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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Hillsound Trail Crampons Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Who says you can’t hike in winter? And who says you can’t hike when it’s snowy and icy. Crampons can keep you from slipping on the ice. Ambassador Michelle recently tested a pair of Hillsound Trail Crampons. Below are her thoughts. Hillsound Trail Crampons Review + GIVEAWAY!!! #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet I was given this […]

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Chickens, Iowa and Hiking

Meet Jessica Hubbard. Jessica is a HLAW Ambassador from Iowa. She’s also in charge of our Adventure Book Club and this was the first time that we recorded a podcast live in our Membership community. I hope you enjoy our conversation today. You can listen to the show right here on our website, just click […]

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Plus-sized hiking attire–because we’re all hikers

Social Media Manager April and Ambassador Lori compiled a list for all of us that need comfy, cute, plus-sized hiking attire. Plus Sized Hiking Attire because we’re all hikers #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet So you’ve been looking for hiking attire and you are not a size 2? On a recent blog post sponsored by REI, […]

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Heather’s Choice Dehydrated Oatmeal Review

Note: Heather’s Choice provided samples to us at no cost in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. I love oatmeal in the backcountry for breakfast. My only hangup with it, is it it so hard to clean out of my bowl in the backcountry. But with Heather’s Choice, I […]

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From Summer Camp to the PCT

Meet Jessie Dickerson. Jessie is a camp counselor. An outdoor educator. A thru-hiker and once she had to call Search & Rescue. Today on the show we chat about everything summer camp, to the future of our planet and her trek last summer along the California portion of the Pacific Crest Trail. If you send […]

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What I Learned From Cheryl Strayed

I feel like part of being human is dealing with the ebb and flow of life. There’s a cycle of stress followed by calm. There’s chaos followed by order. There’s disappointment followed by good news. Failure followed by success. Last night I attended a lecture given by Cheryl Strayed at the University of Wyoming. Her […]

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Searching for Sunshine: Spring Break in the Desert

When most people think of Spring Break they think of co-eds on the beach. But Spring Break is a great time to explore nature. Ambassador Sarah tells us why we should explore the desert during the spring time. Searching for Sunshine: Spring Break in the Desert #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet “We need the possibility of […]

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Having The Courage To Be Authentic

  Meet Alexandra DiRuscio. Alex is a mom, a hiker, a cyclist, a comedy writer and founder of  who often channels her inner Katniss with archery. Today on the show we chat about everything from starting a new business to being authentic and I think you’re going to love our conversation. Alex is humble, down-to-earth […]

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Reader Spotlight – Heidi Harnapp

The women who read the HLAW blog, follow us on social media, join us for local hikes, listen to our podcast, and read our digital magazine are AMAZING. Today we’re highlighting once such amazing woman. Heidi Harnapp Reader Spotlight – Heidi Harnapp #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Hi, I’m Heidi Harnapp, and I live in Broomfield, […]

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LEKI’s Aergonlite 2 Vertical Lady + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: LEKI provided samples to us at no cost for review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. I never thought I would use trekking pole unless I was injured. But then I bought a pair for an epic hike, and have never looked back. There are so many uses for them, and […]

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