos week two

By: The Pack Team
Every week on The Pack, we try to bring you amazing stories from people having amazing adventures all over the world. But the truth is you Merrell readers and fans are having your own fantastic adventures every day too, and plenty of you are documenting it as you go. More
People
June 23, 2014

12 marathons in under a week

By: The Pack Team
In an amazing feat of endurance, 45 year old Englishman Steve Birkinshaw has run 320 miles, ascended 36,000 meters and touched 214 hill and mountain peaks in just six days and 13 hours. If this sounds record breaking, it's because it is - the previous best for the route was set by Joss Naylor in 1987, and he did it 12 hours slower. More
People
June 20, 2014

Pack Photography Week One

By: The Pack Team
Usually world records are broken by the smallest of margins – a few seconds here and a few inches there. Austrian Christoph Strasser shattered his own cross-country biking record by almost seven hours when he crossed the finish line in Annapolis in the Race Across America on Wednesday morning. More
Proving that you're never too young to set goals and smash them, Jonah Gorevic, a 10-year-old from Rye, N.Y. has broken the World Record time for the mile run by a 10 year old. More
With Merrell’s Down & Dirty season in full swing, we caught up with Scott Sweeney an OCR obsessive - that’s obstacle course racing for those of you who’ve never spent a weekend in a mud pit. More
Mike Chambers, adventure junkie, mountain nut and Director for Adventure Programs at Flying Kites, a non profit organization that runs an orphanage near Kilimanjaro, has been in touch with this tale from the road… More
It's not every day we get to see world records broken, and few are as awe-inspiring as the one set by 91 year old Harriette Thompson, who has set a new and incredible time to beat in the 'female, 90 and over' category. More
A 61-year-old Illinois man is currently running 11,000 miles around America for cystic fibrosis. More
Noah Bliss falls just one minute short of his record-breaking time, during the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon in an unofficial time of one hour, 38 minutes and 17 seconds. More
A 104 year old man has set a new centenarian record in Europe for running a 100m race. The record was previously held by somebody eight years his junior. More
The Association of Road Racing Statisticians (ARRS) has recognized a new single-age record for 10 year old Noah Bliss' one hour, 37 minutes and 15 second half marathon time, achieved at the Wisconsin Half Marathon on May 3. More
As previously documented on The Pack, one of our Alphas Eric Larsen is on his way to the North Pole, and we're delighted to report that he has reached his goal! More
People
May 1, 2014

Beer Mile World Record Set

By: The Pack Team
Imagine leaving a bar at 23:00 after a heavy night, running the one mile home and arriving at your front door before 23:05. Californian marathon runner James Neilsen has proved this is possible by breaking the elusive "five-minute beer mile", breaking the six-year record held by Canadian athlete Jim Finlayson in the process. More
On June 5 2014, San Diego will play host to a Festival of Miles celebrating the 50th anniversary of Olympic silver medalist Jim Ryun's sub four-minute mile. More
Moroccan Rachid El Morabity has won the grueling Marathon des Sables ultramarathon. He recorded an overall time of 20 hours, 27 minutes and 37 seconds across the five race 156 mile journey through the harsh desert environment. More
Most people think of the marathon as the ultimate sporting achievement, and despite only 1% of the world’s population ever having actually run one, completing one sits at the top of many people’s bucket list. But imagine running one backwards whilst juggling, or with a fridge on your back - for a few people, running 26.2 miles unimpeded is simply too easy. More
After reporting on Eric Larsen's journey to the North Pole on Monday, another Merrell Alpha is out exploring the world. Michael Chambers is currently in Nepal, about to take on Everest. Here's the latest, straight from the Alpha himself: More
As previously highlighted in our Pack Story, Merrell Alpha Eric Larsen is heading back to the North Pole, having previously vowed never to go back. He's now 17 days into his journey, and he's keeping fans updated of his journey with daily audio and text posts on his blog. More
Ultra-running duo Ryan Sendes and Ryno Griesel have set a new speed record on South Africa’s Drakensberg Grand Traverse, beating the previous record by more than 18 hours. More
As highlighted in The Pack earlier, Washington's infamous 50k Chuckanut run took place on Saturday, and impressively a new record was set, knocking four and a half minutes off the best ever time. More
We caught up with Catalina in New Zealand to get her thoughts on the race, her recovery, and her plans for the future. More
May 2014 is the 60th anniversary of Sir Roger Bannister running the four minute mile, in Oxford, England in 1954. Bannister, now 84, has written an autobiography to be released next month reflecting on sport and his glittering career as a distinguished neurologist at the University of Oxford. More
Damien Toungas, along with his wife Renee and children Celine, Laurent and Brienne will be traveling all the way from Georgia to Maine will be providing at least 21 10-15 minute videos documenting the trip. More
Polar explorers Ben Saunders and Tarka L'Herpiniere have finally completed the historic journey in 105 days, walking an average of 17 miles per day in temperatures as low as low as -50 degrees fahrenheit wind chill. By completing the 1,795 mile trek to the South Pole and back, they set the record for the longest polar journey on foot in history. More
After climbing Shavano and Tabeguache, we spent the rest of the week climbing Mt Yale, Mt Antero, Mt Princeton, and Mt Columbia. We were planning on traversing to Mt Harvard from Columbia’s summit this morning, but really strong winds and low visibility from being in the clouds convinced us to turn back. More
People
July 11, 2011

Life outside the cubicle

By: The Pack Team
Meet our friends James and Kirsten, who did act on this. They will be taking a one year break from their jobs to pursue their own adventure of climbing all 56 14ers (56 Colorado Mountains of 14,000ft or higher) and continuing their journey onward to South America! More
People
January 21, 2011

Notes from a newbie

By: The Pack Team
Do you remember when you were a child and the first thing you wanted to do when you woke up was to run out the door and explore and play? The woods in your neighborhood became the Island of the Wild Things; a game of kick ball could last all day long; and a willow tree would become a fairyland full of adventures. Your imagination is alive; all else is silent. More

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