SALE!!! Through October 17th! All older t-shirt styles are 50% off! PLUS 15% off orders of $25 or more when you use code “IDESERVENICETHINGS” !!! SHOP NOW on Big Cartel! OUT OF STOCK: We are out of a lot of our plus-size active shirts, but they are on re-order! Accepting credit cards and paypal. Orders are […]Read More SALE! SALE! SALE!
PLEASE RSVP on form below for full info on hike (terrain details, carpooling, meet-up spots and time). Expect response e-mail within a few days. Unlikely Hikers creates safer, supportive, intentional, body-positive outdoor community for people underrepresented in outdoors culture (people of color, people of size, trans, queer and beyond) We hike at a slower pace, together […]Read More Group Hike – GENERAL – Dry Creek Falls 11/10
RSVP BELOW! Unlikely Hikers creates safer, supportive, intentional, body-positive outdoor community for people underrepresented in outdoors culture (people of color, people of size, trans, queer and beyond) We hike together slowly as a group. No hiker left behind! No bros! Absolutely no diet or weight loss talk. Be mindful of gender pronouns, group dynamics, microaggressions, […]Read More Group hike – LOS ANGELES – Oct. 27th!
ASK JENNY: This messy bitch is writing an advice column for A MAGAZINE (wow, their mistake, amiright?) and I can’t do that without QUESTIONS. I don’t have the audacity to tell anyone how to live, but I’ve lived many lives in my 36 years on this planet and I’d love to help you avoid making […]Read More ASK JENNY: a potentially disastrous advice column
I feel really good about this interview with the Outdoor Project and I’m grateful to be included with the second Women in the Wild project. READ NOW! “If I dig deep, I’m sure [being a woman in the outdoor industry] means a lot of things, but “woman” sort of sits third place to my identities as a […]Read More Outdoor Project: Women in the Wild
And the “disaster” was not a too-heavy or ill-fitting pack or some other classic rite of passage. Just wait… (Gear lists and nerd talk coming soon!) Day One: We got a late start due to a group hike I had to lead that morning. I came home and my partner, Brie, and I packed our […]Read More My First Backpacking Trip Was a Disaster and I Can’t Wait to Do it Again
I woke up this morning, eyes fluttering but staying closed, cat draped across my neck, when the voice of what felt like God themself boomed straight through my being: YOU’RE ON SHE EXPLORES TODAY! I bolted right up and out of bed, walking around my bedroom like I didn’t know where I was, not knowing […]Read More She Explores Episode 67: Fat and Outdoorsy
Creative Conversations: Jenny Bruso of Unlikely Hikers – RANGE Magazine One of my favorite interviews and I was photographed for it, which is sometimes a nightmare, but not this time. Huge thanks to Lisa Daugherty of RANGE and photographer, Chelsea Parrett, for an experience that made me feel like I am exactly where I need […]Read More Recent news media
A monthly digest of news, resources, things I like and whatever I want usually regarding diversity, inclusion and representation in the outdoors. Yeah, this is biased AF. Compiled with love by, @JennyBruso, founder of @UnlikelyHikers. Issue no. 4 – May 16, 2018 Welcome to Unlikely Outdoors! This is the fourth issue so I guess this […]Read More Unlikely Outdoors Issue 04
I wrote something for Outside Magazine about what it’s like to be a fat hiker out on the trail! “Many comments from other hikers—even something seemingly innocuous like “You’re doing a great job!”—are meant to be supportive and encouraging, but they don’t always come off that way. These comments are, sometimes indirectly, about our bodies. […]Read More I Don’t Hike to Lose Weight. I Hike Because I Love It.