From mountains to cities, this Kind Apparel dress has you covered As women who work and play in wilds but still live in cities, if not only when we must, we need clothes that can keep up with our adventures and dance between those two worlds. The Andraste dress from Kind Apparel does just that. …

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Bluetooth speakers are all the rage these days, and, this summer, it seems like more and more outdoors brands are jumping on the blue-tech bandwagon to put out their own versions. Gone are the days of cranking up the volume on your phone and hoping to make out some semblance of a melody. Gone are …

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There are endless barriers to trying something new: free time, travel time, equipment costs, lack of support, lack of instruction, fear of failure, fear of intimidation, fear of injury. The Camelbak Pursuit Series is aptly named because it aims to help people overstep so many of those barriers in order to pursue the outdoor activities …

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I remember buying my first backpacking backpack. I walked into an outdoor store and chatted with a salesman about options. When I asked about lightweight packs, he dismissed them, telling me they would strip away any comfort and weren’t worth it. I left with a backpack that on its own weighed close to five pounds. …

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Morning commutes have a reputation for being frustrating, long, dull—but not for filmmaker Jessie Markowitz. But, then again, her commute is not what one might call typical. She lives in Gustavus, Alaska, a town of 443 residents, two paved roads, and only accessible by boat or plane. Like many of the people who live here, …

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Our community of Misadventurers is vast. We are a community of professional and recreational athletes, of backyard explorers, intrepid thru-hikers, wildlife lovers and poetry enthusiasts. We are insatiable wander-lusters, tiny-house builders, natural-foodies, eco-gear junkies, and DIY-ers. We are travel writers and scientists. Our community is filled with movers and shakers excited to share our love …

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Even as we fix our eyes on the future of women’s exploration and adventure, let’s not forget those who blazed the trail behind us. Whether it was climbing Long’s Peak well before it was a standard route, pushing through a broken rib to collect plants, fighting for suffrage and climbing in pants, traveling to France …

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On the job hunt? Davidson College is looking for a new Assistant Director for Davidson Outdoors, the school’s extra-curricular outdoor recreation program. They want experienced candidates who possess strong technical skills, field experience, and who are ready to help build a more inclusive and diverse community on campus.  Additional info about DO here: https://www.davidson.edu/student-life/student-activities/davidson-outdoors This …

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I’ve long lusted after Oru Kayaks—those magical kayaks that somehow fold into their own portable box. Why so much lust? Well, one, their Instagram feed is on point when it comes to gorgeous paddling photos. And, two, I live in a basement studio apartment in Washington, D.C. without a car. The thought of having a …

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There’s no better feeling than peeling your water booties off after a long day of paddling or surfing and freeing the puppies. You see them regain color, lose the pruney look, and, well, start feeling like feet again. The relief is 10-fold if you’ve squeezed your paws into a tiny play boat for hours, unsure …

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