Almost Somewhere: 28 Days on the John Muir Trail by Suzanne Roberts

“I wanted to study the landscape, to look at it long enough, until it entered me and I could carry it with me, inside my body always.”

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365 Mile Challenge (2018)

Near the end of 2017, I learned about the organization Hike Like a Woman (HLAW) and their 365 Mile Challenge. The idea is to log 365 human powered miles in one year. Walking, running, hiking, snow shoeing, skiing, swimming, bicycling, anything self-propelled counts. There’s a private Facebook group for community support, monthly giveaways, and newsletters…

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Deep Survival by Laurence Gonzales

The Hike Like A Woman Adventure Book Club found a poignant read for this month’s book in Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why. Laurence Gonzales relies on personal experience, first hand accounts from survivors, and decades of research on accidents to get to the bottom of what makes someone a survivor. The conclusion…

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Dead Mountain by Donnie Eichar

I was looking for suggestions for a new adventure book to read and posted so on Instagram and a follower responded telling me to check out the Hike Like a Woman Adventure Book Club. It’s nice to know that I’m not the only one who turns to reading when actual adventuring is not possible AND…

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