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.
Sisters Under Sail has put aboard more than 500 teenage girls and 250 women, and 45% of those teenage girls have shipped aboard via sponsorship dollars. The program’s application deadline this year is April 15, 2013. Only 12 teen girls will be selected from the U.S. military and Canadian forces.
There is something to be said about backpacking in to a beautiful, remote spot with views all around and rewarding yourself with a glass of wine. But who wants to carry a heavy bottle? Enter Outdoor Wino.