Rediscovering your love and need for the outdoors

Life most definitely gets in the way! Sometimes we simply discover that we don’t have time for all the things we love. But that just makes them tastes sweeter when we rediscover them again. Ambassador Shelley writes about rediscovering her love and need for hiking, backpacking, and being in nature. Rediscovering your love and need […]

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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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Am I doing enough as a mom

Sometimes we all feel like we aren’t good enough, but when that feeling is associated with our children, it tugs on our emotions even harder. Ambassador Crystal speaks about how sometimes she feels like she’s letting her children down. Am I doing enough as a mom #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet I’ve been struggling mentally lately […]

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The Comfort Zone

Mara here. As someone who hikes alone most of the time, I love this post by Ambassador Madelene! She has sound advice about the realities of stepping out of our comfort zone and risk assessment. So what helps us show bravery while implementing smart risk assessment? The Comfort Zone #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Call me […]

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HLAW Unfiltered- May 7, 2019

Today on the show we answer reader questions about screen time in children, celebrate a few wins and chat a little bit about the struggles of work/life balance and embracing our imperfections. We hope you enjoy today’s show. A special thank you to today’s sponsors, Mountain View Historic Hotel & Cafe, Centennial WY Just click […]

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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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HLAW Unfiltered- April 30, 2019

Today on the show we chat about mental health and what Crystal does to take care of herself and we announce that our application period to become a Hike Like A Woman Ambassador is open! Click here to apply: https://hlaw.typeform.com/to/eHhEse and watch the show to learn more about what an HLAW Ambassador is and what an […]

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It’s time to get real

Sometimes life doesn’t look like we want it to. Sometimes it doesn’t look like we planned, or like we really want to admit to ourselves our anyone else. But when life gets real, we turn to real ways to find peace. I love this piece by Ambassador Michelle. It really hits home with me. I’m […]

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Blazing Trails – International Living

I love this piece by Ambassador Marianne! So much we have these preconcieved notions of things are supposed to be. But when we turn inward, sometimes we will find we fit into a category that we may think we don’t belong. Blazing Trails – International Living #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Me a trailblazer? Nah…A trailblazer […]

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HLAW Unfiltered- April 23, 2019

Today on the show we talk about the Tooth Fairy, backpacking, our local hiking groups and learn that Crystal collects weird things and Rebecca doesn’t like hiking when she’s on vacation. A huge thank you to the Mountain View Historic Hotel & Cafe, Centennial WY for sponsoring today’s show. We hope you enjoy today’s conversation. Just click […]

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Forest Bathing

Mara here. I find that when life gets to be too much, I crave nature much like I crave a nap, sweets or comfort food. I’t exciting to learn the scientific reasons for that! Ambassador Jacquelyn writes abouts forest bathing. Have you heard of it? Forest Bathing #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Do you ever escape […]

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Kula Cloth Review

Note: Kula Cloth provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. How do you take care of business in the wilds? When you don’t have a restroom, sometimes it’s hard to keep things sanitary. But Kula Cloth has come up with a solution. Ambassador […]

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The Pre-Adventure Adventure

Wow, I cannot believe Ambassador Val is going to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail! Of course we at Hike Like A Woman are going to be following her like a hawk. In this eddition she talks to us about preparations. The Pre-Adventure Adventure #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Okay, so I’ve decided to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. […]

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HLAW Unfiltered- April 9, 2019

Today on #hikelikeawomanunfiltered we chat about compliment sandwiches, gators and the southern phrase “bless your heart”– thanks so much for joining us and a huge thank you to our sponsor, the Mountain View Historic Hotel & Cafe, Centennial WY. If you’d like to help fund the show through Patreon by donating $1.00/month simply click here: https://www.patreon.com/hikelikeawoman and if you’d like […]

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HLAW Unfiltered- April 2, 2019

Val is an unlikely through hiker. In just a few short months she’ll be headed southbound on the Appalachian Trail. She’s in her 50’s, she’s “fluffy” as she calls herself, she’s asthmatic and she’s a complete and total badass. On the show today she talks about her prep to get ready for this big adventure. […]

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HLAW Unfiltered- March 26, 2019

We’re back with another episode of HLAW unfiltered. This show is actually recorded LIVE on YouTube & Facebook every Tuesday morning at 8:30 MDT. On today’s show, we talk about self-debt, self-loathing and crushing goals. We also chat about motherhood and celebrate just a few of this weeks wins. We hope you enjoy today’s conversation. […]

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HLAW Unfiltered- March 12, 2019

We’re back with another episode of HLAW unfiltered. This show is actually recorded LIVE on YouTube & Facebook every Tuesday morning at 8:30 MDT. On today’s show, we talk about loving our bodies no matter their shape and size are. We get spicy about the outdoor industry, shopping in Miami and loving our bodies especially […]

