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Hiking Lady’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for something really special for the hikers in your life? With the holidays coming up, Hiking Lady’s Holiday Gift Guide can help you find the perfect gifts for everyone on your holiday list this year! Hiking Gifts Under $50  Swiftwick Pursuit Seven Socks. Swiftwick has a new line-up of their PURSUIT performance socks. Made of …

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Hiking Lady’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide!

Cairn Box, June 2017

Looking for something really special for the hikers in your life? With the holidays coming up, Hiking Lady’s Holiday Gift can help you find the perfect gifts for everyone on your holiday list this year! Hiking Gifts Under $30  Salonpas Pain Relief Patches Does a hiker on your holiday list have some back or joint …

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Hiking Essentials

Whether you’re a beginner or you’re a full-fledged pro, there are some things you’ll always need when you’re looking to create an incredible hiking experience. Even though it may make sense to travel as light as possible, it’s still important to avoid hiking empty-handed. There are a few essentials you’ll definitely need for the journey. …

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Hiking Baby Has Arrived!

Hiking Baby

After six years of growth and success with Hiking Lady and numerous questions from loyal readers about hiking while pregnant and hiking with young families, Hiking Lady has expanded…and Hiking Baby is here! Hiking Baby is the newest member of the Hiking Lady family, and it is where you will be able to share your …

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Why Hikers and Backpackers Should Carry Two-Way Radios

A Two-Way Radio for Hiking

Do you carry a two-way radio when you hike? How about on backpacking and camping trips? If you don’t, you should! A two-way radio (also known by the fun name of “walkie-talkie”!) is not merely just a fun toy, but an important safety device. A good set can be purchased for under $100. One of …

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Hiking With Your Baby!

Baby Hiking Gear

For all of you “hiking ladies” out there, some of you are “hiking mothers”. One very special and enjoyable activity for a Mom and Baby is hiking! Exploring the outdoors with your baby is a great way to bond with your child, enjoy nature, and get some exercise. Tips for Hiking With A Baby: Don’t …

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Resoling Hiking Boots

Asolo boots with new Vibram soles

A frequent question I get as the Editor of Hiking Lady is about resoling hiking boots. Many of you have asked, wanting to know if it is even possible to get your old, favorite, broken in pair of hiking boots resoled, especially if they have Vibram soles. Until recently, I had never had a pair …

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The Best Insoles for Hikers

currexSole EdgePro Insoles

When buying your new pair of hiking boots, you may realize that most of the manufacturer’s time and effort is put into constructing the boot, sole, and lacing system. It is very rare to find boots, even the most expensive ones, with quality insoles. What does that mean for you? If you are serious about …

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2 Essentials All Hikers Need to Stay Protected from the Sun!

What are the 2 things all hikers need to stay protected from the sun’s harmful rays? Over 90% of all skin cancers are because of sun exposure, and I don’t want to be another skin cancer victim. Plus, UV rays are especially high in areas where I like to explore: snow, sand, water, and high …

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