*FLASH GIVEAWAY* Oboz Bridger Hiking Boots

Win your Mom (or yourself) a pair of @Obozfootwear #hiking #boots! @hikelikeawoman Click To Tweet Hi Friends, It’s Mother’s Day weekend. My Mom is in town and we went hiking yesterday with my brother and sister-in-law. My Mom is a classy lady, she hikes in pearls. I’m not sure how she ended up raising a […]

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My Daughter, A Force Of Nature

This post is sponsored by REI. All thoughts and opinions are our own. My Daughter, A #ForceOfNature @hikelikeawoman in partnership with @REI #sponsored Click To Tweet There’s a special relationship that can develop between a mother and a daughter. Especially when that mother is raising her daughter to be a Force of Nature. Today we’re […]

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Shawn on the Camino de Santiago

Met  Shawn Jardine. Shawn is a single mother of two grown boys who had a life changing experience on the Camino de Santiago in 2014 and she’s here to tell her story. I hope that it inspires you to do something bold and courageous. Enjoy our conversation. Quick note: our internet connection was a little […]

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13 Reasons To Take Your Grandma Hiking

We’re starting something new around here. On Friday’s we plan to focus our blog around outdoor families. You might have noticed last week’s inaugural post about hiking with kids. But we’re not just going to talk about kids and the traditional Mom + Dad + 2 Kids + A Dog + A 4-person tent families […]

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5 Pro Tips for Hiking With Kids

Welcome Ruth to the website today with 5 tips for hiking with children. We’re excited to have her all the way from South Africa with this video. Stay tuned, you just might see a zebra or two in this video. 5 Pro Tips for Hiking With Kids #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet **** Tip #1: Be […]

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Real Life In Banff

Meet Meghan. Meghan is a writer, an explorer, a mother who lives in beautiful Banff. Meghan is also very honest about how she balances her busy schedule. If you’re the kind of person who struggles to balance and manage your life I think you’ll find this interview to be very refreshing. You can find Meghan […]

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How Hiking Changed Jenny’s Life

Hiking has so many benefits. It can help us heal, bond with other, and find peace of mind. Welcome Jenny to the blog today as discusses how hiking changed her life. How hiking changed Jenny’s life #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet My name is Jenny Collier and I would love to share my story and encourage […]

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The National Park To Park Highway With Susan

The National Park To Park Highway With @mountainmomandtots on the @hikelikeawoman #podcast Click To Tweet Meet Susan Strayer. Susan is an amazing outdoor woman. She’s a mom, a writer, a traveler, a snowboarder, a reader and so much more. I’ve never met Susan in person but she is one woman who I can’t wait to […]

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Diversity In The Outdoors With Melissa

  Diversity In The Outdoors With @chasquimom on the @hikelikeawoman #podcast Click To Tweet Meet Melissa Avery. Melissa is a California-based outdoor writer and busy Mom who is passionate about her family history and sharing the message of diversity in the outdoors. In our conversation, you’ll get a sneak peak into Melissa’s fascinating life and learn […]

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On The Road With Jess

Meet Jess Curren. Jess is a Mom, a writer, an amazing photographer and she does it all from an Airstream trailer as she travels the country with her family. If you’ve ever dreamed of living a nomadic lifestyle or hitting the road you’re going to love our conversation. You can find Jess at www.currentlywandering.com. Meet […]

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Hike Like A Lady With Samantha

Welcome to a surprise episode of the Hike Like A Woman Podcast! Meet Samantha Odom, the founder of Lady Hike. Lady Hiking is an amazing apparel company for women hikers and in this interview, we’ll talk about the struggles and joys of entrepreneurship. It’s a must-listen to any woman who envisions launching an outdoor brand. […]

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Singing Through A Storm With Jami

Meet Jami Savage. Jami is a Canadian adventurer who went from indoor Mom to outdoor Mom and redefined motherhood and her children’s lives. Jami is also an incredible storyteller and her interview is full of true and honest tales of challenges and triumphs. You can find her on her website at Adventure Awaits. Enjoy! 2:30 […]

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An Outdoor Mama of 4: Stephanie Harper

Meet Stephanie Harper. Stephanie is a writer, a wife, a mother an outdoor enthusiast and a lifelong learner. You can learn more about Stephanie on her website at Raising Kids Wild. You can listen to our interview right here and check out our show notes below. Enjoy! Meet Stephanie, with @RaisingKidsWild today on the @hikelikeawoman […]

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Meet Andrea (Buddy Backpacker’s Mom)

Have you heard about Buddy Backpacker? If you haven’t you can learn about him from Backpacker Magazine. Let’s just say that his hiking resume is way better than mine, and probably yours too. I mean he’s an 8-year-old who has hiked the AT, PCT, & Colorado Trail…that’s 6,500+ miles. As the mother of a 5-year-old, […]

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How To Get Up After You Fall

I think it’s good to admit that we’re not perfect. That mistakes happen and that sometimes we have difficult and challenging days in life and on the trail. Please welcome Jennifer to the blog today. This post wasn’t super easy for her to share so be sure to drop some love for her in the […]

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Confessions of a Mom Who Hikes

If you’re a Mom I think this post will make you feel like you’re not alone. Please welcome the amazing Emily to the website with an update about her summer of hiking.  Confessions of a Mom Who Hikes @hikelikeawoman #teamHLAW Click To Tweet The sweat was dripping off my face and we hadn’t even made […]

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The Truth About Mother’s Day

This morning I hiked with a group of my Mom friends. We watched our children charge up a hill. We watched them posthole through deep patches of slushy spring snow. We watched them play with sticks, fill their hats with rocks and throw pine cones. Now I’m watching my children nap on the couch, completely […]

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What’s My Contribution To The World?

