Rediscovering your love and need for the outdoors

Life most definitely gets in the way! Sometimes we simply discover that we don’t have time for all the things we love. But that just makes them tastes sweeter when we rediscover them again. Ambassador Shelley writes about rediscovering her love and need for hiking, backpacking, and being in nature. Rediscovering your love and need […]

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From Basecamp, With Love-June 13th

A few years ago I got this wild, crazy idea. To buy a ski shop. It wasn’t just any ski shop. To me, the shop, which had been in business almost as long as I’d been alive was a diamond in the rough. A gem of a place that I could grow to become my […]

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Not a hiking post, but a rafting post

We are a group of women who love the outdoors. And sometimes, that doesn’t involve hiking. Ambassador Madelene writes about find a new love in outdoor recreation. Who else loves to packraft or kayak?  Not a hiking post, but a rafting post #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Recently I have gotten into rafting – packrafting to […]

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The Comfort Zone

Mara here. As someone who hikes alone most of the time, I love this post by Ambassador Madelene! She has sound advice about the realities of stepping out of our comfort zone and risk assessment. So what helps us show bravery while implementing smart risk assessment? The Comfort Zone #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Call me […]

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HLAW Unfiltered- May 7, 2019

Today on the show we answer reader questions about screen time in children, celebrate a few wins and chat a little bit about the struggles of work/life balance and embracing our imperfections. We hope you enjoy today’s show. A special thank you to today’s sponsors, Mountain View Historic Hotel & Cafe, Centennial WY Just click […]

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HLAW Unfiltered- April 30, 2019

Today on the show we chat about mental health and what Crystal does to take care of herself and we announce that our application period to become a Hike Like A Woman Ambassador is open! Click here to apply: https://hlaw.typeform.com/to/eHhEse and watch the show to learn more about what an HLAW Ambassador is and what an […]

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It’s time to get real

Sometimes life doesn’t look like we want it to. Sometimes it doesn’t look like we planned, or like we really want to admit to ourselves our anyone else. But when life gets real, we turn to real ways to find peace. I love this piece by Ambassador Michelle. It really hits home with me. I’m […]

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Why You Should Join an All Women’s Hiking Group 

Did you catch yesterday’s podcast episode? In it Rebecca and Crystal visited with Ambassador Jacquelyn about joining an all women’s hiking group. Jacquelyn talks about it further in this blog post. Why You Should Join an All Women’s Hiking Group #HikeLIkeAWoman Click To Tweet One of the amazing benefits of being part of Hike Like […]

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HLAW Unfiltered- April 23, 2019

Today on the show we talk about the Tooth Fairy, backpacking, our local hiking groups and learn that Crystal collects weird things and Rebecca doesn’t like hiking when she’s on vacation. A huge thank you to the Mountain View Historic Hotel & Cafe, Centennial WY for sponsoring today’s show. We hope you enjoy today’s conversation. Just click […]

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Forest Bathing

Mara here. I find that when life gets to be too much, I crave nature much like I crave a nap, sweets or comfort food. I’t exciting to learn the scientific reasons for that! Ambassador Jacquelyn writes abouts forest bathing. Have you heard of it? Forest Bathing #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Do you ever escape […]

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Kula Cloth Review

Note: Kula Cloth provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. How do you take care of business in the wilds? When you don’t have a restroom, sometimes it’s hard to keep things sanitary. But Kula Cloth has come up with a solution. Ambassador […]

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The Pre-Adventure Adventure

Wow, I cannot believe Ambassador Val is going to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail! Of course we at Hike Like A Woman are going to be following her like a hawk. In this eddition she talks to us about preparations. The Pre-Adventure Adventure #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Okay, so I’ve decided to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. […]

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HLAW Unfiltered- April 9, 2019

Today on #hikelikeawomanunfiltered we chat about compliment sandwiches, gators and the southern phrase “bless your heart”– thanks so much for joining us and a huge thank you to our sponsor, the Mountain View Historic Hotel & Cafe, Centennial WY. If you’d like to help fund the show through Patreon by donating $1.00/month simply click here: https://www.patreon.com/hikelikeawoman and if you’d like […]

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HLAW Unfiltered- April 2, 2019

Val is an unlikely through hiker. In just a few short months she’ll be headed southbound on the Appalachian Trail. She’s in her 50’s, she’s “fluffy” as she calls herself, she’s asthmatic and she’s a complete and total badass. On the show today she talks about her prep to get ready for this big adventure. […]

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HLAW Unfiltered- March 26, 2019

We’re back with another episode of HLAW unfiltered. This show is actually recorded LIVE on YouTube & Facebook every Tuesday morning at 8:30 MDT. On today’s show, we talk about self-debt, self-loathing and crushing goals. We also chat about motherhood and celebrate just a few of this weeks wins. We hope you enjoy today’s conversation. […]

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HLAW Unfiltered- March 12, 2019

