I Want to Rock Climb but I’m Afraid of Heights

This post is sponsored by REI. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Welcome to the blog Ambassador Meg as she discusses how she didn’t let her fear of heights keep her from climbing. I Want to Rock Climb but I’m Afraid of Heights #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet My mind races as I stare out […]

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Roam Oatmeal Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Roam Oatmeal provided samples to us at no cost to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. I am a big breakfast eater. For some reason eating when I first get up helps me wake up. And I love oatmeal, especially on a chilly morning and especially in the backcountry. Ambassador […]

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Episode 62: What We Learned in 2017

Well… We’re 27 days into 2018 and finally taking a moment to reflect on 2017. Between our 2-week Hike Like A Woman website and social media holiday break, and getting back into a routine after the ringing in the new year we’ve collected our thoughts on a few things that we learned in 2017. On today’s […]

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Tubbs Snowshoes Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Tubbs Snowshoes provided samples to us at no cost to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. I have always wanted to snowshoe, but I am not fortunate enough to live in an area with a lot of snow. Ambassador Nikki had never been snowshoeing either but recently got to go […]

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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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I Would Love To Hike Solo, But I Am A Woman

This post is sponsored by REI. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Do you want to get out and hike but you have no one to go with, or do you crave that solitude in the woods? And you think, “I would love to hike solo, BUT I am a woman.”? Well, Ambassador Jacquelyn […]

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Reader Spotlight – Aaron Owens Mayhew

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. Meet Aaron Owens Mayhew. (p.s. She eloped to this mountain and got married just a few months ago, how’s that […]

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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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Chilkoot Trail Trip Report

Have you heard of the Chilkoot Trail? It looks like something I need to add to my bucket list! It crosses an international border and is described as “the world’s longest museum.” A hiking trail that’s a museum sounds amazing. Ambassador Laura recently hiked it and gives us a detailed account of how to prepare […]

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Keen Terradora Hiking Boot Review

Note Keen provided samples for us to review at no charge. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Good hiking boots can make or break a hiking adventure. If my feet are uncomfortable, whether they are wet, blistered, or whatever, I am miserable. Ambassador Lori tried Keen‘s Terradora Mid Waterproof hiking boots. Read her thoughts on […]

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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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Hike Like A Woman, Past, Present & Future

Happy New Year! Rebecca here. Today’s podcast is a little bit unusual. In fact, it’s actually the audio of a video that we produced a few weeks ago. So while we’re all about the podcast we’d encourage you to check out our video if that suits you better today. If audio is more your style […]

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No bad weather, just bad gear debunked

Have you heard the phrase, “There’s no bad weather, just bad gear”? Do you agree with it, or have you had all the right gear and still wished to not be in the elements? Hike Like A Woman’s Brand Partnerships & Sponsorship Team Leader Annie writes about running into weather that no gear would have […]

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Where Are They Now (Volume 1)

A few months ago a loyal podcast listener asked if I would go back and put together a show following up on a few of our previous podcast guests. So, I reached out to several of them to see if they’d be interested in participating in our first “Where Are They Now” episode. Here’s who […]

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Oboz Bridger Review Followup

Mara here. Oboz provided a pair of boots to us to review at no charge. This is a followup to the original Oboz Bridger review to show my thoughts about the boots after wearing them for a year. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Oboz Bridger Review Followup #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Last year […]

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What it means to Hike Like A Woman

What does the term Hike Like A Woman mean to you? Ambassador Jacquelyn poses this question and says what she believes it means. What it means to Hike Like A Woman #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet As I was getting ready to head out for my second Hike Like A Woman Locals group my husband says […]

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Vivid Comfort Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Vivid Comfort provided samples to us to review at no cost. All thoughts and opinions about this product are our own. I love comfy t-shirts. In fact my drawers are overflowing with them and I keep buying them. Ambassador Sarah reviewed Vivid Comfort‘s adventure t-shirt. Read below to see what she thought. Vivid Comfort […]

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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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BONUS DAY 2 of 12 Trails of Christmas with Felicia

We wanted to keep the holiday spirit going, so we are bringing you bonus trails following our 12 Trails of Christmas. Today is our second bonus and final trail. Ambassador Felicia shows one her favorite trails in Mount Diablo State Park in northern California. BONUS DAY 2 of 12 Trails of Christmas with Felicia #HikeLikeAWoman […]

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Bonus Day of 12 Trails of Christmas with Marianne

Surprise! We wanted to keep the holiday spirit going, so we are bringing you two bonus trails following our 12 Trails of Christmas. Today Ambassador Marianne as she shows one her favorite trails, Frary Peak Trail on Antelope Island near Salt Lake City, Utah. Bonus Day of 12 Trails of Christmas with Marianne #HikeLikeAWoman Click […]

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Heather’s Choice Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Heather’s Choice provided samples to us to review at no cost. All thoughts and opinions about this product are our own. Mara here. I am such a lazy camper. I see campfire recipes on Pinterest and think they look amazing, tasty, and fun to make. Buuut, when it comes to preparing for a weekend […]

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Day 12 of 12 Trails of Christmas with Lucy

