Adventure Mind 2023

Adventure Mind 2023

In November, Zoe attended the third Adventure Mind Conference which for 2023 carried the theme, Small Adventures, Big Impact. Here she details her reflections, inspiring conversations, connections made, and take-home gems.

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Beginning Mountain Biking for Women, with Element

Beginning Mountain Biking for Women, with Element

Having NEVER done mountain biking before, Zoe attends a two-day beginners mountain biking weekend especially tailored for women. It takes place in the gorgeous Black Mountains area of the Brecon Beacons. Find out how she fares, facing her fear of heights.

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Trailblazing the Wales Coast Path in 2012 & other adventures – 020: Arry Cain

Trailblazing the Wales Coast Path in 2012 & other …

Arry Cain set off in March 2012 to run the equivalent of 40 marathons in 40 days along a brand new trail, the Wales Coast Path. She would become the first person to run around the perimeter of Wales, including…

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Fell Running, Marathons & Mountain Biking; Founder of Element for Active Women – 018: Ruth Pickvance

Fell Running, Marathons & Mountain Biking; Founder of …

Ruth shares her passion for the mountains, becoming an international fell running champion, fast marathons and how mountain bike orienteering has captured her interest aged 60. She is the founder of Element, offering active courses for women in Wales. In…

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Truffles, Tribes & Tragedy; Healing Through World Foods & Adventures  – 017: Sue Plastow

Truffles, Tribes & Tragedy; Healing Through World Foods & …

After the sudden death of her husband, Sue Plastow and her family left their Italian truffle orchard to return to the UK. Less than 12 months later, she is finding her feet again with exciting plans ahead that involves outdoor…

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