Sophia wasn't introduced to the outdoors until college, but since then, her love of the mountains has taken her all over the world. In 2006, she became the first African-American to reach the summit of Mount Everest. When not climbing, Sophia lives in Seattle where she leads international environmental policy for Boeing.
A Montana native living in Seattle, Kristina's passion for writing and adventure is flexed daily at a nonprofit connecting people to the power of wild places. Kristina spends her weekends chasing snow in the pursuit of Turns All Year, a ridiculous endeavor to ski at least one day every month (she’s at 90-something months). She’s also learning how to mountain bike.