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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Feeling healthy, finding beauty on the trail

We struggle with our body image so much. Society tell us we have to look a certain way to be accepted. But nature doesn’t care, and in nature we can connect with ourselves and learn that we are perfect. And when we learn that we don’t care what society says the “norm” is. Ambassador Lori […]

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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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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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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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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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Day 2 of 12 Days of Trails with Rebecca + Giveaway!!!

We are excited to bring you 12 Trails of Christmas during this holiday season. For Day 2 we welcome Founder Rebecca as she shows one her favorite trails. Day 2 of 12 Days of Trails with Rebecca #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Today’s trail is sponsored by GCI Outdoor, Montem Outdoor Gear, Tubbs Snowshoes, Hike it Off […]

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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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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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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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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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That one time we saw a bear

Wildlife sightings can be fun and sometimes scary, especially if you are hiking in an area that has large dangerous animals that you are not used to seeing. Ambassador Jessica discusses when she had a bear encounter in Vermont. That one time we saw a bear #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Growing up in rural Iowa […]

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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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Do You Ever Feel Like An Imposter?

Do you ever feel like an imposter? Do you ever scroll through your Instagram feed and think, “wow, there’s so much epic beauty and badassery in the outdoor community…there’s no way that I could ever measure up.” Well, you’re not the only one. Today on the show we’re talking about Imposter Syndrome and how those […]

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How To Deal With Critics

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who […]

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How To Get Up When You Fall

Today’s podcast episode is weird. It’s just me rambling on and on about an experience that I had this week. I don’t know why I’m sharing it with you. But I do know that I had to share it because it’s been nagging me all night long. I couldn’t sleep. I kept thinking about it. […]

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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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