Oboz Sapphire boot review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: These boots were provided to us to review at no charge by Oboz. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. Ambassador Heather received a pair of Oboz Sapphire Mid Waterproof boots to review. She talks about how other boots gave her bad blisters. I too had the blister problem. I always got […]

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The Retreat Road Trip

We had such an amazing time during the Hike Like A Woman retreat. It was a trip of a lifetime. Ambassador Annie shares her thoughts and tells a great narative of how things went. The Retreat Roat Trip #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Butterflies in my stomach doesn’t even begin to describe how I felt. My […]

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Trailfoody Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Trailfoody provided a sample to us to review at no cost. All thoughts and opinions about this product are our own. When I’m heading out the door to go hiking, I struggle to get everything together. I simply don’t have time to be creative about packing the right kind of snacks. Ambassador Crystal struggles too. […]

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Can We Take A Second To Say Thank You?

Rebecca here. I know. I’m punching letters into a computer instead of spewing nonsense into the airwaves via the podcast. My heart is full of gratitude today so I just wanted to take a second to thank you. Thank YOU to the over 60,000 people who read our blog, subscribe to our newsletter, follow us […]

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The first mile

– The first mile #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet The first time I set out to summit a mountain, our group had decided on an alpine start, meaning that we woke at 2:45 a.m. – in the morning – and were setting out hiking by 3:30 a.m. It was a late July morning, and there wouldn’t […]

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Grieving in nature

Nature is a one of the great comforters for me. It is somewhere I can go to meditate and collect my thoughts. Ambassador Deirdre talks about how going into nature helped while she coped with the loss of two friends. Grieving in nature #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet “As long as I can I will look […]

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Montem Trekking poles review + Coupon Code

Mara here. I like Ambassador Mickey was not a user of trekking poles before I actually used them. And after using them, I love them. They help going up hill, down hill, and crossing streams. Mickey received a pair of Montem trekking poles to test for review. Below are her thoughts. Montem Trekking poles review […]

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Crazy Creek chair review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Mara here. So I never have a camp chair when I go camping because the two that I had burned in the campfire. I wasn’t very smart and left them sitting next to the campfire in the wind. This happened not once but twice. I thought I’d just sit on the ground from now on […]

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Happy Hiker Tee Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Fun graphic shirts are a great way to let your personality shine though. I also really like a shirt that you can wear hiking. One that is made to sweat in. Ambassador April reviewed the Hike It Off Happy Hiker Tee. Read on to see if they are a good fit for you. Happy Hiker […]

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Going from a baby to a toddler while hiking

Hiking with children is always an adventure. If you have little ones, you know there is a big difference in a baby and a toddler. Ambassador Crystal talks about going from taking a baby on a hike to taking a toddler on a hike, and the differences in between the two. Going from a Baby […]

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Kelty Redwing Reserve 50L Review

I am a total gear head. I love learning about new gear that will make my trek easier and/or more comfortable. Ambassador Lucy reviews the Kelty Redwing Reserve 50 liter backpack. So if you are looking for new pack or just want to read about one, read Lucy’s thoughts below. Kelty Redwing Reserve 50L Review […]

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That one time we saw a bear

Wildlife sightings can be fun and sometimes scary, especially if you are hiking in an area that has large dangerous animals that you are not used to seeing. Ambassador Jessica discusses when she had a bear encounter in Vermont. That one time we saw a bear #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Growing up in rural Iowa […]

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Finding Positives in the Negatives and Getting Outside

We are hardest on ourselves when it comes to body image. But if we learn to not criticize ourselves and find acceptance in nature, we become much happier. Ambassador April writes about how nature makes herself a better person inside and out and how she found positives in the negatives. Finding Positives in the Negatives […]

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I met Mr. Dreamy on Mount Slesse

Mara here. My grandmother once said to me, “How are you going to find a man hiking all the time?” Well Meme, Ambassador Lori did just that! So if you are single and looking, don’t let people tell you have to put yourself out there in order to find a man. Well, you can do […]

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Tiny Big Adventure’s Ergo Slackline Kit + GIVEAWAY!!!!

Have you heard of slackling? It looks like so much fun. Ambassador Christina reviewed Tiny Big Adventure’s Ergo Slackline Kit. Read more to find out what she thought of it and her adventures as a first-time slackliner. Tiny Big Adventure did give us this product to review but all thoughts and opinions are our own. […]

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Diversity on the trail

Next time you go for a hike take a look around and make a mental note of how many people of different skin colors and backgrounds you see on the trail. Ambassador Helina asks the question of “why isn’t there more diversity on the trail,” and how to change that. Diversity on the trail #HikeLikeAWoman […]

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Recover Brands Review

A company that is environmentally friendly is awesome. And a company that is environmentally friendly and uses reclaimed material is even more cool. But a company that is environmentally friendly, uses recycled material, and makes an awesome product is completely rad. Ambassador Jennifer Hewitt shares her thoughts after she tested out Recover Brands t-shirts. Recover […]

