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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Imposter syndrome

Nature never judges us on who we are, what we look like, or how well we fit in with society. Nature simply accepts us and calms us. Welcome Helina to the blog today as she discusses her experiences with the impostor syndrome. Imposter Syndrome @hikelikeawoman Click To Tweet Impostor syndrome (also known as impostor phenomenon or […]

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4 tips for hiking with your partner

I have definitely been on many hikes where my hiking partner and I have gotten on each other’s nerves. Here are some great tips by Annie on how to avoid pushing each other’s buttons. 4 tips for hiking with your partner @hikelikeawoman Click To Tweet Everyone hikes for their own reasons whether it be solace, […]

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How To Become A Hike Like A Woman Ambassador

***Update 2/8/18*** Our 2018/2019 Ambassador application period will open on May 1st. To be notified please sign up for our weekly newsletter! *** February 2017 Today is our second birthday! Our little old website is turning from baby to toddler …we’re still babies in the blogosphere BUT exciting things are underway my friends. Here’s one […]

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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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The Oboz Madison

A few months ago our friends at Oboz sent Elisa a pair of Oboz Madison boots for testing and review. We were excited for the chance to work wtih Oboz for a few reasons. First, Oboz is headquartered in my hometown, Bozeman Montana. Sure, I live in Wyoming now but I’ll always be a Bozeman girl.  I […]

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Meet Eileen

I love reading stories about outdoor women who lead bold, passionate and fun lives. When Lisa, an Ambassador on our team submitted this story about her friend Eileen I knew that you’d love it…and think that Eileen is rad. I hope you enjoy the interview! ~Rebecca Meet Eileen…an awesome #outdoorwoman @hikelikeawoman Click To Tweet When […]

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How To Get Up After You Fall

I think it’s good to admit that we’re not perfect. That mistakes happen and that sometimes we have difficult and challenging days in life and on the trail. Please welcome Jennifer to the blog today. This post wasn’t super easy for her to share so be sure to drop some love for her in the […]

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A Trip To The Highest Mountain In Australia

Have you been following and participating in our Adventure Through The Holidays Challenge with our team and Tales of a Mountain Mama? One of the activities on the challenge is to go snowshoeing. When Kristin, our resident Australian Ambassador offered up a story about snowshoeing in Australia I had to publish it on the website…mostly because when […]

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The Hitcase

I’m always searching for an affordable phone case that doesn’t interfere with what I want my phone to do and sound quality. A few months ago I was contacted by Hitcase and offered a phone case for review (and giveaway). Hitcase has the goal to provide mobile phone cases tough enough for the outdoor adventurer. […]

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Onya Hipster Bag

Last summer Onya sponsored our #takeahike challenge and offered me one of their Hipster Bags. It’s essentially a little pouch that slides onto the waist belt of a baby carrier. Since my 3-year-old prefers to walk over being carried these days (yesss!!!) and I’m a loyal and true fan of the Ribz frontpack I happily offered […]

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Skhoop Long Down Hoodie

Over the past two years Skhoop has become one of my favorite brands for cold weather clothing. I love Skhoop down skirts, I practically live in them and often throw them over leggings (and even jeans) when I run errands around town or play outside with my kids. I love my Skhoop puffy jacket because it’s […]

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Armaskin Anti-Blister Sock Liners

Last summer Armaskin sent Helina, Lucy & Tina a few pairs of their anti-blister sock liners for testing and review. The concept of this sock liner is unique, it is semi-adhesive or “sticky” on the inside while the outside of the sock is smooth fabric to reduce friction. The concept intrigued me. I had read a […]

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Arctic Cool T-Shirts

Last summer a few Hike Like A Woman Ambassadors (Yvonne, Kathryn & Andrea) were provided a few Arctic Cool Instant Cooling Shirts for testing and review.  According to Arctic Cool: “The Arctic Cool Instant Cooling Shirt uses HydroFreeze™ X Cooling Technology to do just that. Work up a sweat, and you’ll feel the cooling effect […]

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Wool-it Works Magic Against Blisters

I hate blisters. And I like magic products that aid in blister prevention. When Wool-It, a company based out of New Zealand, contact me last summer about their product I knew that I had to get it into the hands of a few good Hike Like A Woman Ambassadors for testing and review. Michelle & […]

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First Degree Mudder

I have to admit that I’m a geek. But you probably already knew that by now. I tend to really enjoy dense, non-fiction books centered around the business and self-help genre. So, when I was contacted by Kate Dyer-Seeley for a review of her latest book, First Degree Mudder I turned the opportunity over to […]

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LuLaRoe Leggings On The Trail

For the next few weeks, we’ll going to stray from our typical content and focus on reviewing a few products that we’ve been testing around here. First up, LuLaRoe leggings. LuLaRoe Leggings On The Trail @hikelikeawoman (+special discount) #lularoe #leggings #roewithit Click To Tweet Rebecca’s Thoughts Several months ago my sister-in-law, Laura, started selling LuLaRoe […]

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Annie’s Adventures At The Real Reelfoot Lake

I remember a Hike Like A Woman Ambassador google hangout when Annie had just returned from this trip. She was tired, and told us a little bit about the adventure that she has just returned from and I couldn’t wait to hear the rest of the story. Because I think the BEST adventures are the one’s […]

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Top 10 Reasons Why Hiking Is The Best Hobby

If you’re here I think you can agree…that hiking is pretty amazing. Please welcome #teamHLAW’s Whitney to the blog today with a few thoughts on some of the very best things about hiking 🙂 ***** Hiking is a wonderful hobby. You don’t have to pack for an overnight excursion and you don’t have to go […]

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Life On Fire (Book Review)

