Mountain Girls in California

Back in January (2016) I was fortunate enough to be invited to a Mountain Girls event in Big Bear, California. The wonderful ladies at the @mountaingirls Instagram organized an epic weekend of hiking, yoga, snowboarding, and social events. They hosted 30 or so women in one big snow lodge. It was kind of like school camp, minus any catty or competitive vibes. I would describe the weekend as giggly, supportive and incredibly fun.

A few ladies and I decided to extend the weekend as much as we could. In 5 days we managed to cram in visits to the desert, mountains, and beach… I only knew one person before the event but went away with loads of new friends, some of whom I have already caught up with since. My absolute favorite thing about social media is how it connects like-minded people!

A big thanks to the following companies for hosting us: Mountain Girls, Bear Mountain, Snow Summit, Big Bear Lake Brewing Company, The Cave Big Bear, Ultimate Ears, Arbor Girls.

Here are some of the highlights including a video I put together of the weekend:

Mountain Girls in ColoradoMountain Girls in ColoradoMountain Girls in ColoradoMountain Girls in Colorado

Back in January (2016) I was fortunate enough to be invited to a Mountain Girls event in Big Bear, California. The wonderful ladies at the @mountaingirls Instagram organized an epic weekend of hiking, yoga, snowboarding, and social events. They hosted 30 or so women in one big snow lodge. It was kind of like school camp, minus any catty or competitive vibes. I would describe the weekend as giggly, supportive and incredibly fun.

A few ladies and I decided to extend the weekend as much as we could. In 5 days we managed to cram in visits to the desert, mountains, and beach… I only knew one person before the event but went away with loads of new friends, some of whom I have already caught up with since. My absolute favorite thing about social media is how it connects like-minded people!

A big thanks to the following companies for hosting us: Mountain Girls, Bear Mountain, Snow Summit, Big Bear Lake Brewing Company, The Cave Big Bear, Ultimate Ears, Arbor Girls.

Here are some of the highlights including a video I put together of the weekend:

Mountain Girls in ColoradoMountain Girls in ColoradoMountain Girls in ColoradoMountain Girls in Colorado

Join our adventure loving community for exclusive resources, giveaways, events, and more!

Thank you for subscribing!

Renee Hahnel

Hi! My name is Renee and I'm an Australian photographer, blogger & travel addict. I now call the U.S.A home but you can usually find me wandering the globe with a camera in hand ✈ Let's get lost!

Related Adventures

The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Kenai Fjords National Park

Kenai Fjords National Park is a uniquely wild place and definitely a must-visit destination in Alaska. It was one of our favorite national parks from our trip to visit all of them in 2017. In fact, Kenai Fjords ended up ranking at number 2 when we rated all the national parks from best to worst!…

First Time Solo Backpacking as a Woman

Solo backpacking as a woman for the first time can be intimidating, but once you overcome those initial fears it can be a really fun and empowering experience! In this blog post I am sharing solo backpacking tips for women and speaking about my own experience first time solo backpacking. Disclaimer – This blog post is not…

12 Best National Parks To Visit In The Fall

Fall is one of the best times of the year to take a national park adventure! Not only are crowds generally quieter and accommodation is cheaper, but you also get to see the beautiful fall foliage and changing colors! In this blog post I am sharing the 12 best national parks to visit in the…

3 Comments

  1. Emma on July 4, 2017 at 12:46 am

    I live in Sweden and I dream of visiting California during the summer (that might be all year, I’m not sure). There is so much I’d like to see: The architecture, theme parks, LA and much, much more. I’m thinking of renting a car and drive along the coast and see where I land. Great post btw ?

  2. Tony on October 25, 2017 at 11:05 am

    Saw your blog because me and my wife were researching where to spend our 21st Wedding Anniversary. Sadly Napa is still smoldering and a lot of the smoke is still in the valley and along the coast. We decided on Hicksville. The cabins look fun and adventurous!

    • Renee Hahnel on October 31, 2017 at 12:49 pm

      Nice! Have a wonderful trip 🙂

Leave me a comment!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Renee Hahnel

Hi! My name is Renee and I'm an Australian photographer, blogger & travel addict. I now call the U.S.A home but you can usually find me wandering the globe with a camera in hand ✈ Let's get lost!

Related Adventures

How I Afford to Travel the World

The number 1 question I get asked is how I afford to travel so much. I must have received thousands of messages over the years over the years asking for tips on how to travel full time, or just how to travel more in general. So I decided to finally sit down and share my…

11 Incredible Beginner Friendly Hikes in Washington

One of the questions I get asked most frequently is about my recommendations for Washington hikes. In particular, which trails I suggest for beginners and people just getting into hiking. So I have put together this blog post featuring the 11 BEST beginner friendly hikes here in Washington state!  In this article you will also…

The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park truly is among the most beautiful places on the planet! It was the very first national park I visited and one I have gone on to explore numerous times since. In fact, during our 2017 trip to all the national parks, my husband and I ranked Yosemite #6 in the country based…

Pin
Share
Tweet