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Female Specific Articles

Books For Adventurous Women

If you’re looking for a great female driven adventure story, take a look at these picks. And no, Wild isn’t one of them. Grandma Gatewood’s Walk: The Inspiring Story of...

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Female Specific Articles

Did Backpacker Magazine Get Women All Wrong?

Last month Backpacker Magazine came out with multiple female specific articles aimed at getting more women outdoors. Can’t complain about that, right? Well you can when they get women...

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Gear Lists

Europe Backpacking List for Women

I spent the last two weeks on my honeymoon in Europe and had a blast! I wanted to share my packing list for anyone who is looking to lighten up and simplify for a European vacation. My...

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John Muir Trail

The Ultimate John Muir Trail Preparation Guide

 When I began to plan a solo thru hike of California’s 220 mile John Muir Trail it was overwhelming at first. There was so much to do and I had to do a lot of digging from many...

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John Muir Trail

Day 10: When Four Become Three

  *This post is from my 2014 JMT thru hike. I began 7/25/14 and finished 8/8/14. Missed the beginning? Read it here!*   Last night I slept for maybe three hours. I had been awakened by a...

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John Muir Trail

Day 7: Resupply! Or Not…

  *This post is from my 2014 JMT thru hike. I began 7/25/14 and finished 8/8/14. Missed the beginning? Read it here!*   We awake to wet tents, not because of rain, but dew. I am...

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John Muir Trail

JMT Pre Hike FAQs

I get asked a lot of questions about hiking the John Muir Trail. A lot. Fortunately I love talking about hiking and could do so for hours! This post will include many of the questions I am...

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