women thru hike

Raider’s Closet: Women’s SOBO Hiking Clothing

Raider’s Closet: Women’s SOBO Hiking Clothing

There was a dark time before the trail. The glow of a little screen late into the night. An iPhone placed on a table, only to be quickly snatched back...

Jan 14, 2018 : Katie Doane
Raider’s Fanny Pack : Toiletries And More

Raider’s Fanny Pack : Toiletries And More

Up the trail, the sun glimmered off an iridescent waist, rainbow reflections hitting the dirt path. Grown-out blonde hair tucked loosely into a bun. A stray stand comes loose in...

Jan 14, 2018 : Katie Doane
How I became a Badass woman solo hiker when nothing about me was badass

How I became a Badass woman solo hiker when nothing about me was badass

I wasn't a marathoner, or any other kind of athlete. Find out how I discovered my inner badass.

Nov 19, 2015 : Carla Robertson
It’s Almost Time To Leave-Let The Freak Out Emotions Begin!

It’s Almost Time To Leave-Let The Freak Out Emotions Begin!

"If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it is lethal." I find myself completely “checked out” lately. I can’t focus on anything, I’m bursting with excitement, and totally ready...

Feb 25, 2015 : Jessica Georgia
Ladies, How Can We Empower More Women To Join The Backpacking Scene?

Ladies, How Can We Empower More Women To Join The Backpacking Scene?

Ladies, How Can We Empower More Women To Join The Backpacking Scene? As Beyonce would say, “GIRLS, we run the world.” Unfortunately, we don’t run the Appalachian Trail. Backpacking is...

Feb 5, 2015 : Jessica Georgia