Posts Tagged: colorado

SheJumps Launches In Steamboat with Women’s Fly-fishing Clinic

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Written by: Jean-Marie Bousquet It’s no secret that men have always dominated the fly-fishing world. Women for a long time have been the minority in this field. The industry is fortunate to now have female pioneers like Camille Egdorf, Maddie Brenneman, and April Vokey paving a new path. Thanks to these female leaders, we are… Read more »

The Bird

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Written by: Laraine Martin Nearly a decade ago, I trudged up the saddle of Mt. Massive on an early August morning. I ascended alongside the rest of my trail crew, climbing toward our daily work of rearranging rocks into steps and cairns, confining hiker passage to this well-defined corridor and reducing degradation to the fragile… Read more »

A Reminder to Stay Humble

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Written by: Anna Bernard I come to face-to-face with the trunk of a tree and with fresh powder nearly up to my neck. Utter silence surrounds me and I slowly rework the logistics that led me here. I am alone, concussed and half-buried in snow, in unmarked terrain. I yell for the people I was… Read more »

Starting from the Ground Up: DU Freeride Team

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Written by: Anna Bernard To build something up from the ground is rarely easy. To do it with class, ease and even steeze is less common. The three women behind the University of Denver’s Freeride Club broke boundaries by creating one of the most inclusive and fast-growing clubs the university has yet to see. With… Read more »

16th Annual Western Avalache Awareness Seminar

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Come join WMRT for a FREE night of avalanche education, giveaways, and fun. Brush up your backcountry skills or get introduced to the sport just in time for ski season! Guest speakers include Dale Atkins with the American Avalanche Association, Zach Guy with the Crested Butte Avalanche Center, and Ian Havlick and Steve Banks with… Read more »

SheJumps and Earth Treks Golden Spread the Love of Climbing in a Free Intro Clinic

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On Wednesday October 12th SheJumps hosted twelve lucky ladies for an introductory climbing clinic donated and taught by Earth Treks in Golden, CO. The course was led by two knowledgeable and fun Earth Treks instructors, Renee and Alison, who shared their experiences learning to climb and the journey to teaching others. This hands-on class taught… Read more »

Telluride Women’s Ski and Wellness Week Was A Success

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Two weeks ago Telluride Mountain Ski Resort wrapped up the last weekend of their annual Women’s Ski and Wellness Week.  Telluride’s Women’s Ski and Wellness Week took place over three different duration this winter.  Two 3-Day sessions were held on January 22-14 and February 26-28th and one 5-Day session on February 7-11th.  Thankfully I had… Read more »