Jenny Abegg

Town: Leavenworth, Washington Quote: “Our deepest fears are like dragons guarding our deepest treasure.” – Rainier Marie Rilke About Jenny: If I were to view the lines on a graph, my growth as a climber and my growth as a person would be side-by-side, following each other’s trajectory upwards. Sometimes we need something big to influence… Read more »

Kristina Ciari

Town: Seattle, Washington Quote: “So go ahead, put yourself out there. Try something new. Be scared and vulnerable. Let things get messy. You might discover you can achieve more than you thought you could. Or it might not work out as you hope. But at least you tried. And I’m willing to bet that just the… Read more »

Elle Truax

Town: Hood River, Oregon Quote: “When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy.’ They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told… Read more »

Caitlin Chinn

Town: Bellingham, Washington Quote: “A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between her work and her play; her labor and her leisure; her mind and her body; her education and her recreation. She hardly knows which is which. She simply pursues her vision of excellence through whatever she is doing, and… Read more »

Robyn Embrey

Town: South Lake Tahoe, California Quote: “It is not enough to fight for the land; it is even more important to enjoy it. While you can. While it is still there. So get out there and mess around with your friends, ramble out yonder and explore the forests, encounter the grizz, climb the mountains. Run… Read more »

Allegra VanderWilde

Town: Spokane, Washington Quote: “She was unstoppable; not because she did not have failures or doubts, but because she continued on despite them.” – Beau Taplin About Allegra: Due to my small frame and young age, there are a lot of times that I’ve been told no. Yet, as a teenage powder hound that lives… Read more »

Elena Pressprich

Town: Bend, Oregon Quote: “Always remember to fall asleep with a dream and wake with a purpose” – Unknown About Elena: My name is Elena and you can usually find me outside, probably scrambling up (or sliding down) a mountain any time of the year! I live for skiing, running, biking, photography, good laughs, positive… Read more »

Jordan Hunt

Town: Bend, Oregon Quote: “Rocks make no compromise for sex… rock climbing is not like some sports, where it is made easier for women; or sports like, say, softball, which is only baseball for soft people. On a rock, everything is equal. – Beverly Johnson About Jordan: Five years ago, in an attempt to get… Read more »