A Chat With BANGS Shoes Founder, Hannah Davis

Meet Hannah Davis. Hannah is the founder of BANGS Shoes, a company with a mission to provide awesome footwear and give back to help entrepreneurs reach their goals of starting their own small business. We wanted to interview Hannah because we love the 6-word slogan at BANGS. “Your Adventure Helps Others Find Theirs.” We’re fans of […]

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Finding Positives in the Negatives and Getting Outside

We are hardest on ourselves when it comes to body image. But if we learn to not criticize ourselves and find acceptance in nature, we become much happier. Ambassador April writes about how nature makes herself a better person inside and out and how she found positives in the negatives. Finding Positives in the Negatives […]

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Meet Jaime

Meet Jaime. Jaime is a hiker, an entrepreneur and founder of the clothing company, Hike It Off. She’s also amazing. Today on the show we talk about a hiking accident that changed her life and completely altered the direction it was headed. Enjoy the show! Find Jaime here: http://hikeitoffclothing.com/ Sponsors & Such: Every Saturday you can tune […]

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Diversity on the trail

Next time you go for a hike take a look around and make a mental note of how many people of different skin colors and backgrounds you see on the trail. Ambassador Helina asks the question of “why isn’t there more diversity on the trail,” and how to change that. Diversity on the trail #HikeLikeAWoman […]

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Hitchhiking with Diane

Meet Diane Vukovic. Diane is an American woman who left the United States to make her home in Serbia. She’s raising a young daughter and navigating the world of handicap-accessible outdoor adventures with her partner. Diane is a vegan, a hitchhiker, a mother and a blogger and you can learn more about her on her […]

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No Questions: The Real World (Lack of) Curiosity about My Hike

I’ve have always been amazed at thru-hikers. And I would relish sitting down and discussing what it was like spending six months on the trail. But to the non-hiker, or non thru-hiker they may not know how to respond to the enthusiasm of thu-hiker. Contributor Rachael Leahy thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail and had confusion on […]

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Wandering Wonder Woman

Meet Lucy Lucy is a HLAW Ambassador and amazing woman who has had to overcome everything from learning to walk again after a bad accident to dealing with blood clots.  Not only is she an incredible example of persistence but she’s also the editor of our magazine. You can follow Lucy’s adventures on her website:  […]

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When Women Lead-Dispatches From the OR Show

Hi Everyone, Rebecca here coming at you from the Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City, Utah where I’ll be hanging out for the next several days checking out the latest in outdoor gear and clothing -and- learning every possible thing that I can about how the outdoor industry works. I’m actually at OR for […]

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Wandering On Purpose With Erin

Excited to talk with @Erindooley34 on the @hikelikeawoman podcast about her new docu-series! Click To Tweet Meet Erin. Erin is a hiker, outdoor woman and filmmaker and today I’m so excited to have her on the show and discussing her upcoming four-episode docu-series, Wander On Purpose. She describes the series as, “a TED talk in nature” […]

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Trailblazing: Why It Feels So Good to Break Stereotypes

Breaking the stereotype and showing people that your life doesn’t have to be the same as their preconceived notions does feel really awesome! I love how Contributor Diane Vukovic says that it not only make us feel good to break stereotypes, but it also sets an example for others. Trailblazing: Why It Feels So Good […]

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Klondike Letters Project

Have you ever wanted to communicate with your future self? Tell yourself, don’t forget this part of your trip. Or remember how amazing this part was? The Klondike Letters Project is a program where hikers write post cards to themselves from atop Chilkoot Pass, and then receive that note a year later. Reader Corrie Francis […]

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Chasing The Ashes

Have you ever tackled a hike that you knew you could complete, but you just didn’t want to? I love how Contributor Sarah Kyllo put it in her story here. There are days you simply show up and see how the trip unfolds. Even though she didn’t complete what she set out to do, Sarah’s […]

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Hiking With Hanna

Meet Hanna. Hanna is a down-to-earth outdoor Mom who is fun, adventurous and navigating life as a new Mom. She’s also part of our 365 Mile Challenge. Today we chat about life and Hanna’s badass Russian heritage. I hope you enjoy our conversation.   #Hiking with Hanna on the @hikelikeawoman #podcast Click To Tweet ********** Show […]

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Climbing Over Fear and Stereotypes

If you listen to what society tells you, it will never be safe enough or the right time to try new things. I have found one of the best ways to over your fear of something is to actually do it. And sometimes, do it a few times. After you accomplish what you’ve set out […]

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The Fountain of Youth

I have heard many people talk about the Camino de Santiago being life changing. It never occurred to me that the preparation and training is equally as life changing. Contributor Marianne Hoffman trained and walked the trek and found the fountain of youth along the way. The Fountain of Youth #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet I […]

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Adventuring With Amelia

Meet my friend Amelia. You might already know her from her amazingly awesome website, Tales Of A Mountain Mama. If you don’t I’m happy to introduce you to her. But what you probably don’t know about her is that she’s the mother of (almost) 5, some of the secrets of living in Yellowstone National Park, […]

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Growing in the Wilderness

The wilderness is s place for rest and relaxation, and it is also a place for growth. Contributor Deirdre Denali Rosenberg discusses how spending time in the wilderness has helped her grow as a person. Growing in the Wilderness #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet We’ve all been stuck. Every one of us. Caught up in day-to-day […]

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Misadventures With Annie

Super stoked to have Annie with #teamHLAW on the @hikelikeawoman #podcast today! Click To Tweet Meet Annie! Well, you probably already know her but now’s your chance to really get to know her as we interview her today for the show. Annie is part of our HLAW Ambassador team and she’s now part of our […]

