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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 - October 16th 2009

Blog Carnival 16 Oct.Welcome to the October 16, 2009 edition of the Women and Outdoor Adventure Blog Carnival. 

This month we feature a lot of hiking stories, but also travel, wake surfing, tandem bike riding and kite flying. 

Enjoy the articles, and don't forget to submit your article next month's carnival on November the 13th.

Linda presents Australian Patagonia Expedition: Expedition Summary posted at Australian Patagonia Expedition, saying, "What's the value of an expedition when you don't achieve your goals? There are many values - read on!"

Elyse Hale presents Hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park: Chasm Lake posted at Elyse on Life, saying, "A personal account of the Chasm Lake hike in Rocky Mountain National park, Colorado."

P presents How to go Orienteering & Why you want to do it. posted at Book of Randomness.

Shannon ODonnell presents Hiking the Eerie Old Man of Storr posted at a little adrift: a rtw travelogue, saying, "A solo hike in Scotland to the top of the eerie Old Man of Storr for gorgeous views of the surrounding countryside."

Hiking Lady presents Hiking Lady Tip: The Most Essential Backpacking Item? Trash Compactor Bags posted at Hiking Lady, saying, "The many reasons why I think everyone should use trash compactor bags to protect their gear from rain on the trail...."

Theodore Pappas presents Traveling Around the World, Leaving Everything Behind posted at Britannica Blog, saying, "An Emmy Award-winning tv producer leaves everything behind and travels the world solo for a year; here she explains why."

Debbie Pierce presents Exploring Kilauea on the Big Island of Hawaii posted at Rose Goddess Blog.

Michelle Eby presents CampgroundCrazy: Historical Site posted at CampgroundCrazy.

MidWest WakeSurfing presents Wakesurfing in France, Teisseire King of the Lake Wakesurf Contest posted at MidWest WakeSurfing, saying, "Watch as Rebecca Ort wins a wakesurfing competition in France!"

Hall Monitor presents New York Mom Fights Middle School That Banned Her Bike Rides With Son posted at DetentionSlip.org, saying, "NY school doesn't let mom bike with her son!"

Madeleine Begun Kane presents Toying With Kites posted at Mad Kane's Humor Blog.

BSR presents Why Swimming is a Great Exercise posted at Bike Swim Run.

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of Women and Outdoor Adventure using our carnival submission form. Go to the blog carnival index page to browse other blog carnivals

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