Hiking Lady

Welcome to Hiking Lady!

Do you like to hike? Do you enjoy the outdoors? Perhaps you’re in the market for hiking gear but don’t know what to buy?  Hiking Lady is here for you!

Whether your idea of a hike is a walk on a secluded path close to home, a serene day hike in beautiful Yosemite National Park, or climbing a peak, Hiking Lady is the place to develop and share a passion for the outdoors!

Do you like to hike but are concerned about your baby? Do you want to hike while pregnant? Then check out Hiking Lady’s new site, Hiking Baby!

The mountains are calling and I must go

– John Muir

Take a look around, and then go enjoy the outdoors!

The Latest from Hiking Lady’s Blog

Win a SteriPEN Adventurer Opti and an Outdoor Research Seattle Sombrero!

Hiking Lady readers!  This month we have a DOUBLE giveaway – my favorite hiking hat (the Outdoor Research Seattle Sombrero) and my favorite backcountry water purification device (the SteriPEN Adventurer … Read more…

My Hiking Hats

My Favorite Cool Weather Hiking Hat

For the last 8 years, I have had one favorite cool weather hiking hat – my Outdoor Research Seattle Sombrero. On cool days, misty days, and even sunny days, the … Read more…

Hiking Lady headed up to see "Hole in the Rock" at Papago Park

Hiking in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona

Venturing out of Southern California with Hiking Baby in tow, we went to Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona, and explored some baby carrier and stroller friendly hikes/walks. Luckily the weather was … Read more…

If a tree falls in the forest…be there to hear it.

– Unknown

Hiking 101

Get started at Hiking 101! Here I share my tips for choosing the right gear you’ll need for hiking, backpacking, and all outdoor adventures.

If you want to know what features to look for in a pair of boots, how to lace your hiking shoes if you have narrow feet, or figure out if you should be using trekking poles, start at Hiking 101.

Pick the right Adventure Apparel, learn about Layering, and find out what UPF sun protective clothing really is!

Outdoor Fun

Do you love spending time outdoors? In Outdoor Fun find Places to Go, learn about the fun sport of Geocaching, and find a hiking group.

Gear Reviews

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.

– Albert Einstein

New Hiking Lady Reviews

Swiftwick Socks

First Look: Swiftwick’s Pursuit Hike Socks

In this era of technical gear and apparel, socks continue to advance along with all of the hiking gadgets we have come to love. In the technical sock world, Swiftwick … Read more…

Hiking Lady wearing Woolpower Zip LITE

Woolpower Zip Turtleneck LITE Review

As many avid Hiking Lady readers know, there is a cool company in Sweden that makes excellent outdoor apparel for adults and kids alike – Woolpower! By way of background, … Read more…

Tommie Copper Shaping Compression Legging 2

Are You in Pain? Copper to the Cure?

Can active wear that is infused with copper really help alleviate joint and muscle pain? There is a company called Tommie Copper that makes a variety of compression wear with … Read more…