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.
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.
Shari is a PNW adventurer who loves backpacking, snowshoeing, and leisurely kayaking. She encourages and inspires her community to get outside, learn, and explore.
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.