I hiked with my grandchildren, because I’m a Force of Nature.

This post is sponsored by REI. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Welcome to the blog Ambassador Marianne as she tells how she is teaching her granddaughters to become Forces of Nature. I hiked with my grandchildren, because I’m a Force of Nature. #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Six years ago something monumental happened in […]

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Serac Hammock Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note Serac provided a sample to us at no charge. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Happy Valentines Day from all of us at Hike Like A Woman. One way I love to celebrate the holiday outdoors style is to cuddle up with someone special in a double hammock. Ambassador Sarah reviewed the Serac […]

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Lori’s Galentines

The Galentine’s Day loves continues today with a slide show and story from Ambassador Lori. Lori also shares how why having female friends is so important to her. Lori’s Galentines #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet A few years back while traveling with my mom to Smithers, BC; I met a glacier named, Roche de Boule. It […]

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I Want to Rock Climb but I’m Afraid of Heights

This post is sponsored by REI. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Welcome to the blog Ambassador Meg as she discusses how she didn’t let her fear of heights keep her from climbing. I Want to Rock Climb but I’m Afraid of Heights #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet My mind races as I stare out […]

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NatureBox Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: NatureBox provided us with samples at no cost in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. I love snacks! And having snacks of different shapes, sizes and taste is pretty amazing. Ambassador Jessica has the same mindset and she was able to reviewed NatureBox. If you are looking for some tasty […]

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Lucy’s Galentine

The Galentine Day loves continues today with a slide show and story from Magazine Editor Lucy. Lucy shares with us her life with her bestie. Lucy’s Galentine’s #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet The A Team My GALentine and I met on a hike on my birthday November 23, 2013. It was a short but strenuous hike […]

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Marianne’s Galentine

Hike Like A Woman is all about community and female bonding. What better way to celebrate best friends than on Galentine’s Day. An unofficial holiday, Galentine’s Day is Feb. 13 and celebrates your best female palls. February is the month of love, and we love our best friends … or our Galentines. But with all […]

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I want to adventure more, but I’m a mom

This post is sponsored by REI. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Welcome Video Editor Crystal to the blog today as she discusses adventuring as a mom. I want to adventure more, but I’m a mom #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Becoming a mom was one of the greatest moments of my life. After struggling […]

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Roam Oatmeal Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Roam Oatmeal provided samples to us at no cost to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. I am a big breakfast eater. For some reason eating when I first get up helps me wake up. And I love oatmeal, especially on a chilly morning and especially in the backcountry. Ambassador […]

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Compass Outdoors Hammock Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Compass Outdoors provided us with a sample at no cost. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Who doesn’t love a great hammock. When you are lounging in a hammock, the world just seems like a better place. Ambassador Felicia tested the Compass Outdoors Hammock with Premium Straps. Below are her thoughts. Compass Outdoors […]

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Tubbs Snowshoes Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Tubbs Snowshoes provided samples to us at no cost to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. I have always wanted to snowshoe, but I am not fortunate enough to live in an area with a lot of snow. Ambassador Nikki had never been snowshoeing either but recently got to go […]

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PackPillow Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: PackPillow provided a sample to us to review at no cost. All thoughts and opinions about this product are our own. When you backpack or camp you give up certain comforts. That is just part of it, especially backpacking where you carry everything you have on your back. But what if you could pack […]

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Episode 61: Building Community With Jacquelyn

Meet Jacquelyn. She’s a woman with a goal. To encourage and inspire women to get outdoors. But most importantly, she’s a woman with a goal to build community. If you’ve been following along on social media you might have seen this post about a presentation that Jacquelyn recently gave at her local library, or you […]

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I Would Love To Hike Solo, But I Am A Woman

This post is sponsored by REI. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Do you want to get out and hike but you have no one to go with, or do you crave that solitude in the woods? And you think, “I would love to hike solo, BUT I am a woman.”? Well, Ambassador Jacquelyn […]

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Sawyer Select Purifier S2 Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Sawyer provided samples to us to review at no cost. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Having clean water to drink is essential, but water is heavy. So if you are adventuring in a place where you can refill your water bottle, you can cut down on that weight. But you need a […]

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Episode 60: On The Trail With Sarah

  When I started Hike Like A Woman a few years ago I had no idea that it would grow into a place where I’d meet amazing women and make incredible friends. HLAW has filled a gap that I didn’t know existed in my life. So much so that I want to share it with […]

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Chilkoot Trail Trip Report

Have you heard of the Chilkoot Trail? It looks like something I need to add to my bucket list! It crosses an international border and is described as “the world’s longest museum.” A hiking trail that’s a museum sounds amazing. Ambassador Laura recently hiked it and gives us a detailed account of how to prepare […]

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Keen Terradora Hiking Boot Review

Note Keen provided samples for us to review at no charge. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Good hiking boots can make or break a hiking adventure. If my feet are uncomfortable, whether they are wet, blistered, or whatever, I am miserable. Ambassador Lori tried Keen‘s Terradora Mid Waterproof hiking boots. Read her thoughts on […]

