the wild side of life
introducing, inspiring, developing and supporting all women in the great outdoors
In the infamous words of Doctor Zeus ' You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!”.
In 2017 Jess Pealing traded office gear for mountain gear and set off for France to embark upon a mountaineering course. Read her story about part taking in the course, overcoming challenges and finally summiting Mont Blanc
Who fancies some pan fried gnocchi after a days hike? We do!
Read more on this deliciously warming camping meal on this recipe post!
In 2015 Lisa te Heuheu spent 54 days rafting the length of the Ganga River, her experience in India from the expedition to the people she met along the way, had a tremendous affect on her. Read more on Lisa's story in the She Went Wild blog
In June 2017, Sophie Pavelle completed a 300 mile solo trek around the entire coast of Cornwall in the UK. Sophie explains how she set off on a one-woman mission to directly test the potential and efficacy of social media as an effective tool to communicate messages about science, British wildlife, the environment whilst using her hiking-expedition as the narrative. Read more on her adventure on our blog!
Emma, mama of Jack and Sonny and creative brainds behind Mamalina; a blog, vlog and YouTube Channel aimed at all things motherhood. Emma is passionate about family, travel, yoga, sustainable living and generally enjoying a slow pace of life. Check out Emma's top tips for zero waste parenting.
In May 2017 Mikaela Toczek cycled the North Coast 500, also known as Scotland's Route 66. The trail passes castle ruins, endless beaches, mountain ranges and natural wonders like the 'Smoo Cave', a mystical limestone sea cave, which displays a spectacular cascading waterfall in wet weather. Get inspired for your next cycling adventure!
Nature; the under-recognised, always present, super hero; it energizes our souls, lifts our mood, refreshes our minds. Ambassador Jenae, shares her personal experience of anxiety and depression and how green spaces continue to play a major role in her well being. Read her story here
Meet Christiane, one of two awesome rock climbers who travel the world scoping out new heights, crags and connecting with local climbing communities.
Christiane and Camilla are twin sisters. Who make adventure documentaries primarily about rock climbing. Over the past year they have vertically challenged walls in India, New Zealand and Australia, filming as they go. Read how climbing has influenced Christiane's life here
Test your own recycling knowledge? Do you know what goes in which bin? We all know plastics are no good, but which plastics are worse than others? Check out what's what on our blog. See you at the recycling bins
Outdoor brand 'Brubeck Body Guard' is Europe’s leading designer and producer of 3D seamless knitwear for thermo-active sportswear as well as cotton and Merino wool underwear, all manufactured using functional advanced synthetic yarns. Our Ambassador Jenae Johnston has put Brubeck's Merino Top to the test on the trails and concrete - read her review here
See our upcoming workshops in both Australia & The UK
After successfully launching Australia's first women's adventure expo in 2016, we're back with an even bigger display of the very best in the adventure market! The event showcases the best in outdoor gear with an eye on female focussed equipment and services.
Expect the nations best outdoor brands, free skills workshops, inspiring talks and all in a creatively designed space in Sydney. We'll be releasing details about the event to the general public in November, so if you're interested in being involved, now's the time to get in touch. For trade enquiries please follow the link below.