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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Here’s To Strong Women

It’s Women’s History Month and earlier this week we celebrated International Women’s Day so we thought it’d be fitting today to chat on the podcast about some women who have been influential in our lives and shaping our love for the outdoors. First up Rebecca talks about being inspired by the courage and strength of […]

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Who Inspires You? Women Mentors in the Outdoors

During the month of March we celebrate women with Women’s History Month, and yesterday was International Women’s Day. Is there a woman in your life that has helped shape who you are? Ambassador Sarah shares with us two women who mentored her and helped her become the women she is. I love how she shows […]

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An Interview With A Scaredy Cat

Hi Friends and welcome to episode 067 of the HLAW podcast! I’m thrilled to have Lori Roberts on the podcast today. Lori is an HLAW Ambassador and a woman who I greatly respect and admire. She is also one of my favorite Canadians, a hiker, and a self-proclaimed scaredy cat. You can learn more about […]

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Crystal’s Galentine

Crystal’s Galentine #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet We conclude our Galentine’s Day love with a video from our Video Editor, Crystal. Crystal traveled the Appalachian Mountains from Florida and met up with fellow Hike Like A Woman Ambassador and staff member Lucy, who is our magazine editor. Galentine’s Day is a play on Valentine’s Day and […]

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Felicia’s Galentines

As we continue celebrating Galentine’s Day all month long, we welcome Ambassador Felicia to blog today. Felicia tells us about a special friend that is always there for her. Felicia’s Galentines #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet After the birth of my first child, I struggled to rediscover myself until I found a local outdoor fitness program […]

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Jenny’s Epic Side Hustle

Can you believe that we’re already at episode 66 of the podcast? I’m thrilled to have Jenny Owens on the podcast today. On today’s show we get to know Jenny and learn more about her start-up or as she put it, her “side hustle” — CampRents. CampRents is an online gear rental program coming live […]

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Jessica’s Galentine

Our Galentine’s Day love continues today with Ambassador Jessica. Jessica gives us an ode to her hiking gal palls, Karla and Danielle. Jessica’s Galentine #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways: An Ode to My Hiking Gal Pals Okay, so this may not be an ode in the […]

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Embracing The Beauty of Aging With Marianne

Hi Everyone Rebecca here with episode 064 of the HLAW Podcast. I’m excited to have Marianne Hoffman on the show today. She is a HLAW Ambassador who recently relocated from Utah to Ecuador all for the sake of adventure. Marianne has also hiked the Camino, and she’s an advocate for living life to the fullest […]

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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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When Self-Doubt Rears Its Ugly Head

Hi Everyone Rebecca here with episode 063 of the HLAW Podcast. Today we get real on the show. Jessica, Lorna, Felicia and myself all share experiences where we’ve felt self-doubt creep into our lives and force us to question whether or not we are smart enough, brave, enough or tough enough to reach our goals. […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Thank You from Lucy

We’ve all been down and don’t know where to turn. While Magazine Editor Lucy was in the hospital last year she turned to the Hike Like A Woman community and received outpouring support. On the one-year anniversary, she says “Thank you” to that community. Thank You from Lucy #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet One year ago […]

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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 3 of 12 Trails of Christmas with April

We are excited to bring you 12 Trails of Christmas during this holiday season. For Day 3 we welcome Social Media Manager April as she shows one her favorite trails in Southern Utah. Day 3 of 12 Trails of Christmas with April #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Today’s trail is sponsored by GCI Outdoor, Montem Outdoor Gear, […]

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Our Favorite Outdoor Entrepreneur- Amy Hatch

Meet Amy Hatch. Amy is an adventurer. An entrepreneur. And an expert on outdoor gear startups. Oh, and she also runs ultra marathons and competes in adventure races just for fun in her leisure time and we’re stoked to have her on the show today. You can learn more about Amy’s entrepreneurial endeavors and adventures at https://www.garagegrowngear.com/. […]

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San Francisco’s Urban Hiker

Meet Alexandra. Alexandra is an author. A hiker. An adventurer and the founder of Urban Hiker San Francisco. Our conversation gave me a new-found appreciation of the ability to explore urban areas on foot and I’ve now added a vacation to San Francisco to hike with Alexandra on my “to do” list. I hope you […]

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Hiking Through Florida With Crystal

Meet Crystal. Crystal is a Mom, a Wife, a newbie hiker and a Floridian. She is also a member of our 2017-2018 Ambassador team and she leads our newsletter team, so if you read our Saturday morning newsletter she’s one of the women who puts it all together. Crystal is a bundle of sunshine and […]

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she-nan-i-gans (Episode 003)

Hey Everyone, Rebecca here. It’s one of those rare moments when I turn the podcast microphone over to Jill, Lorna and Annie for their wacky, weird and crazy show, Shenanigans! (and the crowd goes wild!) Today we’re super excited to have Milka on the show all the way from Kenya! We heart you Milka and […]

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Made in Alaska

Meet Heather. Heather is an Alaskan woman, foodie, outdoor enthusiast and entrepreneur. She is also the founder of Heather’s Choice, a company that makes wholesome and delicious backpacking meals. Today on the podcast we chat about Heather’s goal to put healthy, delicious food in your pack. If you’ve ever looked into a steaming bag of […]

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Our 50th Podcast Episode Celebration

We’re 50! Weird. It’s our 50th podcast episode and that’s crazy! I wanted to do something a little bit fun for today show. So, I asked a few women on our Ambassador team to send in a voice recording with their favorite outdoor story, quote, mantra or lesson learned. As I was putting the show […]

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Who is Superwoman?

Sometimes we just want to sit on the couch, eat chocolate, and watch Netflix. Does that make us less like Superwoman? No, even Superwoman has bad days. Welcome Ambassador Bozenka to the blog today as she discusses the pressures we put on ourselves and how she copes with that. Who is Superwoman? #HikeLikeAWoman Click To […]

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On The Farm & The Trail With Laura

Meet Laura. Laura is a writer, a hiker and a member of our Ambassador team. In our conversation today we talk about her adventure on the Chilkoot trail, her blog, her family’s farm and what it means to truly be connected with nature. I hope you enjoy my conversation with Laura. You can find her […]

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Robyn The Nomad

Meet Robyn. Robyn is a wife, mother of 5, and a full time nomad. In our conversation today we talk about how her and her husband sold their business to live in a trailer and travel the world. We also dive into her approach to “unschooling” her children, and she gets really honest about her […]

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Can We Take A Second To Say Thank You?

Rebecca here. I know. I’m punching letters into a computer instead of spewing nonsense into the airwaves via the podcast. My heart is full of gratitude today so I just wanted to take a second to thank you. Thank YOU to the over 60,000 people who read our blog, subscribe to our newsletter, follow us […]

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Rain or Shine With Linda Åkeson McGurk

Several years ago I found the website, Rain or Shine Mamma. Instantly it became one of my favorite websites (which says a lot because I typically loathe parenting blogs). The website is fun, refreshing and full of great tips on outdoor play and parenting. Well, Linda, the woman behind the blog recently published her first […]

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The One Word That’s Saved My Life

If you’re tired. If you’re burned out. If you’re stressed out. If you have too much on your plate. Or too many things to do… Today’s podcast episode is for you. I get a little personal and tell you about the past month or so around here. And how I made a decision to say […]

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