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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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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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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Reader Spotlight – Heidi Harnapp

The women who read the HLAW blog, follow us on social media, join us for local hikes, listen to our podcast, and read our digital magazine are AMAZING. Today we’re highlighting once such amazing woman. Heidi Harnapp Reader Spotlight – Heidi Harnapp #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Hi, I’m Heidi Harnapp, and I live in Broomfield, […]

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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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Jenny’s Epic Side Hustle

Can you believe that we’re already at episode 66 of the podcast? I’m thrilled to have Jenny Owens on the podcast today. On today’s show we get to know Jenny and learn more about her start-up or as she put it, her “side hustle” — CampRents. CampRents is an online gear rental program coming live […]

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Brutal Honesty From My Kids

Hi Everyone. Rebecca here with episode 065 of the HLAW Podcast. We’re weird here but this is our weirdest episode yet. Yesterday afternoon I was in my office trying to edit a podcast episode. My children were upstairs being super loud and obnoxious and it was actually starting to get on my nerves. I went […]

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Embracing The Beauty of Aging With Marianne

Hi Everyone Rebecca here with episode 064 of the HLAW Podcast. I’m excited to have Marianne Hoffman on the show today. She is a HLAW Ambassador who recently relocated from Utah to Ecuador all for the sake of adventure. Marianne has also hiked the Camino, and she’s an advocate for living life to the fullest […]

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When Self-Doubt Rears Its Ugly Head

Hi Everyone Rebecca here with episode 063 of the HLAW Podcast. Today we get real on the show. Jessica, Lorna, Felicia and myself all share experiences where we’ve felt self-doubt creep into our lives and force us to question whether or not we are smart enough, brave, enough or tough enough to reach our goals. […]

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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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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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Day 3 of 12 Trails of Christmas with April

We are excited to bring you 12 Trails of Christmas during this holiday season. For Day 3 we welcome Social Media Manager April as she shows one her favorite trails in Southern Utah. Day 3 of 12 Trails of Christmas with April #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Today’s trail is sponsored by GCI Outdoor, Montem Outdoor Gear, […]

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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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Thank you

All of us here at Hike Like A Woman are truly thankful for everyone who makes it possible for this community. Hike Like A Woman’s Brand Partnerships & Sponsorship Team Leader Annie shares her thoughts on this holiday of thanks. Thank you from #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet The time of year is approaching that makes one […]

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she-nan-i-gans (Episode 003)

Hey Everyone, Rebecca here. It’s one of those rare moments when I turn the podcast microphone over to Jill, Lorna and Annie for their wacky, weird and crazy show, Shenanigans! (and the crowd goes wild!) Today we’re super excited to have Milka on the show all the way from Kenya! We heart you Milka and […]

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Gifts For The Adventurous Girl

Hi Friends, It’s that time of year. Snowflakes are falling. Halloween decorations are still up… Oh wait, is that just my house? Nonetheless, we’re getting a head start on the holidays here so our staff can take a nice chunk of holiday time off to spend with friends and family. We’re super excited to share […]

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Made in Alaska

Meet Heather. Heather is an Alaskan woman, foodie, outdoor enthusiast and entrepreneur. She is also the founder of Heather’s Choice, a company that makes wholesome and delicious backpacking meals. Today on the podcast we chat about Heather’s goal to put healthy, delicious food in your pack. If you’ve ever looked into a steaming bag of […]

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Our 50th Podcast Episode Celebration

We’re 50! Weird. It’s our 50th podcast episode and that’s crazy! I wanted to do something a little bit fun for today show. So, I asked a few women on our Ambassador team to send in a voice recording with their favorite outdoor story, quote, mantra or lesson learned. As I was putting the show […]

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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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Can We Take A Second To Say Thank You?

Rebecca here. I know. I’m punching letters into a computer instead of spewing nonsense into the airwaves via the podcast. My heart is full of gratitude today so I just wanted to take a second to thank you. Thank YOU to the over 60,000 people who read our blog, subscribe to our newsletter, follow us […]

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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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The One Word That’s Saved My Life

If you’re tired. If you’re burned out. If you’re stressed out. If you have too much on your plate. Or too many things to do… Today’s podcast episode is for you. I get a little personal and tell you about the past month or so around here. And how I made a decision to say […]

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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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Do You Ever Feel Like An Imposter?

Do you ever feel like an imposter? Do you ever scroll through your Instagram feed and think, “wow, there’s so much epic beauty and badassery in the outdoor community…there’s no way that I could ever measure up.” Well, you’re not the only one. Today on the show we’re talking about Imposter Syndrome and how those […]

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How To Deal With Critics

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who […]

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How To Get Up When You Fall

Today’s podcast episode is weird. It’s just me rambling on and on about an experience that I had this week. I don’t know why I’m sharing it with you. But I do know that I had to share it because it’s been nagging me all night long. I couldn’t sleep. I kept thinking about it. […]

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