I think we can all agree that Jimmy Chin looks amazing in a sweater vest. From there, the GQ Style photoshoot — “We Took Fall’s Crunchiest Designer Clothes Rock Climbing in Joshua Tree National Park” — fell flat for me. Here’s why: I was three when I fell in love with Joshua Tree National Park. I fell instantly …

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It’s no surprise at Misadventures that surfing magazines have a history of erasing women from their pages, and the sport. Last year, our very first Gender Representation Report, which tracks women’s representation in outdoors magazines across the board, revealed the sorry surfing media statistics: in the August 2014 issue of Surfing Magazine, only 9 images of women appear, as compared …

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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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