We’re back with another episode of HLAW unfiltered. This show is actually recorded LIVE on YouTube & Facebook every Tuesday morning at 8:30 MDT. On today’s show, we talk about loving our bodies no matter their shape and size are. We get spicy about the outdoor industry, shopping in Miami and loving our bodies especially […]

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10 Great Ways to find a hiking partner or group hike

It’s Galentine’s Day! We here at Hike Like A Woman celebrate women and the bonds between women. But sometimes, finding a woman to hike with can be difficult. Today Annie tells us about 10 ways to find a hiking partner or group. Recently Hike Like A Woman was contacted by someone who wanted to become […]

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Compass Ultralight Daypack Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Compass Outdoors provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. I am a slave my day pack. I carry so much with me on hike – snacks, camera, extra layers. I’m afraid I’ll be left wanting something I don’t have while on the […]

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Allak Tent Review

Not all tents are made alike. And there are different tents for different climates and season. HLAW Social Media Manager April tested the Hilleberg Allak II tent. She camped in snow to see how it would fair in the wintertime. Read below to see what she thinks. Allak Tent Review #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Who […]

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Who We Hike With

Who We Hike With #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Lorna here. I recently was asked if Tallahassee had a local HLAW group.  I felt bad for a minute as I explained that no, they did not.  The closest group was in Central Florida. I felt bad because I know there probably are more women out there […]

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Mary E. Davison: Episode 086

On this week’s episode we talk to Mary E Davison. She’s the author of the book Old Lady On the Trail, and the oldest person to complete the Triple Crown to date! We are so happy to be able to share her story with you! You can find out more about Mary at: Website: https://maryedavison.com […]

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Epic Wipes Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Epic Wipes provided a samle to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. We hike. We backpack. We bike. We snowshoe, ski, and the list goes on and on. And we get dirty. Really dirty. But Epic Wipes have a solution to that problem. They are […]

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Aubrey Peterman: Episode 85

On this week’s episode we talk to Audrey Peterman. She’s a writer, public speaker, and respected figure in the outdoor community. Her work has helped get the knowledge and love of the outdoors to a variety of different cultures and groups all across the nation. We are so honored to have her with us today! […]

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Pocket Disc Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Pocket Disc provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. I bought a Pocket Disc for my nephew for Christmas last year. He loved it. We’ve had so much fun with it. Ambassador Laura Saufley along with her family reviewed the […]

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Trail History: Episode 84

On this week’s episode we talk about what it’s important to learn the history of our trails. Have you ever stopped to read the trail marker history information? Or gone online to research the history fo the trail/park you plan on hiking? You’d be supposed at what you’ll find!!!! We challenge you this week to […]

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Sawyer Repellent for Dogs Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Sawyer provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. Like Ronin, my dog does not like bugs! She hates them landing on her, buzzing around her, and of course biting her. I’m super intrigued by this Sawyer dog repellent. Ambassador Cheryl […]

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Meet Jane: Epsiode 83

Meet Jane! Jane is a hiker, retired teacher, and a volunteer for a Wolf Rescue in Central Florida! Today we get a chance to hear all about Jane’s adventures, and learn about how we can help protect wolves in the wild and at home! You find out more about the Wolf Rescue Jane volunteer’s at […]

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Thermacell Repeller Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Thermacell provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Oh my mosquitos are the worst! I’ve never been a fan of using chemicals to keep them at bay. But what can you do? Thermacell has come up with an alternative. Ambassador Francis and […]

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Not Instagramable

Mara here. I love this post by Chief Adventure Officer Annie! I have often felt like I don’t belong in the outdoor community  because I don’t measure up to what I see on Instagram. But that really doesn’t matter does it? Not Instagramable #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet I’ve always had a yearning for travel, exploring […]

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Fish Like A Woman

I’m not a fisherman. Fisherwoman? Whatever the terminology, I’ve never liked to fish. I grew up in Bozeman Montana, a town known for its skiing and fishing. I also grew up in the 90’s, the era of a cute young Brad Pitt in A River Runs Through It. You think that those two things alone would […]

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Making the decision and saying “why not”

Have you been hesitant to go backpacking? We’ll don’t be. There are a lot of things that hold us back. But it is something you can do. Ambassador Jana tells us about her hesitation, what she did about it, and her first time on the trail. Making the decision and saying “why not” Click To […]

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Tinkle Belle Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Tinkle Belle provided samples to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Have you ever been caught in a situation and wished you didn’t have to pull your pants all the way down and squat to pee? I know I have. Well Tinkle Belle has provided […]

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Loving Shadow and finding the love of your life

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, and we at Hike Like A Woman love our four-legged hiking partners. For our third installment of this series, we hear from Ambassador Lori about Shadow Dog. Have you fallen in love with a shelter dog? Loving Shadow and finding the love of your life #HikeLikeAWoman Click To […]

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QIKCOVER Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Qikcover provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thought and opinions are our own. Being an outdoor adventurer can make for a dirty vehicle! Qikcover seat covers are a great solution to keeping your vehicle clean, while still enjoying your adventurous life. Ambassador Jenn reviewed the Qikcover, below […]

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