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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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Blog Carnival - July 17th 2009

Blog Carnival 17 JulyWelcome to the July 17, 2009 edition of Women and Outdoor Adventure!  This month we feature hiking, biking, geocaching, rest and relaxation and more.  Thanks to everyone who submitted and enjoy!

 Blog Carnival Index - browse the archives

Chicu presents Pari Tibba posted at Uttarakhand and I, saying, "a description of a solo walk in the himalayan foothills"

Shannon ODonnell presents a little biking: sights and smells of the tuscan countryside posted at a little adrift: a rtw travelogue, saying, "A taxing but rewarding biking tour through the Tuscan countryside outside of Florence, Italy."

HikingLady presents Hiking Lady Tip: Grab a pair of down booties posted at Hiking Lady.

Renee V. Rouse presents Beehive Lake posted at Wilderness-Trails Blog, saying, "Located in the Idaho Panhandle National Forest, a land of dense forests, abundant wildlife, scenic mountains and giant cedars, is Upper Beehive Lake one of the highest lakes in Idaho at 6457ft in elevation."

Thursday Bram presents Review & Giveaway: Wanderlust and Lipstick posted at Working Your Way Around The World.

presents Tip of the Week: Finding Deals on Hiking Gear for Women! | Hiking Lady posted at Hiking Lady, saying, "Great website! Let's get women to love the outdoors!"

GrrlScientist presents A Gift of The Adventure of a Lifetime posted at Living the Scientific Life, saying, "A stunning video of an Antarctica trip and my plea to you to send me to the Antarctic so I can be your eyes and ears into this snowy continent for one month."

CBCreations presents A Little Piece of Heaven posted at Measure of All Things, saying, "After all the adventure, every woman needs a place to unwind and be spoilt. This is one place."

HikingLady presents The answer to the recession? Geocaching! posted at Hiking Lady, saying, "Women who love hiking and adventure are sure to love the sport of geocaching! If you haven't tried it yet, it is lots of fun and a low cost activity!"

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of Women and Outdoor Adventure using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

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