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Hiking Mount Rubidoux, Riverside, California

Friendship Tower and Peace Bridge at Mt. Rubidoux

This past weekend I went hiking at Mount Rubidoux, a hill with some easy hiking trails in Riverside, California. Mount Rubidoux is considered to be a very important landmark in Riverside, California, and at an elevation of 1,329 feet, the views of the surrounding area are beautiful. In the winter, you can see the snow …

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Winter Hiking on Vail Trail: Vail, Colorado

Vail, Colorado, February 2015

I love winter hiking, and I just love hiking in the snow and snowshoeing. This year I headed to Vail, Colorado, for a few days of hiking, snowshoeing, and skiing! The snow was a welcome change from the 70 degree temperatures in Southern California this winter, and I loved hearing the crunch of snow beneath …

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Hiking Lady’s Hawaiian Adventure: Part 2, Volcanoes National Park

Entrance to Thurston Lava Tube, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

After hiking Kauai’s NaPali Coast, the adventure continued! I headed to the island of Hawaii (the Big Island) and explored Hawaii’s Volcanoes National Park! Hawaii Volcanoes National Park incorporates two of the five volcanoes on the island of Hawaii – Mauna Loa and Kilauea. This national park is unlike any others I have visited, and …

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Hiking Lady’s Hawaiian Adventure: Part 1, Kauai’s NaPali Coast

Kauai's NaPali Coast

Hiking Lady is back from Hawaii! I explored two beautiful islands of the Hawaiian Island chain, Kauai and the island of Hawaii (commonly referred to as the Big Island). Have you dreamed of hiking along the NaPali Coast in Kauai? Then you’re in the right spot – this is Part 1 of my Hawaiian Adventure …

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Getting Ready for the Channel Islands!

Channel Islands, National Park Service

Greetings friends, I am planning an exciting adventure! I will be camping and hiking on Santa Cruz Island, one of the gorgeous islands off of California’s coastline just west of Los Angeles. The Channel Islands are protected by the National Park Service, and remind us of what coastal California looked like before the urban sprawl. …

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Hiking Lady’s Hawaiian Adventure

Kauai's NaPali Coast

This Fall I went on an amazing hiking trip to some of the most beautiful hiking spots on earth: Kauai’s NaPali Coast and the Big Island of Hawaii. Thank you to everyone who wrote in after the October Hiking Lady e-mail newsletter with trip suggestions. The hikes were full of beautiful vistas, friendly locals, and …

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5 Reasons to Make Mount Kilimanjaro Your Next Challenge

Is trekking Mount Kilimanjaro on your bucket list? In this article, Mark Whitman from the Climb Kilimanjaro Guide shares 5 interesting facts about Mount Kilimanjaro and in doing so hopefully inspires you to make it a challenge for your next adventure! By Mark Whitman If you are anything like me, you are probably always planning …

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Hiking Lady’s Utah Adventure

Have you been to one of the most rugged yet beautiful landscapes in the United States? Last October I went exploring in southeastern Utah for the first time: Moab, Arches National Park, and Canyonlands! The trip included lots of day hiking to take in the breathtaking views. The vastness of the landscape and the delicate …

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Hiking Lady Goes Kayaking!

After hiking on of my favorite trails ever…the Bishop Creek trail in California’s Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains, I picked up a paddle and went hiking on the beautiful alpine lake, South Lake. Check out a minute long video of my little adventure. I hope you enjoy the scenery as much as I did! And for …

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Woman Attempts to Set Appalachian Trail Hiking Record!

Jennifer Pharr Davis

Hiking the entire Appalachian Trail in 47 days!?! Jennifer Pharr Davis, an athlete, writer, and motivational speaker is setting out to do just that this summer, hiking all 2,180 miles from Maine to Georgia in record time. She’s thru hiked over 9,000 miles of long distance trails, including the AT (twice already!), the Bibbulmun Track …

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