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An Alaskan Hiking Lady

Leighan Falley

This sure is the month that companies seem to be going full force in support of women! REI launched their Force of Nature campaign, the sponsors of our May Hiking Lady Giveaway (WASPcam) have a new campaign “A Woman Belongs…Outdoors”, and we have Mother’s Day! There’s one more: YETI! The high end cooler and outdoor …

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Win A WASPcam 4K Action Cam to Film Your Outdoor Adventures!

WASPcam

Have you ever dreamed of being one of those people in an action film, trail running through a forest, hiking a mountain, or trekking in a national park? Thanks to the generosity of Cobra Electronics, one Hiking Lady reader will have the chance to win a WASPcam this month in celebration of the #WomenBelongOutdoors campaign. …

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REI’s Force of Nature – Women are the Focus!

Hiking Lady

Disclosure: REI has an affiliate partnership with Hiking Lady, and may receive a percentage of sales if a product is purchased at REI.com. As always, companies whose products are being reviewed are not allowed to exercise creative or editorial control over content. Let the Force be with you! REI’s new Force of Nature campaign is …

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Water Purification Simple and Easy

I have tried numerous water purification devices over the years…pumps, tablets, and almost every UV lighted SteriPEN the company has developed. Hands down, my favorite is the SteriPEN Adventurer Opti. As you get ready for your summer backpacking and camping adventures, you should pick one of these up. Even if it is just for your …

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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 Opti!)  If you haven’t already read all about them, check out the Hiking Lady Review of the OR Seattle Sombrero and the SteriPEN Adventurer Opti …

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My Favorite Cool Weather Hiking Hat

My Hiking Hats

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 Outdoor Research Seattle Sombrero is still my go-to hat after testing many others. Why? It is all around awesome (see the Hiking Lady review) and …

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Hiking in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona

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

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 still cool in Arizona (~50-65 degrees were the daytime highs in late February), and due to the dry climate we drank lots of water while …

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Win My Favorite Backpack – Gregory Deva 60L Backpack!

A Gregory Deva for a thru hike?

Okay Hiking Lady readers!  This month we have a giveaway that I am extremely excited about… my favorite backpack – the Gregory Deva 60L backpack!  (See the Hiking Lady Review of the Gregory Deva 60L here) Our friends at Massdrop are the sponsors of this giveaway, and they have partnered with Hiking Lady this month to …

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