Demystifying Women’s Barriers to the Outdoors: Where We Stand, How We Can Do Better

February 26, 2024

In a report on global trends for athletes in 2023, Strava found that globally, women “were 9% more likely than men to cite a lack of safe places to exercise.” But in the U.S.? That statistic jumps up to 70% — 70% of women surveyed in the report don’t feel like they have a safe space outside.

With an increase in women-only groups and women-inclusive events in the outdoors, why do women still feel as if the outdoors isn’t for them? Gear Junkie