Best Hiking Tips Blog

Newest Hiking Tips For You

HFH's Newest Hiking Tips Blog lets you know whenever any brand new or updated Web pages appear on Hiking For Her.

No email address is necessary to get the latest news!

Simply subscribe to Newest Hiking Tips Blog by right clicking the orange RSS button.

Look for it below the navigation bar.

Then copy and paste the URL you see (the "RSS feed") into your blog reader.

Or click on any of the buttons you see for services you already use, such as Google, Yahoo, etc. Follow their instructions to subscribe.

Of course, you can keep up with the latest with a free subscription to the monthly Happy Trails Newsletter. Enter your email into the box on the left side of this page.

Or you can visit the HFH Facebook page for a shot of hiking inspiration and to sign up for the newsletter.

Or use the CONTACT link at the top left of any page on the website if you have questions.

But the very best way to get the most current hiking tips is to use the RSS feed.

Not sure what RSS is?

Think of it as an electronic news delivery service, free to use and easy to set up.

Female hiker and rustic wooden bridge over riverScouting for the best hiking tips to share with you!


It's easy to become part of this Best Hiking Tips "blog within a blog"

Want to become part of this Best Hiking Tips blog?

Your trail wisdom and experience is most welcome!

Photos make it even better.

You can:


And if you like to wear a hiking skirt, share why that it makes your trail time happier.

Now, on to the news...


Hiking For Her Included In Top Northwest Outdoor Blogs

Hiking For Her is among the top Northwest outdoor blogs curated by Outdoor Authority.

It's an honor to earn a place on a list of such skilled and adventurous outdoor folks.

And it's always an honor to keep the best hiking tips flowing your way.

I really mean it!

As a seasoned trail veteran, I feel a deep sense of happiness when someone emails to let me know that a trail technique I suggested, or a piece of hiking gear that I reviewed, helped make a hiking trip a success.

So let's keep the good times rolling.

And thanks to Outdoor Authority for the vote of confidence.

Continue reading "Hiking For Her Included In Top Northwest Outdoor Blogs"

Trail Mix Monthly Hiking Digest

The latest issue of Trail Mix Monthly Hiking Digest is a great way to stay connected to the latest trail and hiking gear news and expert tips to make you a smarter, safer hiker.

Continue reading "Trail Mix Monthly Hiking Digest"

Best Tent Tips: What To Know Before You Purchase

Need a list of best tent tips to consider before you buy a backpacking tent? Check these out!

Continue reading "Best Tent Tips: What To Know Before You Purchase"

Male Hiking Partner: Choose Yours Wisely

A male hiking partner can be a mixed blessing for a female hiker. Find out why from a seasoned trail veteran of mixed gender backpacking trips.

Continue reading "Male Hiking Partner: Choose Yours Wisely"

Hiking Groups: How To Select The Right One

Hiking groups are a great idea if you're a social animal. But be sure it's a good match for you, or trail time will become a burden.

Continue reading "Hiking Groups: How To Select The Right One "

Lady Hike Kickstarter Campaign Winding Down

Tired of boring hiking clothing? Looking for comfort and style, moisture wicking fabrics, lots of pockets, and freedom of movement on the trail?

Lady Hike's brand new outdoors clothing system is for you! And you're in luck.

For 2 more days, you can scoop up discounted, unique hiking clothing AND help a brand new company get established.

And if that's not enough to get your attention, what about free shipping?

Check out the Lady Hike Kickstarter campaign right now, before it disappears. And be a part of history - or should we say "her"story?

Continue reading "Lady Hike Kickstarter Campaign Winding Down"

Hiking Research News: How It Affects You

Did you know that many medical journals report hiking research results but don't call it that? Look here for summaries of hiking research that can benefit your trail time..

Continue reading "Hiking Research News: How It Affects You"

Hiking Questions And Answers For You

Hiking questions: what are you wondering about? Send me your questions, and I'll send you answers! Good deal, right?

Continue reading "Hiking Questions And Answers For You"

Thousand-Miler Book Review: Adventures Hiking The Ice Age Trail

This Thousand-Miler book review is aimed squarely at you if the Ice Age Trail is whispering to your hiking boots. Follow one woman on a quest to hike a thousand miles in 5 weeks.

Continue reading "Thousand-Miler Book Review: Adventures Hiking The Ice Age Trail"

Rocky Mt Spotted Fever And Tick Bites: What You Should Know

Rocky Mt Spotted Fever and tick bites are one more thing to put on your hiking radar. Prevention is the key, and these tips will help keep you out of danger from tick borne illness.

Continue reading "Rocky Mt Spotted Fever And Tick Bites: What You Should Know"

Overnight Hiking Food: How To Maximize Your Time On The Trail

Doing an overnight hike? Overnight hiking food can be as elaborate or as minimalist as you want it to be, with these ideas.

Continue reading "Overnight Hiking Food: How To Maximize Your Time On The Trail"

Tick Bites and Lyme Disease: Hikers Need To Know This

Tick bites and Lyme Disease are both avoidable. Here's what hikers need to know to stay safe during tick season.

Continue reading "Tick Bites and Lyme Disease: Hikers Need To Know This"

Hike-In Lodges: How To Choose The Best

Hike-in lodges are a great option if you want to dayhike plus enjoy some amenities.

Continue reading "Hike-In Lodges: How To Choose The Best"

Lightning Safety For Hikers: Tips For Survival

Lightning safety for hikers involves knowing how to avoid the problem, or how to minimize your exposure to the dangers of lightning. Use these survival tips to keep yourself safe in the outdoors.

Continue reading "Lightning Safety For Hikers: Tips For Survival"

Easy Backpacking Recipes

Easy backpacking recipes can run the gamut from "add hot water and stir" to "set up a backwoods kitchen and get cookin!" Either way, you're going to need some easy backpacking recipes.

Continue reading "Easy Backpacking Recipes"

Backpacking and Hiking Movies

Hiking movies can motivate and educate you before you set off into the wilds for day hiking and backpacking. Need some recommendations? Best hiking movie recommendations coming right up for you.

Continue reading "Backpacking and Hiking Movies"

February Happy Trails Newsletter Just Released

Here's another jam packed edition of the free Hiking For Her newsletter, ready for you today!

Learn about hiking in Croatia, how to hike with kids, a new line of women's hiking clothing, and Hiking For Her's paperback book on Best Tips For Women Dayhikers.

And enter to win a hiking snack sack give away, too!

Head over to the newsletter archive right now and see what's new for hikers.

Continue reading "February Happy Trails Newsletter Just Released"

Best Dayhiking Tips For Year Round Hiking Comfort

Use these dayhiking tips for choosing the best hiking footwear, clothing and trail food. Experience year round safety and comfort on the trail by choosing the best hiking clothing and gear.

Continue reading "Best Dayhiking Tips For Year Round Hiking Comfort"

Dayhike Food Safety: Keep Your Hiking Food Safe To Eat In The Heat

These dayhike food safety tips will keep your hiking food safe to eat even in soaring temperatures on the trail.

Continue reading "Dayhike Food Safety: Keep Your Hiking Food Safe To Eat In The Heat"

Best Female Hiker Hygiene Tips: How To Stay Clean On The Trail

Female hiker hygiene is really important on a backpacking trip. Use these personal hygiene tips for women hikers to stay clean and comfortable on the trail.

Continue reading "Best Female Hiker Hygiene Tips: How To Stay Clean On The Trail"


Didn't find what you were looking for? Use this search box to find it quickly.