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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Why I’m Opting For Recycled Clothing

This post is sponsored by Recover Brands but all thoughts and opinions are our own. There are also a few affiliate links sprinkled throughout this blog post, shopping through them doesn’t cost you a thing but we earn a few pennies from each sale. These pennies help offset the cost of this website and compensate […]

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An Open Letter To The Outdoor Industry

Hi Everyone, Rebecca here with a few thoughts on today’s podcast all about the outdoor industry. If you’ve been following along on our social media channels and blog you might have noticed that last week I was in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Outdoor Retailer Show. It was my first time to attend and […]

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30 Good Reasons To Join Us for Outdoor School

*NOTE: Session 1 of the Outdoor School has ended but we promise more in the future. Stay tuned!* We’re SO excited! 70 amazing Outdoor Women have registered for our first session of the HLAW Outdoor School. Our goal is to educate, inspire and entertain as we dive into this 10-week online class designed by and […]

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Let’s be a Force of Nature, for Nature

We are celebrating women in the outdoors through REI’s #ForceOfNature project. This is not a sponsored post, we just want to keep sharing our thoughts and feelings about what it means to be a Force of Nature. Let’s be a #ForceOfNature, for #Nature at @hikelikeawoman w/ @REI Click To Tweet Mother Earth. We need to […]

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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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You See A Cold Baby Bison, I See A Wild Animal.

Normally I save my rants for Friday mornings but this one simply can’t wait. I’m fired up. I’m angry. I’m sad. Headlines like this have my head spinning. Online filmmakers venture off-boardwalk at Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone A Baby Bison That Was Placed In A Van By Tourists In Yellowstone Is Euthanized 3 suspects identified […]

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7 Things Keeping Us Inside (and what we can do about them)

The past two weeks have been crazy around here! Moms Who Hike is up and running and taking off. A few big opportunities landed on my lap in September. I was asked to teach online outdoor education classes and am knee deep in preparing curriculum and shooting video. I’ve also been asked to represent an awesome […]

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7 Outdoor Pet Peeves (and what we can do about them)

I like to keep it positive around here, but every once in a while I encounter something on the trails that makes me downright angry. Here’s the deal. I believe that most of us try hard to be good stewards of the environment. We try to pack out our garbage, clean up after ourselves, reduce our […]

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“Is the tree sad, Mommy?”

As a mother I love trying to figure out what my children are thinking. Sometimes I’m amazed at the simplicity of their words and I realize that sometimes those words are the result of a surprisingly complicated thought process. This morning my kids and I set out on a little hike (and by hike, I […]

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