Editorials 3 Comments

“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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Editorials 1 Comment

In response to the movie Wild being released, I featured some Wild Women who are going against the norm when it comes to people’s perception of what a hiker should be. The women featured are some of the most badass hikers, male or female, out there! There are so many amazing female hikers and backpackers

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Destinations 4 Comments

Vose Spur: regarded by many (of the few) who have hiked it as one of the hardest buswhacks on the New England Hundred Highest List. The Appalachian Mountain Guide even states this in the brief mention of this trailess peak. We (Robin, Jill, and Don- of Outdoor Diversion) wanted to get this hike in before

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Gear 3 Comments

It can be incredibly difficult for women to find hiking gear that fits right and functions well. I’ve put my gear to the test and talked to women across the United States about their favorite gear made specifically for women- plus a couple bonus suggestions. If you’re just getting into hiking or backpacking, looking for

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