Outdoor Adventures For Women

We are a women-owned company that offers exclusive outdoor adventures for women.  We encourage and provide outdoor adventures for women anywhere in the United States from backpacking, camping, kayaking and day hike adventure trips. Who we are Two women, two friends, ready for adventure and to inspire other women to join along. Mary Howze & Amanda Haley live in Arkansas but home is anywhere … [Read more...]

IMBA Announces Third Trail Lab Event – Bentonville

(from media release) Bentonville, Arkansas, Feb. 1, 2019 — The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) is pleased to host its third Trail Labs event in Bentonville, April 1–3, 2019. Trail Labs are in-depth workshops designed to catalyze the next generation of great places to ride mountain bikes. Attendees will learn what it takes to create a model trail community and return home with … [Read more...]

2022 UCI World Cyclocross Championships in Fayetteville

Yes, our Fayetteville. Fayetteville, Arkansas. Home of the Razorbacks. And you read the other part right...WORLD CYCLOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS! Check out the video below. (from media release) FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Feb. 1, 2019) - The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced that the 2022 Cyclo-cross World Championships will be held in Fayetteville, Arkansas Jan. 29-30, 2022. This marks only the … [Read more...]

Over 50 CEOs Co-Create Outdoor Industry-Focused Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Pledge

(from media release) This morning, Camber Outdoors gathered over 50 CEOs in Denver to sign the CEO Outdoor Equity Pledge at Outdoor Retailer, the industry’s largest trade show. They are joining together to commit to equitable and inclusive workplaces that advance the leadership opportunities for people of diverse identities and backgrounds including women and underrepresented communities. The … [Read more...]

Arvest Dirty Fondo

(from media release) Recycle Bikes for Kids announces the second ARVEST DiRTY FONDO will take place on Sunday, May 19 at Historic Marlsgate in Scott, Arkansas.  This is a gravel grinder on farm roads in Lonoke County with a couple of levee crossings and plenty of scenic bridges to traverse.  Coffee on the Veranda is at 7:00 am.  The Mass Start is at 8:00 am, but you can start later if you … [Read more...]

Buffalo National River Resumes Regular Operations

You probably knew but it's nice to see the official word. (from media release) With the enactment of a continuing resolution on Friday night, the staff at Buffalo National River resumed regular park operations over the weekend. Please visit www.nps.gov/BUFF for updated information about the park, including scheduled programs and accessibility. As a reminder, Lost Valley is closed until further … [Read more...]

LIV Ladies AllRide Mountain Bike Clinic

Ride Bikes, Be Happy Last year for Mother's Day I treated myself to a LIV Ladies AllRide Mountain Bike Clinic, a weekend of skills, maintenance, and ride clinics taught by women for women. With the growing popularity of cycling, especially mountain biking here in Arkansas, more and more women are pedaling and searching for community. From the LIV Ladies AllRide website: What is … [Read more...]

Trump ends government shutdown…for now – SNEWS

It's not over. Even though President Donald Trump has reached a deal to open the federal government after a historic 35-day stalemate, it's only temporary. News reports indicate that lawmakers get three weeks to reach a decision on Trump's demands for funding a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico.Since the government came to a standstill on Dec. 22, national parks, tourism-based economies, … [Read more...]

An Active Effort to Promote Mountain Biking Among Women

When mountain biker Tandie Bailey signed up for the first Slaughter Pen Jam race in Bentonville, Arkansas a decade ago, she recalls “there weren’t very many girls, maybe three others” with her at the starting line.Things are changing. As the region’s network of natural-surface trails has grown – from a few short singletrack loops into a world-class system that covers more than 200 miles – so too … [Read more...]

Climb Bentonville Opens Its Doors and Walls

Northwest Arkansas gets a new, beautiful indoor climbing facility. With monthly memberships and features for the entire family, this may be the new hot ticket for winter training. (from media release) Today, Climb Bentonville announced that their doors are open to the public, allowing members and guests to visit the gym and start climbing. Facilities Climb Bentonville, a project three years in … [Read more...]