Fall Hiking: How to Dress and What to Pack

Fall hiking? Check what to wear and what to pack for an awesome and safe adventure through fall foliage. #hiking #fall #hikingclothes #hikingear #trekking #autumn #fallhiking awomanafoot.com

Why fall hiking? Fall is probably the best season for hiking. Gone are the nasty hot temperatures, in are crispy cold mornings and beautiful foliage changes. The trails are emptier and accommodation gets more affordable. I encourage you to go on fall hikes – either shorter day-long ones or multiple-days treks. If you have the […]

Hike Proud. Be Proud. You ARE Enough.

“Do it or die trying!” “Unless you puke, faint or die, keep going!” “Crawling is acceptable, falling is acceptable, puking is acceptable, crying is acceptable, blood is acceptable, pain is acceptable; quitting is not”. That kind of “fitspiration” messages circulate all over the web. In the visual version, they are generally accompanied by images of […]

Leave No Trace. Or: How Not to Be an A-hole in Nature

Learn the ethics of hiking in the Great Outdoors. Hike safely, camp responsibly and Leave No Trace - to protect and enjoy our Nature. | hiking rules | wild camping | ecology | protecting the Nature | backpacking |

Why should we learn the Leave No Trace principles? Why should you care? We are taught contradictory messages about ourselves. On one hand, we are told we are unique, wonderful and can move mountains if we only wanted. We can reach the stars, change the course of history and achieve magnificent things. On the other […]

Day Hiking Essentials: What You Need to Pack & Wear

Hiking is awesome, simple as that. I encourage everyone – no matter your age or fitness level, to go out and enjoy the nature. Going for a day hike is the perfect way to begin your adventure in the great outdoors. To make sure all goes smoothly and you come back home happy (although probably […]

Finding the Perfect Trail for Hiking near Barcelona

Hiking near Barcelona: mesmerizing views and rich cultural heritage. awomanafoot.com

Being Smart and Sensible I’ve already written it: the most important thing when hiking solo is to be smart and flexible. Going stubbornly into something we suspect is risky or straight out dangerous is not being brave, it’s being stupid. Sometimes our plans just don’t work out. For whatever reason. It could be that we have […]

Solo on Skye: Surviving the Trotternish Ridge on Isle of Skye

It started all nice… the way all disaster stories do. When I left the lovely Flodigarry hostel’s campsite in the morning on a gloomy August day I had no way of predicting that the next 48h would be the toughest of my whole stay in Scotland. My plan was to hike as much as possible […]

Hiking Solo The Great Glen Way: Fort William to Fort Augustus

Changing plans When my Cape Wrath Trail plans didn’t work out I had to make a decision about where to go next. I wasn’t planning on doing the Great Glen Way at all – so I had no trail description or any notes. When I was preparing for my Scottish adventure I copied to my […]

10 Awesome Tips for Female Solo Hikers

The wonderful world of women hiking solo Hello, ladies! Do you dream about getting out of your dusty office and out to the wild? I am so with you! Hiking, especially when done alone, can be a life-changing experience. It brings you serenity and peace of mind. It can give you a great boost of […]