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BANGS shoes review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: BANGS Shoes provided samples to us to review at no cost. All thoughts and opinions about this product are our own. A company that helps other people is something we can get behind. And BANGS Shoes were founded on helping other. Ambassador Marianne tested some of these charitable and stylish shoes. Below are her […]

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Body Image and Outdoor Media: Working Toward Change

For our fifth and final installment of Body Image Week, we welcome Ambassador Laura as she discusses the importance of diversity in the outdoor community. Body Image and Outdoor Media: Working Toward Change #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet I’ve always had a hard time relating to the female athletes who grace the covers of outdoor magazines […]

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The Social Media Perfection Syndrome

For our fourth installment of Body Image Week, we welcome Social Media Manager April as she challenges us to not only celebrate the good and perfect times on social media, but the misadventures as well. The Social Media Perfection Syndrome #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet It goes without saying that social media has given us the […]

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When the Shadows Darken: E.D. and the Outdoors

For our third installment of Body Image Week, we welcome Ambassador Sarah. Sarah bravely opens up and talks about struggling with an eating disorder. It’s a pretty powerful post and I know you are going to glean so much encouragement from it. When the Shadows Darken: E.D. and the Outdoors #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet This […]

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It’s about being healthy, not just skinny

For our second installment of Body Image Week, we welcome Ambassador Crystal. Crystal discusses how she has struggled with body image her entire life. And how she wants to change that for her daughter and encourage her to be healthy. It’s about being healthy, not just skinny #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet As I get older […]

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The beauty within

Mara here. As information and media become more and more apart of our lives, there are more opportunities to compare ourselves with other women. It is more than just models in fashion magazines we size up. I know for me personally, I look at Instagram with its super outdoorsy chicks with perfect soft curls and […]

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Looking forward to 2018

Mara here. I have never been one to set a New Year’s Goal. This is mainly because of two reasons: I believe a goal should be set anytime during the year; and I never seem to keep them. However, I’ve really become sluggish lately both mentally and physically. Also this year, I am starting the […]

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No bad weather, just bad gear debunked

Have you heard the phrase, “There’s no bad weather, just bad gear”? Do you agree with it, or have you had all the right gear and still wished to not be in the elements? Hike Like A Woman’s Brand Partnerships & Sponsorship Team Leader Annie writes about running into weather that no gear would have […]

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“A Walk for Sunshine” Book Review

I love stories about people who thru-hike, especially when they make me laugh. Ambassador Lori reviews Jeff Alt’s book “A Walk for Sunshine”, about a man who thu-hike the Appalachian Trail for charity. Read her thoughts below. And if you are looking for an adventure book club, check out the Hike Like A Woman Adventure […]

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Merry Christmas from HLAW

Christmas is a special time of year. It is a time where we come together and celebrate long-standing traditions with our families, friends, and community. We at Hike Like A Woman want to wish you all a Merry Christmas and happy holidays, and share with you some of our most cherished holiday memories. What are […]

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Oboz Bridger Review Followup

Mara here. Oboz provided a pair of boots to us to review at no charge. This is a followup to the original Oboz Bridger review to show my thoughts about the boots after wearing them for a year. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Oboz Bridger Review Followup #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Last year […]

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What it means to Hike Like A Woman

What does the term Hike Like A Woman mean to you? Ambassador Jacquelyn poses this question and says what she believes it means. What it means to Hike Like A Woman #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet As I was getting ready to head out for my second Hike Like A Woman Locals group my husband says […]

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Vivid Comfort Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Vivid Comfort provided samples to us to review at no cost. All thoughts and opinions about this product are our own. I love comfy t-shirts. In fact my drawers are overflowing with them and I keep buying them. Ambassador Sarah reviewed Vivid Comfort‘s adventure t-shirt. Read below to see what she thought. Vivid Comfort […]

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Kokopelli Nirvana Packraft with Spraydeck Review

Mara here. I absolutely love getting on the water. I kayak almost as much as I hike. Ambassador Deirdre reviewed the Kokopelli Nirvana packraft, and this boat sounds really cool. A compact and portable raft can give you a whole new perspective on your favorite places. Kokopelli Nirvana Packraft with Spraydeck Review #HikeLikeAWoman Click To […]

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Thank You from Lucy

We’ve all been down and don’t know where to turn. While Magazine Editor Lucy was in the hospital last year she turned to the Hike Like A Woman community and received outpouring support. On the one-year anniversary, she says “Thank you” to that community. Thank You from Lucy #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet One year ago […]

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BONUS DAY 2 of 12 Trails of Christmas with Felicia

We wanted to keep the holiday spirit going, so we are bringing you bonus trails following our 12 Trails of Christmas. Today is our second bonus and final trail. Ambassador Felicia shows one her favorite trails in Mount Diablo State Park in northern California. BONUS DAY 2 of 12 Trails of Christmas with Felicia #HikeLikeAWoman […]

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