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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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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Episode 79: Finding the Courage to Quit

Hi Friends, Rebecca here with a big announcement. I quit. It’s hard to quit something that you start, so I guess I’m not really quitting I’m just stepping down to hand the reigns of Hike Like A Woman leadership off to someone new.  Someone with passion and motivation, someone with new ideas and who has […]

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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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My Litter Rant

We go into nature to nurture us, heal us, and provide us with a calm, tranquil experience. But how easy that experience can be ruined by the people who were there before us. Ambassador Bozenka shares an experience that really ruined it for her. My Litter Rant #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet This how I am […]

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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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Planning My First Trip

Havasupai Falls is somewhere that looks like a fairy tale. Ambassador Michelle was lucky to score the coveted permits and be able to hike to there. This was her first major trip to plan out herself. Read below to see how she tackled planning for an adventure trip across the country.  Planning My First Trip […]

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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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Sierra Design’s Backcountry Bed Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Sierra Designs provided a sample to us at no cost in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. I thought this Sierra Deisgns Backcountry Bed looked pretty amazing because I toss and turn and get all wrapped up in my mummy bag. Hike Like A Woman Ambassador Sarah reviewed […]

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SOLE Women’s Performance Medium Footbed + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: SOLE provided samples to us at no cost in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. You can find the right boots and the right fit, but sometimes you just need a little extra comfort and support. Hike Like A Woman Magazine Editor Lucy reviewed a pair of SOLE inserts. Below […]

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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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Why You Need a Girls Weekend in Wyoming

This post is sponsored by Wyoming Tourism. All thoughts and opinions remain my own. Rebecca here. I know, it’s been a while. I’ve taken the month off of Hike Like A Woman because of this little (I mean, huge terrifying, overwhelming) new thing in my life but I’m back! So let’s talk about why you […]

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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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Where in the world is Rebecca?

Welcome back to the HLAW podcast! After a short hiatus, we’re back with a quick episode. During today’s show, Annie and I talk about what’s been going on the past month, what’s going on in the future with HLAW and our Ambassador program. We’ll give you a heads up that this show was recorded at […]

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Fitletic Pace Armband + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Fitletic provide us with a sample at not charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. I run and hike with my dog all time. But holding her on a leash leaves me without a hand free hand. And while hiking, the other hand is always holding my […]

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Operation Avoid Burnout

Rebecca here. Today’s podcast episode isn’t awesome. It’s a quick note to let you know that I need to step away from the podcast and HLAW for just a month as I tackle the beast that is purchasing a gear shop. For the past 8 months I’ve been transitioning myself into the world of outdoor […]

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Heather’s Choice Dehydrated Oatmeal Review

Note: Heather’s Choice provided samples to us at no cost in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. I love oatmeal in the backcountry for breakfast. My only hangup with it, is it it so hard to clean out of my bowl in the backcountry. But with Heather’s Choice, I […]

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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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Balloon Bust

Mara here. I know that the effort and meaning behind balloon release mean well, but they are terrible for our environment and wildlife. I can’t help but view them as littering, and see them as the same as a group of people gathering to throw litter on the ground. Brand Sponsorship and Partnerships Team Leader […]

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Searching for Sunshine: Spring Break in the Desert

When most people think of Spring Break they think of co-eds on the beach. But Spring Break is a great time to explore nature. Ambassador Sarah tells us why we should explore the desert during the spring time. Searching for Sunshine: Spring Break in the Desert #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet “We need the possibility of […]

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Who Inspires You? Women Mentors in the Outdoors

During the month of March we celebrate women with Women’s History Month, and yesterday was International Women’s Day. Is there a woman in your life that has helped shape who you are? Ambassador Sarah shares with us two women who mentored her and helped her become the women she is. I love how she shows […]

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Brand Squawk Review + COUPON!!!

Note: Brand Squawk provide us sample at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Everyone loves a good T-shirt and the softer and comfier the better. Brand Squawk aims to provide comfortable, casual tops for everyday wear with fun and true to heart words and graphics. Ambassador Laura had […]

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Feeling healthy, finding beauty on the trail

We struggle with our body image so much. Society tell us we have to look a certain way to be accepted. But nature doesn’t care, and in nature we can connect with ourselves and learn that we are perfect. And when we learn that we don’t care what society says the “norm” is. Ambassador Lori […]

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I Want to Rock Climb but I’m Afraid of Heights

This post is sponsored by REI. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Welcome to the blog Ambassador Meg as she discusses how she didn’t let her fear of heights keep her from climbing. I Want to Rock Climb but I’m Afraid of Heights #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet My mind races as I stare out […]

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Lucy’s Galentine

The Galentine Day loves continues today with a slide show and story from Magazine Editor Lucy. Lucy shares with us her life with her bestie. Lucy’s Galentine’s #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet The A Team My GALentine and I met on a hike on my birthday November 23, 2013. It was a short but strenuous hike […]

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Marianne’s Galentine

Hike Like A Woman is all about community and female bonding. What better way to celebrate best friends than on Galentine’s Day. An unofficial holiday, Galentine’s Day is Feb. 13 and celebrates your best female palls. February is the month of love, and we love our best friends … or our Galentines. But with all […]

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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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I Would Love To Hike Solo, But I Am A Woman

This post is sponsored by REI. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Do you want to get out and hike but you have no one to go with, or do you crave that solitude in the woods? And you think, “I would love to hike solo, BUT I am a woman.”? Well, Ambassador Jacquelyn […]

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Chilkoot Trail Trip Report

Have you heard of the Chilkoot Trail? It looks like something I need to add to my bucket list! It crosses an international border and is described as “the world’s longest museum.” A hiking trail that’s a museum sounds amazing. Ambassador Laura recently hiked it and gives us a detailed account of how to prepare […]

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BANGS shoes review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: BANGS Shoes provided samples to us to review at no cost. All thoughts and opinions about this product are our own. A company that helps other people is something we can get behind. And BANGS Shoes were founded on helping other. Ambassador Marianne tested some of these charitable and stylish shoes. Below are her […]

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The beauty within

Mara here. As information and media become more and more apart of our lives, there are more opportunities to compare ourselves with other women. It is more than just models in fashion magazines we size up. I know for me personally, I look at Instagram with its super outdoorsy chicks with perfect soft curls and […]

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