Running

Ultra Runner Beats Pancreatic Cancer

Ultra Runner Beats Pancreatic Cancer

“I had always wanted to do a longer ultra, and I figured it was now or never.”

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Try A Seriously Scenic Marathon In A Warm Climate This Month

Try A Seriously Scenic Marathon In A Warm Climate This Month

Moab’s The Other Half, a 13.1-mile road race to canyon country on October 19th, 2014.

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Ultrarunner Takes on Bear 100 to Raise Support for Pancreatic Cancer Research

Ultrarunner Takes on Bear 100 to Raise Support for Pancreatic Cancer Research

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 […]

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Cycling

Fat Bikes + Snow = Fun

Fat Bikes + Snow = Fun

If you’ve had your fill of skiing, skating, sledding and everything else you do for fun on the snow, check out the latest ski town fad: fat bikes. Fat bikes are all the rage in ski towns. Instead of waiting until the roads are clear and the sun is shining to take your road bike […]

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What You Always Wanted to Know About Bicycling But Have Never Asked

What You Always Wanted to Know About Bicycling But Have Never Asked

Cyclist and author Molly Hurford to share some of the pain-free cycling tips covered in her book, Saddle, Sore.

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Joys Of Bike Commuting

Joys Of Bike Commuting

Now wouldn’t you rather be here [leaf-adorned bike path] than there [clogged highway in a metal cage]?

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Travel

Update Your Passport And Tune Up Your Bike

Update Your Passport And Tune Up Your Bike

Your work vacation won’t use itself.

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How To Have A Smooth Flight With Your Animal

How To Have A Smooth Flight With Your Animal

Remember that before you start any of your family fun, make sure your pet has food, water, and has acclimated to its new vacation environment.

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Three Days In Athens

Three Days In Athens

Bad travel advice is rare. Travelers are open and adventurous types, with countless suggestions of off-the-beaten-path locales, such as museums not frequented even by locals. However, several folks have mentioned to me over the years that there’s little more to Athens than the Acropolis. Those people should be slapped. I was fortunate to connect with […]

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Health

Finally, An Ad With Women In Swimsuits That Will Make You Smile

Finally, An Ad With Women In Swimsuits That Will Make You Smile

I’m inspired to go sweat and tire myself out even more now, except I’m extra motivated to do it with style after seeing how these sassy ladies groove.

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Kitchen Hack: DIY Almond Milk

Kitchen Hack: DIY Almond Milk

Okay, maybe you read the abrasively titled story in Mother Jones (“Lay Off the Almond Milk, You Ignorant Hipsters”) and maybe you didn’t. The premise was that (a) almond milk is ridiculously expensive, and (b) eating almonds is better for you than drinking almond milk. This isn’t exactly groundbreaking investigative journalism—we know it’s expensive, and […]

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Five People Are Still Alive Who Were Born in the 1800s. And They’re All Women.

Five People Are Still Alive Who Were Born in the 1800s. And They’re All Women.

Well, women must be doing something right. The web lit up this week with stories about the last living people who were born in the 1800s—all women. And three of the five live in the United States. It’s remarkable to think about what these women have witnessed in their lives. They were born before the […]

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Gear

Tentsile Redefines Camping

Tentsile Redefines Camping

The way you perceive camping is going to undergo a radical change for the better.

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4 Gadgets to Help You Feel at Home When Traveling

4 Gadgets to Help You Feel at Home When Traveling

Preparing for an upcoming trip can be stressful and time consuming, depending on how long it is and what you need to pack.

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Some Awesome (And Inexpensive) Holiday Gift Ideas for the Adventurer

Some Awesome (And Inexpensive) Holiday Gift Ideas for the Adventurer

The madness of the holiday rush is in full swing. If you’re still looking for the perfect gift for the adventurer on your list, Women’s Adventure has a few awesome and inexpensive ideas—from travel books, to sharing your travel points, to homemade bath salts. And if you’re looking for a great deal for yourself or […]

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Columns

Canada’s Most Beautiful (And Adventure-Inspiring) Travel Guide

Canada’s Most Beautiful (And Adventure-Inspiring) Travel Guide

If you’re looking for me this weekend, I’ll be curled up with Discover Canada – 100 Inspiring Outdoor Adventures, dreaming about my next adventure.

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A Look Back at 2014

A Look Back at 2014

As you ring in the New Year and put your 2015 calendar up, it’s time to recap some of the wonderful and memorable moments of 2014. This year three Nepalese climbers made history as the first all-female team to summit K2 on the 60th anniversary of the first successful summit bid. American snowboarder Jamie Anderson […]

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3 Super Hacks to Transform Your Life in 2015

3 Super Hacks to Transform Your Life in 2015

These are not just your everyday life hacks—how to open a bottle of wine without an opener, how to start a campfire with Doritos, how to make your kids’ lunches look like a Disney character. These, my friends, are Super Hacks. These three Super Hacks are guaranteed to transform your life in a meaningful way. […]

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Other Recent Posts

Meet Caroline Stone, Avy Dog Trainer

Meet Caroline Stone, Avy Dog Trainer

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mookie is a natural—he has a great nose, and loves to play the “find it” game.

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Solving The Underrepresentation Of Women In Climbing

Solving The Underrepresentation Of Women In Climbing

| January 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Only one in ten people inquiring about exploratory climbing expeditions are women.

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CertHero.org Makes Saving Lives Easier

CertHero.org Makes Saving Lives Easier

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Thinking about taking an outdoor education, emergency response, or backcountry accident prevention course? Women’s Adventure knows the easiest way to get certified—and save lives.

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Family Skiing and Alternative Winter Activities

Family Skiing and Alternative Winter Activities

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you are like us, you are simultaneously ecstatic and horrified about the prospect of your kid learning to ski.

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Skiing Naked: Less Fun Than it Looks?

Skiing Naked: Less Fun Than it Looks?

| January 8, 2015 | 6 Comments

Baby, it’s cold outside. But that doesn’t stop these intrepid powderhounds from skiing naked. This clip from Valhalla will inspire you to leave those smelly, sweaty baselayers behind and experience the freedom of the hills. Forget about those bikini slaloms on sunny spring days—this is the Full Monty, skiing powder in the nude. Brrrr….

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Tree Rings On A Record Player

Tree Rings On A Record Player

| January 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

What happens when you place tree slices on a record player? You get music at the tempo of nature. Beautiful music conducted by the ups and downs life.

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Top 3 Adventures This Winter in the San Juan Mountains

Top 3 Adventures This Winter in the San Juan Mountains

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you haven’t yet discovered Southern Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, it is time. The San Juans in the winter offer the perfect combination of terrific powder snow and bluebird sunny days, and the mountains are by far the state’s most beautiful. The jagged, high elevation peaks are the jewel of the Rockies and are the […]

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