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

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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How to Patch a Bike Tube

How to Patch a Bike Tube

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 […]

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Travel

A Hot and Sweaty (In A Good Way) Vacation Destination To Kick Start Your Resolutions

A Hot and Sweaty (In A Good Way) Vacation Destination To Kick Start Your Resolutions

Club Med at Sandpiper Bay strikes an excellent balance between sweat and soak.

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Where A Libra Should Vacation

Where A Libra Should Vacation

Bangkok, Athens, Berlin, Palermo, or Paris? Where should your astrological sign vacation next?

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Hit the Road, Jack (We Mean Jill)

Hit the Road, Jack (We Mean Jill)

For those times you need to get away and explore somewhere new, try one of these destinations.

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Health

Smoothie Recipe For Natural Energy And Weight Control

Smoothie Recipe For Natural Energy And Weight Control

Peppermint leaves help your liver by increasing bile flow while breaking down fats and lowering bad cholesterol.

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Develop A Healthier Mind, Body, And Spirit This Winter

Develop A Healthier Mind, Body, And Spirit This Winter

Move more, eat well, and care for the bodies that allow us to play outdoors.

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‘Hang Out With People Who Make You Forget To Look At Your Cell Phone’ And Other Free Advice

‘Hang Out With People Who Make You Forget To Look At Your Cell Phone’ And Other Free Advice

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 […]

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Gear

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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An Alpine Hydrologist Reviews New Brooks-Range Gear

An Alpine Hydrologist Reviews New Brooks-Range Gear

This brand’s shovel, snow study kit, and snow saw are all examples of well-made gear made by experts who pay attention to the details.

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Fashion Tips for the Modern Wanderer

Fashion Tips for the Modern Wanderer

‘Tis the season for wanderlust. Here are a jet-setter’s suitcase staples.

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Columns

Review: Women’s Adventure Founder Michelle Theall’s Memoir

Review: Women’s Adventure Founder Michelle Theall’s Memoir

Teaching The Cat To Sit is, ultimately, a story about mothers and daughters.

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Women in Adventure Film and Photography Needed

Women in Adventure Film and Photography Needed

The organizers of the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival in the U.K. noted that last year just one-fifth of the submissions were films made by or featuring women. So this year, they are making a concerted effort to change that demographic, by featuring special contests and categories for women. The deadlines to submit are right away, […]

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John Muir Trail Hike For Depression And Suicide Awareness

John Muir Trail Hike For Depression And Suicide Awareness

When tragedy strikes, Jeff Alt leads his wife Beth into the wilderness of the John Muir Trail for 16 days.

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Other Recent Posts

Skiing With Your Dog

Skiing With Your Dog

| December 17, 2014 | 4 Comments

Watch this gorgeous video from Argentina below and see why dogs are woman’s best friend.

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Bringing The Women’s Perspective To The Great Wild Radio Show

Bringing The Women’s Perspective To The Great Wild Radio Show

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

“We’ve got a fish on the downrigger right now,” Barb exclaims, just before she signs off from the podcast. Hope they reeled in a big one!

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Why Female-Focused Groups Nationwide Partner with The League of Adventurous Women

Why Female-Focused Groups Nationwide Partner with The League of Adventurous Women

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

This article originally ran in the summer issue of Women’s Adventure magazine.   Barb Carey, President of a Midwest fishing club for women, founded WI Women Fish (wiwomenfish.com) eight years ago but had trouble growing membership until she joined forces with The League of Adventurous Women. “We now have more than 130 members who share […]

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U.S. Women Alpine Racers Sweep World Cup Race in Canada

U.S. Women Alpine Racers Sweep World Cup Race in Canada

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

U.S. women alpine racers made history this weekend in Alberta, Canada, with the first-ever World Cup podium sweep for men or women. Lindsey Vonn won in her second race since returning after being sidelined from the Sochi Olympics by a knee injury. Stacey Cook took second, and Julia Mancuso took third. Cook is a three-time […]

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The Season’s First Women’s Ski Jumping World Cup Competition

The Season’s First Women’s Ski Jumping World Cup Competition

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

“All in all, this was a good day in Lillehammer, Norway, with light snow and wind coming from behind,” said Head Coach Alan Alborn.

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Support For Women In Skydiving

Support For Women In Skydiving

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Australian Parachute Federation’s new program, Women In Adventure Sport, is recruiting mentors and mentees.

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What Adventure Moms Want

What Adventure Moms Want

| December 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

Non-moms will appreciate these gear pieces that make life outdoors and on the road with a crowd smoother, too!

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