Women’s Adventure magazine’s Summer 2013 issue is out! This issue is chock full of how-to articles, inspirational photos, stories about women pushing the boundaries of their passions, and gear advice. We searched far and wide for the most incredible stories and got the scoop on some pretty out-there topics to bring you top-notch info and inspiration in this fresh and fun edition of our magazine. This issue of Women’s Adventure is available on newsstands and in e-reader form now but will be available online for free by late June. Subscribe in print or digital form here. And, as always, feel free to share these stories with your community and on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
Highlights of this issue include:
How-to Guides: The experts instruct on how to maintain your bike, go deep water soloing, rent a fire lookout, and more! Learn how to maintain your mobility and handle the heat of summer in Tech Talk, and discover that balance is possible on page 41. Plus, our Master section offers the 401 on adventure racing, backcountry cooking, paddling, and bike packing.
Travel: Travel Editor Gigi Ragland shows you where to stay and where to play in Grand County, Colorado, whether you’re looking to paddle, ride, fish, or hike. Flip to the travel section for the lowdown on voluntourism, ways to surf and SUP Hawaii, and gear advice.
Feature Stories: “Race of a Lifetime” follows surfer Bethany Hamilton and X-games medalist Chrissie Beavis in an off-road race overseas; “The Road to Almost Ultrarunning” depicts a first-time stage racer’s experience running 120 miles across the Colorado Rockies with her best buddy and a fearless teammate
Spring Gear Essentials: Get outfitted for urban cycling, your next river trip, and epic mountain bike rides. Browse our guides to eco-friendly essentials, travel musts, and the hottest summer dresses that will keep you looking and feeling cool.
Online Exclusives: Plus, check out our online supplements to the summer 2013 issue, like this list of solo travel tips, this Southeast Alaska photo gallery and this how-to video that demonstrates the easy way to buy a bike!
Women’s Adventure magazine inspires, informs, and compels women to live life fully through outdoor adventures and travel. WAM equips women with the tools to experience the outdoors, master skills, try new sports, explore nature through travel, make educated gear purchases, and—ultimately—grow, benefit, and connect with the ever-expanding community of women thriving in the wild.
Jennifer C. Olson, Editor-In-Chief