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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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San Francisco

Meetings and Inspirations - San Francisco

tn_P3100310.JPGIn San Francsico I met with a few people who are connected with organisations that run programs for girls and women. I've learnt a lot and found out the answers to some burning questions (and some not so burning ones, such as what happened to John Farnham's singing career). Here's a summary of what I've found out so far and a sneak preview of some profiles to come.

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Cable Cars

tn_P3070236.JPGOne of the unique features of San Francisco is the wonderful cable cars.  I was amazed to find out that the cables are not in fact up in the air, but instead beneath the streets of the city!  On one of our days in the city we got a public transport pass, which allowed us to explore much further with a lot less effort.  The ticket included rides on the cable cars, which were by far my favourite.

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Alcatraz

tn_P3080281.JPGI’m often quite embarrassed by my ignorance of all things historical, and I was more than a little embarrassed when Dave had to explain that Alcatraz wasn’t just a funny name for a dog enclosure but one of the most famous prisons in American history.

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Biking the Golden Gate

tn_P3060211.JPGBike riding the Golden Gate bridge is an outdoor adventure that you share with many of the people who visit San Francisco. Despite this, we decided that riding across the bridge would be a worthy adventure.

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San Francisco

tn_P3060216.JPGSan Francisco...a city where sea lions have taken over the wharf, where you eat the bowl your soup comes in, where the public transport is hauled up the hills on cables, where you can find Jesus in the footpath, whole dried fish in the streets, bath salts in barrels and 6 postcards for $1 but stamps $1.25 each.

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GO! Girls Outdoors Goes Abroad!

tn_P2140092.JPGFor those who don't know, GO! Girls Outdoors has been set up thanks to a scholarship provided by several organisations within the Queensland Government (view the 'Thanks' page here). This also involves a study/research/information gathering trip to the US and Canada, upon which my partner Dave and I are just about to embark!

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