by Diane Spicer
Please share your hike with other women hikers, because I don't know about you, but I love, love, love to look at trail reports.
OK, I'm a trail addict, I admit it.
With no plans to recover any time soon, either!
And I'm guessing you are in my boat :)
What is it about reading hiking trail reports that's so addictive?
Part of it stems from the strong sense of community I feel when I read a hiker's description of time spent in Mother Nature.
Another aspect of reading trip reports and hiking trail descriptions is that it whets my already huge appetite for hiking.
Lastly, I count myself among those human beings who respect and treasure the wild places of the Earth.
If you've looked around this website, you probably won't be shocked when I admit that I spend a lot of time rooting out credible and enthusiastic trail descriptions.
I'm always on the look out for places I can visit, or that I can recommend to folks who write to me for recommendations.
In fact, here are a few hiking adventures that other women have sent it, with all the juicy details.
But now it's your turn.
Sharing is caring, as they say.
This big beautiful world is just waiting for us to lace up our boots and go exploring.
We want you to tantalize us with your latest hiking adventure, your favorite hikes, your special places in the wild.
Here's how to share your hike:
1. Tell us where in the world this hike is located.
2. Describe why it's one of your favorite hikes. Throw in juicy details like waterfalls, animal encounters, unusual botany or geology, or beautiful vistas.
3. Share a few photos. This is optional, but remember what they say a picture is worth???
If you need help with this process, click on the blue question marks below for more directions.
The entire Internet hiking community of women hikers will say "thanks for sharing".
And I'm sending a huge Thank You in advance. I can't wait to see where I'll be wanting to go hiking next!
You know the trails in your area, and probably have a "must do" hike to recommend.
Or maybe you've just gotten home from the hiking trip of a life time, and can't wait to share it. Here's your chance!
Click on the links below to see trail descriptions from other hikers. Every word comes straight from the mouth (and heart) of someone who wants you to put your hiking boots on these special trails.
France The Via Francigena Pilgrims Route Stage One
We’re home having completed our Stage One of this long walk to Rome. As you can imagine, best laid plans and all that, things didn’t quite go as expected …
West Hill in Paya Terubong, Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia.
Welcome to the West Hill Hike in Penang. This is the hike on a weekend that my wife and me does when the weather permits. It is a 3.42km distance one …
Havasu Falls, Grand Canyon, AZ
It was an amazing hike (my first hike (solo hike). It took me 6 hours to reach my campsite. I meet very nice people along the way. I was alone but I felt …
Camino do Santiago, Spain
We did the normal route (route de Napoleon, also called Camino Frances) starting in St Jon Pied de Port in France ~ hiking over the Pyrenees and then …
North Carolina Mountains Not rated yet
Change your sox twice a day, wash and hang on the back of your pack, change after lunch. Remove hiking sox before bed and wash, change to sleeping sox …
Perry Lake, Kansas Not rated yet
A friend and I despise Black Friday shopping----can you feel my anxiety? We opted to be outside instead and participated in a Glow Out last evening for …
Mt Assiniboine, Canada Not rated yet
I first did this hike in 1982 as an 11yr old with my uncle and cousins. I always wanted to return and finally this year I made it! My hiking buddy and …
Volunteer Trail, Longhunter State Park, Hermitage, TN Not rated yet
I recently took the family and our dog hiking on the Volunteer Trail of Longhunter State Park, near Nashville, TN. It was the first hike on a natural …
Camino de Santiago Spain Not rated yet
Hi I have just returned from walking the third section of the Camino de Santiago in Spain, we managed 124 miles in six days. I carried my rucksack with …
Around Elham Valley Kent England Not rated yet
Bank holiday Monday six off us set off on a walk into the Kent countryside, two of our friends do this quite often so they were the group leaders. Geoff …
Bald Mountain Preserve, Camden Maine Not rated yet
OMG This was amazing. This was really my first mountain hike, and now i am addicted. It was a little difficult for me at first, but the weather was really …
Mount Mansfield, Vermont Not rated yet
Written by Patricia Kuhnen-Beaver The woodland is alive with creatures especially mosquitoes and black flies as they bite uncovered areas of my body. …
Philmont Scout Ranch, Sangre De Cristo mountains of New Mexico Not rated yet
I was lucky enough to take my four children on an 11 night backpacking trip to the Sangre De Cristo mountains of New Mexico. We saw many beautiful sunrises …
Goat Lake in Washington Not rated yet
My 9 year-old son and I ventured to Goat Lake off of the Mountain Loop Highway near Darrington in August for a 10 1/2 mile hike. He was up for it and …
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