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The Nomadik Subscription Box Review

The Nomadik Subscription Box

Subscription boxes are quite popular these days.  They are creative and a perfect gift idea for that person that loves something in particular (i.e., hiking), but you just don’t know exactly what to get them!  Simply put, you pay a monthly fee and get a box of outdoor goodies mailed to you each month.  Because …

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Amazing Deal – Arc’teryx on Sale!

Hi Hiking Friends, One of the highest end (and most expensive) outdoor brands, Arc’teryx, makes amazing outdoor apparel that rarely goes on sale. Currently there are over 50 Arc’teryx items on sale at REI right now. So if you’re considering an investment in a new jacket, hiking pants, or simply want to splurge on a …

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Must Have REI Gear This Fall!

Has your hiking apparel seen its last days?  After hundreds of washes, thousands of trail miles, and lots of wonderful memories, it might be time to say goodbye to some of your gear and upgrade this Fall.  I often find it hard to part with old things; perhaps it is the combination of my love …

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Better Box? Review of Cairn’s Subscription Box

Cairn Box, June 2017

A couple of years ago, Cairn’s subscription box hit the outdoor world.  The business is pretty straightforward: you pay a monthly fee and get a box of outdoor goodies mailed to you each month. It is a fun way to try out gear that you might not otherwise even be aware of, and the value …

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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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New Hiking Lady Gear Reviews!

Close-up of the Eddie Bauer Stormdown 700 Downtek Vest

Are you looking for some new hiking gear, apparel, or hiking footwear? Want to read unbiased thoughts on the best (and worst) gear out there!? I highly recommend that you check out the “Gear Reviews” tab of the Hiking Lady website.   Be sure to take a peek at the hot off the press reviews …

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Summer Hiking Apparel for Women

Apparel reviews

Looking for some functional and stylish hiking apparel for your upcoming summer hikes? Royal Robbins has a new collection for 2015, and I’ve had the chance to test out some of the line. Royal Robbins was one of the pioneers of American rock climbing, and if you ever head to Yosemite National Park, you’ll hear …

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3 Summertime Hiking Essentials

Are you ready for your summer adventures? I can’t wait to hit the trails this summer, and with longer days there will be more time for adventuring! I’m headed to Yosemite, and I am making sure I’m all geared up for the trip. See 3 items I’m taking along: Hiking Lady’s Yosemite Essentials: Coolibar Travel …

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