Trailblazing: Why It Feels So Good to Break Stereotypes

Breaking the stereotype and showing people that your life doesn’t have to be the same as their preconceived notions does feel really awesome! I love how Contributor Diane Vukovic says that it not only make us feel good to break stereotypes, but it also sets an example for others. Trailblazing: Why It Feels So Good […]

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I’m Almost Not a Scaredy Cat

Many people have a fear of heights. And in hiking that can sometimes be a problem. Welcome Contributor Lori Roberts to the blog today and read about why she’s almost not a scaredy cat. I’m Almost Not a Scaredy Cat #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet I arrived at the 5 Km marker after climbing the mountain […]

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Klondike Letters Project

Have you ever wanted to communicate with your future self? Tell yourself, don’t forget this part of your trip. Or remember how amazing this part was? The Klondike Letters Project is a program where hikers write post cards to themselves from atop Chilkoot Pass, and then receive that note a year later. Reader Corrie Francis […]

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The Day I Fell for the Mountains

Mara here. Growing up in Arkansas we have our fair share of rugged terrain, but no real mountains. I had never been above the tree line until I went out west. And like Contributor Laura Friesen describes below, when you climb that high and see the rocky peaks towering above you, it is like falling […]

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Motherhood With Mickey

Meet @HikeitMomma  on the @hikelikeawoman #podcast Click To Tweet Meet Mickey, Mickey is a Wyoming-based mother of 4. She’s a military wife, fitness professional, hiker, and mother of an autistic child. On today’s show, we talk about how nature sustains her and her family through difficult times. You might have read a post she wrote for […]

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Chasing The Ashes

Have you ever tackled a hike that you knew you could complete, but you just didn’t want to? I love how Contributor Sarah Kyllo put it in her story here. There are days you simply show up and see how the trip unfolds. Even though she didn’t complete what she set out to do, Sarah’s […]

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A Breath of Fresh Air

The outdoors not only can heal us, but it helps us cope with life. Contributor Mickey Sanderson discusses how fresh air, dirt, and the outdoors helps her son have more happiness in his life. This is a powerful story. A Breath of Fresh Air #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Giggles, coos, goo goo gaga, and then […]

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Sticking It Out

It is amazing how the more you do something, the more comfortable you become with it. My first backpacking trip was much different than mine now. Welcome Contributor Andie Renner-Miller the blog today. She wrote this piece in the middle of the night on her first backpacking trip to calm her anxieties. I think you’ll […]

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Meet Meg

Meet Meg Meg is a Colorado woman who is in the process of quitting her job to pursue her dream. On today we chat about a trek to Nepal and what it did to inspire her to follow her dreams.    You can follow Meg’s adventures on her website www.foxintheforest.net I loved our conversation and I […]

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A Comparison of Now and Then

My hiking body and mind is definitely different than it was when I was I was in my early 20s. As we age, not only does our body change, but so do our goals and other aspects of life. Welcome Contributor Kristine Huffman to blog today as she discusses a comparison of her hiking now […]

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Come Eclipse In Wyoming

Hi Everyone, Rebecca here with an important PSA. The eclipse is coming! On Monday, August 21st a total solar eclipse will occur in the United States. I know just the place to visit for the perfect view. View the #greatamericaneclipse from Sunrise #wyoming! #thatswy Click To Tweet Wyoming! A few weeks ago I was camping […]

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Floating Down a River

South Africa sounds like such a magical place. Hiking up steep mountains and through narrow canyon sounds like a trip of a lifetime. Welcome Contributor Diane Shearer to the blog today as she discusses a recently hiking trip on the Hex River. Floating Down A River #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Recently I fell asleep under […]

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