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8 March, 2022


5 of our favourite women in adventure films

Our team shared their favourite documentaries featuring inspiring women in adventurer this International Women’s Day.

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Women Adventure Films & Documentaries 

We asked the team at the Outside & Active HQ for their favourite documentaries showcasing inspiring women tackling their own incredible challenges. And here is what they shared:

Running For Good

Fiona Oakes takes on the “toughest footrace on earth”, the Marathon Des Sables a 250km race through the Sahara Desert.


The story of Tracy Edwards, the woman who became a skipper on the first ever all=female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989.


AndShesDopeToo’s first film project, Moksha follows a community of Nepali women mountain bikers in Kathmandu through various aspects of culture and how things are changing for new generations.

Losing Sight of Shore

Four brave women set out to row across the Pacific Ocean from America to Australia. Everyone has a Pacific to cross.


This film with Reese Witherspoon tells the story of Cheryl Strayed as she hikes more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Coast Trail alone with absolutely no experience, driven by sheer determination. A powerful movie to watch this International Women’s Day.

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