If you were asked to join someone on the longest, hardest all-female overlanding race in the world what would you say? Rhonda Cahill was hesitant at first, but her best friend Rachelle Croft’s excitement was catching. This wouldn’t be their first (or last) experience traversing complex landscapes. Expedition Overland You may have seen Rachelle and …

Read More

Annapurna: A Woman’s Place journals the 1978 women’s climb to Annapurna I in the Nepal Himalayas. Annapurna I stands at 8,091 meters (or 26, 545 feet) and is considered the deadliest mountain over 8,000 meters, with 53 fatalities. The introduction discusses past and present challenges for women alpine climbers–not only the general challenges of a massive …

Read More

When I last spoke with Misadventures I was training for a North Pole ski expedition — that was back in January when the skies were dark and the weather was cold.  My mind was set on getting even colder with my upcoming April trip.  It is now summer, the days are long and hot, and I’ve …

Read More

As you read these words on March 18th, 2015, 11 women from Team SCA are gliding through the Southern Ocean, sailing from Auckland, New Zealand en route to Itajai, Brazil. Today is the start of Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race, a grueling and epic nine-month sailing race around the world.

Read More