Wide Open Spaces

September is Self Improvement Month, and we at Hike Like A Woman love a chance to reflect, grow and improve ourselves. So each Friday, we bring you an article to celebrate Self Improvement Month. To kick off this series, Ambassador Kimberly writes about wide open spaces. Wide Open Spaces #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Almost twelve […]

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Happi Headware Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Happi Headware provided samples to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. How do you tame the frizz? Hike Like A Woman’s Swag Shipper Jill tested Happi Headware’s headbands to pull her out of her face. Read blow to see what she thought. Happi Headware Review […]

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BUFF DryFlx Headband Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: BUFF provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Whether your exercising, hiking, or doing anything that gets you sweaty and bounces your hair around, you know you need something to pull it back. This is something I have struggled with a lot. […]

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Foot Glide Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Body Glide provided samples to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. I was stoked to test out Body Glide’s Foot Glide because I hate blisters so much and have such a problem with my feet. Below are my thoughts and how Foot Glide […]

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URSack Bear Proof Bag Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: URSack provided a sample to us at no cost in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Bear canisters can be bulky and heavy. I had never imagined a bag could be a good substitute. But URSack seems to be proving me wrong. Ambassador Nikki and our very fearless leader Rebecca […]

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How to Survive the Dog Days of Summer

It’s the Dog Days of Summer. Ambassador Lauren tells us how we can out and enjoy the outdoors without letting the Dog Days of Summer get us down or keep us inside. How to Survive the Dog Days of Summer #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Don’t let the heat or humidity keep you inside this summer. […]

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5 Steps for a Successful Group Hike

Hiking alone has its benefits, but so does hiking with others.However, there are several things to consider when sharing the experience with other people. Ambassador Sarah gives us five steps for a successful group hike. 5 Steps for a Successful Group Hike #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Let’s be honest, there are times when I just […]

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Do I Belong Here?

Have you ever felt like you were not outdoorsy enough to be outdoorsy? Sometimes the outdoors can give the allusion of being for only a certain type of people. But as it’s important to accept everyone, it’s important to not prejudge how people will perceive you. Hike Like A Woman’s Content Manger Mara, writes about […]

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The Importance of Volunteering for Trail Maintenance

Did you think about how that amazing trail you love hike stays so clean and not overgrown?  Volunteers spend countless hours keeping our trails in a good hiking condition. Have you ever thought about volunteering to do that work along with others? Ambassador Lori talks about her time volunteering on trail maintenance.  The Importance of […]

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What’s in a Year?

A year can go by uneventful or can change your perspective on life. Ambassador Jessica talks about what has gone on in her life in the past year. And about what being a Hike Like A Woman Ambassador has meant to her. What’s in a Year? #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet As I sit here typing […]

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The Great and Powerful Mosquito

Mara here. I interviewed a woman who thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail. She said to me, “If something brings me down, it’s going to be a bug.” I hate bugs! Ambassador Lori give us some interesting fact and useful information about mosquitoes.  The Great and Powerful Mosquito #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet First you hear that sound, […]

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Armadillo LT Gaiter Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Hillsound provide a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Do you hike with gaiters or do you use snow pants or waterproof pants to keep the mud and the snow off of you? I hate my skin getting wet so I try my […]

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Episode 79: Finding the Courage to Quit

Hi Friends, Rebecca here with a big announcement. I quit. It’s hard to quit something that you start, so I guess I’m not really quitting I’m just stepping down to hand the reigns of Hike Like A Woman leadership off to someone new.  Someone with passion and motivation, someone with new ideas and who has […]

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Morakniv Eldris Adventure Knife Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Morakniv provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. For Christmas this year, my brother-in-law got me knife. I always grew up with pocket knives because my dad is a collector. But odd enough it wasn’t until this year that I […]

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Mara Kuhn: Outdoorsy in Arkansas

Meet Mara. Actually you probably already know Mara by now. She was a 2016-2017 HLAW Ambassador and is now our editor. She’s responsible for every single blog post you see here. She does a great job and I don’t think her (or pay her) nearly enough. Today on the show Mara and I chat about […]

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Gobi Gear Free Spirit 30L Pack Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Gobi Gear provided a sample at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. I have a bag addiction! I have so many bags that they are hard to find places to keep them. This Gobi bag looks pretty awesome. It folds up into itself! HLAW’s Social […]

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Oboz’s Campster Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Oboz provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Finding a good hiking shoe is so important. Ambassador Tanya says it so true when she says your feet can make or break a hiking or camping trip. Tanya reviewed a pair of Campster […]

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Alyssa Feinberg: A Rad Young Entrepreneur

