From Basecamp, With Love-June 13th

A few years ago I got this wild, crazy idea. To buy a ski shop. It wasn’t just any ski shop. To me, the shop, which had been in business almost as long as I’d been alive was a diamond in the rough. A gem of a place that I could grow to become my […]

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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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Episode 61: Building Community With Jacquelyn

Meet Jacquelyn. She’s a woman with a goal. To encourage and inspire women to get outdoors. But most importantly, she’s a woman with a goal to build community. If you’ve been following along on social media you might have seen this post about a presentation that Jacquelyn recently gave at her local library, or you […]

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Episode 60: On The Trail With Sarah

  When I started Hike Like A Woman a few years ago I had no idea that it would grow into a place where I’d meet amazing women and make incredible friends. HLAW has filled a gap that I didn’t know existed in my life. So much so that I want to share it with […]

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Episode 59: Moving Forward With Gear Forward

We have something unusual going on with the podcast today. Our first male guest! We’ve decided that in 2018 it’s time to open things up to the wider outdoor community. We talk about diversity so it’s time to practice what we preach. Please welcome Scott Gauvin to the show.  Scott is a hiker, an explorer, […]

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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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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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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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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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The Perks of Trekking Poles

Trekking poles are like an extra set of legs that help pull you up the mountain. Like Ambassador Lori Robin Roberts, I didn’t think I would like them as much as I did after I started using them. They come in handy in many ways. Read Lori’s thoughts below. The Perks of Trekking Poles #HikeLikeAWoman […]

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How to Build Up Your Gear Room Without Breaking the Bank

It takes some time to build up your gear cache, and if you find yourself in need a everything it can get expensive. Whether you are just getting into outdoor sports and starting from scratch, or like Contributor W.M. Chandler gone through a break-up where you used your ex-boyfriend’s gear, you find you need to […]

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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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When 12 Miles Isn’t Enough: Dispatch from the CDT

This post isn’t sponsored but it does contain a few affiliate links. We love it when you shop through them because the few pennies that we earn from each sale help keep HLAW up and running. Thank you! When 12 Miles Isn’t Enough: Dispatch from the #CDT @hikelikeawoman #thatsWY #wyomingtourism Click To Tweet A few […]

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Extreme Wilderness Survival By Craig Caudill {Book Review}

We’re excited to have Annie on the website today with a review of the book Extreme Wilderness Survival By Craig Caudill. Take it away Annie! Extreme Wilderness Survival By Craig Caudill {Book Review} @hikelikeawoman #hikerchat Click To Tweet As soon as I saw Craig had written a survival book, I wanted a copy. Why? Because Craig […]

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Hike Like A Lady With Samantha

Welcome to a surprise episode of the Hike Like A Woman Podcast! Meet Samantha Odom, the founder of Lady Hike. Lady Hiking is an amazing apparel company for women hikers and in this interview, we’ll talk about the struggles and joys of entrepreneurship. It’s a must-listen to any woman who envisions launching an outdoor brand. […]

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A Trip To The Highest Mountain In Australia

Have you been following and participating in our Adventure Through The Holidays Challenge with our team and Tales of a Mountain Mama? One of the activities on the challenge is to go snowshoeing. When Kristin, our resident Australian Ambassador offered up a story about snowshoeing in Australia I had to publish it on the website…mostly because when […]

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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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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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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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2015 Holiday Gear Guide & Giveaway

If you’re like me, you’d rather be on the mountain than inside of a mall trying to find the perfect gifts for everyone on your Christmas list. So, I’ve teamed up with a bunch of my favorite bloggers to share with you a few of our favorite things.  Hopefully, this will help you get a […]

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How to Plan a Gear Swap

How to plan a gear swag @hikelikeawoman #gear #tradinggear #outdoors Click To Tweet Do you ever feel like you’re drowning in gear? For most of us this would be awesome, right? But there really can be such as thing as too much gear. If you add growing kids into the mix it can get a […]

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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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Essential Gear For the Outdoor Mom

I’m a sucker for a new piece of gear BUT there’s just something about an old piece of gear that is full of memories and completely reliable no matter how much use and abuse it goes through. Since we hike and write trail guides I put my gear through fair amount of abuse on a regular basis, […]

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