Introducing the

Adventure Ready for Hiking Course

Course starts on 18th March, 2024

Adventure Ready for Hiking course by Women's Fitness Adventures

The first multi day hike training
course for women that gets you
Adventure Ready.


This interactive ONLINE Adventure Ready Hiking Course teaches you how to master the fitness skills, knowledge and mindset required so that you can confidently book a  multi day hiking adventure.

Enrol now in the Adventure Ready Hiking Course for Women Today.


Enrol in the Adventure Ready Hiking Course for Women today
and get $3600 in value for just one payment of $499 today!

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Hike Training

That gets you Adventure Ready

Imagine, on the final day, as you take the last steps of the hike, how incredible you will feel - not only physically having achieved something amazing, but also emotionally, knowing that you are successful, that you can do it, and that no one can take that away from you.  


As you shout to the world “ I did it”, you will feel “ the buzz” that only comes with completing  a multi day hike and will be already thinking about what’s next.

Our Adventure Ready for Hiking Course REALLY WORKS

Course starts on 18th March, 2024

Enrol in the Adventure Ready Hiking Course for Women today, and
get $3600 in value for just one payment of $499!

What Other Women Say

I was the oldest on the trek by 15 years but only two of the 13 were more “hike fit” than me.

I was very anxious leading up to the trip, as I am 7-8kgs heavier than when I did my last multi day hike.  I knew the terrain in Patagonia was tough - rocks, scree, steep inclines, and long days. 


Women’s Fitness Adventures, had trained me brilliantly. Training, and the right training is the key. I could not have done it without your help.

- Jenny

I still can't believe I walked 800km across the north of Spain on my own.

I love the great outdoors but wasn't confident venturing on a hike on my own.

The transfer of hiking skills and fitness has given me the confidence to step outside of my comfort zone.

Without the skills I have learnt in fitness & hiking knowledge I would never have had the courage or stamina to walk the Camino de Santiago.

- Anne

I now feel comfortable going to Iceland - before it seemed very daunting.

Going into the unknown is a challenge in itself.

I trusted in the training program and adapted it to my life of family, work and leisure.

The Functional Fitness videos are a bonus when you cannot get out on the trails. You can do it anytime, anywhere

- Margaret

This Program Is For You If:

You're worried about finding the time to build up hiking fitness and holding others back.

• Find out EXACTLY how you can back up day after day when first starting out, without being too stiff, too sore or too exhausted to enjoy each day.

Learn how you can be better prepared with your walking fitness, regardless of life's other commitments and be LESS concerned over whether you are holding others back due to lack of preparedness.

You're worried about hurting yourself on the trail or worse still, a longer term injury.

It can be difficult to enjoy your time on the trail if you're dealing with foot pain or blisters. That's why choosing the right footwear is so important.

With the right pair of boots, you can make the leap from walking 5-6 hours/day to being able to manage longer 5-7 day hikes without any challenges for your feet.

You’re unsure of what clothing and equipment to pack. It all seems so overwhelming.

Find out EXACTLY what you need to pack (and, importantly, what you DON'T need) for your next 5-7 day hiking adventure.

If you are new to hiking and you have " no idea" what you need, the change to talk 1:1 to experts about equipment and your options will be invaluable for easing any concerns you may have.

Enrol in the Adventure Ready Hiking Course for Women, and
get $3600 in value for just one payment of $499!

All You Need to be Adventure Ready

The Adventure Ready for Hiking Course skills you in 3 key areas.

Boosting fitness, confidence and hiking skills

Hiking Fitness
& Hiking Skills

Gear &


Adopting a Hikers Mindset

Here's What You Get

When you join our Adventure Ready for Hiking Course

VALUE $499

At the start of the 10 week Adventure Ready Hike Training Program you will receive a Hike Training planner.


By following our program you will be able to build your own training plan, based on your current fitness level, your desired or chosen adventure and your time availability


This is your Fitness Framework. It’s your roadmap to being Adventure Ready that co exists with all other elements of your life.


VALUE $1200

The course consists of 6 LIVE ONLINE TEACHING sessions & 4 recorded sessions, over 10 weeks. In these sessions, connect with your fellow course Adventurers and cover topics that relate to hiking fitness, hiking skills, gear and equipment or hikers mindset.


These sessions are interactive and deliver all the information you need to progress to Adventure Ready or move to the next level. PLUS you have the opportunity for LIVE Q&A – that pertain to your individual circumstance.

VALUE $300

Your course comes with checklists and cheat sheets so that you can be sure that you are buying the right equipment that YOU need.

