“When my hike was over, I missed how beautiful I felt on the trail. For five months, my body had been covered in dirt, bug bites, scrapes, and bruises. But during that time, I didn’t carry a mirror, and I didn’t have billboards or commercials telling me how I should look. Growing up, I always

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I am a hiker. I enjoy spending my outdoors, taking in fresh air, and usually pushing my limits on the trail. Hiking is a simple activity and one that just about anyone says they like to do, but at different levels. No one questions this. No one bats an eye. This is until they learn

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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 the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail– Ben Montgomery Synopsis: Emma Gatewood told her family she was going on a walk and left her small

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For women hitting the trail, knowledge of proper hygiene is essential to having an enjoyable hike. If you’re day hiking or spending six months on the trail, you’ll pick up a hygiene tip or two. And guys, if you’re looking to get your girlfriend, wife, sister, or friend that has female parts give this a

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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 completely wrong. I never really gave Backpacker Magazine too much thought before. I have found some really great articles, but like most magazines, it is filled

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