Mara Kuhn: Outdoorsy in Arkansas

Meet Mara. Actually you probably already know Mara by now. She was a 2016-2017 HLAW Ambassador and is now our editor. She’s responsible for every single blog post you see here. She does a great job and I don’t think her (or pay her) nearly enough. Today on the show Mara and I chat about […]

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Alyssa Feinberg: A Rad Young Entrepreneur

Meet Alyssa. She’s in high school. She’s a mountain biker. She’s a Nordic skier. She just started her own small business making rad headbands. Her advice to all of us is to give young entrepreneurs a chance. I’m honored to have her on the show today and to carry her products in my store so if […]

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The Funstoppable Becca Droz

Way back in February I was laid up for a few weeks with an unexpected surgery. Naturally, I had to binge watch Season 29 of The Amazing Race. While watching the show I was instantly inspired by Becca Droz. She had two braids and a permanent smile on her face for the entire race. What’s […]

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A Wild Chat With Cheryl Strayed

Cheryl Strayed is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Wild, and the New York Times best-selling books Brave Enough and Tiny Beautiful Things and the novel, Torch. She is also co-host of the Dear Sugars podcast and advice column. She is an author, wife, mom, hiker, activist, world traveler and we […]

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Chickens, Iowa and Hiking

Meet Jessica Hubbard. Jessica is a HLAW Ambassador from Iowa. She’s also in charge of our Adventure Book Club and this was the first time that we recorded a podcast live in our Membership community. I hope you enjoy our conversation today. You can listen to the show right here on our website, just click […]

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From Summer Camp to the PCT

Meet Jessie Dickerson. Jessie is a camp counselor. An outdoor educator. A thru-hiker and once she had to call Search & Rescue. Today on the show we chat about everything summer camp, to the future of our planet and her trek last summer along the California portion of the Pacific Crest Trail. If you send […]

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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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Episode 62: What We Learned in 2017

Well… We’re 27 days into 2018 and finally taking a moment to reflect on 2017. Between our 2-week Hike Like A Woman website and social media holiday break, and getting back into a routine after the ringing in the new year we’ve collected our thoughts on a few things that we learned in 2017. On today’s […]

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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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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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Hike Like A Woman, Past, Present & Future

Happy New Year! Rebecca here. Today’s podcast is a little bit unusual. In fact, it’s actually the audio of a video that we produced a few weeks ago. So while we’re all about the podcast we’d encourage you to check out our video if that suits you better today. If audio is more your style […]

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The Inside Scoop On Deuter with Becky Marcelliano

Meet Becky Marcelliano Becky is awesome. Hands down. She once rode her bike coast-to-coast. She’s passionate about Mother Earth and sustainability in the outdoor industry. She cares about ensuring that women have gear that is functional and fits properly. And in today’s interview we learn that Deuter got it’s start making tents for German beer gardens. […]

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Littlest Sidekick: An Interview With Shannon Vistisen

Meet Shannon Vistisen Shannon is a Mom with a mission. A mission to equip children with high-quality and affordable clothing that they need for rough and tough outdoor play. We sat down to chat about her goals, dreams and some of the challenges of starting a small business from home in your spare time. We […]

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Our Favorite Outdoor Entrepreneur- Amy Hatch

Meet Amy Hatch. Amy is an adventurer. An entrepreneur. And an expert on outdoor gear startups. Oh, and she also runs ultra marathons and competes in adventure races just for fun in her leisure time and we’re stoked to have her on the show today. You can learn more about Amy’s entrepreneurial endeavors and adventures at https://www.garagegrowngear.com/. […]

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Hiking Through Florida With Crystal

Meet Crystal. Crystal is a Mom, a Wife, a newbie hiker and a Floridian. She is also a member of our 2017-2018 Ambassador team and she leads our newsletter team, so if you read our Saturday morning newsletter she’s one of the women who puts it all together. Crystal is a bundle of sunshine and […]

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she-nan-i-gans (Episode 003)

Hey Everyone, Rebecca here. It’s one of those rare moments when I turn the podcast microphone over to Jill, Lorna and Annie for their wacky, weird and crazy show, Shenanigans! (and the crowd goes wild!) Today we’re super excited to have Milka on the show all the way from Kenya! We heart you Milka and […]

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Why it’s important to teach your kids to be Forces of Nature

Teaching children to explore the world and blaze new trails is so important. Piggybacking on REI‘s campaign, Contributor Shanna Butler tells why it is important to teach children to be a #ForceOfNature. Why it’s important to teach your kids to be #ForceOfNature #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet So listen I could sit here and talk to […]

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When Women Lead-Dispatches From the OR Show

Hi Everyone, Rebecca here coming at you from the Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City, Utah where I’ll be hanging out for the next several days checking out the latest in outdoor gear and clothing -and- learning every possible thing that I can about how the outdoor industry works. I’m actually at OR for […]

