Jessie’s Shelter Dogs

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, and we at Hike Like A Woman love our four-legged hiking partners. For our second installment, we hear from Ambassador Jessie about Neena and Ryuk and shelter dogs can rescue us. Jessie’s Shelter Dogs #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet All of my life, my family has owned (or been […]

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OUTXE Solar Power Bank Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: OUTXE provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. The OUTXE 20000mAh Savage Power Bank is a great product for the outdoor adventurer. I have one of these and I love using it, especially on long trips when I need to […]

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Giving Shelter

Mara here. October is a Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, and dogs make great hiking partners. This month we bring you a series on adopting dogs and how to get them outside. I have a bad habit of bring home stray dogs and it has gotten me into trouble many times. But how can you […]

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Body Glide for Her Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Body Glide provided samples to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. I hadn’t heard of Body Glide until I ran a half marathon. Someone suggested it to me and now, I don’t go anywhere without it. I not only have problems in my […]

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The World Needs You

Today on the podcast we talk about something near and dear to my heart. Those feelings of insecurity that tell us “I’m not good enough,” “I’m not smart enough,”…”I’m not brave enough.” As I wrestle with my own insecurities about speaking at an upcoming conference I realized that the world needs something only I can […]

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EVER SweatFlow Leggings Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: EVER Wear provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. You know the argument “leggins are not pants”? Well, sometime they, in fact, are pants, especially when it comes to hiking. They can move with you, breath, and dry quickly. Ambassador Michelle reviewed […]

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Animosa Go With Your Flow Pack Reivew + GIVEAWAY!!!

Dealing with your period while hiking, camping, or any kind of adventure can be a real bother. But Animosa has come up with an easier way to go with your flow. Ambassador Katheryn, Lorna, and Lucy reviewed Animosa’s Go With Your Flow Pack. Animosa Go With Your Flow Pack Reivew + GIVEAWAY!!! #HikeLikeAWoman Click To […]

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The #1 Thing We Can Do To Raise Brave Children

So there I was, afraid of dogs. So there I was, afraid that my parachute wouldn’t open as I took my first jump out of a C-130 at the US Army Airborne School. So there I was, completely exhausted after laboring for 36 hours to deliver a 9 pound, 2 ounce baby boy, scared that […]

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Being Truly Alison Again

For our next installment of Self Improvement Month Ambassador Allison tell us how a major life event led her to new beginnings. For the first installment click here, and for the second installment click here. Being Truly Alison Again #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet I guess I always loved the outdoors but never knew it until […]

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One Crazy Trip – Part III

For the final installment of One Crazy Trip, Hike Like A Woman’s Chief Adventure Officer Annie tells us about the time she spent at the Hike Like A Woman Retreat and what makes Hike Like A Woman so special. Spoiler alert: it the women behind it. One Crazy Trip – Part III #HikeLikeAWoman Click To […]

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Failure Is An Option (Episode 080)

Welcome to Episode 80 of the HLAW podcast. I’ve been taking a break lately. Wondering about the future of the podcast. I’ve been bored with our long interview format. I haven’t had time for interviews or to edit interviews or publish episodes. I’ve thought about shutting the show down and taking a big break forever […]

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Loving YOU!

For our next installment of Self Improvement Month Ambassador Sam reminds us of the importance of giving back to yourself and take care of yourself. For the first installment click here. Loving YOU! #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet It’s the easiest thing in the world to forget to give to yourself. You can easily fall into […]

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One Crazy Trip – Part II

Hike Like A Woman’s Chief Adventure Officer Annie tells us about the second leg of her crazy fun trip. After OR she and her mother took off to explore the Rocky Mountains. Here is “One Crazy Trip – Part II” follows. For part I click here. One Crazy Trip – Part II #HikeLikeAWoman Click To […]

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Wide Open Spaces

September is Self Improvement Month, and we at Hike Like A Woman love a chance to reflect, grow and improve ourselves. So each Friday, we bring you an article to celebrate Self Improvement Month. To kick off this series, Ambassador Kimberly writes about wide open spaces. Wide Open Spaces #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Almost twelve […]

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One Crazy Trip – Part I

Have you ever had one of those whirlwind trips that leaves you exhausted yet thrilled at the end? Hike Like A Woman’s Chief Adventure Officer Annie traveled across the country and pack a lot of adventure in. So much, in fact that she’s split it into three parts. Here is “One Crazy Trip – Part […]

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Happi Headware Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Happi Headware provided samples to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. How do you tame the frizz? Hike Like A Woman’s Swag Shipper Jill tested Happi Headware’s headbands to pull her out of her face. Read blow to see what she thought. Happi Headware Review […]

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BUFF DryFlx Headband Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: BUFF provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Whether your exercising, hiking, or doing anything that gets you sweaty and bounces your hair around, you know you need something to pull it back. This is something I have struggled with a lot. […]

