MPOWERD Luci Outdoor 2.0 Lantern Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: MPOWERD provided a sample to us at no  charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are own. Don’t be left int he dark! Ambassador Emily reviewed the MPOWED Luci Outdoor 2.0 Lantern. Below are her thoughts. MPOWERD Luci Outdoor 2.0 Lantern Review + GIVEAWAY!!! #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet If you are looking […]

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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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OUTXE Solar Power Bank Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: OUTXE provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. The OUTXE 20000mAh Savage Power Bank is a great product for the outdoor adventurer. I have one of these and I love using it, especially on long trips when I need to […]

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Giving Shelter

Mara here. October is a Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, and dogs make great hiking partners. This month we bring you a series on adopting dogs and how to get them outside. I have a bad habit of bring home stray dogs and it has gotten me into trouble many times. But how can you […]

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Body Glide for Her Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Body Glide provided samples to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. I hadn’t heard of Body Glide until I ran a half marathon. Someone suggested it to me and now, I don’t go anywhere without it. I not only have problems in my […]

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EVER SweatFlow Leggings Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: EVER Wear provided a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. You know the argument “leggins are not pants”? Well, sometime they, in fact, are pants, especially when it comes to hiking. They can move with you, breath, and dry quickly. Ambassador Michelle reviewed […]

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Animosa Go With Your Flow Pack Reivew + GIVEAWAY!!!

Dealing with your period while hiking, camping, or any kind of adventure can be a real bother. But Animosa has come up with an easier way to go with your flow. Ambassador Katheryn, Lorna, and Lucy reviewed Animosa’s Go With Your Flow Pack. Animosa Go With Your Flow Pack Reivew + GIVEAWAY!!! #HikeLikeAWoman Click To […]

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The #1 Thing We Can Do To Raise Brave Children

So there I was, afraid of dogs. So there I was, afraid that my parachute wouldn’t open as I took my first jump out of a C-130 at the US Army Airborne School. So there I was, completely exhausted after laboring for 36 hours to deliver a 9 pound, 2 ounce baby boy, scared that […]

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Failure Is An Option (Episode 080)

Welcome to Episode 80 of the HLAW podcast. I’ve been taking a break lately. Wondering about the future of the podcast. I’ve been bored with our long interview format. I haven’t had time for interviews or to edit interviews or publish episodes. I’ve thought about shutting the show down and taking a big break forever […]

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Wide Open Spaces

September is Self Improvement Month, and we at Hike Like A Woman love a chance to reflect, grow and improve ourselves. So each Friday, we bring you an article to celebrate Self Improvement Month. To kick off this series, Ambassador Kimberly writes about wide open spaces. Wide Open Spaces #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Almost twelve […]

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URSack Bear Proof Bag Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: URSack provided a sample to us at no cost in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Bear canisters can be bulky and heavy. I had never imagined a bag could be a good substitute. But URSack seems to be proving me wrong. Ambassador Nikki and our very fearless leader Rebecca […]

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How to Survive the Dog Days of Summer

It’s the Dog Days of Summer. Ambassador Lauren tells us how we can out and enjoy the outdoors without letting the Dog Days of Summer get us down or keep us inside. How to Survive the Dog Days of Summer #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Don’t let the heat or humidity keep you inside this summer. […]

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5 Steps for a Successful Group Hike

Hiking alone has its benefits, but so does hiking with others.However, there are several things to consider when sharing the experience with other people. Ambassador Sarah gives us five steps for a successful group hike. 5 Steps for a Successful Group Hike #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet Let’s be honest, there are times when I just […]

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Do I Belong Here?

Have you ever felt like you were not outdoorsy enough to be outdoorsy? Sometimes the outdoors can give the allusion of being for only a certain type of people. But as it’s important to accept everyone, it’s important to not prejudge how people will perceive you. Hike Like A Woman’s Content Manger Mara, writes about […]

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The Importance of Volunteering for Trail Maintenance

Did you think about how that amazing trail you love hike stays so clean and not overgrown?  Volunteers spend countless hours keeping our trails in a good hiking condition. Have you ever thought about volunteering to do that work along with others? Ambassador Lori talks about her time volunteering on trail maintenance.  The Importance of […]

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The Great and Powerful Mosquito

Mara here. I interviewed a woman who thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail. She said to me, “If something brings me down, it’s going to be a bug.” I hate bugs! Ambassador Lori give us some interesting fact and useful information about mosquitoes.  The Great and Powerful Mosquito #HikeLikeAWoman Click To Tweet First you hear that sound, […]

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Armadillo LT Gaiter Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Hillsound provide a sample to us at no charge in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Do you hike with gaiters or do you use snow pants or waterproof pants to keep the mud and the snow off of you? I hate my skin getting wet so I try my […]

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Episode 79: Finding the Courage to Quit

Hi Friends, Rebecca here with a big announcement. I quit. It’s hard to quit something that you start, so I guess I’m not really quitting I’m just stepping down to hand the reigns of Hike Like A Woman leadership off to someone new.  Someone with passion and motivation, someone with new ideas and who has […]

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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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Wild Woman Box Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note Wild Woman Box provided a sample to us at no cost in order to review. All thoughts and and opinions are our own. Are you a subscription box kind of person? It’s like getting a birthday present every month! Hike Like A Woman’s Outdoor Education Team Leader, Mentor & Advisor Lorna reviewed Wild Woman […]

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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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Bloodroot, Doggie Bags, and Why Trail Etiquette Matters

Knowing how to behave in the wilderness and on the trail is so important! Ambassador Jessica writes about meeting others do obviously do not. She sums it up best by saying, “The best thing any of us can do as hikers is to educate and inform ourselves of best practices when out in nature and […]

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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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Avalanche Airlie Capri Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Avalanche Outdoor Supply Company provided a sample to us at no charge. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. Finding good hiking pants for me is always a challenge. I was fortunate to be able to test the Avalanche Outdoor Supply Company’s Airlie Capri tights. Read below to see what I thought. […]

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Sierra Design’s Backcountry Bed Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Note: Sierra Designs provided a sample to us at no cost in order to review. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Mara here. I thought this Sierra Deisgns Backcountry Bed looked pretty amazing because I toss and turn and get all wrapped up in my mummy bag. Hike Like A Woman Ambassador Sarah reviewed […]

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