Hiking is a beautiful way to connect with nature, but losing your way can also be easy, especially in unfamiliar terrain. Fortunately, you don't need fancy gadgets or advanced navigation skills to find your direction. We can’t always rely on our phones to get us from point A to point B, and we wouldn’t want to anyway! What if your phone dies or it takes a tumble down the mountain when you’re trying to take a memory shot?
Stay cool and Active Ziphers

Stay Cool and Active: How To Enjoy Summer Without the Heat

Summer is a time for fun, adventure, and staying active. However, the age-old interpersonal battle of wanting to stay indoors where there's air conditioning and ice machines but knowing exercise and fresh air are necessary, for us personally, is happening right now in the dead heat of the Texas summer. 
Women On The Trail from ZIPHERS

Women On The Trail

Let's face the facts, women may encounter some unique challenges while hiking that men may not necessarily [have to] encounter.
Zip Hers activewear - Winter Hiking Tips

Winter Hiking Tips

Hitting the trails during the cooler months might sound like something only crazy ladies would do and you're not wrong, because if you're like us, we're crazy about hiking all year long! Winter hiking is different from other seasons because it's...cold
Trail Manners 101 from ZIPHERS

Trail Manners 101

Pardonne-moi, could you be a gem and pass the TP and sunscreen, please? Imagine us with our pinkies up speaking in a proper English accent. Just like there are rules to the road, there is an etiquette to hiking trails, darlings. Okay but really, it might seem like common sense to have manners out on the trails, but it doesn't hurt to go over the common courtesies. We're all outside for the same reason, we love adventure...


Theresa has her name for a reason, she's a saint. Her life's work is a nonprofit that helps disadvantaged women develop self-confidence and life skills through fitness and nutrition. She helps them train for the ultimate race - the race for a better life. And we are so blessed to know her and to love her.
Hiking With Kiddos Is Fun...Seriously!

Hiking With Kiddos Is Fun...Seriously!

Hiking adventures are the perfect excuse for some of you to get away from your kiddos and believe us, we understand. We really, really, understand. For others, hiking is a passion you want to share with your family in hopes of starting a tradition...
Spring Into Adventure...Safely! from ZIPHERS

Spring Into Adventure...Safely!

There's a new season in town and her name is Springtime! She brings a new energy that can best be described as rebirth. As the snow melts, flowers start to bloom and wind chimes sing a playful tune, we feel the Earth's vibration...


What is your passion? My passion is travel.  I don't mean like I enjoy going to the hill country for the weekend, I mean I love a long flight that will have opportunities for exploration and adventure.
Staying Active - Holding Yourself Accountable during COVID-19

Staying Active - Holding Yourself Accountable during COVID-19

We know that social distancing can be hard, especially if you’re used to working out in a gym or running in groups. But don’t let this throw a wrench in your training!
Come into 2020 – With the Right Breath from ZIPHERS

Come into 2020 – With the Right Breath

Starting with a goal of learning how to breathe, or at least breathe better, can transform your runs, your training, and your life.
Running a Marathon – For the First Time from ZIPHERS

Running a Marathon – For the First Time

Running a marathon is tough. But also so rewarding! Whether you are a seasoned runner (or walker) or you’ve never seriously run in your life, you can DO a marathon.