Do The Hard Things

I think that sometimes in life hard things happen unexpectedly, like the death of a loved one or a relationship gone bad. But sometimes, hard things come as a result of the choices that we make. I tend to make choices that force me to do hard things. Often I wish that I could be […]

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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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Singing Through A Storm With Jami

Meet Jami Savage. Jami is a Canadian adventurer who went from indoor Mom to outdoor Mom and redefined motherhood and her children’s lives. Jami is also an incredible storyteller and her interview is full of true and honest tales of challenges and triumphs. You can find her on her website at Adventure Awaits. Enjoy! 2:30 […]

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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 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 Anna (#womenwhoinspire)

Meet Anna, a writer, photographer and outdoor woman! @hikelikeawoman #womenwhoinspire Click To Tweet I think sometimes I take things for granted, especially when it comes to leading a physically active life. Like most of the women who I have interviewed for our #womenwhoinspire series I met Anna when she joined our goal-setting group. Her story […]

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How to Teach a Child to Love the Outdoors

How to Teach a Child to Love the Outdoors @hikelikeawoman Click To Tweet A few days ago I was walking through the Kmart parking lot with my kids. Yep, I said Kmart…we live in Wyoming and sometimes we shop at Kmart. We’re classy like that. All of a sudden an old, filthy, greasy McDonalds bag flew […]

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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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Meet Angela (#womenwhoinspire)

Next up in our @hikelikeawoman #womenwhoinspire blog series, meet Angela! Founder of @NWHealthyMama Click To Tweet Several months ago I “met” Angela online. She had started the website, NW Healthy Mama around the same time that I launched the Hike Like A Woman Blog. She asked if I’d write a guest post, which I happily did […]

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7 Amazing Outdoor Moms

I was raised by an Outdoor Mom. I remember her loading my siblings and as many neighborhood kids as she could fit in our 1987 Dodge caravan and driving to trailheads all over the place to take us hiking. I also remember her bold attempt to take us camping without my Dad. It didn’t go […]

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7 Best Outdoor Blogs

Outdoor blogs. We go to them before we buy a new piece of gear. We use them check out the trails in a new location. We visit our favorite outdoor blogs to plan an adventure, or before we buy an outdoor book. We go to them when we’re searching for adventure, inspiration or just a […]

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From the Trailhead to a Night on the Town in 15 Minutes

Are you ready for a confession? The thought of putting on foundation makes me break into a cold sweat. I’ve never mastered the art of applying eye-liner, lipstick seems annoying and most of the time I’m either wearing hiking pants or yoga pants. But, I have this friend named Jenn. We like to hike together. […]

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When You Start a Hike as Strangers…but Finish as Friends

One thing I love about social media and the online outdoor community is connecting with new friends. My husband and I have a longstanding joke about how many times we head out on hikes with people we don’t really know in person but who we feel like we already know because we’ve met online through our […]

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