Life On Fire (Book Review) @hikelikeawoman #readinglist Click To Tweet When I interview inspiring women for our soon-to-be-launch podcast one question that I always ask is this. “What’s your favorite book?” I ask this question because books are important to me. They guide, mentor, educate and entertain. I love books, our Ambassador team loves books and […]

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What You Need To Know For Your First Thru-Hike

I’m so excited to have the amazing Anna on the website today with a few tips for beginning thru-hikers. I think you’ll find her post encouraging and informative. Thanks, Anna!  What You Need To Know For Your First Thru-Hike @hikelikeawoman Click To Tweet ***** Do you want to go thru-hiking but don’t know how to […]

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5 Bone-Chilling Hiker Horror Movies To Watch Before Your Next Adventure

There’s something spooky going on this weekend, the amazing Chelsea is taking over our Instagram account for a bone-chilling weekend of Halloween awesomeness. Now, I typically don’t post on Saturdays (just Monday, Wednesday & Friday…) but we thought it might be fun to kick off the Instagram #takeover with a fun article all about spooky movies. I’ll […]

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Girls Getaway to Rocky Mountain National Park

I live just a few short hours from Rocky Mountain National Park and we go there frequently. So often in fact that I take for granted the majestic beauty of the park, the herds of elk, the excitement of Trail Ridge Road and the alpine wildflowers. When Whitney sent me this article I saw the […]

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In the Forest with Grandmother

In the Forest with Grandmother @hikelikeawoman #womenwhoinspire Click To Tweet Both of my Grandmother’s died when I was young and I’ve always wondered what I could have learned from them had I known them as an adult. When Maiu shared this beautiful video with me I couldn’t wait to share it with you. It’s a glimpse […]

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From 0-100 Miles. How Each Step Transformed Me.

From 0-100 Miles. How Each Step Transformed Me. @hikelikeawoman #womenwhoinspire Click To Tweet Please welcome Jordan to the website today with a tales of transformation and a story of determination. Reading her story hit close to home for me…how often do we fight against feelings of insecurity? Too often. Jordan’s story will leave you smiling, […]

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What’s In Your Daypack?

What’s In Your Daypack? @hikelikeawoman #teamHLAW Click To Tweet If you’re tired of political social commentary being played out here in the U.S. (Ugh) Or if you’re in Canada and need a break after your Thanksgiving feast we’re here to break up your newsfeed. Daypacks. Let’s talk about what we take for a few hours […]

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Meet Dawn (#womenwhoinspire)

Meet Dawn {#womenwhoinspire) @hikelikeawoman Click To Tweet Please welcome #teamHLAW’s Michelle to the website today with a #womenwhoinspire interview. I think you’re gonna find the interview not just inspiring but real, honest and refreshing. ~~~ Meet Dawn Eipeldauer, one of the hardest hiking women I know. She never gives up, hikes through the pain, does […]

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Moji Mini Pro Massager

Gear Review: Moji Mini Pro Massager @hikelikeawoman #gearreview Click To Tweet Earlier this summer I found myself with some leftover gear from our #takeahike challenge this summer. I had an extra Moji Mini Pro Massager laying around the office and thought it’d be great to get it into the hands of one of our Ambassadors […]

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The Memorial Day Run & March

The Memorial Day Run & March @hikelikeawoman #Veterans Click To Tweet As an Army Veteran, some of the best memories of my time in service were those pre-dawn hours when I got to walk with my rucksack down a lonely dirt road or trail. I did a lot of ruck marching as a soldier for […]

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The Truth About Outdoor Women In the Media

The Truth About Outdoor Women In the Media @hikelikeawoman Click To Tweet Recently I was listening to the She Explores podcast. It’s one of my new favorite podcasts so be sure to check it out. The episode that I was listening to was all about outdoor women online and how websites and social media channels […]

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A Dislocated Shoulder in South Africa

A Dislocated Shoulder in South Africa @hikelikeawoman #teamHLAW #firstaid Click To Tweet I remember sitting in my NOLS Wilderness First Responder Class silently hoping that I’d never encounter or have a dislocation in the backcountry. I remember talking about applying gentle traction to realign bones and the pain the patient would endure from such an […]

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The Thousand Year Flood

My husband and I spent most of the summer of 2013 in Estes Park, Colorado. We used the old, hand-built family cabin as a base camp to hike and map the area to write trail guides. When crazy wet weather hit that autumn we were home in Wyoming but our thoughts were back in Colorado, […]

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Backpacking the Grand Canyon

I love stories where the trail almost defeats us but we persevere and learn a little bit about ourselves in the process.  Please welcome the amazing Jennifer to the website today with a trip report and amazing story from a backpacking adventure that she took into the depths of the Grand Canyon. ~~~ The extent of […]

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Blister Prevention Tips You Need To Know

I’m so excited to have Lucy on the blog today talking about a subject that most of us know all too well…blisters! If you’ve struggled with blisters, or if you hike with someone who gets blisters when you’re on the mountain together this post is for you! Enjoy~ ~~~ Do you struggle with blisters while […]

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Confessions of a Mom Who Hikes

If you’re a Mom I think this post will make you feel like you’re not alone. Please welcome the amazing Emily to the website with an update about her summer of hiking.  Confessions of a Mom Who Hikes @hikelikeawoman #teamHLAW Click To Tweet The sweat was dripping off my face and we hadn’t even made […]

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Backpacking with the Bugs

I’m excited to have the amazing Mara on the blog today with a little story about when flies came buzzing into her backpacking trip causing quite the stir. Have you ever had to cope with bugs on a backpacking trip? #backpacking with the bugs @hikelikeawoman #teamHLAW Click To Tweet I absolutely love backpacking, but at […]

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