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Gear

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

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

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/Tramping

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/Canoeing

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

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

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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Organisations

Organisations
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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Surfing

0856250.jpgIf you are an aspiring (or inspiring) surfer girl, have a look at these links related to women’s surfing around the world.

If you know of resources that aren't here (or you have a much better photo you'd like to donate to this entry), please contact GO! Girls Outdoors.



Magazines

Surfline - women's surfing magazine, associated with the regular Surfline magazine, based in Australia.

Curl Magazine - women's surfing magazine focusing on Australia and New Zealand, based out of New Zealand. 

SurfGirl Magazine - this one's based out of the UK!

Jettygirl Online - and this one is in the USA, online.

Women’s Surf Style Magazine - of course, there had to be one based out of Hawaii!

 

Trips, Blogs and Online Communities
 
Making Friends With The Neighbours - an entertaining blog written by an Australian female surfer, Rebecca Olive, which includes lots of great links and stories)

Surf Like A Girl - an online resource for Aussie women who surf.  They also have a MySpace page and Facebook group you can join.

Kurungabaa - an Australian journal published quarterly, featuring surfing literature.  Not exclusively for women, but you can find lots of women authors and articles featuring women.

Surfing Mums - are you a mother who likes to surf?  Join a local community of Surfing Mums and have like-minded people to surf with and childcare rolled into one!  Kids are also encouraged out into the waves.  There are communities all over Australia and some in the USA.


Surf Like A Girl - surf trips in Byron Bay, Australia.  Gorgeous place to learn to surf!

 

Surf Madam - run by Jessica, in both English AND French.

 

Gear

Hive Swimwear - swimwear that looks good but doesn't pop off in the surf, what a great idea!  Based out of Queensland Australia, Hive also sponsors many local surfers and their website includes a blog that follows the careers of these women. Profile coming soon.

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