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Stories of Grit, Courage and Determination

It’s time we celebrated women in adventure

What does “toughness” mean to you? Perhaps it’s being physically fit and mentally resilient. Perhaps it’s doing something no one else has done before.

Perhaps it’s breaking down boundaries and proving what you can do, in spite of the naysayers.

Perhaps it’s travelling alone, immersing yourself in new cultures and meeting new people.

Perhaps it’s running ultramarathons in the blistering heat and beating the competition.

Perhaps it’s conquering your fears.

The badass adventurers in this collection are all fearless, intelligent, compassionate and curious about the world – and they all happen to be female.

From endurance obstacle races to arctic expeditions, from mountain climbing to wingsuit flying, from horse trekking to swimming the English Channel, they have set the bar high for what women are capable of.

Let yourself be inspired by their stories of grit, courage, determination, triumph and heartbreak – you never know, it might lead to something incredible!

About The Author

Jenny Tough is an adventure traveller originally from Canada. She enjoys writing about her solo mountain expeditions and tales of world travel as a solo female.

When she's not exploring the mountains of the world, she lives in Scotland, and occasionally wherever she parks her adventure van.

  • Jenny Tough
  • Aliénor le Gouvello
  • Ann Daniels
  • Anna McNuff
  • Annie Lloyd-Evans
  • Anoushé Husain
  • Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent
  • Beth French
  • Carmen Kuntz
  • Cat Vinton
  • Emily Chappell
  • Emma Svensson
  • Ewa Kalisiewicz
  • Hannah Maia
  • Julie Anne Christy
  • Kate Rawles
  • Misba Khan
  • Paula Flach
  • Rea Kolbl
  • Rickie Cotter
  • Sarah Outen 
  • Vedangi Kulkarni
  • Imprint: Summersdale
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • Publication date: 13 August 2020
  • ISBN: 9781787833005

 

NEW ZEALAND DELIVERY 

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  • All local orders over NZD $149 are shipped free using a standard signature required service.
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HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO RECEIVE MY ORDER?

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CAN I CHANGE MY ADDRESS AFTER I ORDER?

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INSTORE PICK UP / CLICK & COLLECT

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  • This is contactless, please order online and choose Pick-Up.
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  • Collection can be made during opening hours at 
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    Sydenham
    Christchurch

WHERE IS MY ORDER: 

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  • If you have not received a confirmation email within 24hrs, please check your junk box in your email, as some times we need to get in touch with you and emails do happen to end up in there!
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INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY (AUSTRALIA, USA)

  • All Australian orders are charged a flat fee of NZD $35 and are shipped using a standard service (not including boats or paddles).  Paddles are NZD $125 for 2 and 4 piece paddles and NZD $195 for 1 piece paddles.
  • All North American orders are charged a flat fee of NZD $90 and are shipped using a standard service (not including boats or paddles).
  • Standard delivery times for international orders can vary from 5 business days to 6 weeks.
  • Once your item has been dispatched you will receive an email with tracking information.
  • International orders do not come with a signature delivery confirmation.
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SPECIAL ORDER ITEMS

  • All orders are shipped from our Christchurch store and usually leave the next day. If for some reason we don't have the item you ordered we will notify you as soon as possible and let you know when you can expect delivery. Special order for non stocked items vary however are usually 2-6 weeks.

BOATS 

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  • As a cost indication shipping typically starts at $99 for smaller boats and $150 for longer, larger boats. This is based on where in NZ your boat needs to go and which boat you purchase.
  • Boats are delivered to your nearest Mainfreight Depot for you to collect from there.

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Lisa E.
Great book

Great book easy to read with lots of inspiring stories to generate ideas for future adventures

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Barbora J.
Tough Woman Adventure Stories BOOK

Great book full of inspiration. I woul recommend it to any adventures woman to read :)

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