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Ambassador Spotlight: Holin Down the Trail

If you saw Holin in the supermarket she wouldn't appear to be as superhuman as she really is. She isn't exceptionally tall, have enormous muscles that look like they were painted on, or wear a cape but she can haul.  By day she is a wife to a fighter pilot, mother of two, and the economic development director for Weber County. By late afternoon Holin is a mountain trail runner that always has a smile from ear to ear with an awesome trucker's hat. HydroBlu caught up with Holin to get some tips on trail running and try to find out why she is so happy in a sport that is ...READ MORE


Ending the Water Crisis in Balan, Haiti

The world water crisis is a continuous problem with over 663 million people not having access to clean water. Haiti have been more affected by this problem than other nations especially since the earthquake in 2010 Haiti as it is still recovering. Rev. Larry Bailey Jr. and his wife wanted to serve others and while on a mission trip they found their long-term area of service in Balan, Haiti which has turned into an extreme effort of love. Here is Larry’s story in his own words: Several years ago, my wife and I went with a large group to do Mission work in Haiti. We ended up in Balan, H ...READ MORE


HydroBlu Announces Lightweight Go Flow Water Gravity Bag for All Outdoor Activities

October 27, 2017 (Salt Lake City, UT) -- Keeping water filtration lightweight and simple water filter company HydroBlu has launched the Go Flow, a Water Gravity Bag compatible with other lightweight filters.The Go Flow is a 10-liter roll-top style dry bag made of good grade Thermoplastic Polyurethane Plastic (TPU) that is filled with water and filtered through a quick connector and hose with a gravity filter such as the Versa Flow Water Filter. The entire gravity filter system can be packed into a small bag weighing 8.8 ounces and 9 ounces with the Versa Flow gravity filter."The Go Flow is a s ...READ MORE


Mega-Stash: Gear Scavenger Hunt - Coming to a City Near You

Are you ready for the Mega-Stash event? HydroBlu has teamed up with 7 other awesome companies to provide you the ultimate gear stash event. FREE gear will be stashed in eight different cities across the West Coast and the first one to find it take the spoils.HydroBlu as partnered with Madera Outdoors , PR Bar, Roam Products, Sweetwood Smokehouse Jerky, LTD. Optics, Small Town Big Family, and 3V Gear each providing gear, snack, and merch for your scavenging hunt pleasure. Learn more about each brand below.Every Saturday HydroBlu's Instagram will announce the location to find the gear stash and ...READ MORE


Top Five Must Visit Hikes in Arizona

Arizona never ceases to amaze me, with endless days of sun. How can you not head outside to explore? I have ventured countless miles across the desert and mountains but there is still an ever-growing bucket list of places to explore. From all of the places I have visited, I would HIGHLY recommend visiting the following five place as a day hike or weekend trip, accompanied by a fun, outdoors loving, group of friends of course.1. Havasu Falls This place has a special place in my heart as it was one of my very first backpacking trip. The turquoise waterfalls are blowing up all over social ...READ MORE


Hiking Ninjas - Coming to a Hiking Trail Near You, or Are They?

Have you ever been walking down the trail on a hiking trip or a day hike and suddenly see “something”? It could be lions and tigers and bears oh my! Or could it be a Ninja? While there may not be Ninjas on the trail, Cuong Nguyen and Vince Velasco are trying to change that.As co-workers, Vince and Cuong started hiking together about a year and a half ago. They enjoyed the fun of going on hiking adventures and discovering new places. Together they have hiked over 50 trails together, including the recent completion of the six pack of peaks in SoCal. They have found waterfalls, explored caves and ...READ MORE


Five Great Tips to Make Outdoor Adventure with Children Easier

"You did that trail with Eli, you're crazy." My east-coast friends say that to me way too often. I laugh a little because out here in Colorado the trails are packed with families and all of their children. I'm not saying it's easy, but over the years I have learned a few things about hiking with babies/toddlers and our adventures are finally starting to flow.My son Eli hikes as if he was one of our friends. He easily breezes through miles without a single complaint. Don't let that fool you, we still have our "hard days" as he is a toddler. If you worry about having those hard days on the trail ...READ MORE


3 Major Pitfalls to Avoid in Moab

Moab is one of my favorite cities to visit. It's only three and a half hours away from Salt Lake City, Utah and has everything an outdoor enthusiast would ever want which includes climbing, river rafting, canyoneering, overland touring, biking, and hiking. Moab has it all!With all the good about Moab there are some major pitfalls that many visitors encounter in this unforgiving country. Here are the top 3 pitfalls of visiting Moab that you can avoid.There are LOTS of peopleEvery year Moab becomes more and more popular, setting a new visitation record with each passing year. In 2016 Canyonlands ...READ MORE


8 Camping Problems You Will Never Have Again with the Pressurized Jerry Can

Have you ever run out of water while camping? Do you have a pump water filter that gives you 1 oz for every 1000 pumps? Running out of water is a total buzz kill especially when you have to use way too much energy for such a little amount of water.Now there are solutions to these problems as chemicals and heavy filters have can improve your water but they have some not so tasty side effects and may cause sore back syndrome. Designed to decrease back problems, improve taste, and filter water more effectively the HydroBlu Pressurized Jerry Can Water Filter is the answer to these problems and mor ...READ MORE


5 Miracles of Service from the Brown Horse Projects Dominican Republic Mission Trip

We're a month+ back from our week-long medical and water mission trip to Barahona, Dominican Republic. We are grateful for the partnership with the HydroBlu team for helping us get water filters. The Grace & Peace Missionary Fellowship mission house and medical clinic were beautiful and clean. Our hosts were kind and our trip was productive, inspiring and memorable. We had beds to sleep on, restrooms in our rooms and enjoyed wonderful island food prepared by a gracious kitchen crew. Our team was treated to the best interpreters with whom I've ever worked and we enjoyed evening moment ...READ MORE