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I am a 36 year old mother of 4. I am a mountaineer. I am strong. I am determined. I am a leader. I am living the life of my dreams. But It wasn’t always this way. At 19 I became a Mother. I had been with my boyfriend for two years but after our… Read more »
We believe in the power of grassroots leadership. This means we strive to empower local women to step up and become leaders within their communities. If you want a life of adventure, don’t wait for someone else to create it for you. In our opinion, you don’t need a fancy title to bring people together,… Read more »
This summer, a group of women put together an all-mamas team to compete in the epic 24 hour Questival race in Salt Lake City. I mean think about it… who is better at multi-tasking for hours on end with little to no sleep—MOTHERS. The Adventure Mama Llamas, as they called themselves, had a challenging, rewarding, and… Read more »
Shanti Hodges, Executive Director and Founder of Hike it Baby is on a mission to create a radical shift in how you see adventure with young children. Rather than see a short, accessible hike as boring, insufficiently challenging, or more trouble than it’s worth, Shanti wants you to see those hikes and the numerous stops… Read more »
Here’s the challenge: spend 100 Hours Unplugged. It’s pretty simple stuff with the potential for pretty profound implications. The average 7-18 year old spends 7.5 hours per day on screens and only 20 minutes playing outdoors. We adults also spend plenty of time on our screens too. Apparently the average American is on their phone approximately 4.7… Read more »
The history behind a movement, brand, or challenge can often play a role in their allure. We love to hear stories that motivate us, stories that we can relate to, stories that stretch boundaries: the 52 Hike Challenge is one such example. While the concept is simple, execute 52 hikes in 52 weeks, the transformational… Read more »
In a virtual world overrun with daring and exotic photos, it can feel like everyone is a sexy full-time adventurer, bagging peaks on the reg, and living out of their van– at least according to social media. Because we don’t often see the reality that exists alongside these grand adventures– a whole lotta emails, dirty… Read more »
Let’s face it, we are creatures of habit, myself included. We create rituals and routines that move us through our day and give a sense of control. Sometimes, habits are formed with intention and other times they develop without us noticing. When left unattended, some rituals and routines can leave us stuck, really stuck. Toxic… Read more »
We are a tribe of wild, bold, nature-seeking women. The joy, healing, and efficacy that occurs when you experience the biting chill of alpine wind, springy pine trails underfoot, or an elegant sunset over a remote lake is profoundly moving regardless of how you worship, the color of your skin, the roundness of your curves, your… Read more »