Animosa Go With Your Flow Pack (product review)

Have you ever had to deal with your period while on a hike? Welcome #teamHLAW’s Lucy to the blog today as she reviews Animosa’s Go With Your Flow pack. @Animosa Go With Your Flow pack @HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet I signed up to review the Animosa Go With Your Flow Pack because I literally hike […]

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How Hiking Changed Jenny’s Life

Hiking has so many benefits. It can help us heal, bond with other, and find peace of mind. Welcome Jenny to the blog today as discusses how hiking changed her life. How hiking changed Jenny’s life #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet My name is Jenny Collier and I would love to share my story and encourage […]

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Diversity In The Outdoors With Melissa

  Diversity In The Outdoors With @chasquimom on the @hikelikeawoman #podcast Click To Tweet Meet Melissa Avery. Melissa is a California-based outdoor writer and busy Mom who is passionate about her family history and sharing the message of diversity in the outdoors. In our conversation, you’ll get a sneak peak into Melissa’s fascinating life and learn […]

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On The Road With Jess

Meet Jess Curren. Jess is a Mom, a writer, an amazing photographer and she does it all from an Airstream trailer as she travels the country with her family. If you’ve ever dreamed of living a nomadic lifestyle or hitting the road you’re going to love our conversation. You can find Jess at www.currentlywandering.com. Meet […]

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The Truth About Anorexia With Alexandra

Meet Alexandra. Alexandra is a student, a hiker and an outdoor woman who is very honest about her struggle with the eating disorder Anorexia Nervosa. I’m not going to lie, this was a hard interview to prepare for, a hard interview to record and a hard interview to edit because sometimes it’s challenging to talk about […]

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Hiking With Chardonnay

People tease me about buying boxed wine because it has a hiker on the box. Having a glass of wine to celebrate an epic hike is awesome. Welcome chardonnay to the blog today and find out where she gets her trail name from. Hiking With Chardonnay #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet From time to time people […]

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The Ultimate Guide To The Sierra Trail

By Whitney Guide to the Sierra Trail @hikelikeawoman #SierraNevada Click To Tweet If you are going to go on one backpacking trip in your life, might I suggest the following trail? It is one of the most beautiful hikes I’ve ever done and here is a virtual guidebook for this trail. Happy hiking ladies! First and […]

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The Clueless Wanderer Magretha Palepale

Meet Magretha Palepale. Mo is a hiker, mountain biker, blogger and advocate for women in the outdoors. In this interview Mo gives some great advice on balancing work with fun. You can find Mo at https://thecluelesswandererblog.com/, and Adventure Some Women. You can also read her thoughts on the interview here & an interview that she did with […]

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A Backpacking Trip Like No Other

If winter has got you down don’t worry, we’re here to take your mind away from the cold, and the snow for just a few minutes. Please welcome Whitney to the blog today with a report from a backpacking trip to the Sierra Nevada, thanks Whitney for sharing this adventure with us. A #Backpacking Trip […]

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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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What You Need To Know For Your First Thru-Hike

I’m so excited to have the amazing Anna on the website today with a few tips for beginning thru-hikers. I think you’ll find her post encouraging and informative. Thanks, Anna!  What You Need To Know For Your First Thru-Hike @hikelikeawoman Click To Tweet ***** Do you want to go thru-hiking but don’t know how to […]

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The Grand Canyon Rim-To-Rim

The Grand Canyon, one of the most amazing places on earth! I’m so excited to have Jill on the website today with a confession, about her reluctance to hike the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim with her husband. I appreciate her honesty and wit as she shares her experience. If you’ve ever been reluctant about tackling a […]

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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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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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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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14 Backpacking Tips You Need For Your Next Trip

A few weeks ago I went backpacking with a few friends. In the group we had several experienced backpackers and several novice backpackers. Some of us hadn’t been backpacking since having kids, so we had to dust off our packs and dig out our water filters. Because our group was so diverse I published a packing […]

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The Truth About Fear in the Outdoors

The Truth About #Fear in the #Outdoors @hikelikeawoman Click To Tweet When I was a tween my favorite movie was Iron Will. It’s sappy, feel-good, Disney movie about a teenage boy who enters a dog sled race hoping to win money and save his mother’s farm. One particular quote from this movie became my mantra […]

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Meet Bobbie (#womenwhoinspire)

Meet Bobbie (#womenwhoinspire) Click To Tweet The strangest thing about being a blogger is making friends with people who you have never met before. It honestly feels like I have known Bobbie a long time. She’s been a lot of fun interacting with on our Hike Like A Woman facebook page and through Just Trails […]

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Meet Mary Beth (#womenwhoinspire)

In December I knew that I needed some inspiration. I knew that I needed to surround myself with a group of women who could motivate me and push me to reach my goals, that’s why I started the Summit goal-setting group. But launching it was really hard, I wasn’t sure if anyone would want to […]

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Meet Melissa (#womenwhoinspire)

Meet Melissa! I “met” Melissa a few weeks ago when she joined our Summit Goal Setting Group. Instantly I was impressed with her enthusiasm and drive to set big goals. But I knew that I had to interview her as soon as I read a blog post she wrote called, A letter to my daughter: […]

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DIY Water Bottle Lanterns

We’re trying something a little bit new with our blog content…and I think you’re gonna like it!. We’re going to explore all of tips on hiking, camping and getting outside that I can find and separate the good tips from the bad. This blog series is called “Hiking Hacks” and starting today we’ll publish a […]

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Vargo Titanium Hexagon Wood Stove (Gear Review)

I’m at that phase in my life where I prefer backpacking but it seems like I do more car camping these days. I think that it’s safe to say that I can blame it on my kids, camping is just so much easier than trying to take them backpacking. But, that doesn’t mean that I’ve given […]

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What do you think about female urinary devices? (Reader Question)

Lately, I’ve been asked a lot of questions about things like gear, equipment and hiking in general. It’s awesome, I love being able to share my thoughts. Instead of keeping the conversation confined to an email or social media conversation, I thought I’d publish a few Q&A’s here too. Today’s question comes from Susanna, that’s […]

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