Hiking through Menopause

Simply talking about taboo topics is a great way to let others know they are not struggling alone. Welcome Annie to the blog today as she tell us about her struggles with early Menopause. Hiking through Menopause #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Hiking isn’t easy and neither is going through Menopause, especially early onset Menopause. Yes, […]

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Hiking With Diane

Meet Diane Spicer. Diane is the founder of the popular website, Hiking For Her. I consider Hiking For Her to be one of the founding websites solely for women in the outdoors. Diane is a seasoned and experienced hiker and I loved talking with her about her outdoor adventures. Now, I will say that we […]

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National Parks Week Giveaway!

National Parks Week Giveaway @hikelikeawoman! Click To Tweet I grew up in Bozeman, Montana. Living in Bozeman was a blessing because Bozeman is a magical place nestled in a beautiful valley surrounded by mountains. Its proximity to Yellowstone National Park makes it an ideal town for outdoor adventurers. Bozeman is now crowded, full of urban […]

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Summit Fit (Review)

I think that one of the reasons most of us want to stay physically fit is so that we can enjoy outdoor adventures, like climbing big mountains! A few months ago Rachel, with Rachel Meyer Fitness offered to send Lorna and Kristin through her Summit Fit Program. This is what Lorna had to say about […]

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Shawn on the Camino de Santiago

Met  Shawn Jardine. Shawn is a single mother of two grown boys who had a life changing experience on the Camino de Santiago in 2014 and she’s here to tell her story. I hope that it inspires you to do something bold and courageous. Enjoy our conversation. Quick note: our internet connection was a little […]

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Trekking With Marinel

Meet Marinel de Jesus. Marinel is a trekker, an explorer, an advocate for women in the outdoors and passionate about supporting small business in areas of the world that are frequented by Western travelers. Marinel is also spearheading the film, Don’t Date A Girl Who Treks and we’re super excited to support this project. You can […]

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13 Reasons To Take Your Grandma Hiking

We’re starting something new around here. On Friday’s we plan to focus our blog around outdoor families. You might have noticed last week’s inaugural post about hiking with kids. But we’re not just going to talk about kids and the traditional Mom + Dad + 2 Kids + A Dog + A 4-person tent families […]

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The Hiking Pant Dilemma (Q&A Thursday)

Today we’re stoked to discuss a question posted on our facebook page by Kim, one of our readers as part of Q&A Thursday. If you have a question that you’d like answered or topic you’d like discussed on the website drop a comment below or send us a message! The Hiking Pant Dilemma (Q&A Thursday) […]

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Real Life In Banff

Meet Meghan. Meghan is a writer, an explorer, a mother who lives in beautiful Banff. Meghan is also very honest about how she balances her busy schedule. If you’re the kind of person who struggles to balance and manage your life I think you’ll find this interview to be very refreshing. You can find Meghan […]

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Luxury Adventuring With Liz

Meet Liz with @Latitude38Tours on the @HikeLikeAWoman #podcast Click To Tweet Meet Liz Galloway. Liz is the owner of Latitude Thirty Eight, a company that provides urban luxury adventuring through pop-up camps. Her business is so unique that I knew she needed to be on the show. You can learn more at www.latitudethirtyeight.com. Enjoy our conversation. […]

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The National Park To Park Highway With Susan

The National Park To Park Highway With @mountainmomandtots on the @hikelikeawoman #podcast Click To Tweet Meet Susan Strayer. Susan is an amazing outdoor woman. She’s a mom, a writer, a traveler, a snowboarder, a reader and so much more. I’ve never met Susan in person but she is one woman who I can’t wait to […]

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Trailfoody (Product Review)

Snacks! It seems like we’ve been posting a lot about snacks this week. But we have one more product review to share with you, this one is from Trailfoody. I was excited that Jamie offered up to review this product because it’s winter, and she’s in Alaska and snacks are crucial for outdoor energy. Thanks […]

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CROO Snacks (Product Review)

Every once in a while we’re lucky enough to work with brands who offer their products to a few of our Ambassadors for testing and review. I like this because it gives different perspectives on the exact same product. Several months ago we were given a few samples of CROO  snacks for testing. I turned that […]

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Survival Hax Self Inflating Sleeping Pad (Gear Review)

If anyone on our Ambassador team knows camping gear, it’s Stephanie. We’re excited that she’s bringing a review of the Survival Hax Self Inflating Sleeping Pad today. This is just her initial thoughts, we expect a follow-up later this summer because we know that it takes months and months to really put camping gear to the […]

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Diversity In The Outdoors With Melissa

  Diversity In The Outdoors With @chasquimom on the @hikelikeawoman #podcast Click To Tweet Meet Melissa Avery. Melissa is a California-based outdoor writer and busy Mom who is passionate about her family history and sharing the message of diversity in the outdoors. In our conversation, you’ll get a sneak peak into Melissa’s fascinating life and learn […]

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On The Road With Jess

Meet Jess Curren. Jess is a Mom, a writer, an amazing photographer and she does it all from an Airstream trailer as she travels the country with her family. If you’ve ever dreamed of living a nomadic lifestyle or hitting the road you’re going to love our conversation. You can find Jess at www.currentlywandering.com. Meet […]

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Hike Like A Lady With Samantha

Welcome to a surprise episode of the Hike Like A Woman Podcast! Meet Samantha Odom, the founder of Lady Hike. Lady Hiking is an amazing apparel company for women hikers and in this interview, we’ll talk about the struggles and joys of entrepreneurship. It’s a must-listen to any woman who envisions launching an outdoor brand. […]

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Introducing Hike Like A Woman Locals

Once a week my local hiking group meets to meander our way down our local trails. It’s part of my weekly routine. It’s something that I look forward to every single week. But a few years ago this hiking group didn’t exist. You see, I was new to Laramie, Wyoming. I had just left my […]

