jenny kotlyar

Welcome to Limitless Hiker


A hiking coach and the creator of Limitless Hiker, which has helped hundreds of other people just like you overcome what’s holding them back and go on to hike the trails they’ve been dreaming of. A Limitless Hiker is able to pick a trail and go for it without fearing for their safety, without second-guessing your skillset, and with the confidence needed to make it to the top of the mountain and back down. Ready to become one?

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Stop living your life from the sidelines…

If you’re like most here, you’re currently a Nervous Hiker who wants to get out there and hike and backpack, but never feels quite ready of confident enough. Join the thousands of other hikers who are on their way to becoming Limitless Hikers and receive weekly emails that will transform your hiking journey. Plus you get my full backpacking and day hiking packing lists for free.


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Limitless Hiker Academy

It’s an one of a kind A to Z backpacking course, so you no longer need to guess how to get out there or wonder if you didn’t Google something. It’s designed to eliminate overwhelm, not create more, while giving you all of the information that will help you go backpacking. Become a confident and prepared hiker who is able to actually pick a trail and go for it without the crippling fear for your safety.

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Hiking Solo Workshop

For the hiker who is ready to stop waiting on someone else’s schedule and fears. Lose the knot in your stomach that is playing your fears over and over in your head and walk away with the exact skills to be able to confidently hike solo without worrying for your safety.


Latest Blog Posts

Why Your Weight Should Not Stop You From Hiking

But how are those fears and beliefs helping you get started with hiking? How are they helping you get “fit enough?” Or are they just keeping you safe and afraid?

Backpacking the 42 Mile Rae Lakes Loop in Kings Canyon – Full Guide

It’s argued that Rae Lakes Loop has some of the most stunning views in California. I’ve hiked through a good part of this state, and honestly, I’d have to agree. But this hike is seriously one of my favorites. I can’t even put words to how beautiful it was from the peaks to the lakes. It was worth all 42 miles of hiking.

10 Hiking Myths And Why You Shouldn’t Believe Them

When it comes to hiking and backpacking, there are a whole lot of myths that are doing nothing but keeping you stuck. Which is why in this blog, I’m going to break down 15 different myths that I’ve heard people say, including what long time hikers are doing wrong, and what you should be doing instead.

Should You Wait Until You Retire to Go Hiking?

It’s something we’ve all been taught, and it comes from this hustle and never put yourself first culture. We’ve all been conditioned to put your life and the things that light you up on hold and only focus on them at the end of your life… if you have time to get to them. But is that a life well lived?