As a PNW native, Whitney grew up with a great curiosity for the outdoors. From backpacking trips with family & friends to playing softball every summer growing up, she has found a great love for mother earth and all that nature offers. Her main outdoor hobbies include running, kayaking, swimming, hiking and camping! She deeply enjoys befriending other women and bonding over a love for new adventures and the great unknown!
Boisen is an Alaska grown, Seattle-bred transplant who is fueled by peanut butter and has a tendency to be in perpetual motion. You can most often find her catapulting down a mountain on two planks or two wheels, forever in search of flow and a hefty dose of laughter. When not savoring the outdoors with her trusty pup Loaf, Boisen is a pediatric ICU nurse, loves feeding friends via cooking experiments and spends far too much time curating perfect playlists on Spotify.
After having moved around for most of her childhood, Maddie finally found home surrounded by the mountains of the PNW. Despite getting a later start on skiing, climbing, hiking, and biking she is using every opportunity she can find to enjoy the outdoors. Maddie works as a nurse and ski patrols at Crystal Mountain.
Born in Washington state, Katy has great enthusiasm for getting outdoors and exploring. She has been skiing since age 4, rafting since age 14, and has spent many summers as a commercial whitewater rafting guide in Washington, Idaho, and Montana, and as a kayak guide in Chicago. When she's not exploring rivers and mountains, Katy works as a personal injury attorney in Spokane, WA.
Christa was born into an outdoorsy, traveling family in the Pacific Northwest - evergreens, mountains, and crystal cold lakes are a part of her DNA. Christa spent 11 years living overseas in Hong Kong working for an outdoor education company followed by a one-year travel sabbatical in Central and South America with her hubby and two kids. Having recently settled in Bend, Oregon, Christa is loving putting roots down and creating community in the high desert. She's an active member of the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office Search & Rescue team and an avid skier, biker, paddler, yogi, and runner.
PNW raised thriving on all the adventure it has to offer. Raquel ventures out skiing, climbing, backpacking, biking, and running whether that be solely, with her family, or especially with her lady tribe. She is one who holds a deep appreciation of a proper work/life balance, particularly taking the time to regenerate in nature and believes all should have the opportunity and access to do so!
The Short Bio: the most content you will see Kysa is on a mountain or in the sea. The Long(er) Bio: As well as the lovely feeling of content-ness, Kysa has an affinity for getting outside to connect with others through movement. Although trail running is her oldest & strongest love affair, you can also catch her climbing, biking and snowboarding!