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The Truth About Anorexia With Alexandra

Meet Alexandra. Alexandra is a student, a hiker and an outdoor woman who is very honest about her struggle with the eating disorder Anorexia Nervosa. I’m not going to lie, this was a hard interview to prepare for, a hard interview to record and a hard interview to edit because sometimes it’s challenging to talk about […]

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In The Wilderness With Whitney

Meet Whitney Klenzendorf. Whitney is an outdoor woman who is passionate about helping women who are new to the outdoors and outdoor Veterans develop the knowledge and courage to lace up their boots and get out on a trail. Whitney is also an avid hunter and in our conversation, you’ll hear her perspective on guns, […]

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Exploring the Great Smoky Mountains With Michelle

Meet Michelle Long. Michelle is a dear friend of mine. I consider her and a few other of my Hike Like A Woman Ambassadors to be my mentors in life and the outdoors, so you know she’s a pretty special lady. Michelle started hiking in 2010 so she’s relatively new to the outdoors and a […]

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Singing Through A Storm With Jami

Meet Jami Savage. Jami is a Canadian adventurer who went from indoor Mom to outdoor Mom and redefined motherhood and her children’s lives. Jami is also an incredible storyteller and her interview is full of true and honest tales of challenges and triumphs. You can find her on her website at Adventure Awaits. Enjoy! 2:30 […]

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Rockin’ Outdoor Motherhood

When Hayley with Traveling Hiking Family posted about #rockingmotherhood I knew that this was a project for #teamHLAW. You see lately I’ve been in a motherhood slump. My oldest kid is in kindergarten, which leaves just me and my 3-year-old during the day. When my youngest son was left alone at home while his brother […]

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How To Become A Hike Like A Woman Ambassador

Today is our second birthday! Our little old website is turning from toddler to preschooler….we’re still babies in the blogosphere BUT exciting things are underway my friends. Here’s one of them… Lately, we’ve been getting a ton of questions about how to become a Hike Like A Woman Ambassador (#teamHLAW). So it’s time to answer […]

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The Ultimate Guide To The Sierra Trail

By Whitney Guide to the Sierra Trail @hikelikeawoman #SierraNevada Click To Tweet If you are going to go on one backpacking trip in your life, might I suggest the following trail? It is one of the most beautiful hikes I’ve ever done and here is a virtual guidebook for this trail. Happy hiking ladies! First and […]

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Around the World With Lisa

Meet Lisa Munniksma Lisa is a hiker, a wanderer, a writer and a world traveler. Her adventures have taken her from Turkey to Italy, Puerto Rico and beyond. She’s even worked on a Horse Farm in England. You can read about her travels at Freelance Farmer Chick and her outdoor adventures right here on Hike Like A […]

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Fire Towers of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

I love fire towers! And I’m excited to welcome Michelle to the blog today with a post all about fire towers in The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. If you’re a local or planning a trip to that area put these places on your “must see” list. Fire Towers of the Great Smoky Mountains National […]

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Unbound With Steph Jagger

Meet Steph Jagger. Steph is a life coach, an author and a woman who worked her way up the corporate ladder just to come down and embrace a life of adventure. You can read Steph’s new book Unbound: A Story of Snow and Self Discovery which releases on January 24th and learn more about her […]

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Balancing Life And The Outdoors With Alyssa

Meet Alyssa Erickson. Alyssa is a skier, hiker, runner and homeschooling Mom who makes outdoor adventures a priority for her family. In this interview, Alyssa shares some of her thoughts on what it means to be an outdoor family and how she balances it all. You can learn more about Alyssa on her website at www.kidproject.org. […]

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The Truth About 2017

Isn’t a little late for a post about 2017? Well, let me explain… The Truth About 2017 @hikelikeawoman #2017 #newyear #goals Click To Tweet I’m not going to lie. The end of 2016 found me annoyed. The beginning of 2017 found me overwhelmed and frustrated. For a brief second I thought about shutting down Hike […]

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The Clueless Wanderer Magretha Palepale

Meet Magretha Palepale. Mo is a hiker, mountain biker, blogger and advocate for women in the outdoors. In this interview Mo gives some great advice on balancing work with fun. You can find Mo at https://thecluelesswandererblog.com/, and Adventure Some Women. You can also read her thoughts on the interview here & an interview that she did with […]

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Backcountry Rider Amanda Mills

Meet Amanda Mills. Amanda is an outdoor woman, a backcountry rider, an artisan, a creative and a lover of dogs. You can learn more about Amanda on her website at www.backcountryhorseman.com. She also just happens to be a Hike Like A Woman Ambassador and I love having her on our team. You can listen to our […]

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The Best of 2016 (and big news for 2017)

I wish that I could call 2016 the year of crushing big peaks and epic adventures but that would be a lie. Instead if was the year of hours behind my computer, burning the midnight oil, 4 am wake-ups and getting sh*t done. While I hope to make 2017 a little bit more awesome I […]

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365 Mile Challenge

The 365 Mile Challenge w/ @hikelikeawoman! Join us 🙂 Click To Tweet A few months ago I found a page in a notebook where I had written my goals for 2015. I had scribbled… To hike snowshoe, or cross-country ski 365 miles. To launch the HLAW website by February 1st To publish my first book […]

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Big, Huge Grateful Hearts (+ a holiday picnic)

Big, Huge Grateful Hearts (+ a holiday picnic) #holidayadventure @hikelikeawoman Click To Tweet It’s Christmas morning and I’ve deleted my previously scheduled post to write what is on my heart today. My kids and husband are buried in legos. Big, fat snowflakes are falling outside my window. And I’m on my 2nd cup of hot […]

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