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2nd Annual Wilderwomen Summer Retreat Recap

The Wilderwoman blog became the Wilderwomen you know today when two women joined forces. One woman opened up the dream of encouraging women to build confidence in the outdoors; the other injected the idea of building a community of women who make time in nature a core value. We declared this community—this movement—with an all-women’s […]

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Realm of the Polar Bear – Arctic Svalbard

My first sights of Svalbard came at 1:00AM after watching the sunset in the Oslo airport, only to watch it rise again as we flew beyond the Arctic circle and into the territory of the summer’s midnight sun. Cotton candy skies gave way to a white glow, which finally took shape to snowcapped mountains, as […]

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Goat Lake Trip Report

We love a good backpacking adventure in the North Cascades! Kate here, and for my second wedding anniversary I set aside a long weekend with my husband to hike up and camp out at Goat Lake. The North Cascades are a popular day hike during the summer months when the Mountain Loop Highway is open, […]

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Failure is Fun!

Wilderwomen is thrilled to partner with Om Mama Co. for our Mom & Babe-friendly hike at Gold Creek Pond on Saturday, July 13th. We love encouraging and supporting women to enjoy the great outdoors, come together in community & have some fun!  Seasonal shifts in nature have this funny way of throwing light on the shifts that […]

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The 3 Best Pacific Crest Trail Day Hikes Close to Seattle

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail doesn’t mean you have to take off five to six months from life to hike the 2,652 miles from Mexico to Canada. There are plenty of ways to enjoy hiking the PCT without having to quit your job. Hikers can enjoy this popular, scenic trail by doing a day hike, […]

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Joffre Lakes Trip Report

A few week’s back a biting cold Arctic wind made it’s way south when we had plans to go to Whistler. Even though it was frigid, we headed up to Whistler anyways for a weekend in the  mountains to celebrate a friends 30th birthday and to hang out with our significant others’ co-workers for a […]

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The 10 Essentials for Hiking

*Originally written on Kathleen Neve’s Blog KathleenLovesYoga If you’re a hiker or spend any time in the backcountry, you should be familiar with the Ten Essentials and carry them with you on all of your trips. The first time I heard of the Ten Essentials was during a Mountaineers course. Up until taking my first […]

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