A Woman Afoot

What would you like to read about today?

 

GEAR

Gear reviews, packing lists, and gear advice

ADVICE

Tips, hacks, and skills for hiking & camping

URBAN
DESTINATIONS

Big cities, quirky towns, and tiny little villages

INSPIRATION

Wellness, mental health, hiking inspiration

HIKING
DESTINATION

Hiking trails & excellent camping destinations

 
 

Hello, Friend!

I’m Ioanna aka, A Woman Afoot: a 40+ woman, an educator passionate about hiking and camping alone.

I want to encourage more women - of every shape, color, age or sexual/gender identity - to hit the trails. Hiking is not just an adventure for straight white guys - it’s for all of us.

Thank you for your interest in my website. I do my best to provide high-quality content that could be helpful for any hikers - beginners or experts. I share with you reports from my hiking and camping trips, some advice and tips on backpacking, as well as a fair amount of musings on mental health, body-acceptance, feminism, women’s rights, and similar subjects dear to my heart.

I hope my articles will give you strength and tools to find your own way into the Great Outdoors. Click below to find out why hiking and hiking solo is so important to me:

 
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Are you looking for the hottest on solo hiking & camping?

The Latest from A Woman Afoot


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Hike Proud. Be Proud. You are enough

We are surrounded by the “you are not enough” message since very early on and we internalize too much of it. We are never enough.

Good, healthy encouragement is wonderful but if it causes you to feel inadequate, worse, a failure, not enough – it’s harmful.

I am striving to be body positive. In all that it encompasses. To love our bodies – the way they are, to give them what they need in terms of nourishment.


What stuff do you need to hit the trail?

Hiking & Camping Gear

 

Are you looking for a gift for your adventure-loving friends?

Gift Ideas for Hikers & Campers

What skills would you like to learn today?

Hiking & Camping Advice


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Would you like to support my work?

Do you enjoy the content of my page? I will tell you a secret: it runs on coffee… No caffeine - no writing. Simple as that. Would you want to show me I’m doing a good job and buy me a coffee? Click below to donate $4.99 to my coffee fund.

Thank you!


Why is it worth it?

Inspiration & Wellness

 

All about Hiking Solo as a Woman

Featured Destination: Scotland

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