Keep Your Hair Out Of The Way and Looking Fab Outside

Keep Your Hair Out Of The Way and Looking Fab Outside

By Rachel Bowes

Beating Trail Hair Quick Style Fixes For the Outdoor Adventurist I was born with the curse of naturally curly hair. On one hand, yes, it does make me feel like a lion and that’s spectacular, but on the other hand it earned me the childhood nickname of “Cousin It”. I also absolutely love being outdoors – camping, hiking, fishing, off-roading: you name it.

I quickly grew tired of hiding my hair back in a ponytail or under a hat any time I…

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Seafood Pappardelle

Gourmet doesn’t have to equal complicated, difficult, and time-consuming. You can create gourmet dishes simply and with only a few ingredients and steps. Try this recipe from EASY GOURMET: Awesome Recipes Anyone Can Cook, by Stephanie Le (Page Street Publishing/September 2014).

Seafood Pappardelle

Seafood Pappardelle Scallops, Shrimp & Pasta in Spicy Tomato-Cream Sauce

Serves 4

The first time I tried rose sauce at…

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Girls Pro France 2014 Surf Contest Wraps Up

When life hands you lemons, you make lemonade. When life hands you small waves at a surf contest, you make cutbacks.


Introducing the Hoverbike

Never mind bike shocks, granny gears, and body armor. Well, on second thought, you probably want to hold onto the body armor.

Introducing the Hoverbike

Never mind bike shocks, granny gears, and body armor. Well, on second thought, you probably want to hold onto the body armor.


Urban Dog Mushing on a Scooter

Urban Dog Mushing on a Scooter

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We know, malamutes and Siberian huskies are beautiful dogs. But there you are, in your urban setting, trying to get the dogs enough exercise. They would like to be pulling a sled in the Yukon, but instead they drag you around every time you take them out on a leash.

This scenario becomes even more dangerous when you are trying to run them on a leash while riding a bike. I know. I had a husky…

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Making Plans at Women’s Adventure

We at Women’s Adventure are sketching out our 2015 content plans. But it’s tough to do without knowing what you like and without hearing your wishlist for…

Making Plans at Women’s Adventure

We at Women’s Adventure are sketching out our 2015 content plans. But it’s tough to do without knowing what you like and without hearing your wishlist for…


Finally! A Reese Witherspoon Character We Can Identify With

Finally! A Reese Witherspoon Character We Can Identify With

The film based on Cheryl Strayed’s memoir, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, is almost here. The hiker is on-trail for reasons she doesn’t even understand. And—as she experiences grief, fear, and physical pain—she asks herself some of the questions that we all are looking to understand.

Which is probably why we’ll…

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No Pedaling Necessary In Peru’s Sacred Valley

No Pedaling Necessary In Peru’s Sacred Valley

This piece was published in our Summer 2014 issue and reappears here with web-exclusive extra content and gear recommendations. Downhill mountain biking in Peru is one way to experience the area's gorgeous scenery and friendly people.

Downhill mountain biking in Peru is one way to experience the area’s gorgeous scenery and friendly people.

By Melissa McGibbon

We are somewhere near Calca in the Sacred Valley of south-central Peru. My friend, Kelly, and I decided to squeeze some downhill mountain…

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Six-Year-Old Surfer Girl is Amazing

Six-Year-Old Surfer Girl is Amazing

They don’t even make boards small enough for this surfing phenom. But that’s okay because six-year-old Quincy Symonds has a set of custom-designed and shaped boards to outfit her in any conditions for the time being, and since surf brands are scrambling to sponsor her, there’s a good chance she’ll be presented with bigger boards as she grows.

Her mum Kim says introducing her to surfing at age…

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Handbag or Handlebar Bag?

Handbag or Handlebar Bag?

These bags leave you free to bicycle without the inconvenient and sweaty task of wearing your purse on-body.

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Green Goddess Athena Clutch

The upcycled Athena Clutch from Green Guru is sleek, reflective, and modern. Made in the USA primarily from retired bike tubes, colorful vinyl from banners and billboards, discarded scrap fabrics from the local banner printing industry, reflective leftovers…

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