Choosing the Right Personal Locator Beacon or Satellite Messenger

02.07.2018 - Kyle Soeltz

Whether it be a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) or a Satellite Messenger, an emergency transponder is something everyone spending a significant time in the wilderness should carry. No matter how... Continue Reading »

Black Diamond Trail Ergo Cork Trekking Poles

01.31.2018 - Kyle Soeltz

It wasn’t until I began winter hiking that I understood how great Trekking poles were. Before I had always wondered what I needed them for- I had never had a... Continue Reading »

Carter Notch (Secret) Loop

01.25.2018 - Kyle Soeltz

Miles: 12.3 including Mt. Height; 12.1 without Elevation Gain: 4600′ Difficulty: Hard A map of the Carter Notch Loop. The main trail is highlighted in red, green is the alternate... Continue Reading »

Salomon Speed Cross 4

01.18.2018 - Kyle Soeltz

The Salomon Speed Cross 4 is a seriously light trail running shoe with a lot of grip. I have used them for trail running, day hiking, and backpacking from mid-spring... Continue Reading »

Welcome to Reconnect.Life

01.09.2018 - Kyle Soeltz

My name is Kyle Soeltz. I’m an avid hiker, skier, climber, and general outdoors enthusiast. I created this blog to help inspire and provide information for those looking to reconnect... Continue Reading »