10 Things You Can Do to Be a Better Adventure Dog Owner

In this blog post, Girls Who Hike Los Angeles Ambassador Mia Svenson shares ten tips for becoming a better adventure dog owner!

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Workouts to Hike Stronger

Girls Who Hike Ohio Ambassador Lisa Travis talks about workouts you can do in the gym to improve your strength and speed while hitting the trails.

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On Solo Hiking As A Girl

Girls Who Hike Colorado Ambassador Sierra Hodges talks openly about her experiences as a female solo-hiker. "I’ve always hated the fact that when I started hiking everyone was so hard on me about hiking by myself. Granted, when I first started out hiking solo I thought I was a tough, bad ass, hiking woman (I still think that!) but the people telling me it was dangerous to hike alone never really gave exact reasons as to why they didn’t like it. It took me asking questions and digging deeper to really figure it out..."

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Top 5 Tennessee Waterfall Hikes You Can Do With Kids

Girls Who Hike TN ambassador Jenny Williams highlights her Top 5 Kid Friendly Waterfall Hikes in Tennessee.

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Ten Essentials Overview: Map and Compass

When going to the backcountry, it is a good idea to always be prepared for the worst.  When going on day trips, I always have items from REI's ten essentials  If lost, having the Ten Essentials might be the difference between making it out of the hike relatively unscathed or much, much worse. In this blog post, Girls Who Hike Texas Ambassador, Hester Lam, discusses the how-to's of compass navigation.

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Meet our #GWHAmbassadors: Sasha Pechenaya

Meet Girls Who Hike LA ambassador, Sasha!

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On Balancing and Adventurous Life with City Life

Girls Who Hike LA ambassador discusses the challenges of balancing hiking with real life responsibilities, like a job and school, and the benefits of getting outside.

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Meet Our #GWHAmbassadors: Kerri Marie

Meet Girls Who Hike MA ambassador, Kerri!

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SoCal Hiking- Hiking Amongst the Cougars

 

Those that have hiked with me know my irrational fear of a mountain lion (aka cougar or puma) encounter. The only wild life that I have actually seen with my own two eyes on the trails have been rodents, deers, snakes, birds, and pesky insects, and yet, I always have mountain lion on the brain...

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Exploring Your Backyard: Wasatch Mountains

In Utah 85% of the state’s population lives within 15 miles of the Wasatch Mountain range.  The product of 20 million years of geologic faulting, volcanic activity, and glaciation, the Wasatch Mountains stretch across Utah from the Utah-Idaho border in the north to Nephi in central part of the state...

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