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New Paths With Karo

Meet Karo. Karo is a Polish hiker currently living in Germany. Karo is a backpacker, an educator in the online outdoor community and she is passionate about connecting people with the outdoors and teaching them skills and knowledge.  Karo’s motto is, “old paths – new adventures.” I think you will find her inspiring and fun […]

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We Are Forces Of Nature

We are celebrating women in the outdoors through REI’s #ForceOFNature project. This is not a sponsored post, we just want to keep sharing our thoughts and feelings about what it means to be a Force of Nature. We Are Forces Of Nature #ForceOfNature @hikelikeawoman @REI Click To Tweet We’re wrapping up our Force Of Nature […]

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Sometimes being a force is hard

We are celebrating women in the outdoors through REI’s #ForceOfNature project. This is not a sponsored post, we just want to keep sharing our thoughts and feelings about what it means to be a Force of Nature. You can support our Ambassador program by shopping through our REI affiliate links. We are all a force […]

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Channeling Your Forces

We are celebrating women in the outdoors through REI’s #ForceOfNature project. This is not a sponsored post, we just want to keep sharing our thoughts and feelings about what it means to be a Force of Nature. Channeling Your Forces #ForceOfNature @hikelikeawoman @REI Click To Tweet Do you ever feel like the force of nature […]

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Go And Be A Force

We are celebrating women in the outdoors through REI’s #ForceOfNature project. This is not a sponsored post, we just want to keep sharing our thoughts and feelings about what it means to be a Force of Nature. Go And Be A Force #ForceOFNature @hikelikeawoman #REI Click To Tweet Happy Mother’s Day! It’s a day when […]

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A Woman’s Force In A Male Dominant Workforce

We are celebrating women in the outdoors through REI’s #ForceOfNature project. This is not a sponsored post, we just want to keep sharing our thoughts and feelings about what it means to be a Force of Nature. We thank you for shopping through our affiliate links to help support our Ambassador team. A Woman’s Force […]

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A Force To Be Reckoned With

We are celebrating women in the outdoors through REI’s #ForceOfNature project. This is not a sponsored post, we just want to keep sharing our thoughts and feelings about what it means to be a Force of Nature. You can shop through our affiliate links here to help support our Ambassador team. A Force To Be […]

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Using Force To Break Through Limitations

We are celebrating women in the outdoors through REI’s #ForceOFNature project. This is not a sponsored post, we just want to keep sharing our thoughts and feelings about what it means to be a Force of Nature. There are affiliate links in this post. Thanks for shopping through them to support our team. Using Force […]

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Proving To Myself That I Am A Force Of Nature

We are celebrating women in the outdoors through REI’s #ForceOFNature project. This is not a sponsored post, we just want to keep sharing our thoughts and feelings about what it means to be a Force of Nature. Proving To Myself That I Am A #ForceOfNature at @hikelikeawoman #REI Click To Tweet Have you ever felt […]

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The Real Ruth, A Force Of Nature

We are celebrating women in the outdoors through REI’s #ForceOFNature project. This is not a sponsored post, we just want to keep sharing our thoughts and feelings about what it means to be a Force of Nature. The Real Ruth, A #ForceOfNature w/ @hikelikeawoman #REI Click To Tweet Did you go through a rebellious streak […]

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Let’s be a Force of Nature, for Nature

We are celebrating women in the outdoors through REI’s #ForceOfNature project. This is not a sponsored post, we just want to keep sharing our thoughts and feelings about what it means to be a Force of Nature. Let’s be a #ForceOfNature, for #Nature at @hikelikeawoman w/ @REI Click To Tweet Mother Earth. We need to […]

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Am I Good Enough To Be A Force Of Nature?

Today’s post is sponsored by REI. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Am I Good Enough To Be A #ForceOfNature at @hikelikeawoman in partnership with @REI #sponsored Click To Tweet I think that having doubt about who we are and what we are capable of becoming can sometimes stop us from reaching our full […]

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Fear vs A Force Of Nature

Today’s post is sponsored by REI. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Fear vs A #ForceOfNature @hikelikeawoman in partnership with @REI #sponsored Click To Tweet Sometimes as an outdoor woman, it would be easy to listen to the naysayers who believe that we shouldn’t be adventuring unless “protected” by a big strong man. This […]

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I Am A Force Of Nature

This post is sponsored by REI. All thoughts and opinions are our own. I am a #ForceOfNature at @hikelikeawoman in partnership with @REI #sponsored Click To Tweet Sometimes it’s hard to open up and be honest with ourselves about our childhood and how it shapes our perceptions. A big shout-out to Annie today for her […]

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My Daughter, A Force Of Nature

This post is sponsored by REI. All thoughts and opinions are our own. My Daughter, A #ForceOfNature @hikelikeawoman in partnership with @REI #sponsored Click To Tweet There’s a special relationship that can develop between a mother and a daughter. Especially when that mother is raising her daughter to be a Force of Nature. Today we’re […]

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