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Gear Resources
Gear manufacturers have realised that lots of women like the outdoors and they're different shapes from men. Here's what's out there, and where you can buy it.

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Travel Resources
A selection of travel resources especially for women who love to travel. Includes a list of online communities if you do it yourself, or companies if you need a little help.

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Surfing Resources
Listed here are some links to resources from all over the world that cater to women who love surfing.

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Hiking Resources
Extended walks are great for the mind and spirit and lots of women love to take part in them. Check out these resources and get inspired to go on a walking adventure.

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Snow Sports

Snow Sports Resources
Skiing, snowboarding, backcountry, polar expeditions - all done in the snow and all done by lots of amazing women.  Check out these resources to find out more...

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Kayaking Resources
White water, surfing, sea kayaking, sprint racing, marathon racing, multisport, fishing...is there anything you can't do from a kayak? Explore these resources!

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Cycling Resources
A list of resources for all sorts of cycling - mountain biking, road biking, touring, racing, recreation and commuting - all specific to women.

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Climbing Resources
Women can (and have) achieved incredible things in climbing. Listed in this section are a collection of climbing and moutaineering resources that are useful and inspiring for all climbers.

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A list of organisations that cater exclusively to women, or run trips exclusively for women. A great way to find a women-specific adventure in your area.

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Outdoor Industry

Outdoor Industry Resources
Looking for resources to help you plan programs, companies and organisations that cater for women or organisations you can join? Look no further...

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Snow Sports

tn_P3210403.JPGSkiing, snowboarding, backcountry, polar expeditions - all done in the snow and all done by lots of amazing women. 

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Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding

Ski Like a Woman - use this website to find ski and snowboard lessons for women, pretty much anywhere in the world.

Downhill Divas are women who love going downhill - skiing, snowboarding and freeride mountainbiking.  This is a social networking site that brings them all together.

Snowboard-Women - a blog about snowboarding,  includes tips and techniques and stories from riders.

The Ski Diva - an internet forum for women who ski.  Lots of information and interesting discussions on a wide range of topics.

BitchBoards make snowboards for women (or, in their words, 'boards for bitches').  Alex who started the company was told to stop bitchin' about the lack of good boards for women, so she did more than that and started her own award winning company.

Cross Country Skiing

Chandra Crawford is a Canadian Olympic Cross Country Skier, winner of a gold medal in Torino, Italy in the 2006 Winter Olympic Games.  Read about her in the GO! Girls Outdoors profile.

Fast and Female is an organisation set up by Chandra Crawford and some of her colleagues, and is dedicated to helping girls' participation in sport.  Read the profile and visit the website.

Despite what some people say, sometime's it's ok if you forget to wax.

Polar Expeditions

Commonwealth Women's Antarctic Expedition - these 8 women from Commonwealth countries are skiing to the South Pole to mark the 60th anniversary of the Commonwealth. 

In March 2009 two hardy adventurers attempted the first expedition ever to Snowshoe for Vegemite.  The world exclusive report went to GO! Girls Outdoors.

Do you know of any more resources that should be on this page?  Contact GO! Girls Outdoors and let me know.

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