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The Perks of Trekking Poles

Trekking poles are like an extra set of legs that help pull you up the mountain. Like Ambassador Lori Robin Roberts, I didn’t think I would like them as much as I did after I started using them. They come in handy in many ways. Read Lori’s thoughts below. The Perks of Trekking Poles #HikeLikeAWoman […]

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She’ll Remain Untamed

In case you haven’t heard Saturday, Oct. 21 is Take Your Daughter on a Hike Day. We at Hike Like A Woman find it important to raise wild children. So on Oct. 21, we are taking our daughter, nieces, granddaughters, friends daughters, and/or girls of any relations on a hike to ensure we raise the […]

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Misadventures and lessons learned on the trail

Misadventures teach you how to be a better hiker, better explorer, and better person. Ambassador Crystal Osborn talks about hiking in Central Florida (yes, there’s more than theme parks) and the lessons she’s learned. Misadventures and lessons learned on the trail #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you […]

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she-nan-igans (Episode 002)

Rebecca here with a truth bomb! I don’t always like being the spotlight and when I started our ambassador program I was happy to move to a more behind-the-scenes role here. But that ended a few months ago when Lorna, Annie and Jill wanted to interview me all about HLAW. So, much to my chagrin […]

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Wandering Wonder Woman

Meet Lucy Lucy is a HLAW Ambassador and amazing woman who has had to overcome everything from learning to walk again after a bad accident to dealing with blood clots.  Not only is she an incredible example of persistence but she’s also the editor of our magazine. You can follow Lucy’s adventures on her website:  […]

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RōM Outdoors 3-in-1 Pack Review

HLAW received this product for free from RōM Outdoors in consideration for a gear review. After extensive testing and review all thoughts and opinions are our own. A backpack that is more than a backpack sounds can be very useful. Ambassador Kathryn tested the RōM Outdoors 3-in-1 Pack. The following are her thoughts on the […]

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Tactical LED Pen review + GIVEAWAY!!!!

Gadgets and gear that serve multiple purposes are always so cool. Welcome Ambassador Tina to the blog today and get her take on the Tactical LED Pen by Survival Hax. Tactical LED Pen review #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet When I first saw this pen as it was being offered to us HLAW ambassadors to review […]

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Welcome New AmBADASSadors!

It’s an exciting day around here. If you’ve been following HLAW for a while you know that this website is a group effort with over 55 women working behind the scenes are part of our staff, Ambassador & Contributor teams. There’s no way that I could do this alone, so mega thanks to all of […]

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I am the storm

Long distance hiking is definitely no easy task! Do you have a mantra that keeps you pushing toward the end of the trail. Ambassador Amanda Westendorf used a mantra to keep her pushing when she began her hike on the Appalachian Trail. I am the storm #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet “I am the storm.” This […]

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Wild Child

Being a wild child has a different definition for for the person it describes. For Ambassador Jennifer Hewitt, it describes two different areas of her life. Read as she reflects on growing up as a wild child. Wild Child #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet I’ve always been a wild child. My memories from childhood are full […]

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Hiking in the Dark

Have you ever hiked in the dark? It sounds a little scary at first but can be so rewarding. Ambassador Lucy has some great advice on how hiking in the dark is actually very rewarding. Hiking in the Dark #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Why would anyone want to hike in the dark?  That’s just crazy […]

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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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Thousand Miler Book Review

I am always amazed at people who thru hike. I cannot imaging hiking a long-distance trail from one end to another, but it is something that I would like to do someday. There are many more long-distant other than the Appalachian Trail or Pacific Crest Trail. You can learn about the Ice Age Trail in […]

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Hiking for Grayson

Mara here. Have you heard of Tay-Sachs Disease? I hadn’t until I met Felicia Kemp online and talked about her family’s struggle with the disease. In order to prevent other families from struggling, the Kemps have started the online campaign #HikeForGrayson to spread awareness and raise money to find a cure for the disease. Read […]

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Happy Father’s Day from HLAW

Happy Father’s Day to all in our Hike Like A Woman community. To celebrate our dads, Ambassador Annie writes about what the holiday means for her, as well as compiled thoughts from our ambassadors. Happy Father’s Day from HLAW #HikeLIkeAWoman Click To Tweet Father’s Day is upon us and while we are all about supporting […]

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Plus Sized Perception

I think as women we can have what society says is the “perfect body” and still see things wrong with it. We hear the negative comments from other and tell ourselves that it’s only words but it still hurts. Welcome Ambassador Annie to the blog today as she discusses our struggles with body image. Plus […]

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Women Who Inspire Jill

There are so many inspiring women in our world. Ambassador Jill said she couldn’t narrow it down to just one woman who inspires her. She has listed three women who have affected her and why they inspire here. Women Who Inspire Jill #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet p.s. this post is brought to you by the […]

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Furbaby First Aid

When hiking with Furbabies, we need to be just as prepared with first aid as we are for ourselves. Here are some great tips by Ambassador Annie on how we can be prepared while hiking with our Furbabies. Furbaby First Aid #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Any doting parents know the struggle of packing everything needed […]

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