Sharing the inspiring ideas and interesting adventures that are helping me to become more adventure minded with the hope that you might find them useful too. Focused on getting outside in the Pacific Northwest.

Vert Thursdays

Vert Thursdays

With summer only weeks away and the hope of some longer adventures in my heart, I can't ignore the reality that is my fitness level. Long days on skis are fantastic for developing an aerobic base, but hiking muscles are a different beast. I've been running on the road...

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Calling Myself An Adventurer

Calling Myself An Adventurer

I remember when I first started running how reluctant I was to call myself a runner. "Runner" was just not my identity - I was a soccer player who used running to get in shape. My habits and activities and very sense of self were intimately connected with the game I...

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All Bodies on Bikes by Shimano

All Bodies on Bikes by Shimano

I love this film. It's so real. Kailey Kornhauser and Marley Blonsky, the two cyclists featured in this film, are honest and open about what they have experienced as fat women in this world. From being left behind on group rides to struggling with disordered eating,...

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About The Author

About The Author

Teri Smith is a photographer, writer and adventure seeker in the Pacific Northwest. Learn more here.