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?

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

LHA is a transformational process that will take you from not ready, anxious, and overwhelmed, to the confident Limitless Hiker ready to hike any trail. LHA shows you exactly what to do, without the guesswork, to ensure that you’re prepared with the skills and safety resources you need to get outdoors safely and confidently. We’ll also fill in the gaps with the information you didn’t even know you needed to know.

Hiking Solo Workshop

This workshop will eliminate your fear of getting out there by yourself. Plus it will prepare you to be out there alone safely! As we all know, it can be challenging at times to find someone to go with. Plus, what I’ve learned through my many solo experiences, is it can be a very empowering way to build a better relationship with yourself and take your wilderness skills to the next level.

Latest Blog Posts

How to Reduce Knee Pain On and Off the Trail

Through what seemed like an endless journey with my knees, with one problem after another, I’ve learned a great deal about how to prevent knee pain and knee injuries.

How to Start Training for Hiking

Training is an essential part of being able to hike and backpack harder trails. Most people underestimate the demand for hiking and end up either huffing and puffing up the mountain feeling miserable the entire time, or they end up getting injured because their bodies aren’t trained correctly.

Beginner Guide to Trail Running

There’s no such thing as having too many outdoor hobbies. Trail running is a great way to train for harder hikes, experience some of your favorite trails, and push yourself to try new activities.

How To Prepare To Hike A 14er

There are 96 14ers in the US and hiking at least a handful of them is on most hiker’s bucket list! You’re pushing your body to new limits, you’re climbing high, and there are quite a few of them so you can really turn peak-bagging into your own personal sport for the coming seasons.

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