Come find inspiration with women in the outdoors. Interviews, in-the-field recordings, and listener submissions make up a tapestry of episodes covering themes such as solo hiking and camping, entrepreneurship, outdoor equity, aging, conservation, motherhood, chronic illness, and more as they intersect with outdoor experiences. Hosted by Gale Straub.
Hiking Through Cancer: Rebecca Sperry
Rebecca Sperry was in the middle of a big hiking challenge when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in August 2020: she was tracing all 1400+ miles of trails in the White Mountains. While she had to put that quest on pause during cancer treatment, it didn’t stop her from hiking.
Listen to this: About the Journey
Listen to this: About the Journey. Go on an audio road trip with travel lover Oneika Raymond.
A Problem Solver's Approach to the Climate Crisis: Shaandiin Cedar
Shaandiin Cedar is on the solution side of fighting the climate crisis and invites you to join in, too. A problem-solver by nature, Shaandiin is taking both a bottom-up and a top-down approach to activating climate solutions through her grassroots and corporate sustainability efforts. As an Indigenous woman and the daughter of activists, Shaandin’s commitment to justice for people and the environment is woven into her being.
Why We Hunt
To help paint a picture of hunting that reflects a spectrum of perspectives, Gabaccia talked with women from different generations, locations, ethnicities, levels of experience, and styles of practice. While not every woman hunter is represented, the several that are featured here share valuable lessons that anyone can learn from.
WorldPride: Revisiting Our Conversation with Elyse Rylander
In honor of WorldPride, we're revisiting our 2018 conversation with Elyse Rylander. Elyse is the founder and executive director of OUT There Adventures, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering queer young people through their connection with the natural world. Elyse believes nature is a disruptive force for queer youth and hopes to positively foster their identities and love of the outdoors.
Kindness Out There
Your stories of the unexpected kindness you’ve found in the outdoors - from strangers, from nature.
Love it! Keeps me inspired to plan another out door activity!
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