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Making Plans at Women’s Adventure

Making Plans at Women’s Adventure

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

We at Women’s Adventure are sketching out our 2015 content plans. But it’s tough to do without knowing what you like and without hearing your wishlist for Women’s Adventure’s future.

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Wilderness Survival: 3-Year-Old Girl Found After 11 Days

Wilderness Survival: 3-Year-Old Girl Found After 11 Days

| August 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

It is one of the most amazing survival stories ever: A 3-year-old girl wandered into the forest in Siberia and was lost. She trailed barefoot after her father, who left to fight a wildfire, not knowing that she had followed him. The little girl was accompanied by her dog, which is likely the only reason […]

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The Power Of A Landscape

The Power Of A Landscape

| August 14, 2014 | 3 Comments

Funny how a new vista, angled sunset light, the sight of snow on peaks in early fall can make every worry fall away and replenish happiness.

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Hysterectomy? Read This First

Hysterectomy? Read This First

| August 12, 2014 | 2 Comments

Terry Winogrodzki had a hysterectomy at the age of 40, in 2011. The surgery went well, with no complications—or so she thought. It was a few years later when what she calls her “morcellation nightmare” began. A follow-up with her gynecologist revealed that she had actually had uterine cancer at the time of her hysterectomy, […]

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Turf War: Women’s World Cup Soccer Players Threaten to Sue

Turf War: Women’s World Cup Soccer Players Threaten to Sue

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

  No World Cup game—men’s or women’s—has ever been played on anything but natural grass, the preferred surface for professional soccer players. So when the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada scheduled games on artificial turf, it rubbed some of the players the wrong way. International professional female soccer players started a petition and […]

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Utah’s ‘Cobra’ Tower Crumbles

Utah’s ‘Cobra’ Tower Crumbles

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

To the dismay of some and the surprise of no one, the precarious Cobra tower  collapsed early this month. Anyone who has ever seen or climbed the Cobra, located near Ancient Art in the Fisher Towers area in Moab, knows that it was sculpted in a way that made it  a little spooky  to even […]

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Before You Climb Everest, Read this Book

Before You Climb Everest, Read this Book

| July 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

The sacred is still present, flourishing within the hearts and minds of individuals who strive to touch the mountain.

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Summer Rope Swing Reimagined

Summer Rope Swing Reimagined

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

When I was a kid, the old rope swing into the river was a contraption built by kids. It was made of a rope of unknown origins or age and instead of an old tire, you had to grip the knots tied into it with your hands and your feet. It was attached to a […]

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How to Fix a Broken Bike Chain Using a Powerlink

How to Fix a Broken Bike Chain Using a Powerlink

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ed. note: This is the third in a series covering common bike repairs in a mountain bike trail setting, including repairing your flat tire and fixing your dropped chain. Many of these repairs can be applied or adapted to road bikes as well. On a recent ride, my chain dropped and got wedged between my […]

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What If Everybody Ran? Running for Philanthropy

What If Everybody Ran? Running for Philanthropy

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

It can feel a little selfish when you sneak out for a run. Maybe you’re dodging work, or things you’re supposed to be doing at home. But if you download this Mizuno app this month, you can take those runs guilt-free, because for every mile you log, the company is donating $1 to Back on […]

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A Grand Tour of the Modern Bicycle

A Grand Tour of the Modern Bicycle

| July 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

After reading The Bike Deconstructed, I view my own bike differently and appreciate the intricate engineering much more.

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Explore Lake Powell by Houseboat

Explore Lake Powell by Houseboat

| July 22, 2014 | 3 Comments

Lake Powell, located along the Arizona/Utah border, was created by the completion of the Glen Canyon Dam in 1963. The dam serves the water storage and power needs of the West, but unfortunately its creation also flooded the beautiful Glen Canyon and its archaeological and anthropological treasures. Anger over the dam spawned Edward Abbey’s novel […]

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