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Sauce Active’s Chill Toque Review

Note: Sauce provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. When playing in the wintertime, springtime, or hiking high peaks in the summer, you gotta keep your head and ears warm! Ambassador Cheryl reviewed Sauce’s Active Chill Torque. Read below to see what she […]

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Headsweats Brand Review

Note: Headsweats Brand provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. How do you keep your hair pulled back or ears warm? Ambassador Lorna reviewed Headsweats Band read below to see what she thinks! Headsweats Brand Review #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet I am a […]

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HLAW Unfiltered- March 5, 2019

A few weeks ago I had a crazy idea. No biggie, about 100% of my ideas of crazy. But actually, I was trying to solve a problem. A podcast problem. You see, I LOVE the HLAW podcast. It’s been such an amazing place to connect with our readers. It’s given us the chance to interview […]

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Making New Connections

Ambassador Michelle is on the blog today and she talks about how social media has help make connections with women from all over the country! Do you have a love-hate relationship with social media? Have made some life-long connections because of it? Making New Connections #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet I know social media gets a […]

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Adidas Terrex Hiking Boots Review

Note: Adidas provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review at no cost. All thoughts and opinions are our own. A good pair of hiking  boots can make all the difference in the world for you hike. If my feet are miserable, I am miserable, and a good pair of boots […]

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10 Great Ways to find a hiking partner or group hike

It’s Galentine’s Day! We here at Hike Like A Woman celebrate women and the bonds between women. But sometimes, finding a woman to hike with can be difficult. Today Annie tells us about 10 ways to find a hiking partner or group. Recently Hike Like A Woman was contacted by someone who wanted to become […]

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Compass Ultralight Daypack Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Compass Outdoors provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. I am a slave my day pack. I carry so much with me on hike – snacks, camera, extra layers. I’m afraid I’ll be left wanting something I don’t have while on the […]

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Who We Hike With

Who We Hike With #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Lorna here. I recently was asked if Tallahassee had a local HLAW group.  I felt bad for a minute as I explained that no, they did not.  The closest group was in Central Florida. I felt bad because I know there probably are more women out there […]

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Mary E. Davison: Episode 086

On this week’s episode we talk to Mary E Davison. She’s the author of the book Old Lady On the Trail, and the oldest person to complete the Triple Crown to date! We are so happy to be able to share her story with you! You can find out more about Mary at: Website: https://maryedavison.com […]

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Epic Wipes Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Epic Wipes provided a samle to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. We hike. We backpack. We bike. We snowshoe, ski, and the list goes on and on. And we get dirty. Really dirty. But Epic Wipes have a solution to that problem. They are […]

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Tailwind Endurance Fuel Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Tailwind Nutrition provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. Last summer I summitted my first 14er. And for this flatlander, it was big deal. But even though, I had what normally would be a good breakfast and lots of snacks, […]

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UCO Vapor+ Headlamp Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: UCO provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Having a good headlamp is extremely important while camping and hiking in the dark. But there are other uses for them as Ambassador Jana discovered.  Jana reviewed the UCO Vapor Headlamp. Read below to […]

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Aubrey Peterman: Episode 85

On this week’s episode we talk to Audrey Peterman. She’s a writer, public speaker, and respected figure in the outdoor community. Her work has helped get the knowledge and love of the outdoors to a variety of different cultures and groups all across the nation. We are so honored to have her with us today! […]

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Deuter Futura 28SL Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Deuter provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Women are not made the same as men, so our backpacks shouldn’t be either. Deuter makes great women specific packs that are curved in the right places for our curves, and made to fit […]

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Take a Peak into our 12 Trails of Winter

Join us for our 2nd Annual 12 Trails of Winter Video Series!!!! Come journey with Ambassador Lauren as she takes us for a hike in Alaska on Bear Mountain to see this amazing waterfall! All 12 Trails from all over the country, Canada and even Scotland are apart of our 12 Trails of Winter this […]

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Trail History: Episode 84

On this week’s episode we talk about what it’s important to learn the history of our trails. Have you ever stopped to read the trail marker history information? Or gone online to research the history fo the trail/park you plan on hiking? You’d be supposed at what you’ll find!!!! We challenge you this week to […]

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Meet Jane: Epsiode 83

Meet Jane! Jane is a hiker, retired teacher, and a volunteer for a Wolf Rescue in Central Florida! Today we get a chance to hear all about Jane’s adventures, and learn about how we can help protect wolves in the wild and at home! You find out more about the Wolf Rescue Jane volunteer’s at […]

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Wenzel Boulderdasche Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Wenzel provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Your pack is how you carry all your gear with you. The way a backpack fits, carries your gear and overall performs can make or break a hike. Ambassador Helina reviewed the Wenzel Boulderdasche. […]

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