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The Nomadik Subscription Box Review – Part 2

Last month I had the opportunity to take an in depth look at a Nomadik Subscription Box. They sent me a second box to review, and I’m excited to tell you what’s inside and whether or not it is a good value! The Better Basecamp Nomadik Box This month Nomadik sent out their Better Basecamp …

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Wedding Bells in Your Future? There’s Only One Place to Register!

My Registry REI homepage

If a wedding is in your future, then you’ll probably start getting asked the question…where are you registered? Even if you say no gifts please, it is inevitable…your friends and family will want to share in your love and you’ll be receiving gifts. If you’re a Hiking Lady like me, then you’ll want to register …

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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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