Roars Outdoors Blog

July 1, 2019

It may have been a while since my last post, but I've added things to my life that have helped me feel fulfilled. I've got suggestions!

July 9, 2018

Once again, I struggle with finding a career I can find joy in. What's with me? Is there something fundamentally wrong? Or am I just not listening to myself?

June 12, 2018

As I crest the hill and move into my forties, my reasons for wanting to be in great shape have changed. And the new motivations are paying off!

May 4, 2018

People my age and older (40+) are crushing it in outdoors sports and hobbies. But why aren't we fairly represented on social media? I'm sick of 20-something side boobs and butt cheeks on mountain peaks.

April 6, 2018

Capsizing in the Boundary Waters during a wind storm taught me much, including the fact that my marriage was over.

March 28, 2018

I disappeared off the face of the earth last summer. Where did I go? Why did I stop blogging? What am I doing now?

June 28, 2017

Camping with kids in tow can be tough. Sometimes they can really impact our own enjoyment of the wilderness. What can we do about that and why does it happen?

June 14, 2017

I started a female backpacking group for three reasons, all of which have been fulfilled. But in the process, I also found myself playing the role of "leader" and I love it!

June 5, 2017

REI has dubbed the Great Outdoors, "The World's Largest Level Playing Field." But it isn't level yet. Why not? Perhaps we women are a big part of the problem.

May 25, 2017

A possible intriguing job offer throws me into disarray and makes me question my plans and priorities.

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