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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Jennifer’s 52 Hike Challenge

Jennifer’s 52 Hike Challenge @hikelikeawoman @52hikechallenge Click To Tweet Are you participating in the 52 Hike Challenge? Confession: I’m not, but it’s not because I don’t hike every week. It’s because of well, life. But, several of our Ambassadors are and I love following their hikes on social media. Today I’m excited to have Jennifer […]

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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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Top Tips for Safe Solo Hikes

Top Tips for Safe Solo Hikes @hikelikeawoman #teamHLAW Click To Tweet  Safety. It’s something that’s always in the back of my mind, especially when I head out into the backcountry. Safety from wild animals and predators. Safety from extreme weather.  Safety from hazardous terrain. Safety driving to and from the trailhead. Safety from people who […]

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Trip Report: Montgomery Pass

Please welcome Amanda to the website today with an awesome trip report from Montgomery Pass trail in Colorado. I think that after reading this post and checking out her amazing photos you’re gonna wanna add this trail to your “must-hike” list.  ~~~ Let me start by saying that prior to Colorado, we lived in Louisiana.  […]

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Noise Pollution on the Rim Rock Trail

Noise Pollution on the Rim Rock Trail #HLAWAteam #teamHLAW Click To Tweet I’m excited to have Annie on the blog today with a trip report and an important PSA from a visit to Rim Rock National Recreational Trail in the Shawnee National Forest. I took away 3 things from this post. First, the importance of respecting […]

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4 Things The Woman Hiker Needs To Know

Please welcome Ruth to the blog today, with a few tips for hikers about things that are specific to women on the trail (ahem periods, bras, pregnancy, and jewelry). If you’re a male hiker who hikes with women pay attention too because this is good advice. Check it out, subscribe to Ruth’s YouTube channel and be […]

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