Women That Hike

From trip reports to gear reviews and safety tips, if you’re a woman who feels a soulmate connection to trails and mountains and forests, this site will fit your needs the way your best boots fit your feet.

Recent Trip Reports

Goldmyer Hot Springs

Goldmyer Hot Springs

May 23, 2022

I find it impossible to talk about this magical little…

Hiking Mailbox Peak, Washington

Hiking Mailbox Peak In The Winter

Dec 4, 2021

With low avalanche danger, enough foot traffic to pack down…

Climbing The Mount Si Haystack

Climbing The Haystack On Mount Si

Nov 16, 2021

Slippery slope here, no pun intended, as we talk about…

Hiking Little Si Washington

Hiking Little Si, North Bend, Washington

Nov 9, 2021

Mount Si’s tiny next door neighbor has a lot to…

Hiking Poo Poo Trail

Hiking Poo Poo Point Via The Poo Poo Trail

Nov 9, 2021

Take the path less traveled to Poo Poo Point for…

Mount Si Workout

Using Mount Si As A Workout

Nov 4, 2021

It’s no secret that hundreds of people in the greater…

Recent Gear Reviews

Meriwool for Women: Ultimate Comfort and Style Guide 2023

Meriwool for Women: Ultimate Comfort and Style Guide 2023

Jul 13, 2023

Meriwool is a natural fiber that’s known for its incredible…

Gossamer Gear Mariposa Backpack

Speaking Of Backpacks: The Gossamer Gear Mariposa 60L

Oct 6, 2021

My Osprey Ariel had served me well on numerous shorter…

Icebreaker Sprite Sports Bra

The Icebreaker Sprite: The Perfect Sports Bra

Oct 1, 2021

I hadn’t planned on writing another article about sports bras.…

La Sportiva Ultra Raptor II Mid Hiking Boots

Speaking of Shoes…The La Sportiva Ultra Raptor II Mid Hiking Boots

May 1, 2021

Sometimes a shoe comes along that is more special than…

Glacier Glasses

Glacier Glasses Basics

Mar 8, 2021

Or at the very least, polarized and UV-protection sunglasses, but…

Trekking Poles At Lake Ingalls

Women’s Trekking Poles Basics

Dec 17, 2020

Trekking poles are standard equipment for many hikers, but you’ve…

Recent Hiking Resources


The Mazamas

May 28, 2021

The Mazamas: mazamas.org The Mazamas is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit mountaineering…

American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education

American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education AIARE

Mar 4, 2021

The American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education: www.avtraining.org AIARE…



Mar 4, 2021

GoTrail: www.gotrail.com GoTrail is a relative newcomer to the hikefinder…

Mountain Weather Forecast

Mountain Weather Forecast

Mar 3, 2021

Mountain-Forecast: www.mountain-forecast.com This invaluable website provides weather forecasts for more than 11,300…

Gaia GPS

Gaia GPS

Mar 2, 2021

Gaia GPS: www.gaiagps.com Gaia is one of the more popular…

Northwest Avalanche Center

Northwest Avalanche Center

Mar 1, 2021

Northwest Avalanche Center: https://nwac.us The NWAC app is a staple…

Recent Safety Tips

Blister Care

Blister Care, Prevention, and Treatment

Apr 7, 2021

As a hiker, trailrunner, trekker, mountaineer, or backpacker, it’s inevitable…

Avalanche Safety

Avalanche Safety Basics: Avy Savvy

Feb 26, 2021

Before heading to the mountains in the winter, it’s crucial…

Self Defense For Women Hikers

Self-Defense for Women Hikers

Nov 10, 2020

To be honest, you will probably never use a weapon…

Building A Hiking First Aid Kit

Building A First Aid Kit For Hikers

Nov 10, 2020

There are many compact first aid kits on the market,…

Emergency Communication

Emergency Communication

Nov 9, 2020

We don’t like to think about it, but there may…

Hiking Alone For Women

Women That Hike Solo

Nov 8, 2020

“Do you want company?” I was in a fairly remote…