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The Adventures of Helen & Bill Thayer

Helen and Bill Thayer are the first married couple to ski to any of the world’s Poles when in 1992, when Helen was 54 and Bill was 65, they skied to the Magnetic North Pole un-resupplied and unsupported by snow machines or dog teams. Bill was also the oldest man at that time to have …

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Helen Thayer’s Saharan Expedition

Helen Thayer, the world renowned adventurer, educator, and motivational speaker completed a trek across the Sahara last year. In this first-hand exclusive article for HikingLady.com, Helen uses her gift with words to share a glimpse of her journey and educate us about the lifestyle of the Berber people. Through her adventures we can learn from …

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How about taking a walk across the hottest desert in the world?

Helen Thayer truly knows how to test the limits! Last month we shared a book review of Helen’s journey to the magnetic north pole, made famous in her acclaimed book, Polar Dream. If you want to hear less about frostbite and polar bear encounters and warm up a bit…how about picking up her next book, …

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New Book Review – Polar Dream

Ever wonder what it would be like to ski to the magnetic North Pole? How about doing it alone, at age 50! Helen Thayer did it, and wrote an exciting book about her adventure called Polar Dream. Check out the just published Hiking Lady book review of this adventure story!

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A Remarkable Woman: Helen Thayer

Helen Thayer is by far the most dynamic and inspirational person I have ever met. No, I am not exaggerating, and I hope many more people have the opportunity to meet her like I did last week at the Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City. My expectations were already high before meeting Helen in …

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Headed to OR!

No, not Oregon. 🙂 I’m on my way to the Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City and will be reporting back to Hiking Lady readers! I will be scoping out new hiking gear, trail treats, and the newest and most innovative apparel. What am I MOST excited about? A meeting with the legendary adventurer, …

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