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Here’s What You Missed at Summit Sisters 2017

I took a break from work today to stand outside and put my bare feet on the ground. On the real ground: dirt, grass, rocks, maybe a bug or two. I took some deep breaths and looked at my toes — two black-and-blue toenails — as they pressed into the ground, still warm from the […]

The First 4 Things You Should Do When Learning to Rock Climb

I know that learning to rock climb can seem intimidating, especially if you don’t have a mentor to show you the ropes. But rock climbing is surprisingly accessible if you know how to begin, and I’m here to tell you that you don’t need to be a super-athlete to start learning how to climb. Here […]

Colorado Gives Day 2016 is December 6th!

Today, it is more important than ever to show girls and women that they can be powerful. This is especially true for young girls growing up in low-income households, who come from minority backgrounds, and/or who experience discrimination in school for being part of the LGBTQ+ community. These girls need women role models to look […]

Women’s Wilderness Hosts Lunafest 2016

Women’s Wilderness is currently the only host for Lunafest 2016 in Colorado. Come check out these amazing adventure films by, for, and about women! There will be two showings in the Boulder/Denver area: DENVER, Tuesday October 25th, 7 pm SIE Film Center, 1510 York Street Buy Tickets HERE BOULDER, Tuesday November 1st, 7 pm Boulder Public Library, […]

3 Awesome Stories about Moms Getting It Right

Have you ever noticed that people who don’t have kids (like me) tend to judge the parenting skills of others really harshly? There’s too many examples out there of how parents are getting things wrong, so here’s 3 inspiring stories about moms who I caught in the act of doing being awesome. Moms Getting It […]

Ultrarunning in Rocky Mountain National Park

“Getting Chicked”: Ultrarunning, Money, and (Biological) Sex

Ultrarunning could be the next battleground for gender equality in sports — and I’m not just talking about men and women. The timing for ultrarunning’s suddenly burgeoning popularity and the nature of the sport itself give it the potential to be an interesting test-case for the coming (and you know it is coming) surge in competitive athletes of […]

Alumna at Large: Robin Brodsky on Cycling Solo Through South America

Robin Brodsky is a rock climber, backcountry skier and mountaineer from Durango, Colorado.  She is also a Women’s Wilderness alumna! Currently, she is on an epic eight-month-long journey through South America.  Along the way, she writes a blog called Free Wheeling Fem which you can find here. During a break from cycling, she sat down […]

Baby Bo in the Desert Near Moab

Adventure Parenting with Kara Stansbury

With Mother’s Day last Sunday, I thought that it would be a great time for a post celebrating Moms in the Wild: mothers who inspire in their children a love and respect for the wilderness that lasts a lifetime. To learn more about modern moms and their amazing feats of adventure parenting, I caught up with […]

New Year? New Guest Bloggers!

Happy New Year to all of our wonderful readers! To start off 2016, the Year of the Blog, I am sending out a call for submissions in the hopes that I can offer a few of you the chance to publish a story or article relating to Women in the Wild. Did you go on a […]