Running

Run in the Beautiful Patagonian International Marathon

Run in the Beautiful Patagonian International Marathon

One of the world’s most scenic marathons is open for 2014 registration!

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Brooks Ghost 6: Love at First Sight

Brooks Ghost 6: Love at First Sight

I wanted a shoe I was comfortable in. One that made me feel light and more like myself. I found my solemate in the Brooks Ghost 6.

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5 Ways to Shake Running Boredom

5 Ways to Shake Running Boredom

Is your running routine running you down? Don’t worry. We’ve got some expert tips to propel you through “the blahs.”

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Cycling

Funds Needed to Send Afghan Women’s Cycling Team to Asia Cycling Championships

Funds Needed to Send Afghan Women’s Cycling Team to Asia Cycling Championships

Help get gear to Afghanistan’s first women’s cycling team, start up two new teams, train a mechanic, and send them to the Asia Cycling championships in May.

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The Effects of Weather, Womanhood, and Wednesdays

The Effects of Weather, Womanhood, and Wednesdays

Those “moods” were hormone-caused, I thought, and so was this weaker-than-usual feeling, the compulsion to put forth as little effort as possible.

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Best Mountain Bike Parks of 2013

Best Mountain Bike Parks of 2013

Take some of the guesswork out of planning your next mountain biking trip.

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Travel

Where To Go On A Two-Wheeled Road Trip

Where To Go On A Two-Wheeled Road Trip

Hopping on a bike and zooming off to an urban setting or remote wilderness is an exhilarating and freeing experience.

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Stay At Home Moms Rock Desert Driving Race

Stay At Home Moms Rock Desert Driving Race

Here’s a little quote from one of our favorite U.S. competitors in the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles!

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On An Adventure To Change Lives

On An Adventure To Change Lives

For one week each spring, my passion for storytelling collides with my thirst for adventure as we lead a small group of intrepid travelers to visit the communities in which they’ve invested.

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Health

Does Adventure Have To Be Fun?

Does Adventure Have To Be Fun?

What is the real reason I embark on this kind of adventure in the backcountry? Do I carry a heavy backpack up 3,600 feet to reach camp, placing myself entirely in Mother Nature’s hands and good will while suffering from blisters and bruised toes, all because it’s just so much fun?

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Top 10 Happiest Women’s Adventure Articles

Top 10 Happiest Women’s Adventure Articles

There she was in all her glory standing on the seat of a convertible VW Beetle with a pair of skis above her head, beaming like the glorious ray of sun she is.

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Women Have More Control Over Cancer Than They Realize

Women Have More Control Over Cancer Than They Realize

Feeling helpless about cancer isn’t uncommon—especially with the constant talk of cancer being on the rise and with all of us watching women we know and love be stricken by the disease. But instead of letting the overwhelming prevalence of cancer sink you into depression, you should know that there are plenty of things that […]

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Gear

Technical Undies

Technical Undies

You buy wool baselayers and moisture-wicking tops, so why wear cotton underwear?

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Spring Bike Commuting: The Right Gear Now

Spring Bike Commuting: The Right Gear Now

The gear you need to stay warm, dry, and happy, as you pedal your way into summer.

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4 Amazing Dirt Bikes for Female Riders

4 Amazing Dirt Bikes for Female Riders

Once firmly entrenched in the domain of masculinity, Motocross has recently experienced an explosion of female riders, with talented ladies like Jessica Patterson and Kiara Fontanesi proving that women hold plenty of potential in both Motocross and Supercross. Despite these advances, women still run into issues when hunting for dirt bikes amenable to their height […]

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Columns

‘Kiss Me Dirty’ Races

‘Kiss Me Dirty’ Races

Some races are about athleticism, challenging yourself, or your personal best time on a course. And some races are just pure fun. The Kiss Me Dirty races are in the pure fun category: obstacle courses that get you off the couch and hanging with other women, in groups, in costumes, and in the mud and […]

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Channeling My Inner Cowgirl

Channeling My Inner Cowgirl

“…the one and only other time I had been on a horse when I was in middle school and the horse took off in a gallop with me holding on for dear life, terrified.”

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What a Woman is Worth

What a Woman is Worth

Women in the workforce only make about 80% of what men earn. No one can argue that equal pay for women doesn’t make sense—but some people still do.

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Other Recent Posts

Dark Chocolate Olive Oil Cake with Strawberries

Dark Chocolate Olive Oil Cake with Strawberries

| April 3, 2014 | 3 Comments

Moist and filled with extra chocolaty goodness!

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Teen Standup Paddler Takes Title In Santa Cruz

Teen Standup Paddler Takes Title In Santa Cruz

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

From fun-size waves at the start of the competition to eight-foot-plus waves on the day she took the title, conditions both challenged and pleased this teen SUP champ.

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ExOfficio Spring 2014 Giveaway

ExOfficio Spring 2014 Giveaway

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Win an ExOfficio JavaTech™ Pullover Hoody from Women’s Adventure. Contest ends May 31, 2014.

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Row Your Way to Fulfillment

Row Your Way to Fulfillment

| April 1, 2014 | 2 Comments

Stop Drifting, Start Rowing is one of those books that’s destined to make you believe you too can do whatever you set your heart and mind to.

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A Lively Look at the Inca Empire

A Lively Look at the Inca Empire

| March 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

This book is about more than these two fascinating sites. It gives a lively look at a rugged, spectacular, and highly important—but little-known—part of the Inca empire.

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