Finding Calm in Out Back

Immersing yourself in  nature is a great way to heal both your body and your mind. Going into the backcountry also teaches you how to rely on yourself. Welcome contributor Liesl Magnus to the blog as she tell us about her transformation with Out Back. Finding Calm in Out Back #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet I […]

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Am I Good Enough To Be A Force Of Nature?

Today’s post is sponsored by REI. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Am I Good Enough To Be A #ForceOfNature at @hikelikeawoman in partnership with @REI #sponsored Click To Tweet I think that having doubt about who we are and what we are capable of becoming can sometimes stop us from reaching our full […]

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I Am A Force Of Nature

This post is sponsored by REI. All thoughts and opinions are our own. I am a #ForceOfNature at @hikelikeawoman in partnership with @REI #sponsored Click To Tweet Sometimes it’s hard to open up and be honest with ourselves about our childhood and how it shapes our perceptions. A big shout-out to Annie today for her […]

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Keep Moving and Improving

Are you participating in the 365 Mile Challenge and feel like you are falling behind? Welcome Contributor Suzi Minor to the blog because she’s got some great encouraging words. Keep Moving and Improving #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet We’ve passed the first quarter mark of our 365 Mile Challenge, the miles are tallied and according to […]

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Hiking through Menopause

Simply talking about taboo topics is a great way to let others know they are not struggling alone. Welcome Annie to the blog today as she tell us about her struggles with early Menopause. Hiking through Menopause #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Hiking isn’t easy and neither is going through Menopause, especially early onset Menopause. Yes, […]

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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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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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5 Yoga Poses To Take On The Trail

I remember my first yoga class. I was 6 months postpartum and my body had turned to mush after an inactive pregnancy and horrific labor and delivery experience. I was trying to adjust to motherhood and a new career outside of the Army. It was a tough transition, I was a hot mess. I showed […]

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Why You Need to Plan A Girls Weekend Now

Why you need to plan an outdoor girls weekend now! @hikelikeawoman Click To Tweet This weekend I’m skiing into a backcountry cabin with a group of friends. We’re leaving our children with our spouses and venturing out into the wild unknown. Sure, we’ll only be a few miles from our SUV’s parked at the trailhead. […]

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Living Simply to Simply Live

One of the things that draws me to the outdoors is the simplicity of being in nature. There’s something special about being able to carry everything we need for a few days on our backs. Days spent in the mountains help me realize that I really don’t need much to be happy. For the past […]

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How to Cope with Altitude

Full disclaimer here: Everything I’ve learned about altitude, acclimatization and mountain sickness comes from NOLS, the Altitude Org & my own experience. I’m not a doctor or a scientist but I do live at 7,200 feet, regularly climb mountains above 12,000 feet and take out of town guests from low areas into the wilderness. This […]

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