For Women Who DO.



New and Old

Ending a day’s trip in not-Anchorage Alaska means hanging out in $7 Fred Meyer camp chairs, enjoying beers in a grimy roadside pullout amidst drooping, melting snow berms, while listening to the pow-pow-pow of a roadside target shooter trying out… Continue Reading →

Guide to Outdoorsy Relationships

So you studied the Outdoor Dating series here on the site and finally nabbed yourself an other half. Good for you! You finally can stop badgering people you barely know to go on rides or climbs or to ski movies,… Continue Reading →

The Outdoorsy List

Back when I was floundering in the dating pool, I always had a list. It was an Outdoorsy List against which I compared prospective applicants. Unfortunately, my list was mostly composed of sins that former boyfriends had committed. For example:… Continue Reading →

Anything For Love

When I first started dating my future husband, a man well-known for his graceful turns down a snowy slope, people automatically assumed I would learn to tele. When I said I wasn’t, I was met with looks of disbelief. AT… Continue Reading →

How To Pick Up Women At Fire Camp

When I read Jill’s hilarious (and somewhat disheartening) post on how to pick up women at an outdoor industry event, I knew I had to chime in with one relating to my past experiences on the fireline. Wondering why I… Continue Reading →

How To Pick Up Women At An Outdoor Industry Event

Recently a fellow compatriot in the snow science community mentioned that “it’s hard to find a woman inĀ  this field who isn’t stunning.” And he’s so right. A room full of fit, smart, active ladies is more than any outdoorsy… Continue Reading →

What Outdoorsy Men Want

Outdoorsy dating. Popular topic. Today I want to write about something that no one really talks about. Usually I try to be equitable in my dating discussions but this one is pretty much targeted towards male behavior (Sorry guys. I… Continue Reading →

Wait, Am I On A Date?

This is the next chapter in my outdoor dating series. Is this a series? I keep writing about it, so I guess so. Today I want to talk about something that seriously can’t happen only to me. This has to… Continue Reading →

How to (Properly) Meet Outdoorsy Women

What is going on here? I set out to write about gear and outdoors stuff and all of a sudden I’m a relationship columnist. Really, this is utterly ridiculous. I’m the last person any of you should take advice from… Continue Reading →

Even More Reasons – Thanks Readers!

So this post was insanely popular. It seems to have struck a chord with many readers. I’d write something new for this week but I think I’ll just talk a little more about this topic (and by that I mean:… Continue Reading →

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