We are excited to bring you 12 Trails of Christmas during this holiday season. For Day 12 we welcome Magazine Editor Lucy to conclude our series as she shows us one of her favorite trails in east Tennessee. Today’s trail is sponsored by: Today’s trail is sponsored by Montem Outdoor Gear, Tubbs Snowshoes, Backpacker’s Bistro, GCI Outdoor  & […]

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Chicot State Park and Lake Chicot in Louisiana

In addition to our 12 Trails of Christmas this holiday season, we are giving you bonus blog posts to accompany videos from our Ambassadors and Staff. Today Ambassador Heather shows us hiking at Chicot State Park and Lake Chicot in Louisiana. Chicot State Park and Lake Chicot in Louisiana #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Since, I […]

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Day 11 of 12 Trails of Christmas with Heather

We are excited to bring you 12 Trails of Christmas during this holiday season. For Day 11 we welcome Ambassador Heather as she shows one her favorite trails in Louisiana. Today’s trail is sponsored by Montem Outdoor Gear, Tubbs Snowshoes, Backpacker’s Bistro & GCI Outdoor. We’re super thankful for our sponsors so be sure to give […]

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Nothing is What It Seems: Behind the Scenes of Social Media

In addition to our 12 Trails of Christmas this holiday season, we are giving you bonus blog posts to accompany videos from our Ambassadors and Staff. Today Ambassador Meg talks about life behind the vale of social media. Nothing is What It Seems: Behind the Scenes of Social Media #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Social media […]

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Day 10 of 12 Trails of Christmas with Lorna

We are excited to bring you 12 Trails of Christmas during this holiday season. For Day 10 we welcome Outdoor Education Team Leader, Mentor & Advisor Lorna as she shows us the Florida National Scenic Trail. Today’s trail is sponsored by Montem Outdoor Gear, Tubbs Snowshoes, Backpacker’s Bistro & GCI Outdoor. We’re super thankful for our […]

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Day 9 of 12 Trails of Christmas with Sarah

We are excited to bring you 12 Trails of Christmas during this holiday season. For Day 9 we welcome Ambassador Sarah as she shows one her favorite trails in Oregon. Day 9 of 12 Trails of Christmas with Sarah #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Today’s trail is sponsored by: Today’s trail is sponsored by Montem Outdoor Gear, […]

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Day 8 of 12 Trails of Christmas with Meg

We are excited to bring you 12 Trails of Christmas during this holiday season. For Day 8 we welcome Ambassador Meg as she shows one her favorite trails in Colorado. Today’s trail is sponsored by: Today’s trail is sponsored by Montem Outdoor Gear, Tubbs Snowshoes, Backpacker’s Bistro & GCI Outdoor. We’re super thankful for our sponsors […]

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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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Day 7 of 12 Trails of Christmas with Jessica

We are excited to bring you 12 Trails of Christmas during this holiday season. For Day 7 we welcome Ambassador Jessica as she shows us one her favorite trails in Iowa. Today’s trail is sponsored by: Today’s trail is sponsored by Montem Outdoor Gear, Tubbs Snowshoes, Backpacker’s Bistro & GCI Outdoor. We’re super thankful for our […]

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12 Ways to Stay Motivated This Winter

In addition to our 12 Trails of Christmas this holiday season, we are giving you bonus blog posts to accompany videos from our Ambassadors and Staff. Today Ambassador Sarah gives us 12 ways to stay motivated this winter. 12 Ways to Stay Motivated This Winter #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet I don’t know about you, but […]

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Day 6 of 12 Trails of Christmas with Crystal

We are excited to bring you 12 Trails of Christmas during this holiday season. For Day 6 we welcome Ambassador Crystal and follower her on one of her favorite trails in Florida. Day 6 of 12 Trails of Christmas with Crystal #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Today’s trail is sponsored by GCI Outdoor, Montem Outdoor Gear, Tubbs […]

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Day 5 of 12 Trails of Christmas with Christina + Giveaway!!!

We are excited to bring you 12 Trails of Christmas during this holiday season. For Day 5 we welcome Ambassador Christina as she shows one her favorite trails Maryland. Day 5 of 12 Trails of Christmas with Christina #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Today’s trail is sponsored by GCI Outdoor, Montem Outdoor Gear, Tubbs Snowshoes, Hike it […]

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What’s in Lori’s pack

In addition to our 12 Trails of Christmas this holiday season, we are giving you bonus blog posts to accompany videos from our Ambassadors and Staff. Today Ambassador Lori shows us what’s in her pack. What’s in Lori’s pack #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet That question always comes up when I’m hiking. I take my big […]

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Day 4 of 12 Trails of Christmas with Michelle

We are excited to bring you 12 Trails of Christmas during this holiday season. For Day 4 we welcome Ambassador Michelle as she shows us Honey Creek Loop in Tennessee. Day 4 of 12 Trails of Christmas with Michelle #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Today’s trail is sponsored by GCI Outdoor, Montem Outdoor Gear, Tubbs Snowshoes, Hike […]

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The Top Three WFA Course Take-a-ways

In addition to our 12 Trails of Christmas this holiday season, we are giving you bonus blog posts to accompany videos from our Ambassadors and Staff. Today Social Media Manager April gives us the top three take-a-ways she received from a wilderness first aid course. The Top Three WFA Course Take-a-ways #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet […]

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