Who We Hike With

Who We Hike With #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Lorna here. I recently was asked if Tallahassee had a local HLAW group.  I felt bad for a minute as I explained that no, they did not.  The closest group was in Central Florida. I felt bad because I know there probably are more women out there […]

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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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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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Having The Courage To Be Authentic

  Meet Alexandra DiRuscio. Alex is a mom, a hiker, a cyclist, a comedy writer and founder of  who often channels her inner Katniss with archery. Today on the show we chat about everything from starting a new business to being authentic and I think you’re going to love our conversation. Alex is humble, down-to-earth […]

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Here’s To Strong Women

It’s Women’s History Month and earlier this week we celebrated International Women’s Day so we thought it’d be fitting today to chat on the podcast about some women who have been influential in our lives and shaping our love for the outdoors. First up Rebecca talks about being inspired by the courage and strength 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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An Interview With A Scaredy Cat

Hi Friends and welcome to episode 067 of the HLAW podcast! I’m thrilled to have Lori Roberts on the podcast today. Lori is an HLAW Ambassador and a woman who I greatly respect and admire. She is also one of my favorite Canadians, a hiker, and a self-proclaimed scaredy cat. You can learn more about […]

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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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San Francisco’s Urban Hiker

Meet Alexandra. Alexandra is an author. A hiker. An adventurer and the founder of Urban Hiker San Francisco. Our conversation gave me a new-found appreciation of the ability to explore urban areas on foot and I’ve now added a vacation to San Francisco to hike with Alexandra on my “to do” list. I hope you […]

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On The Farm & The Trail With Laura

Meet Laura. Laura is a writer, a hiker and a member of our Ambassador team. In our conversation today we talk about her adventure on the Chilkoot trail, her blog, her family’s farm and what it means to truly be connected with nature. I hope you enjoy my conversation with Laura. You can find her […]

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Robyn The Nomad

Meet Robyn. Robyn is a wife, mother of 5, and a full time nomad. In our conversation today we talk about how her and her husband sold their business to live in a trailer and travel the world. We also dive into her approach to “unschooling” her children, and she gets really honest about her […]

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Rain or Shine With Linda Åkeson McGurk

Several years ago I found the website, Rain or Shine Mamma. Instantly it became one of my favorite websites (which says a lot because I typically loathe parenting blogs). The website is fun, refreshing and full of great tips on outdoor play and parenting. Well, Linda, the woman behind the blog recently published her first […]

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A Chat With BANGS Shoes Founder, Hannah Davis

Meet Hannah Davis. Hannah is the founder of BANGS Shoes, a company with a mission to provide awesome footwear and give back to help entrepreneurs reach their goals of starting their own small business. We wanted to interview Hannah because we love the 6-word slogan at BANGS. “Your Adventure Helps Others Find Theirs.” We’re fans of […]

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Meet Jaime

Meet Jaime. Jaime is a hiker, an entrepreneur and founder of the clothing company, Hike It Off. She’s also amazing. Today on the show we talk about a hiking accident that changed her life and completely altered the direction it was headed. Enjoy the show! Find Jaime here: http://hikeitoffclothing.com/ Sponsors & Such: Every Saturday you can tune […]

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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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Meet Meg

Meet Meg Meg is a Colorado woman who is in the process of quitting her job to pursue her dream. On today we chat about a trek to Nepal and what it did to inspire her to follow her dreams.    You can follow Meg’s adventures on her website www.foxintheforest.net I loved our conversation and I […]

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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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A true Alaskan woman

I am always amazed at those hardy women who can live in extremely remote places. Welcome Ambassador Jamie to blog and read her interview with a woman who inspires her. A True Alaskan Woman #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet I’m surrounded by amazing women and I am truly blessed because of it. I choose to be […]

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Swampwalker

I am always amazed at women who take challenges to the next level. It is pretty inspirational when they can call themselves a master of something and take a break, but instead keep pushing for more challenges. Here is Lorna’s interview with Swamp Walker, who is an amazing woman, and why she is inspired by […]

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An Outdoor Mama of 4: Stephanie Harper

Meet Stephanie Harper. Stephanie is a writer, a wife, a mother an outdoor enthusiast and a lifelong learner. You can learn more about Stephanie on her website at Raising Kids Wild. You can listen to our interview right here and check out our show notes below. Enjoy! Meet Stephanie, with @RaisingKidsWild today on the @hikelikeawoman […]

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The Brave Ski Mom Kristen Lummis

Meet Kristen Lummis. Kristin is a wife, mom, skier, You can listen to our interview right here and check out our show notes below. Enjoy! Meet the @BraveSkiMom today on the @Hikelikeawoman #podcast! Click To Tweet 1:30 “You know Mom, I knew you’d never start that blog.” 2:20 You have to be brave to be […]

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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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Meet Andrea (Buddy Backpacker’s Mom)

Have you heard about Buddy Backpacker? If you haven’t you can learn about him from Backpacker Magazine. Let’s just say that his hiking resume is way better than mine, and probably yours too. I mean he’s an 8-year-old who has hiked the AT, PCT, & Colorado Trail…that’s 6,500+ miles. As the mother of a 5-year-old, […]

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Exploring With Gale Straub

Meet Gale Straub. Gale is the founder of She Explores. She Explores is a website and podcast for inquisitive women in the outdoors, on the road and beyond. You can listen to our interview right here and check out our show notes below. Enjoy! Exploring with @SheExplores founder, Gale on the @hikelikeawoman podcast. Click To […]

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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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