Hi everyone and welcome to my how to hike the world website. My name is Cathrin (Cathy). I live with my husband, my two handsome sons and our princess Sandra (the Rhodesian Ridgeback) in a small town called Sandnes, Norway.

I have always been very fond of hiking – both high and low. It has become such a great passion that I want to explore more places in the world, both known and lesser known places.

Hiking is a great way to stay in good shape physically and mentally, which is very important to me. I try to get one mountain hike every day. On the days when this is not possible, I squeeze in a shorter and more intense hike so that I can maintain this physical activity.

A Little About Me

I have not been interested in hiking all my life, and did not grow up in an active hiking family, but I have learned to love this along my journey in life.

Nature experiences are like therapy to me. Mountain hiking is what I love the most, because you get a big win when you reach the top – A magnificent view. It becomes a kind of reward for the hard work you put in to get there. When I reach a mountain top I realize how powerful mother nature really is, and I get this feeling every single time.

After we got our dog, Sandra in 2014, the daily walks became a natural part of my everyday life. Acquiring a dog was the best choice we could have made, and has led to a much more active life than before.

It’s like an addiction – But it’s an addiction of the good kind.

How I Want To Help People

I want to help people become a hiker through my articles here on How To Hike The World. I want everyone, regardless of form and starting point, to know that this is an affordable activity.

Nature is the best fitness center in the world, and you get both physical and mental training. I want to help people become more active in a world that has become a place of far too much inactivity.

By living an active life and exploring nature on hikes, you will achieve both physical strength, better focus, better sleep and a boost in self-confidence.

The Goal Of How To Hike The World

I want to share my hikes, and inspire more people to love hiking. My wish is that you will be as fond of hiking as I am, and find as much joy in what nature has to offer as I do.

I have several goals for the future – Different destinations in the world where I want to travel and experience nature on hikes. I want to take you with me on these adventures. Who knows, maybe you’ll become as fond of hiking as I am.

Become a Hiker with me at How to Hike the World – Let’s Explore Together.

If you ever need a hand or have any questions, feel free to leave them below and I will be more than happy to help you out.

All the best,


Founder of How To Hike The World

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