One-day festivals celebrating women, music, and the outdoors?? If that’s not enough to entice you, here are a few more words: Yoga class. Rock climbing. Live music. Paddling. 5Ks. Outdoor skill-building classes. Speakers. Community-building with women in the outdoors. Hammock zone. Hammock zone. Hammock zone. REI Outessafest locations and dates have just been announced, and we’re so …

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The Summit Photography Workshops and Misadventures Magazine are excited to announce the 2018 Adventure Photography Contest! Open to all female photographers, the winner of this contest will receive a free tuition to the 2018 Summit Adventure Photography Workshop in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and a subscription to Misadventures Magazine. Other prizes include backpacks from ThinkTank Photo and external …

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This piece was first published by the National Park Foundation. Each year thousands of tourists descend upon DC to explore all that our capital has to offer. The numerous free museums that line the National Mall are a favorite for visitors and residents alike for good reason, but many never consider a visit to the small house …

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With summer on the horizon, we’re getting pumped about events like the 4th Annual Swift Campout! Our friends at Swift Industries are calling on adventure cyclists all over the world to go bike-camping overnight on June 23rd. There’s nothing like riding with a bunch of friends, setting up camp, and savoring some time outside. We’ve …

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This Land is Our Land: Parks Projects Designs with Beloved Places in Mind

“Becoming emotionally and physically invested in our nations parks is the most effective way to implement park conservation. We energize citizens to take ownership of our public lands. That is the pure purpose of our business and what inspired us to create a collection of outfitter influenced apparel and accessories. And we encourage folks to …

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Clear your plans because She Ventures is hitting the road this fall with stops in Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, and New York. They’re bringing together a tribe of female-founders, athletes, artists, activists, and changemakers in the outdoor and adventure worlds for an evening of interesting, challenging, inspiring TED-style talks. The line-up of speakers includes Jenny Brusso, founder of …

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“Can you explain the revenue model?” “What percentage of your sales are from repeat customers?” “Do you see this as a lifestyle business or as having the potential to be a huge scalable company?” An all-star panel of CEOs, investors, and leaders in the outdoor industry fired off these questions and more at Camber Outdoors’ …

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Movement shapes our lives. How we choose to move defines us, sketches the outline of experience. Yet movement also invites the space to be moved—in unexpected, even tectonic ways. In the weeks leading up to REI Outessa, I imagined a weekend bursting with movement. Hiking, running, biking, climbing, all in a gorgeous mountain setting with amazing, …

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Is this real life?, I asked, arriving at the 2017 Women’s Outdoor Summit for Empowerment. Sunlight streamed in through floor-length glass windows, the Golden Gate radiant in the background, without a hint of fog in sight. Unzipped Patagonia puffies lay strewn about on this perfect San Francisco summer day. Teresa Baker, founder of African American …

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Everyone benefits when women succeed, and we believe that the outdoors can provide the tools: confidence, strength, and community. Whether you’re brand new to outdoor sport or looking to build on your skills, you’re invited to a week-long celebration of our community: Women in the Outdoors Week, April 17 – 23 New York, New York …

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