We prepare you with the RIGHT questions to ask in store, what to look for and what NOT to take." So you don’t end up spending money on things you don’t need.

That’s $3600 in value

But you won’t pay that when the course reopens!
The Adventure Ready Hike Training Course is only


PLUS Get $1600 in bonuses

VALUE $200

Find your Hiking Fitness Chart

Discover your current hiking fitness level with our exclusive Hiking Fitness Table.

This helps you identify your current hiking level and skill set vs your desired hiking fitness and skill level.

VALUE $1000

Adventure Ready for Hiking Course Community

Get 24/7 access to the online AR4H community

This is where you can connect with like minded adventurers doing the course, find training buddies or even adventure partners.


PLUS you can access our Hiking Leaders – getting quality information to help you on your journey.

VALUE $400

Get 24/7 access to the “On Demand” Library of Functional Fitness classes.  These classes are hiking fitness focused and are designed to strengthen the muscles that support our joints.


By incorporating one or two a week into your hike training fitness plan you will feel stronger for hiking, aid your recovery time AND minimise your chance of injury on the trail.

Join the Adventure
Ready Hiking Course
And get $3600 in value

10 Week hike training plan

Value $500

Weekly Adventure Ready teaching sessions

Value $1200

Checklists & Cheatsheets

Value $300

Bonus #1 Find your hiking fitness chart

Value $200

Bonus #2 AR4H Community

Value $1000

Bonus #3 On Demand Hiking fitness video

Value $400

That’s $3600 in value

For just one payment of $499

Enrol in the Adventure Ready Hiking Course for Women, and
get $3600 in value for just

one payment of $499!

Course starts on 18th March, 2024. Enrol Today!

What it costs if you're NOT Adventure Ready for your hike
(Hint: It can be hundreds of dollars, physical injury or no enjoyment)

Buy the wrong gear for your adventure and find it’s not suitable.

What that means is that you be in agony or really uncomfortable during your hike as a result of sore feet or wet clothes or having to do more work than others.

Your fitness is not up to standard and you can’t finish.
This can be hugely demoralising, not to mention the cost of not being able to complete the hike.

You injure yourself on the trail because you didn't have the
strength & stamina.

This could be a long term rehabilitation with ongoing pain and niggles along with the potential difficulty of of extracting you from the hike if your injury is serious.

You choose the wrong adventure and realise after day one
you're a misfit.
This can rob you of the exhilaration we know adventures with the right people can
bring and this is priceless.

Your dream adventure turns into a NIGHTMARE because you weren't

When you think about all the possibilities, this could literally cost you thousands of dollars, rob you of an experience of a lifetime and potentially cause you injury.

What are you waiting for?

Enrol NOW in the 18th of March course start date!

Why we designed this journey,
this program.



When we are out on the trails we are ALWAYS stopped by other hikers who ask many questions about their upcoming hikes. Questions they haven't been able to find the answers to. Like fitness, or trail etiquette, toileting, choosing a hiking company and more.

That's why we've put together our Adventure Ready for Hiking Course.

With so many trails and companies to choose from, it can become overwhelming. It's hard to know where to start, or what to take or what fitness level you REALLY need. OR even how to get the fitness and the skills in the first place.

Our interactive Adventure Ready for Hiking course will give you the fitness, skills, knowledge and confidence to FINALLY book that hiking holiday.

This course gives you ALL that you need. As Margaret, a long term team member says:

"I have the confidence in being able to properly prepare for my adventures. Thanks to what I have learnt I know that I have the right gear for the occasion, the knowledge to prepare my fitness and trust I can reach my goals".

So go ahead and register your interest.

This course could be the difference between you completing your adventure or NOT and could save you thousands of dollars in gear & equipment, gym memberships, or worse still, pulling out of your adventure and losing your investment.

I do hope to meet you in the course.

Yours in adventure,

Yvonne Shepherd, Founder, CEO & C.R.E.W Leader 

Who is the course for?

If you're THINKING OF BOOKING a hiking or walking holiday but not sure WHERE TO START.

If you are already BOOKED on a hiking or walking holiday and need some support.

If you're looking for ANSWERS about your FITNESS LEVEL.


What are you waiting for?

Enrol NOW for the 18th of March course start date!

About the Course

What's covered in the course?

The short answer is EVERYTHING. Everything that you need to know to ensure that you are Adventure Ready and finally feel confident to book into the hiking or walking holiday of your dreams.

