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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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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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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Where in the world is Rebecca?

Welcome back to the HLAW podcast! After a short hiatus, we’re back with a quick episode. During today’s show, Annie and I talk about what’s been going on the past month, what’s going on in the future with HLAW and our Ambassador program. We’ll give you a heads up that this show was recorded at […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Brutal Honesty From My Kids

Hi Everyone. Rebecca here with episode 065 of the HLAW Podcast. We’re weird here but this is our weirdest episode yet. Yesterday afternoon I was in my office trying to edit a podcast episode. My children were upstairs being super loud and obnoxious and it was actually starting to get on my nerves. I went […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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