Our Favorite National Park Memories

Rebecca here, I know, I’m actually writing a blog post… It’s no secret that we love public lands here at Hike Like A Woman. National Parks. State Parks. National Forests. BLM Land. National Historic Sites. We love them all. Last summer I headed to Fort Laramie with my two children. We only live a few […]

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What I Learned From Cheryl Strayed

I feel like part of being human is dealing with the ebb and flow of life. There’s a cycle of stress followed by calm. There’s chaos followed by order. There’s disappointment followed by good news. Failure followed by success. Last night I attended a lecture given by Cheryl Strayed at the University of Wyoming. Her […]

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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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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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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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Recommended Hikes in Southwest Montana

I’m super excited to have my friend Amelia with Tales of a Mountain Mama on the blog today with a special post all about kid-friendly hikes in Southwest Montana. You can also find her on last week’s podcast show. Take it away Amelia… Recommended #hikes in #southwest #montana with @mtnmamatales & @hikelikeawoman Click To Tweet […]

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Rockin’ Outdoor Motherhood

When Hayley with Traveling Hiking Family posted about #rockingmotherhood I knew that this was a project for #teamHLAW. You see lately I’ve been in a motherhood slump. My oldest kid is in kindergarten, which leaves just me and my 3-year-old during the day. When my youngest son was left alone at home while his brother […]

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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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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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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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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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This Season of Life

This morning I went snowshoeing with a few friends and our children. The adult to child ratio was 5:7. The odds were in favor of the Moms. The sky was blue and the sun was shining. Thanks to a crazy spring storm there was 2 feet of snow underneath our snowshoes. The morning was beautiful […]

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Why I Put My Babies “At Risk” By Taking Them Hiking

About a year ago I read the book ‘Up: A Mother and Daughters Peakbagging Adventure’ by Patricia Ellis Herr. In the book Herr recounts several instances of people making snide comments about how children shouldn’t be bagging peaks. When I was reading the book I had a hard time grasping this concept. I’ve rarely encountered […]

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