Last week I sat at an honors banquet for the University of Wyoming College of Law. I was wearing a little black cocktail dress, eyeliner (shocking!) and shoes with too much heel. I felt awkward and out of place without my hiking pants and trail runners. I was accompanying my husband who is in his […]

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Why You Need to Plan A Girls Weekend Now

Why you need to plan an outdoor girls weekend now! @hikelikeawoman Click To Tweet This weekend I’m skiing into a backcountry cabin with a group of friends. We’re leaving our children with our spouses and venturing out into the wild unknown. Sure, we’ll only be a few miles from our SUV’s parked at the trailhead. […]

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How to Teach a Child to Love the Outdoors

How to Teach a Child to Love the Outdoors @hikelikeawoman Click To Tweet A few days ago I was walking through the Kmart parking lot with my kids. Yep, I said Kmart…we live in Wyoming and sometimes we shop at Kmart. We’re classy like that. All of a sudden an old, filthy, greasy McDonalds bag flew […]

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Meet Ruth (#womenwhoinspire)

Meet Ruth! #womenwhoinspire @hikelikeawoman Click To Tweet You know what’s crazy? The moment when you realize that your blog has a large and amazing international following! About a month ago I “met” Ruth on our Summit: Goal-Setting Group. She just happens to live in Pretoria, South Africa, how amazing is that! Shortly after being introduced […]

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Meet Mary Beth (#womenwhoinspire)

In December I knew that I needed some inspiration. I knew that I needed to surround myself with a group of women who could motivate me and push me to reach my goals, that’s why I started the Summit goal-setting group. But launching it was really hard, I wasn’t sure if anyone would want to […]

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Meet Melissa (#womenwhoinspire)

Meet Melissa! I “met” Melissa a few weeks ago when she joined our Summit Goal Setting Group. Instantly I was impressed with her enthusiasm and drive to set big goals. But I knew that I had to interview her as soon as I read a blog post she wrote called, A letter to my daughter: […]

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Meet Angela (#womenwhoinspire)

Next up in our @hikelikeawoman #womenwhoinspire blog series, meet Angela! Founder of @NWHealthyMama Click To Tweet Several months ago I “met” Angela online. She had started the website, NW Healthy Mama around the same time that I launched the Hike Like A Woman Blog. She asked if I’d write a guest post, which I happily did […]

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Four Words We Need To Hear More Often

4 Words We Need To Hear More Often @hikelikeawoman Click To Tweet Have you ever had one of those moments where you say the wrong thing? Yesterday was a pretty typical day for me but I said something that I regret. Here’s the story. I took my kids out for a little snowshoeing on one […]

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How to have hope, when the world is a mess

How to have hope, when the world is a mess. #hikelikeawoman Click To Tweet Terrorism. Mass shootings. Violence. Destruction. Crime. Sadness. Death. Here we are at what is supposed to be the merriest time of the year and every time we turn on a television or open a web browser we’re slapped in the face […]

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How to Plan a Gear Swap

How to plan a gear swag @hikelikeawoman #gear #tradinggear #outdoors Click To Tweet Do you ever feel like you’re drowning in gear? For most of us this would be awesome, right? But there really can be such as thing as too much gear. If you add growing kids into the mix it can get a […]

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Introducing Moms Who Hike

It’s here! Check out my new website, http://www.momswhohike.com/ @momswhohike! #hikelikeawoman #outfam Click To Tweet When I launched Hike Like A Woman last spring I struggled with how to combine information about hiking with kids with the content that I really wanted to write about here. I felt like I really wanted Hike Like A Woman […]

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What I Learned From a Bunch of Outdoor Kids

Did you catch the harvest moon and the lunar eclipse last night? Our hiking group headed to one of our favorite local places, Vedauwoo, for a picnic, a short hike, some scrambling on the giant granite boulders, s’mores and moon-gazing. It was perfect. The weather was just right. The fall colors were beautiful. The moon beautiful, […]

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What Climbing Four 14ers Taught Me About My Friends

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” ― Jim Rohn Click To Tweet When I brought up the idea of climbing four 14-ers in one day to my local hiking group I wasn’t sure if it would be something that anyone else would be interested in attempting. My post […]

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7 Amazing Outdoor Moms

I was raised by an Outdoor Mom. I remember her loading my siblings and as many neighborhood kids as she could fit in our 1987 Dodge caravan and driving to trailheads all over the place to take us hiking. I also remember her bold attempt to take us camping without my Dad. It didn’t go […]

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3 Tips to Prevent Pre-Hike Crankiness

Do you hike with a child or someone who acts like a child? If you do this post is for you. Monday morning was chaos at our house. I blame Sunday. I’d been out of town all weekend for work, when I got back into town the fridge was empty so I fed my kids […]

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How to Become an Outdoor Mom

You’re at 10,000 feet, 4 miles away from your car at the trailhead and your 8-month-old baby suddenly starts screaming at the top of her lungs. You check her diaper, offer her a snack and a drink. You check her clothing to make sure she isn’t over or under dressed. You cuddle with her. Sing […]

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