“Test for brawn and breath, Half Dome’s back-side trail evokes the vim of youth and the caution of increasing years.” —Originally published in “The Other Yosemite” in National Geographic magazine, June 1974
A true winter wonderland, this gentle snowshoe through the freshly-coated meadows above Nisqually Glacier is great for beginners and will give you an entirely new perspective on Mount Rainier. Check the Paradise road status at https://twitter.com/MountRainierNPS. (Photo by Trip Reporter Hikingqueen.)
“I think that’s her,” they whisper. “I think that’s Kitty Calhoun.” This ice climbing legend leads women's clinics every winter and she's sharing those teachings. Check out "Kitty Calhoun's Best Tips for Better Ice Climbing":
Take time to appreciate your abilities. @ fjelljent (IG) stands atop Brosmetinden on Kvaløya and enjoys the sun from her Norway perch. How do you remind yourself of the positive things you have achieved? Share with us in the comments!
She earned it. "Quite possibly the most beautiful place I have ever pitched my tent!" says @wild_route_adventure from St. Marks a summit along the 30km trail that follows British Columbia's Howe Sound. :: We want to see your camp life photos! Hashtag #outdoorwomen in your caption for a chance at a feature. (Click the photo to see more on our @outdoorwomen Instagram community!)
Who's getting pow? @etroguet grabs her share of the bounty in the Pyrenees of Andorra. :: We want to see your adventures and hear your stories! Hashtag #outdoorwomen in your photo captions to share with the community. (Click the photo to see more on our @outdoorwomen Instagram community!)
"Maybe it should be more climbing and less disco?" asks @outdoorwomen Instagram feature of @krissyfagan with her crew at Mt. Baker's CD col. "No. No it shouldn't be." Disco climbers, from left to right: @laurelpeak @hibeams @ebullientouzel. Coleman Deming #Glacier, #MtBaker National Forest, #Washington. :: Want to be featured? Click the photo to join #outdoorwomen's Instagram page — the largest human-powered, women's #adventure #sports channel on Instagram.