‘Hike Like a Girl’ Toward Change
by Liz “Snorkel” Thomas Note: A version of this story, plus more, appears at www.eathomas.com. Last week, I wrote in the High Country News about why closing the gender gap in the outdoors is important and steps women can take to reclaim the outdoors. This…
‘Hike Like a Girl,’ May 14-15, to crush taboos for women hikers
by Liz “Snorkel” Thomas Women often wonder whether it is safe for them to hike solo. For me, the answer clearly is yes: I’ve hiked 8,000 miles by myself, pioneered routes in Utah and the Columbia River Gorge, and set an Appalachian Trail speed record….