What inspires you? If it’s hearing stories about other people’s adventures, the book “Women of Adventure: Being Brave in a Big World” (Garmin, $14.99) might be for you. It tells stories of outdoor adventures and the women who took them, like Rebecca Rusch, an endurance athlete who mountain bikes incredibly long distances all around the world, and Mirna Valerio, a trail runner who advocates for inclusion in the running community for people of all races, body sizes and backgrounds.

Lucky for us, ordering the book and reading it on the couch isn’t the only way to explore with these adventurers. Throughout the summer and fall, the book will be featured on two book paths at Slate Valley Trails and Pine Hill Park, both in Rutland County. That means readers can embark on their own outdoor adventures while being inspired. The book paths are being coordinated by Come Alive Outside, a nonprofit in Rutland that is helping people live healthier lives outside, and Garmin, the maker of outdoor technology like backcountry GPS devices and high-tech watches.

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