Extreme Outdoor Recreation Media

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As mentioned, women are underrepresented in extreme outdoor recreation media. A key objective for this research was to determine how women are portrayed within extreme outdoor recreation media and what implications this may have. A point of interest was studying media representations of wilderness recreation activities because such representations may serve as an agent in the gender socialization process. Outdoor equipment websites and video channels whose focus was on extreme outdoor recreation may be a particularly influential source of information, especially for woman who are beginners. For women who are new to wilderness recreation activities, watching videos or advertising may serve as a “gateway” into this recreational subculture and

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