Author: Summit Chicks

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Review: Vital 4U Screamin Energy Max Hit

Vital 4U’s Screamin Energy Max Hit should be a staple in your pack. We’ve come to rely on Screamin Energy Max Hit for our endurance needs.  Between High Intensity Interval Training, boxing, yard work,...

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High Pointing Map

 Here’s a look at our completed highpoints.   Interested in why we have this goal?  Read about it here.

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2016 Reflections

Created with   This year changed us.  We’re leaving 2016 more humble than we entered it, with a heightened appreciation for the effects of mountain conditions.  The 11 hours of non-stop torrential rain...

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Maine: Mount Katahdin (5,268 feet)

Date:  July 7, 2016 Distance: 11 miles round trip via the Saddle Trail (see map here) Elevation: 5,268 feet Elevation gain: 3,900 feet Bathrooms: Pristine privies located at the trailhead and Chimney Pond Time:...

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REVIEW: WoolX Ella Racer Back Tank Top

High performance, soft, irresistibly comfortable, lightweight, and flattering only begin to describe the Ella Merino Wool Racer Back Tank Top by WoolX.  This shirt stays in place, doesn’t rub the upper arms, dries fast, and...

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Summit Chicks T-Shirts

On SALE (normally $25/each).  In exchange for every $20 donation, Summit Chicks will thank you with a free adult t-shirt.  Adult shirts feature each of the US highpoints, plus DC, along with the corresponding...

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REVIEW: Fuel 100 Electro-Bites

Like most distance hikers and runners, we rely heavily on gels, bars, and chews to keep ourselves going. We’re always looking for something new, and were excited to try a variety of Fuel100’s Electro-Bites, including:...

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2015 Reflections

As the year draws to a close, it’s always nice to reflect on accomplishments and upcoming goals.  This year afforded us the opportunity to become more entrenched in the gear testing world from packs...