Here's just a small sample of what we'll cover.

  • How to identify your adventure, assess your style and bring it all together so that you can confidently choose the right adventure for you.
  • How to adopt a hikers mindset - so that you can feel committed and confident of your adventure from the moment you book until long after you return. Learn how to eliminate the 'what if's', the 'buts' and the "maybes'.
  • How to determine your current fitness level, identify the gaps for your chosen adventure, develop and plan your own hiking fitness program AND stick to it so that you are Adventure Ready. Discover the powerhouse muscles for hiking and why cardio, strength and endurance should be our 3 focus points
  • Learn the terminology of your packing list and determine what you really do need and what can be left behind. With cheat sheets and checklists discover the right questions to ask at the store so that you can buy the right gear - knowing it works AND that you've saved tens if not hundreds of dollars by making the right choice the first time.
  • Learn the Foundational Hiking Skills such as hiking uphill to preserve our calf muscles and minimise the huff and puff, or how to hike downhill to protect our knees. Discover when's the best time to use hiking poles.
  • Learn how to correctly choose, wear and pack a backpack so that your shoulders and back are preserved AND you enjoy every minute of your hike.

How much is the course?

You're probably wondering about the cost of the course.

But first, I'd like to ask you a question. How much is this walking or hiking holiday REALLY worth to you?

Think about the cost of your adventure, the gear & equipment, the planning, minimising injury.

If you're like me, completing the adventure AND having the best time and returning happily to talk about it with everyone I know means EVERYTHING to me.

By making a small investment, in your pre adventure preparation will give you the skills, confidence and results

you are looking for to successfully book or complete your hiking or walking holiday.

BUT it only happens if you take action NOW.

The regular price of the Adventure Ready for Hiking Course is $499 AUD and it's worth every cent.

We've been teaching, training and taking women on hiking adventures for 9 years and know the skillset needed

to be successful. The good news is, it will only take you weeks to learn these hiking fundamentals.

Enrol in the Adventure Ready Hiking Course for Women, and
get $3600 in value for just one payment of $499!

Course starts on 18th March, 2024. Enrol today!

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost?

The Adventure Ready for Hiking course (AR4H) is normally $499 and covers everything you need to know and do to prepare you for your multi day hiking adventure.

How do I know it's for me?

If you are ready to book that hiking or walking holiday or already have and are NOT SURE what's next, then this is the course for you.  OR You are ALREADY booked into a hiking holiday and now have that "Oh %h!t, what have I done" moment.

Does it matter if I'm new to hiking?

Nope! If you're just getting started, we think this is the very best place to start, so you get the right information right at the beginning. You'll learn and discover so much about hiking, fitness, skills, gear, equipment, trail etiquette, personal safety and how to adopt a "hikers mindset".

How much do I have to participate?

It's totally up to you. We know that the more you ask, the more you learn. Whilst we'd love you to attend every live session, we know it's not always possible. So with access to the 24/7 portal AND the private Facebook community, you can participate whenever you like from wherever you live.

When can I get started?

The next course starts on September 25th.
The Course is a mixture of 6 LIVE and 4 recorded sessions. The LIVE dates are September 25th, October 9, 23 & 30, November 13 & 29.

Does my location matter?

No not at all. We've designed this course so you can participate from wherever you live. Too often we hear that things are only available for "big cities". This course comes to YOU, whatever your location. All you need is internet access.  

How long is the course?

The AR4H course is 10 weeks in total. It is a mixture of 6 live and 4 recorded sessions. The live sessions go for approximately one hour.

Our live sessions are held in the evening over Zoom. Course content is delivered first, followed by a Q&A session. All sessions are recorded.

Who is teaching the course?

The entire course is taught live, online by Yvonne Shepherd - the Founder & CEO of Women's Fitness Adventures.

She shares her extensive hiking knowledge and experience in a small group setting in order for you to get maximum benefits.

Meet Yvonne.

In 2014, Yvonne knew there were women who wanted to hike great trails of the world but needed support with fitness or hiking skills so they could  feel confident to book and successfully complete a walking holiday.

When she couldn’t find what she was looking for, she started her own company. Now, her hiking programs and courses are changing women’s lives.


She’s been featured several times in National Television and Magazines.


In addition, Yvonne is recognised as one of 20 Women of Influence in Queensland – for the impact her fitness training and hiking programs have on shaping the future direction of the health of women, specifically over 50.


Her training programs and courses give women the skills, knowledge and confidence to book and successfully complete multi day hiking adventures and are sought the world over.