There’s nothing fiercer than clambering up a steep scramble while rocking a skirt. Women can really rock it in the outdoors (Misadventures itself is proof enough of that). But the outdoor industry has always, perhaps unintentionally, turned a blind eye to the technical needs of women venturing outside. Growing up, we’ve all envied that purple …

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I first met Sarah Hueniken early on a September morning in a cafe in Canmore, Alberta. Hueniken was not quite awake and had had a long day before — to say she was grumpy would mischaracterize her. I immediately approached her like a puppy wagging my tail, sticking out my hand to shake hers. Kind …

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Woodstock, Vermont looks like a scene out of an old-timey children’s book. Its pint-sized downtown is lined with B&Bs, local shops, and Federal and Greek-revival houses. An afternoon walk takes you by stately homes on each side of the Ottauquechee river, giving you a view of its (no less than) three covered bridges. Blanketed in …

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Banff should be on your bucket list. Not just for winter, but if you are going to pick the snowy season, the three ski resorts located in Banff National Park offer mind-blowing views, and 7,700 acres of skiable terrain. Lake Louise Ski Resort, Sunshine Village and Mt. Norquay have beginner slopes and big mountain bowls, …

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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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[dropcap size=small]C[/dropcap]hoa Choi’s ice hockey teammates went easy on her at first, because she was a girl. No checking, no stealing the puck. Choi, of course, says she put an end to that. “When I started to play more aggressively, they realized that they did not need to play any different.” Though this documentary looks …

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