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Walk Your Wolftrail

Your Wolftrail isn’t just a place on a map—it’s a state of mind. To get there, simply put one foot in front of the other. Whether you venture across the world or out your front door, this trail welcomes, challenges, and inspires you. When you’ve found a place you want to protect, share, and where you feel most at home, you know you’re on your Wolftrail.

We asked our pack to share their own Wolftrails in hopes of spurring you to find yours. So, where’s your Wolftrail?

Lindsey Lapointe | @freelanceadventurer

Wolftrail: White Mountains, New Hampshire

“I live in New Hampshire, where the White Mountain National Forest provides an endless playground for adventure. From late October to early June, the tourists leave and the mountains become an escape for those, like me, who enjoy solitude, quiet, and aren't afraid of cold weather. When I head into the Whites, I sometimes bring family and friends, but other times I prefer to head out alone—visiting my favorite peaks in the snow.”

What to pack: There’s snow in the Whites nine months of the year, so I always bring my Arctic XT Half Zip.

Taylor Burk | @taylormichaelburk

Wolftrail: Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada

“My Wolftrail is anywhere that I experience some sort of flow state—a completely immersive, present state of mind—whether that’s running in town, backcountry skiing, or a quiet walk through the forest. Lately, I’ve been finding this flow state in Tetrahedron Provincial Park, BC. It's a sea-to-sky paradise in my backyard where I can easily escape into the alpine and have the whole place to myself.”

What to pack: I love the full zip vents and lightweight material of the Solitude Mountain Pants for spring skiing in the alpine.

Hayley Gendron | @hayoui

Wolftrail: Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada

“Developing a close relationship to place is the essence of a Wolftrail to me. Over the past year, the pandemic has changed my life from one full of travel and new places to staying in one area for a long period and getting to know it deeply. The trails, forests, and waters of the Sunshine Coast have felt more like home than anywhere else in recent memory.”

What to pack: The packable JWP Shell for protection from rain and wind.

Carla Riojas | @carlariojasmusic

Wolftrail: Dona Ana County, New Mexico

“I live near White Sands National Monument in New Mexico, and even though I’ve visited this place before, this was the first time I actually hiked there. The Alkali Flat Trail is the longest official trail at White Sands (five miles) and I just loved the way it made me feel.

This trail is very challenging, but the simplicity of the landscape and the lack of “visual noise”—you’re surrounded just by the sky and the sand for miles—put me in a calm and peaceful state of mind. It was a surreal experience and made me feel like I was in a book or movie.”

What to pack: The Alpine Trail Jacket protects from the sun, sand, and wind, and it’s breathable enough for the warm climate

Edgar Lozano | @edgar.510

Wolftrail: San Gabriel Mountains, California

“There are many beautiful spots in the San Gabriel Mountains, and this range is so close to Los Angeles that the access is super easy. My Wolftrail is not necessarily a specific trail—it’s watching the sunrise atop Mount San Antonio, commonly known as Mount Baldy. The sunrise overlooking the city fom nearly 10,000 feet is a breathtaking sight to behold.”

What to pack: Since the weather often unpredictable, I always bring my Atmosphere Jacket to keep me warm.

Anabel Ramirez | @anihikes

Wolftrail: Tom Mays Unit, El Paso, Texas

“Since I started hiking, my happy place has been the Franklin Mountains. This mountain range runs across the city of El Paso, Texas—a backyard playground for locals. My Wolftrail is not a specific trail but a ridge between Cottonwood Trail and the North Peak, the highest point in the Franklin Mountains. One rainy summer day, a rarity in the desert, my hiking partner and I were the only ones in the mountains and it felt as if we were in the clouds and part of the sky. Every time go to that ridge, I still get a glimpse of that moment.”

What to pack: Woodland Texapore Hiking Shoe is perfect for the rugged terrain of the Franklin Mountains. It’s breathable enough for the desert weather but still has great grip and ankle support.