Hiking Lady's Gear Reviews

Want to know which backpacks are the most comfortable on the trail? Or which hiking boots are my favorites? Or the best stroller to use to take your baby on dirt paths?

In the Hiking Lady, Hiking Baby, and Hiking Kids reviews, I put to the test all sorts of adventure apparel, gear, and footwear. I know how to beat up gear, and as I go on hiking adventures I share my thoughts with you! When stuff is great, I let you know, and when it is bad, I also let you know! There’s no holding back here!

Merrell’s Versatile Footwear for Little Feet

Merrell Bare Steps Sneaker

Merrell has exciting news – they have introduced an amazing collection called Bare Steps for toddlers, plus a new toddler and kid snow boot called the Snow Quest Lites. Hiking Toddler has tested out both, and we have plenty of thoughts to share to help you learn more about these toddler footwear options! Merrell’s Bare …

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Illuminate Yourself and Your Gear on the Trail!

Illumiseen Belt

Recently I have been testing out an amazing safety device that hikers, campers, joggers, walkers, and parents ALL NEED – the Illumiseen Belt. With the addition of Hiking Baby #2 to the family, we purchased a Thule Urban Glide Double Stroller for hikes, walks, and trips to the park. However, with the days shortening as …

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Summer Shoes for Tiny Feet

Hiking Baby testing the Merrell Kids Hydro 2.0

What do hiking toddlers and kids wear in the summer? Shoes that protect their feet, offer good support, and can go from the playground to a hike and finish up with a run through sprinklers! Check out this Merrell Kids Hydro 2.0 review and learn how they can handle all that and more for your …

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Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail

Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail by Jennifer Thermes

Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail is a brand new children’s book by Jennifer Thermes, and it is a perfect story to inspire you and your children to get outside and hit the trails! The book is based on the real story of Emma Gatewood, the first woman to hike the Appalachian Trail alone. In …

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SOLE Active Insoles

SOLE Active Insoles

Avid readers of Hiking Lady know that I am a proponent of enhanced insoles for a variety of reasons. Primarily, because shoe and boot manufacturers often put low quality insoles into their shoes to keep costs down. They know that people who really care about their feet or have foot problems will most definitely exchange …

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