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Melbourne, Geelong & surrounds
7 days a week

Do you want to try out hiking but have never known how, or where or who with? Are you afraid to try hiking because it might be too difficult, or you might not be fit enough, or you might slow others down? Or has it been many years since you have been hiking, and its been on your list for a while to do, but you have never gotten around to it? Do you wonder what to wear, or what shoes work best?

Then come along to a free hike! I’m Richelle, and I’ve created Escaping Your Comfort Zone as a community that connects plus size women in order to create amazing adventures together. This group is not about weightloss. It is about enjoying our world, and inspiring each other to be the best version of ourselves.


Queen Charlotte Track plus size body positive


South Island, New Zealand
24 Nov - 1 Dec, 2016 AND 7 - 14 March 2017

Join a group of friendly, body positive, plus size women.  Women like you, who are stepping out of their comfort zone, and having fun at the same time.

71kms in 4 days hiking with stunning views of the famous New Zealand Malborough Sounds around every corner you turn, the Queen Charlotte Track is the perfect track for multi-day hike newbies.

The trails are non-technical, and all you need to carry is a small daypack and nights are in comfy hotels.

And the best bit, you can meet all the girls on your trip in person, or online before your trip!




  • Challenge yourself in the company of other like-minded, non-judgemental plus size women, women who understand your challenges and your problems.
  • Make yourself accountable in the community to achieve goals you never thought possible.
  • Get excited about staying active. Regular adventures let you socialise and explore amazing landscapes, rather than dreading the monotony of going to the gym.
  • Research shows that just being in nature can improve mood, reduce pain and anxiety, and even speed up healing.


  • The only plus size women’s community dedicated to exploring the great outdoors, and supporting and nurturing women to be the best version of themselves
  • Regular weekly group hikes specifically for plus size women
  • Monthly guided adventures, try everything from hiking to mountain biking to orienteering and everything in between!
  • Plus Size bucket list trips.  Connect with women from all over the world with the same goals as you, and reach your goals together.  Whether you want to hike to Everest Base Camp or swim with sharks, there will be a trip for you.


  • You come along to a Free Try Hiking event near you.
  • You meet some amazing like-minded women, and love the feeling you get from being in the outdoors.
  • You join up as a Escapee to attend regular weekly and monthly member events, get the member only Escapee t-shirt, and access the member only forum, your resource for any topic on plus size adventure worldwide, from training plans to gear selection.
  • Commit to a goal and be held accountable by the community.  Climb Mt Kilimanjaro or hike the Great Wall of China, the options are limitless.


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Free Member Only Training Plans when you book a Bucket List trip

Discounted Body Positive Weekend Adventures

Discounts on Exclusive Plus Size Bucket List Trips- from Kilimanjaro to Everest Base Camp and everywhere in between

Richelle is on a mission to create opportunities for plus-size women to come together in a safe, judgment free environment. She wants to show all of us that we are capable of so much more than we imagine, and that physical pursuits aren’t just for the thin. It’s a world changing concept.

Life Coach at Drop the Struggle


I’m Richelle Olsen. I’m an Aussie 30-something, I’m plus sized, and I’ve had an adventure or two in my life!

But I’m just an everyday woman, I’m not overly fit, but I love the outdoors, and I want to inspire and support other plus sized girls to experience what I have, without limits. You don’t need to be fit, you don’t need to “look the part”, it doesn’t matter what size you are, all you need is a sense of adventure, and a willingness to step outside your comfort zone.

I believe strong women are the ones building each other up, not tearing each other down, so I’m creating a community where you can meet women like you. Women who understand the challenges you face. Women who can inspire you, and women who you can inspire. All over the world.  I’d love for you to join me!


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