White Oak Canyon: Her Hike Collective

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We had a smaller but mighty group of women on this hike with us! Four other women went with me to hike White Oak Canyon and splash around in the water at the base of waterfalls. Three of those women were on their first hike with Her Hike Collective and one of those women is MY MOM! She is an … Read More

Asheville, North Carolina Honeymoon

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The entire time we were vacationing in Asheville for our honeymoon, we kept saying, “I am so glad that we did this,” and, “We have done so much already!” You see, when we were planning our honeymoon we had a short period of looking at all-inclusive resorts or somewhere tropical. We knew that Florida was out of the running because Cory … Read More

Raven Rocks Hike: Her Hike Collective

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This past weekend, Her Hike Collective hiked Raven Rocks in Bluemont, Virginia. Raven Rocks is an out and back hike that hikes part of the Appalachian Trail and also crosses over the Virgina/West Virginia state border.  It was a gorgeous spring day, where we started off cold but quickly only needed our light t-shirts. That’s why its great to hike … Read More

Her Hike Collective: House Mountain

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In the month of February seven of us women a part of the Her Hike Collective went on a hike to Little House Mountain. The hike was called Little House Mountain Trail but there was nothing little about it! You can read more about the actual hiking information on Hiking Upward under: House Mountain. I use this informational website for almost … Read More

Her Hike Collective: Sharp Top Mountain

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January 15th. A day that I took five other women in our #girlswhohike group to the mountains. For over a year I have wanted to begin to build a community that uplifts each other. A community that hikes beside each other and will be there to listen to one another. To laugh, to encourage, to empower; I wanted all of … Read More

Friday Recap: Appalachian Trail and Paul’s Boots

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It is no secret that Cory and I love the outdoors, and love to hike whenever we can! What you may not know is that I have been reading the Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine lately. It is cooler than it sounds as I type this! They have bucket lists to do, brewery trails and winery trails, plus the best places … Read More