1. Your friends won’t understand why you want to get wet, muddy and cold all the time

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coldwater surf women

2. Your cupboards are filled with crampons, rucksack, compasses, guidebooks...

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3. ...Rather than hair straighteners and high heels

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4. You will always own too many jumpers

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5. And boards...

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6. And beanies...

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7. You spend all your money going to places like this...

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8. ...Rather than here

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shopping centre mall

9. You get over-excited when you find a great new outdoors brand...

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excitement gif

10. ...Only to discover they solely make kit for men

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11. You dream about converting a van and driving down the west coast of America

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12. You believe meals are better eaten outside...

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13. ...And coffee should be enjoyed with a view

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14. You can't resist a man with a beard

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15. You'd rather have an avalanche safety kit for your birthday than a designer handbag...

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Avalanche Safety Kit Handbag

16. You can't bear the thought of sitting on a beach all day...

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17. ...When you could be doing this

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18. Your hair is always a mess

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19. And there's no point painting your nails, because they will look like this in 24 hours

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20. But you can scrub up nicely (when you want to)

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21. At least you don't need a bottle to get a tan

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22. Because there's nowhere else you'd rather be than exploring the great outdoors...

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