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All About Roof Bars, Roof Boxes, and My Thule Story

Greetings Hiking Lady readers, Exciting news: I have some fantastic content in the works all about roof bars and roof boxes. Our growing family was desperately in need of a roof cargo carrier for our Jeep Grand Cherokee to make our adventures possible. First, stay tuned for a new in depth guide at Hiking 101: …

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REI Dividend Time! $$$$$

REI Dividend

March is a very special time of year for me…a wonderful gift arrives in the mail, and it is free money.  Yes, free money.  Well, almost free.  All you need is a lifetime REI Co-op membership that costs a mere $20.  Each year in March, I get 10% of my annual spending on full priced …

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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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