Backpacker Magazine just conducted a survey of more than 3,000 readers, and found an unsettling trend: “No matter how we sliced the data, women of any outdoor experience level were, on average, less confident in their skills and less likely to see themselves as leaders than men with the equivalent experience.” Given that outdoor adventure encourages people to feel more confident …

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I should have started the list with Booty Shots — clickbait, baby! But, look, you’re already here, and where are those promised booty shots? Don’t worry, keep scrolling and they will appear (or will they?). We’re coming pretty late to this party, but Misadventures wanted to weigh in on an internet spat that began with an article Zofia Reych …

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Last Monday the Arizona Cardinals announced that they had hired someone for a coaching intern position. Why is this news, you ask? This is news because Dr. Jen Welter (who seems extremely overqualified to be a training camp intern given her impressive career in the women’s league and a doctorate in psychology) is the NFL’s first female coach. …

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Earlier this year, when water off the British coast was much colder, we interviewed pro surfer Jessie Tuckman. She caught up with us recently to prove that surfing there in the summer is a completely different thing. (How much are plane tickets again?) In two weeks Jessie’s going to be competing in the Boardmasters Surf Contest in …

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Now that it has been officially confirmed that women, as so many suspected, are just distractingly sexy crybabies, it is especially impressive that down in the Bahamas Misty Wells has been named Tournament Director of the Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina. This may not seem like news if you don’t live in Bimini, …

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Here’s an update on Team SCA, who we interviewed last month— today they begin Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race from Itajai, Brazil to Newport, Rhode Island. Check out this adrenaline-pumping video of highlights from Leg 5, the hardest leg to date. Leg 5 was all about SURVIVAL. You’ll just about feel the waves …

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At Misadventures, we celebrate women every day—women who love the outdoors, who travel far and wide, who embrace adventure within and without—but in honor of International Women’s Day 2015, we’ve rounded up interviews of ours with ten especially inspiring misadventurers. These women have been chained up at rallies, set world records, competed on Survivor, assisted …

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In a town where winter lasts close to six months and snowfalls are measured in feet rather than inches, the locals have become creative with their wintertime activities. Skiing and snowboarding are the first tier of snow-sports, but for those willing to look beyond their ski-passes, some truly quirky and wild activities can be found.

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