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By Jennifer Olson on June 19, 2013
To what would you compare a green tree?
By Jennifer Davis-Flynn on June 18, 2013
Sign up for Specialized Women’s Sports Camp, August 10-11 in Lake Tahoe, where you can learn how to mountain bike, road bike, run smarter, train for a triathlon, standup paddleboard, and, most importantly, make new friends.
By WAm on June 17, 2013
It’s cold. But more surprisingly, it’s peaceful. I’m skydiving for the very first time, falling thousands of feet through the air.
By WAm on June 15, 2013
Here are tips for creating a longer, healthier, happier life in a remarkable relationship.
By WAm on June 12, 2013
Eliza Shepherd must come to grips with not only losing the love of her life but an outdoor lifestyle as well. The grief of losing a loved one to an adventurous lifestyle is handled with sharp insight and understanding, while Eliza’s romance with David gives hope that life does go on.
By Jennifer Olson on June 12, 2013
Friendship forms that moment when…
By Meghan Ward on June 10, 2013
What kinds of risks am I willing to take in the outdoors now that I am a mother? Has my approach to the mountains changed?
By Ann on June 7, 2013
As I’ve gotten older, I’ve learned that life is a series of transitions, both large and small, and it’s much easier to enjoy it if we hold on very lightly to any desired outcome. There are no final victories, and thankfully, no final defeats either.
By WAm on June 6, 2013
Even if you never have the desire to do something as outrageous as ski 900 km (560 miles) across a vast ice field, Call of the White will help you realize that you have it in you to accomplish whatever you dare to do. All you have to do is dare.
By WAm on June 5, 2013
It’s annual Reader Survey time, and to sweeten the deal, we’re giving away over 70 great prizes!
By Jennifer Olson on June 5, 2013
“What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.” -Victor Hugo
By Jennifer Davis-Flynn on May 31, 2013
Nutcase helmets teams up with the Portland Art Museum to promote the new Cyclepedia exhibit, featuring the iconic biycycles from the last century.
By WAm on May 30, 2013
Writer and accomplished thru-hiker, Gail Storey, discusses her unsuccessful introduction to camping.
By Melissa on May 29, 2013
Those warm, sunny days are upon us and it’s time to remember the importance of protecting your tyke from the dangerous rays of the sun.
By Camrin on May 29, 2013
Sometimes it’s the little things that mean the most.
By WAm on May 28, 2013
Breasts is an easily digested book. From the first page to the last, I laughed, shook my head, sighed in disgust, and doled out facts to friends like I was an expert in biology and genetics.
By Adventure Moms on May 27, 2013
This month, the Adventure Moms explore the ancient worlds of dinosaurs and rock carvings, and encourage you to stop and enjoy the stars!
By Jennifer Olson on May 24, 2013
“If one loves nature, one can find beauty everywhere.” -Vincent Van Gogh
By WAm on May 23, 2013
So, you know how to hold the paddle correctly, have paddled for an hour or so multiple times, and can get through a session without falling off. Why not try your first standup paddle race?
By Our Readers on May 23, 2013
A reader shares the story of training for her first century race.
By WAm on May 22, 2013
Champion kayaker, Emily Jackson, is still riding the rapids at seven months pregnant.
By WAm on May 22, 2013
Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition is proud to present two awards that honor female leaders in each of the Outdoor, Snow, and Bike Industries.
By WAm on May 21, 2013
Dirt Work is highly recommended for readers who love the outdoors, and especially those who have hiked in a national park or forest, and benefited from the hard work of trail crews.
By WAm on May 21, 2013
Seven hours, 26 minutes: That’s all it took for Mayan Smith-Gobat and Chantel Astorga to make history by scaling El Capitan.
By Meghan Ward on May 15, 2013
I wondered what my body would be like once the baby was born, and how quickly I would “bounce back.”
By Camrin on May 15, 2013
We must take adventures in order to know where we truly belong.
By Jennifer Olson on May 14, 2013
In part three of this video series, Jade Wilcoxson of Optum Pro Cycling offers health tips and encouragement for the everyday cyclist.
By Jennifer Olson on May 13, 2013
“Spring is when you feel like whistling, even with a shoe full of slush.” -Doug Larson
By Jennifer Olson on May 12, 2013
In part two of this video series, Jade Wilcoxson of Optum Pro Cycling lends her training secrets and tips for aspiring pro cyclists.
By WAm on May 10, 2013
“Better to be strong than pretty and useless.” -Lilith Saintcrow
By Jennifer Olson on May 10, 2013
In part one of this video series, Jade Wilcoxson of Optum Pro Cycling tells us how she got into the sport and why she’s sticking with cycling.
By WAm on May 9, 2013
Joe Glickman writes about Freya Hoffmeister, the first woman to circumnavigate the entire continent of Australia in a sea kayak. The feat puts her in a league few other adventurers, male or female, occupy. That alone makes this book worth reading.
By WAm on May 8, 2013
Lemon Pie offers short mini-chapters on how to live a better, more joyous life. In broad strokes Mitchell touches on living in the moment, not allowing one’s behavior to be influenced by another, practicing compassion, and making a sincere effort to be sorry when in the wrong.
By Camrin on May 8, 2013
“Have enough courage to become the flower you are meant to be.” — Osho
By Jennifer Davis-Flynn on May 7, 2013
The Recreation Project aims to help Ugandan children and teens, damaged by years of conflict, build confidence, trust, friendships through ropes courses and adventure experiences.
By Jennifer Davis-Flynn on May 6, 2013
“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anais Nin.
By Jennifer Davis-Flynn on May 3, 2013
As we say goodbye to winter and near the traditional wedding season, I thought it would be fun to showcase a more unusual ceremony…mine.
By WAm on May 2, 2013
In Dangling Without a Rope: A Life Discovered, Barbara “Bobbe” Belmont shares eleven of the many stories she’s told over the years.
By Camrin on May 1, 2013
Do more of what makes you AWESOME.