Part One: How I Got Myself Into This Mess One of the very first things that Tim told me about himself was that he and his two best friends were about to ride their Suzuki motorcycles to the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia, Argentina. We were standing at the bar in Foundation Brewing Company …

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Jessie Tuckman reports: Earlier this month I went to the Elusive Welsh Open, a surf contest in South Wales at Porthcawl. I love going to Wales! The girls and guys who surf there are a good laugh. I always end up meeting up with my friends Georgie and Libby at surf contests, so it’s nice to …

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OK, in most places, it’s not quite winter yet, but we’ve got to be prepared. Some of us are a little paranoid of the cold. Not saying it’s me, but I just happen to know there are those people out there, dreading. Over the past few months we’ve amassed the best of the best winter gear …

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Winter is coming, and bicyclists everywhere are shivering in their clipless pedals. Enter the Terry Split Mitt: savior of biker fingers, Lobster Claw of warmth, Flying V of snug. The palms are nicely padded for bike glove shock absorption, the exterior is wind- and water-proof, and the glove’s warmth is maintained with a Thinsulate lining. …

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It’s that time of year when perfectly sane and centered people become crazed shopping-zombies. We wanted to put our own spin on the consumer craziness—so this #CyberMonday and #GivingTuesday, we encourage you to support outdoor education even as you online shop ‘til you drop. On Monday, November 30 and Tuesday, December 1, if you purchase any …

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You don’t need to be an astrologer in dreadlocks or a natural-ingredient-loving mama to get some practical use out of essential oils. Here are six ways a tiny glass bottle of lavender oil can make your camping trip more enjoyable and better smelling. Scenario #1: Bee sting After a long day of hiking, you sit …

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Misadventures is coming to print! Yes, you read that right: the magazine by and for adventurous women is making its ink-on-paper debut. Featuring brand-new content, including interviews with incredible women, a compendium of winter survival skills, a holiday gift guide tailored to misadventurers, and page after page of stunning photography, Issue 0 will be available …

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Let’s start November off strong. Enter to win the carry-all every traveler, mover, and shaker should have. Bartaile, the brains behind this bag, is a women-founded company that knows what’s up. Use the box below to throw your name in the proverbial hat. Easy as that!   a Rafflecopter giveaway   One day all this could be yours.

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The Buckshot Pro from Outdoor Tech is an all-in-one speaker, powerbank (aka charges your phone!), and flashlight. (Pro tip: the strobe + the jams = instant portable dance party.) Pretty sweet. It’s still prime biking weather out there, and we’ve been riding around pumping the tunes with this thing for a few weeks now. The verdict …

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We caught up recently with Gianne Doherty, co-founder of Organic Bath Co. and founder of the upcoming, totally exciting W.E.L.L. Summit. If you’ve ever gone to a wellness retreat or conference, well, it’s not going to be like that. At least that’s what Doherty and her crew of collaborators (Amy Flyntz, Founder of Amy Flyntz …

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This past week, Misadventures had the good fortune to catch one of the Reel Rock showings in Nashville, TN at the lovely Belcourt Theater. We don’t want to give away too much about the films, but know that there’s a swoon-worthy amount of Tommy Caldwell, his baby Fitz (named after the iconic Patagonia peak), Alex …

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