Meet Alyssa. She’s in high school. She’s a mountain biker. She’s a Nordic skier. She just started her own small business making rad headbands. Her advice to all of us is to give young entrepreneurs a chance. I’m honored to have her on the show today and to carry her products in my store so if […]

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The Funstoppable Becca Droz

Way back in February I was laid up for a few weeks with an unexpected surgery. Naturally, I had to binge watch Season 29 of The Amazing Race. While watching the show I was instantly inspired by Becca Droz. She had two braids and a permanent smile on her face for the entire race. What’s […]

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Bloodroot, Doggie Bags, and Why Trail Etiquette Matters

Knowing how to behave in the wilderness and on the trail is so important! Ambassador Jessica writes about meeting others do obviously do not. She sums it up best by saying, “The best thing any of us can do as hikers is to educate and inform ourselves of best practices when out in nature and […]

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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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Avalanche – Shawnee Legging Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Avalanche Outdoor Supply Company provided a sample at no cost in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Your clothing can make or break a hike. Find the best pair of hiking pants. Michelle reviewed the Avalanche Outdoor Supply Company’s Shawnee Legging. Read below to see what she thought. Avalanche – […]

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SOLE Women’s Performance Medium Footbed + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: SOLE provided samples to us at no cost in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. You can find the right boots and the right fit, but sometimes you just need a little extra comfort and support. Hike Like A Woman Magazine Editor Lucy reviewed a pair of SOLE inserts. Below […]

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Capitol Reef NP – Adventures of Two HLAW Ambassador

Mara here. Boy, am I jealous that Hike Like A Woman’s Jill and April were able to get together. And not only did they get together, they got together in Utah! Jill writes about their adventure. Capitol Reef NP ~ Adventures of Two HLAW Ambassador: when 2 worlds collide #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Capitol Reef […]

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Will Hike For Donuts

Mara here. I have a major sweet tooth! Hiking for donuts is so up my alley. Ambassador Sarah gives some great tips on how to properly fuel your body during hikes as well as tips on training for an epic hike. Will Hike For Donuts #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet A few months ago I was […]

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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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Go, find your people!

Are you a solo hiker or do you enjoy going with a group? Ambassador Michelle tells us why she hikes with groups, even though she likes being alone. Through her story, she discusses the importance of finding her people can connecting with others through the common grounds of the outdoors. Go, find your people! #HikeLikeAWoman […]

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Kananaskis Country Travel Guide and Trip Report

Oh man the Canadian Rockies are so beautiful! Thank you to Ambassador Laura for sharing her trip to Kananskis County, and for helping us plan our own! Kananaskis Country Travel Guide and Trip Report #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Overview: Kananaskis Country is a beautiful region of the Rocky Mountains found in Alberta, Canada. It is […]

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Dickies Dri-Tech Socks Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Mara here. I have high standards for my feet. If my feet aren’t happy, then I’m not happy. A good pair of socks can make a big difference. Brand Partnerships and Sponsorship Team Leader Annie tested a pair of Dickies Dri-Tech socks. Read below to see how her feet fared. Dickies Dri-Tech Socks Review + […]

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The Courage to Be Me

Self doubt is nasty friend to have. And yet, we’ve all welcomed this friend into our lives. Finding the courage to overcome it is one of the most freeing and rewarding thing you can do. Ambassador Jessica tells us about her struggle and how she worked to tell self doubt it didn’t belong. The Courage […]

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Hiking with the Mad Hatter

There is a saying out there, “Hike your own hike.” Everyone hikes with a different story. Ambassador Mickey explains how her hike involves the Mad Hatter. Hiking with the Mad Hatter #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet I hike with the Mad Hatter on a regular basis. See the Mad Hatter and I are rather close in […]

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Finding new paths and new experiences

Mara here. I am so jealous of Ambassador Marianne who is experiencing new things while living in a new country. Today she tells us about her new life in South America as well as the importance of hiking your own hike. Finding new paths and new experiences #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet “If you’re brave enough […]

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Adventure Abounds

What does the word “adventure” mean to you? Hike Like A Woman Brand Partnership and Sponsorship Team Leader Annie tells us what being a “real adventurer” means to her. Adventure Abounds #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Recently while surfing through my Facebook feed I came across an article. Most of the time of I keep right […]

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KATARINA MINI SKIRT by SKHOOP + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Skhoop provided a sample to us at no cost in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Have you ever hiked in a skirt? Like Magazine Editor Lucy I’ve seen people wearing them and wondered how they’d be. Lucy reviewed a Skhoop skirt. Read on to see what she thinks. KATARINA […]

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