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Hike for Penny

April 19, 2017  |  By: Adventure Mamas

Willow Heights Big Cottonwood Canyon Saturday, April 29 at 1:00p.m. MST This hike is being hosted in collaboration with our friends at Wasatch Little Explorer’s Club. Check out their website to learn more about this amazing organization, review their events calendar for additional details about this hike and others that they offer, and to sign an activity waiver. “Trail Details:… Read more »

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Company Profile: Fry Sauce Hats

April 5, 2017  |  By: Justine Nobbe

With a name like Fry Sauce Hats, you know they have to be up to something fun. Adventure Mama Extraordinaire Cindi Opdycke and her husband founded the Bountiful-based company this year and we love the rad, original, and epically quirky stuff they’re producing! We had the chance to catch up with Cindi to learn more… Read more »

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Motherhood and Skiing the No Fall Zone

March 28, 2017  |  By: Heidi Gilbert

As my patrol and PA friend gathered round with an oxygen mask, I gasped for air through sharp pains in my chest: “Can we at least check to make sure I’m not bleeding…like really bad?” While this might sound like the start of some crazy, once-in-a-lifetime ski wreck story, this was par for the course… Read more »

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I Thought We Were Planning a Funeral.

March 22, 2017  |  By: Sachi Thornley

I don’t have some perfectly-organized, elegantly-articulated, seamlessly-written piece to share today. It seems like when people are going through shitty times, they often tell stories about how they’re warriors, about how they’re going to get through it, about things happening for a reason, about strength and courage… I don’t have the energy to prepare something… Read more »

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Social Media and the No Robot Policy

March 15, 2017  |  By: Justine Nobbe

Internship ad or social media soapbox rant? Um, both. Social media is arguably the greatest change-catalyst of our modern age. If it’s progress you seek, find a way to reach and engage your audience authentically. In our technologically saturated world, that means being a social media boss—seriously, it’s powerful shit. As our days become busier… Read more »

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UPDATES: Support this Little Warrior: Penny Thornley

February 28, 2017  |  By: Justine Nobbe

3/4/2017 UPDATES: Here are some updates from Sachi. Bottom line, this family continues to need our support more than ever. Please contribute what you can and share Penny’s story within your own community. “This sucks. He has such a hard time seeing her like this, he breaks down every time she cries. But on the… Read more »

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Mamas, We Are Stewards to the Wild.

February 21, 2017  |  By: Sachi Thornley

So what do we do? We protect these places and experiences! Mamas, we are the stewards of the wild; it is our job to teach our children. It is our job to make the wilderness their home. And it is our job to lead by example.






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“Bit Off More Than She Can Chew…”

February 16, 2017  |  By: Stephanie Feller

That’s right, I was doing it. Who cares if I was going slower? I was covering the exact same terrain as everyone else. I wasn’t an idiot, I didn’t come into this thinking it was going to be a cake walk. I took on this challenge because I wanted to explore what I was truly capable of, and I was proud of what I was accomplishing.






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Tinkergarten: A Deeper Look into this RAD Educational Movement

February 13, 2017  |  By: Justine Nobbe

Recently, we chatted with the passionate individuals behind the scenes at Tinkergarten and -wow- they are amazing. Their palpable stoke and enthusiasm is contagious and learning more about their mission and history has us inspired. Read on to learn more about this education alternative.






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