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FLEX Menstrual Disc Review

Do you hate dealing with periods, tampons and pads on the trail or anywhere it’s not convenient to be in the bathroom a lot? Magazine Editor Lucy, a.k.a Wonder Woman, reviewed FLEX Disc, which is a little a like the menstrual cup, but a lot different. FLEX Menstrual Disc Review #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet We […]

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Foot Glide Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Body Glide provided samples to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. I was stoked to test out Body Glide’s Foot Glide because I hate blisters so much and have such a problem with my feet. Below are my thoughts and how Foot Glide […]

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URSack Bear Proof Bag Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: URSack provided a sample to us at no cost in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Bear canisters can be bulky and heavy. I had never imagined a bag could be a good substitute. But URSack seems to be proving me wrong. Ambassador Nikki and our very fearless leader Rebecca […]

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How to Survive the Dog Days of Summer

It’s the Dog Days of Summer. Ambassador Lauren tells us how we can out and enjoy the outdoors without letting the Dog Days of Summer get us down or keep us inside. How to Survive the Dog Days of Summer #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Don’t let the heat or humidity keep you inside this summer. […]

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5 Steps for a Successful Group Hike

Hiking alone has its benefits, but so does hiking with others.However, there are several things to consider when sharing the experience with other people. Ambassador Sarah gives us five steps for a successful group hike. 5 Steps for a Successful Group Hike #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Let’s be honest, there are times when I just […]

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Do I Belong Here?

Have you ever felt like you were not outdoorsy enough to be outdoorsy? Sometimes the outdoors can give the allusion of being for only a certain type of people. But as it’s important to accept everyone, it’s important to not prejudge how people will perceive you. Hike Like A Woman’s Content Manger Mara, writes about […]

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The Importance of Volunteering for Trail Maintenance

Did you think about how that amazing trail you love hike stays so clean and not overgrown?  Volunteers spend countless hours keeping our trails in a good hiking condition. Have you ever thought about volunteering to do that work along with others? Ambassador Lori talks about her time volunteering on trail maintenance.  The Importance of […]

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What’s in a Year?

A year can go by uneventful or can change your perspective on life. Ambassador Jessica talks about what has gone on in her life in the past year. And about what being a Hike Like A Woman Ambassador has meant to her. What’s in a Year? #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet As I sit here typing […]

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The Great and Powerful Mosquito

Mara here. I interviewed a woman who thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail. She said to me, “If something brings me down, it’s going to be a bug.” I hate bugs! Ambassador Lori give us some interesting fact and useful information about mosquitoes.  The Great and Powerful Mosquito #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet First you hear that sound, […]

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UCO Stormproof Sweetfire Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: UCO Gear provided samples to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Have you ever been stuck in a storm, not just a light rain, but a storm, and needed to cook your dinner? Hike Like A Woman’s Magazine Editor Amanda “Lucy” Haskins a.k.a Wonder Woman […]

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Armadillo LT Gaiter Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Hillsound provide a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Do you hike with gaiters or do you use snow pants or waterproof pants to keep the mud and the snow off of you? I hate my skin getting wet so I try my […]

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Episode 79: Finding the Courage to Quit

Hi Friends, Rebecca here with a big announcement. I quit. It’s hard to quit something that you start, so I guess I’m not really quitting I’m just stepping down to hand the reigns of Hike Like A Woman leadership off to someone new.  Someone with passion and motivation, someone with new ideas and who has […]

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Morakniv Eldris Adventure Knife Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Morakniv provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. For Christmas this year, my brother-in-law got me knife. I always grew up with pocket knives because my dad is a collector. But odd enough it wasn’t until this year that I […]

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Headsweats Trucker Hat Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Headsweats provide a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Do you wear a hat or bandana on your head while hiking? Ambassador Christina deems the Headsweats Trucker Hat “The Most Comfortable Hat I’ve Ever Owned.” That’s a bold statement. Read below to see […]

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Mara Kuhn: Outdoorsy in Arkansas

Meet Mara. Actually you probably already know Mara by now. She was a 2016-2017 HLAW Ambassador and is now our editor. She’s responsible for every single blog post you see here. She does a great job and I don’t think her (or pay her) nearly enough. Today on the show Mara and I chat about […]

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Gobi Gear Free Spirit 30L Pack Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Gobi Gear provided a sample at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. I have a bag addiction! I have so many bags that they are hard to find places to keep them. This Gobi bag looks pretty awesome. It folds up into itself! HLAW’s Social […]

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Oboz’s Campster Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Oboz provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Finding a good hiking shoe is so important. Ambassador Tanya says it so true when she says your feet can make or break a hiking or camping trip. Tanya reviewed a pair of Campster […]

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Alyssa Feinberg: A Rad Young Entrepreneur

Meet Alyssa. She’s in high school. She’s a mountain biker. She’s a Nordic skier. She just started her own small business making rad headbands. Her advice to all of us is to give young entrepreneurs a chance. I’m honored to have her on the show today and to carry her products in my store so if […]

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