Travel and Trail

Tips for Finding Your Next Pair of Hiking Boots

by Jim O'Leary | Aug 5, 2020

We love the outdoors, waterskiing, and of course snowboarding and skiing here at Peter Glenn. But we also love hiking! Simply getting out into nature and enjoying a walk is a great way to spend an afternoon or a few weeks if you're backpacking. And best of all, the only ...

Tech Talk: Pack Fitting 101

by Jim O'Leary | Jul 30, 2020

New backpack! It’s exciting, thinking about all the adventures you’ll go on together. And a good pack can make those adventures better, helping you bring along whatever you need to make your time in the outdoors more enjoyable. But before you go on those adventures, you need to put the pack ...

The Fanny Pack Is Back!

by Jonny Moseley | Jul 1, 2020

It’s not just for retro spring skiing anymore! The upside of COVID is that my regular running game is strong. I walk/run every morning between two and six miles depending on how my body feels and how much time I have. I love to listen to the news or a podcast and ...

Essential Tips: Choosing Your Next Pack

by Suzie Dundas | Apr 29, 2020

Ever felt intimidated by trying to figure out what gear you need for what sports? Don’t worry – you’re not alone. There’s so much specialized gear out there that it can be impossible to know where to start. But we can help – well, at least with backpacks. Unless you’re going ...

Peter Glenn Dryland Training Guide: Week 2

by Jose Triana | Mar 31, 2020

Another week another workout. Hopefully you were able to get through week 1 without a hitch, and even if you didn’t, remember you can always cycle through the workout again after a few weeks to see if there are any improvements! In this week, a lot of the focus is ...

Peter Glenn Dryland Training Guide: Week 1

by Jose Triana | Mar 24, 2020

Being stuck at home is never anyone's idea of fun. Unfortunately, once the slopes close for the season, that’s exactly what might happen. Instead, take this time to get some dryland training under your belt. There are tons of exercises, both regular and ski-specific, that can get you in great ...

Sun Protection, It's for Everyone!

by Suzie Dundas | Aug 7, 2019

Did you know that sun-protective clothing is very much a thing? And if you aren’t wearing it during your time outdoors, you may be putting your skin (and health) at risk.You may be wondering “what the heck is UPF clothing, and why do I need it? Isn’t my clothing good ...

Day Hike Essentials: A Packing Guide

by Jim O'Leary | Jun 20, 2019

 Hiking is, without a doubt, the most popular form of outdoor recreation. And for good reason! Hikes exist all over the world, and all over the country, so no matter where you are you can find a trail that suits your ability level and interest. The most basic hikes ...

Choosing the Right Trail Runners: Part 1

by Suzie Dundas | Jun 5, 2019

If you get a little out of breath by just hearing the words “trail runners,” don’t worry. Trail runners have plenty of uses beyond actual running. These stiff soled, grippy athletic shoes are popular with hikers, joggers, and sometimes even mountain bikers who aren’t ready to spring for clip-in shoes. ...

Backpack Buying Guide: Choosing Your Bag Style

by Jim O'Leary | May 17, 2019

A backpack is a simple thing, two straps and it goes on your back. Right? Unfortunately not. While they may look similar, backpacks can vary significantly depending on what they’re built to do and who they’re designed to fit. Which is why the backpack you send a kid to school ...