Meet Jovan Enfermera, a dedicated healthcare provider serving people’s needs in our mountain town communities. She was once an undocumented immigrant whose parents brought her to the United States when she was six years old to seek a better life. “I was raised here in Colorado and received all of my education in Summit County. I have been part of my community for over 21 … Continue reading Jovan Enfermera – 2018 Woman Who Rocks the Rockies
With the news that one million plant and animal species are now at risk of extinction the launch of The Rosette, a graphic novel about a teenage superhero and her snow leopard sidekick, by a young woman from Summit County, Colorado with a Kickstarter Campaign couldn’t come at a more perfect time. Meet Devon Galpin Clarke, a passionate 14 -year-old and co-founder of a wildlife conservation … Continue reading The Rosette – Devon Galpin Clarke is Launching a Movement through Graphic Novels
Photos and Story by Kate Lapides A Pad That Might Change the World For most of her professional life, Glenwood Spring’s Kayce Anderson, Ph.D., was an ecologist happily immersed in scientific research in South America. She spent a third of each year hitchhiking through the mountains of Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela, camping out in tiny Quechan villages at 14,000 feet for weeks at a time … Continue reading Kayce Anderson – For the Good Period
I got all choked up when Jaime & I had coffee to talk about The Cycle Effect. It’s tough to be a kid and being a girl in high school can be super challenging. Jaime and the Cycle Effect have a mission, to enhance the lives of young women through mountain biking and to empower them through mentoring and education. “We all like to laugh … Continue reading The Cycling Effect
One of Meta Yoga own teachers, Emily Steingart, was able to go to Haiti in April to assist with the program YogaHOPE; teaching yoga to those who have been living without – on a broad scale – these past few years, and for many, much of their lives. These are Emily’s words (though her initial note below really brings us the real message). Donated mats from … Continue reading Hope for Haiti – A Healing Touch
Today I come to you all with urgency. Shannon Glapin the visionary, momentum maker and mover shaker of Mountain2Mountain has recognized the limited amount of time left to take this exhibit back to where it started, The Streets of Afghanistan, ” This has been my passion project for nearly 4 years. Debuted at the Denver Art Museum, I had hoped to travel it more to … Continue reading Mountain2Mountain.org – Streets of Afghanistan Exhibit, Can You Help?
The AMC 4000 Footers Club experienced its largest crowd ever for their awarding of the scrolls event. Young, old, and everyone in between packed into the auditorium at the Cooperative Middle School in Stratham, NH for an evening of celebrating hiking achievement. The mild winter may have had a little something to do with that, with an avalanche of finishers for the winter peaks list. … Continue reading It’s Not About the Hike – Women Blazing the Trails and Bagging the Peaks
Braveskimom.com – It’s no secret that moms are important. At least that’s what I like to think. And last December I met someone else who thinks so, too. Her name is Shannon Bahrke. Yeah, that Shannon Bahrke: the U.S. Freestyle Skier with two Olympic medals and a contagious smile. She was being honored at the U.S. Olympic Park Museum inPark City,Utah. The first thing she … Continue reading Why Moms Matter: An Interview with Shannon Bahrke