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

End of summer gear deals

Hot Hiking Gear Deals: End of Summer Clearance!

Hello hiking friends, As summer winds up, Labor Day weekend is just around the corner.   That means it is time to grab some bargains as stores rush to make room for snowsports gear! Here are some fantastic deals to check out before you store away your summer gear: Labor Day… Read more…

Thule Fit Guide, Step 2

Buying and Installing A Roof Box

Regular Hiking Lady readers probably saw my post last month: All About Roof Bars, Roof Boxes, and my Thule story. After checking that out, be sure to visit Hiking 101: Roof Boxes, where I have an in depth look of how to select what will best suit your needs. I’m… Read more…

Leave No Trace at Whitney Portal, CA

50 Hiking Quotes to Inspire You!

Hiking quotes always bring a smile to my face.  I guess that’s natural since I’m the Hiking Lady, but I know these will inspire you to get outside and hike your favorite trail 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!

Hiking Lady’s Gear Reviews

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

– Albert Einstein

New Hiking Lady Reviews

Hot Products: KÜHL’s Performance Tops

Want to know how to hike better? Wear the right clothes so you stay comfortable! This Fall, KÜHL’s line-up of women’s tops is a Hiking Lady’s dream…high performance fabrics designed to fit well and look great, all while wicking your sweat, keeping you dry, and being rugged enough to make… 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, Woolpower’s high quality garments are made from a material called Ullfrotte Original. Why is this important? It was developed with… Read more…

Solar Wind Shirt - Lilac

Sierra Design’s Summer Hiking Tops!

Sierra Designs is known for their backpacking tents (I love my old Sierra Designs Sirius 3 Tent), sleeping bags, and apparel. Their apparel is high quality, functional, and stylish. What I am excited about is their true innovation, particularly in the Solar Wind Shirt! Are you making plans to go… Read more…

The Mogix Portable Charger and the included power cord to re-charge the Mogix

Mogix Portable Charger Review

Imagine this…you’re on the hike of a lifetime, reveling in the gorgeous views. You reach into your backpack for your camera or smartphone to take a picture to capture the moment, but the battery is dead! Do you have a battery backup? Avid readers of Hiking Lady know that I… Read more…

Illumiseen Belt

Illuminate Yourself and Your Gear on the Trail!

Recently I have been testing out an amazing safety device that hikers, campers, joggers, walkers, and parents ALL NEED – the Illumiseen Belt. With the addition of Hiking Baby #2 to the family, we purchased a Thule Urban Glide Double Stroller for hikes, walks, and trips to the park. However,… Read more…

Timber Ridge Portable Camping Table

An Ideal Camping Table: The Timber Ridge Portable Camping Table

Hiking Lady reviews the Timber Ridge Portable Camping Table. After a thorough search, this table fit all of the specs of being dual height (for children and adults), light weight, very packable, durable, and easy to transport. Read more…

SOLE Active Insoles

SOLE Active Insoles

Avid readers of Hiking Lady know that I am a proponent of enhanced insoles for a variety of reasons. Primarily, because shoe and boot manufacturers often put low quality insoles into their shoes to keep costs down. They know that people who really care about their feet or have foot… Read more…

Hot Products: Mobile Warming Socks and Gloves!

Need to stay warm this winter? Then you’ll want to check out these new Hiking Lady Hot Products, which literally are hot: Mobile Warming’s Liner Gloves and Socks. Cold feet and hands can make a gorgeous day of exploring the outdoors in the winter miserable. Some of the reason my… Read more…

Hiking Lady testing out the Massdrop Fitsoks

Massdrop Fitsok – High Performance Socks at a Low Price

Hikers all know how expensive technical socks can be. Smartwool, Injinji, Balega, Wrightsock, and others are typically priced between $10 and $25 PER pair! That sure adds up. Luckily there is a new sock that Massdrop is offering at very low prices – Massdrop Fitsocks. 3 pairs are just $19.99.… Read more…