Steph Jagger is a badass. And not just because she skied 4 million vertical feet in a year, broke a world record, is Canadian, and wrote the poignant and hilarious book Unbound. Steph Jagger is also a spiritual gangster—someone who had the courage to take herself on and share that journey with the world through …

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It had been snowing all day and now it was dark, the air thick with falling flakes. The world was muffled and soft in the way it only is when it snows, and after dinner my dad started getting our coats and snow pants and boots on. We were little and an adventure outside in …

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Let’s be honest. On November 8th the country made a decision that put everything we hold dear under attack. On January 21st, millions of women worldwide stood up and howled their dissent. That was day 1. But we need to show up for days 2-1,460. This is why outdoor women need to lead the charge …

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If you are lost in the backcountry and unable to locate your exact bearings, you can use a technique called triangulation to find your way again. Triangulation involves a map, a compass, and an identifiable feature— a point of reference that you can see in order to determine your position. To figure out where exactly …

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Because the reality is that there are too many heart-stopping, soul-filling corners out there waiting to be explored that women shouldn’t have to wait for anyone else to get after.

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It was dark and raining lightly in Salta, Argentina, when Marielle and I got off the bus, legs stiff from a full day’s journey across the border from Chile. We had met another American named Lia traveling around South America during the endless wait at customs and we had planned to spend the next day …

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In Wild, Strayed has this way of writing that is all at once sharp, witty, heartbreaking, and piercingly beautiful—that touches you at your very core. Would a film be able to capture this in any satisfying way?

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The opening shots are of a skier getting ready for the day— “The Mountains” calling on the phone, teeth getting brushed, bites taken out of a breakfast burrito, gear organized in piles—only the toes that hit the floor ready to be shoved into ski boots have bright pink polish on them. And so begins Pretty …

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