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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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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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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Wild Woman Box Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note Wild Woman Box provided a sample to us at no cost in order to review. All thoughts and and opinions are our own. Are you a subscription box kind of person? It’s like getting a birthday present every month! Hike Like A Woman’s Outdoor Education Team Leader, Mentor & Advisor Lorna reviewed Wild Woman […]

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Bloodroot, Doggie Bags, and Why Trail Etiquette Matters

Knowing how to behave in the wilderness and on the trail is so important! Ambassador Jessica writes about meeting others do obviously do not. She sums it up best by saying, “The best thing any of us can do as hikers is to educate and inform ourselves of best practices when out in nature and […]

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Trail Connection

Today is Father’s Day. Our fathers have shaped us and molded us. As we celebrate our fathers today, we hear from Ambassador Lori about her father. It’s a beautiful piece and I can’t do it justice to try to summarize it, so I’ll just let her take it from here. Trail Connection #HikeLikeAWoman Click To […]

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Avalanche – Shawnee Legging Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Avalanche Outdoor Supply Company provided a sample at no cost in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Your clothing can make or break a hike. Find the best pair of hiking pants. Michelle reviewed the Avalanche Outdoor Supply Company’s Shawnee Legging. Read below to see what she thought. Avalanche – […]

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Good Job Miss America Organization

Mara here. So this week the Miss America Organization made a HUGE announcement. The are cutting the swimsuit portion of the pageant. This is a major step toward teaching women everywhere to embrace their bodies. Below is my reaction to the announcement. Good Job Miss America Organization #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet The Miss America Organization […]

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Avalanche Airlie Capri Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Avalanche Outdoor Supply Company provided a sample to us at no charge. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. Finding good hiking pants for me is always a challenge. I was fortunate to be able to test the Avalanche Outdoor Supply Company’s Airlie Capri tights. Read below to see what I thought. […]

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Headsweats 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 have a problem with wearing something on your head while being active in the cold only to make your head sweat and then want to take it off? New England Ambassador Jacquelyn […]

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Campak Compression Bag Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Campak Gear provided samples to us at no cost. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Are you an over packer? Or do you have a big trip coming up? A good compression bag can be a big help. Ambassador Jessica reviewed Campak Gear’s duck canvas compression bags. Read below and see what she […]

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I Could Chase It Forever: On the things that change your life

Have you thought about becoming a Hike Like A Woman Ambassador? The applications period is now open. Ambassador Sarah writes about what being an Ambassador means and how it has changed her life. If you are interested in becoming and Ambassador, check out the Become An Ambassador page. I Could Chase It Forever: On the […]

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Capitol Reef NP – Adventures of Two HLAW Ambassador

Mara here. Boy, am I jealous that Hike Like A Woman’s Jill and April were able to get together. And not only did they get together, they got together in Utah! Jill writes about their adventure. Capitol Reef NP ~ Adventures of Two HLAW Ambassador: when 2 worlds collide #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Capitol Reef […]

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Q&A With Rebecca

Welcome to episode 074 of the Hike Like A Woman podcast. This episode is a little unusual. I mean, this is HLAW so things are always unusual 😉 Today Rebecca spends a few minutes answering reader questions and she talks all about her new store, Basecamp in beautiful downtown Laramie Wyoming. We hope you enjoy […]

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Will Hike For Donuts

Mara here. I have a major sweet tooth! Hiking for donuts is so up my alley. Ambassador Sarah gives some great tips on how to properly fuel your body during hikes as well as tips on training for an epic hike. Will Hike For Donuts #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet A few months ago I was […]

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Wyoming CDT Adventure

Do you let fear keep you from doing something that has the potential for awesomeness? Self doubt is most definitely not a friend. Ambassador Michelle writes about how she almost let self doubt get in the way of a trip of a lifetime, but instead pushed it aside. Wyoming CDT Adventure #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet […]

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Go, find your people!

Are you a solo hiker or do you enjoy going with a group? Ambassador Michelle tells us why she hikes with groups, even though she likes being alone. Through her story, she discusses the importance of finding her people can connecting with others through the common grounds of the outdoors. Go, find your people! #HikeLikeAWoman […]

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Kananaskis Country Travel Guide and Trip Report

Oh man the Canadian Rockies are so beautiful! Thank you to Ambassador Laura for sharing her trip to Kananskis County, and for helping us plan our own! Kananaskis Country Travel Guide and Trip Report #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Overview: Kananaskis Country is a beautiful region of the Rocky Mountains found in Alberta, Canada. It is […]

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Dickies Dri-Tech Socks Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Mara here. I have high standards for my feet. If my feet aren’t happy, then I’m not happy. A good pair of socks can make a big difference. Brand Partnerships and Sponsorship Team Leader Annie tested a pair of Dickies Dri-Tech socks. Read below to see how her feet fared. Dickies Dri-Tech Socks Review + […]

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The Courage to Be Me

Self doubt is nasty friend to have. And yet, we’ve all welcomed this friend into our lives. Finding the courage to overcome it is one of the most freeing and rewarding thing you can do. Ambassador Jessica tells us about her struggle and how she worked to tell self doubt it didn’t belong. The Courage […]

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Hiking with the Mad Hatter

There is a saying out there, “Hike your own hike.” Everyone hikes with a different story. Ambassador Mickey explains how her hike involves the Mad Hatter. Hiking with the Mad Hatter #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet I hike with the Mad Hatter on a regular basis. See the Mad Hatter and I are rather close in […]

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In Search of a Giant

Trees are such amazing organisms. They can get so big, and I love walking among them and feeling so small. Just imagine if these trees that are hundreds and thousands of years old could talk! Ambassador Lori writes about visiting a park with magnificent trees on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. In Search of a […]

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