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Plus Sized Perception

I think as women we can have what society says is the “perfect body” and still see things wrong with it. We hear the negative comments from other and tell ourselves that it’s only words but it still hurts. Welcome Ambassador Annie to the blog today as she discusses our struggles with body image. Plus […]

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The Via Francigena With Chandi

Meet Chandi. Chandi is an author, adventurer, solo female traveler and a teacher. Her book, Return To Glow was recently published and I think you’re going to enjoy our conversation. You can find Chandi on her website, Paradise of Exiles.  Enjoy the show.    Show Notes: 7:00 The Via Francigena in Italy. 13:00 Learning to step away from the pain […]

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Women Who Inspire Jill

There are so many inspiring women in our world. Ambassador Jill said she couldn’t narrow it down to just one woman who inspires her. She has listed three women who have affected her and why they inspire here. Women Who Inspire Jill #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet p.s. this post is brought to you by the […]

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30 Good Reasons To Join Us for Outdoor School

*NOTE: Session 1 of the Outdoor School has ended but we promise more in the future. Stay tuned!* We’re SO excited! 70 amazing Outdoor Women have registered for our first session of the HLAW Outdoor School. Our goal is to educate, inspire and entertain as we dive into this 10-week online class designed by and […]

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The Adventure Mama

Meet Kirsten. Kirsten is an adventure Mama living in Crested Butte Colorado. She admits that her outdoor adventures don’t look perfect but that’s what makes them adventures.  You can find Kirsten on her website at The Adventure Mama. A post shared by Kirsten (@theadventuremama) on Feb 8, 2017 at 7:42am PST Enjoy our conversation. Show […]

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Defying the odds – hiking after injury

I am always amazed by stories of people who are told they cannot do something anymore after an injury and then come back to prove everyone wrong. Welcome contributor Nikki Carson to the blog today as she discusses how a fall threatened to end her hiking career, but she refused to let it. Defying the […]

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she·nan·i·gans (episode 001)

A few days ago I got this message. “Hey Rebecca, can Jill, Annie and I do a podcast episode? If so we would like to call it Shenanigans LOL” –Lorna My reply. “Sure…I’m a little terrified…” she·nan·i·gans / raw, real, uncensored / #teamHLAW takes over the @hikelikeawoman #podcast. Click To Tweet But deep down inside […]

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Sandra Fights Postpartum Depression

Meet Sandra. Sandra is the Mormon mother of 4 children who comes clean in this podcast episode about her struggles with postpartum depression and how a ride on her husband’s bicycle changed her life, gave her confidence and helped her cope with 4 young children. If you’re a mother I encourage you to listen to […]

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A true Alaskan woman

I am always amazed at those hardy women who can live in extremely remote places. Welcome Ambassador Jamie to blog and read her interview with a woman who inspires her. A True Alaskan Woman #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet I’m surrounded by amazing women and I am truly blessed because of it. I choose to be […]

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New Paths With Karo

Meet Karo. Karo is a Polish hiker currently living in Germany. Karo is a backpacker, an educator in the online outdoor community and she is passionate about connecting people with the outdoors and teaching them skills and knowledge.  Karo’s motto is, “old paths – new adventures.” I think you will find her inspiring and fun […]

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No Boundaries

When we take away boundaries, there is no telling the places we can go and the things we can see. Welcome Contributor Marinel de Jesus of Brown Gal Trekker to the blog today and be inspired to explore without boundaries. No Boundaries #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet I go where there are no boundaries Because the […]

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We Are Forces Of Nature

We are celebrating women in the outdoors through REI’s #ForceOFNature project. This is not a sponsored post, we just want to keep sharing our thoughts and feelings about what it means to be a Force of Nature. We Are Forces Of Nature #ForceOfNature @hikelikeawoman @REI Click To Tweet We’re wrapping up our Force Of Nature […]

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Channeling Your Forces

We are celebrating women in the outdoors through REI’s #ForceOfNature project. This is not a sponsored post, we just want to keep sharing our thoughts and feelings about what it means to be a Force of Nature. Channeling Your Forces #ForceOfNature @hikelikeawoman @REI Click To Tweet Do you ever feel like the force of nature […]

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Go And Be A Force

We are celebrating women in the outdoors through REI’s #ForceOfNature project. This is not a sponsored post, we just want to keep sharing our thoughts and feelings about what it means to be a Force of Nature. Go And Be A Force #ForceOFNature @hikelikeawoman #REI Click To Tweet Happy Mother’s Day! It’s a day when […]

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A Woman’s Force In A Male Dominant Workforce

We are celebrating women in the outdoors through REI’s #ForceOfNature project. This is not a sponsored post, we just want to keep sharing our thoughts and feelings about what it means to be a Force of Nature. We thank you for shopping through our affiliate links to help support our Ambassador team. A Woman’s Force […]

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A Force To Be Reckoned With

We are celebrating women in the outdoors through REI’s #ForceOfNature project. This is not a sponsored post, we just want to keep sharing our thoughts and feelings about what it means to be a Force of Nature. You can shop through our affiliate links here to help support our Ambassador team. A Force To Be […]

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Using Force To Break Through Limitations

We are celebrating women in the outdoors through REI’s #ForceOFNature project. This is not a sponsored post, we just want to keep sharing our thoughts and feelings about what it means to be a Force of Nature. There are affiliate links in this post. Thanks for shopping through them to support our team. Using Force […]

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