Moab’s The Other Half, a 13.1-mile road race to canyon country on October 19th, 2014.
Why is Wendy Drake spending hours every week running in the mountains, in rain, snow, sleet, and mud, facing exhaustion and risking injury? She is training for her first 100-mile mountain trail running race, but she also has some extra motivation. She’s not just running for herself—she’s running for a cause, to raise money for […]
Ed. note: This is the fourth in a series covering common bike repairs in a mountain bike trail setting, including repairing your flat tire, fixing your dropped chain, and fixing a broken chain with a power link. Many of these repairs can be applied or adapted to road bikes as well. My favorite half-day mountain […]
“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” ― Jawaharlal Nehru Some people go on a vacation to relax. Other people go on a vacation to find adventure. If you […]
Sometimes, the balloons would float over the Rio Grande and we’d follow their course, spinning back home and stopping occasionally to admire the pink of the sunrise or watch a balloon land in a field nearby.
Move more, eat well, and care for the bodies that allow us to play outdoors.
My Halloween costume ended up being a social experiment when I dressed up as “FREE ADVICE.” Basically, I made myself a sandwich board and wrote “Free Advice! Take One!” on front and back. I then took sticky notes with inspiring quotes, affirmations, and words of wisdom and attached them to my costume, as if I […]
Ed. note: November is the time to remember to be thankful. This post by the Momastery blogger Glennon Doyle Melton reminds us just how much we have to be grateful for. What are you thankful for? Send us your story this month, to email@example.com. Give Me Gratitude or Give Me Debt By Glennon Doyle Melton […]
It was 125 years ago that the original woman adventurer Nellie Bly made her epic journey around the world in 72 days. The spirited 25-year-old was trying to break Phileas Fogg’s record of circumnavigating the globe (in Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days) but in doing so she also broke with every convention […]
Here at Women’s Adventure, we love apps. And not just the crackers, cheese, and crudité kind that come around the holidays. (We love those, too.) But the apps you can download for your smartphone or tablet that give you some handy new tool. Here are two new apps we’ve discovered just in time for the […]
Ahh…the most-traveled and sometimes dreaded season is upon us, yet again. As families and friends gather from near and far to celebrate the holidays together, patterns emerge as millions stream into airports across the country. Below are five types of holiday travelers you will see in every airport, and some advice on how to avoid […]
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Each year, the U.S. honors its veterans on November 11. The date is also commemorated by public land agencies including the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Forest Service with free use of all the public lands they manage. We can’t think of a […]