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Arise takes women on outdoor adventures to reflect, connect and explore together. Adventuring in the wilderness, we will learn more about God and His grand love for us.

what is Arise?

WELCOME!

CHECK OUT THIS LAST SEASON'S HIKES

we will be back spring 2023!

MT. WASHINGTON REEL

WALLACE FALLS REEL

TOLMIE PEAK REEL

LARCH HIKE REEL

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge. They have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them. Yet their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to the ends of the world.”

Psalm 19:1-4

WHAT IS

ALL ABOUT?

Connect

Creating opportunities to connect with other like-minded women, the Lord and His beautiful creation.

Reflect

Making space to reflect on God’s character and presence as you reflect back on your own journey and where He is calling you.

Explore

Getting out there and exploring God’s natural masterpieces as well as His word and heart for each of us.

adventures just take a little faith...

Faith in yourself to get up the mountain

faith to believe God is who He says He is

faith that God will meet you along the trail of an adventure!

meet your guides

Rochelle is passionate about Jesus, the outdoors and leading young women. She has hiked over 75 trails across the Pacific Northwest. She’s also active in the church, having spent nearly a decade leading high school girls in Young Life and currently serves as a small group leader for young professional women at A Seattle Church. 

Rochelle HAGENLOCHER

Certifications

Wilderness First Aid Certified 

•  Favorite Hike of All Time: The W Trek in Patagonia
•  Favorite Trail Snack: Peanut Butter Perfect Bar
•  Favorite Hiking Pro-Tip: Always bring 1 more layer, snack, and liter of water than you think you will need. It is better to carry a little bit more weight than potentially being cold, hungry, or thirsty!

Fun Facts + Tips

Laura grew up hiking, backpacking, and exploring the Pacific Northwest and loves to share these adventures with others. She has experience hosting and leading groups of foreign exchange students, as well as leading a women’s Bible study at Bethany Community Church. Otherwise, she can be found working as pediatric nurse, cooking and baking, or at the flying trapeze studio.  

LAURA HILST

•  Favorite Hike of All Time: Goat Rocks Wilderness, WA
•  Favorite Trail Snack: Salami-cheese-cracker sandwiches
•  Favorite Hiking Pro-Tip:  If you’re prone to blisters, like I am, pre-tape your heels with Leukotape, cloth tape or Moleskin. Better to prevent blisters than treat!

Fun Facts + Tips

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on our Arise adventures, our leaders have three goals:

to connect

To personally connect with each of the women who sign up as well as help them deepen their connection to God, to the outdoors and to others.

to know

To be “in the know” on the trail conditions and the hiker’s level of experience to ensure that everyone is safe and taken care of the entire time.

to encourage

To be a source of encouragement both in the physical exertion that comes with hiking but also in whatever season you are going through.

Definitely not! We try to select hikes that are challenging enough to be fun and feel like adventure, but not too difficult to deter anyone.

Do I need to be an experienced hiker?

common questions!

For each hike, we have a recommend packing list when you click on "Learn More" on the hike. For most hikes, we recommend comfy layers of clothing, shoes with traction soles and lots of water.

What do I need to pack?

Yes, please bring any snacks or food that you want or might want to eat on your adventure.

Do I need to bring my own food?

Hiking trips cost $20 and backpacking trips cost $30. These funds are used to cover the operational cost of each trip. We never want money to be a reason you can't join, if you are interested in coming but need some financial assistance, please reach out to rochelle@livesalted.com.

How much does it cost?

Yes! We believe that carpooling can be a great way to start off an adventure so you can get to know the girls before the hike begins. We will ask you a few questions about carpooling in our registration form.

Will transportation be provided? 

upcoming adventures!

SEE YOU SPRING 2023!