The Brave Ski Mom – Kristen Lummis

BY WENDY CLINCH, THE SKI DIVA Never underestimate the importance of the mom in skiing. After all, it’s the mom who usually makes sure everyone has the hats, goggles, ski pants, boots, etc. they need. Who dresses and undresses the kids. Assembles the lunches. Hauls the equipment. Harbors a secret stash of tissues/sunblock/chapstick/energy bars for that unavoidable emergency. Accommodates multiple bathroom breaks with all the … Continue reading The Brave Ski Mom – Kristen Lummis

Skea Limited Celebrates 50 Years with Diane Boyer leading the company’s continued success

The Boyer family started SKEA in 1972 and they have truly made their mark on the ski fashion industry with their beautiful, tech-oriented outerwear. For 50 Years a passion for skiing, mountains, and the outdoors is what has driven this brand. Jocelyn Boyer and her husband Georges started the company with Jocelyn designing SKEA’s iconic skiwear. Her vision was to design and embrace femininity while … Continue reading Skea Limited Celebrates 50 Years with Diane Boyer leading the company’s continued success

Escape to Canada for a Winter Adventure

Canada is calling Ladies! Pack in Three and A Half Perfect Winter Days at Banff Sunshine; Lake Louise and Mt. Norquay Upon arrival into Alberta’s Calgary International Airport, take an easy, 90-minute, mountain-pass-free drive to Banff for an overnight at Canada’s “Castle in the Rockies,” the Fairmont Banff Springs hotel. This stunning landmark, is known as an experience unto itself. Settle in, explore the famous luxury property and … Continue reading Escape to Canada for a Winter Adventure

A Woman With A Passion for the Mountains – Ellen Hollinshead

by Steve Lipsher On her first day of skiing, Ellen Hollinshead got her first kiss and fell in love – with skiing.  “I was 13 … and went to this little resort outside of Pittsburgh, and I met this cute boy. He asked if he could kiss me,” she recalled. “I felt, wow, skiing is sexy! I like this sport!” Although she struggled on the … Continue reading A Woman With A Passion for the Mountains – Ellen Hollinshead

Dr. Gloria Beim- An Olympian of an Orthopaedist

by Holly Battista-Resignolo They say she always has a smile on her face. Living in the mountains you hear a lot about broken body parts and along with that, you hear even more about the doctors providing patient care, as people are always looking for references. I personally have been fortunate enough to not need a reference but, over the years I kept hearing indirectly … Continue reading Dr. Gloria Beim- An Olympian of an Orthopaedist

Kate Hudnut – A Woman Who Rocks the Rockies

By Kimberly Nicoletti Kate Hudnut was nominated by her peers and received our annual 2018 Woman Who Rock the Rockies award! In 1994, Kate Hudnut seemed an unlikely candidate to fall in love with mountain life —much less become such an integral part of the nonprofit, and for-profit, workings of Summit County. She lived a cosmopolitan city life in Paris for four years, with John … Continue reading Kate Hudnut – A Woman Who Rocks the Rockies

Red Dirt Girl – Eunika Rogers

by Joy Martin Mountain communities world wide tend to attract seekers, those who long to find their place, a place to plant roots, cultivate character and build community. These thin-aired destinations are thick with homesick wanderers, drunk on the scent of pine trees, powder days, river ether and (potentially) craft beer. While it’s crazy hard to find housing in a high-altitude hamlet, it’s surprisingly easy … Continue reading Red Dirt Girl – Eunika Rogers

Mawa McQueen Launches GrainFreeNola

We knew Chef Mawa McQueen, founder of Mawa’s Kitchen in Aspen and the Crepe Shack in Snowmass Village, had started up something good when we discovered her GrainFreeNola. Her delicious launched a new organic snack brand is organic, paleo, vegan, and gluten-free, best of all it is delicious. She was voted a “Woman Who Rocks the Rockies” in 2017 and continues to make all of … Continue reading Mawa McQueen Launches GrainFreeNola

A Conversation With Annelise Loevlie of Icelantic Skis

From the Inaugural issue of Women Who Rock the Rockies in 2015. by Aaron Imber It’s easy to feel hopeless in our current economy. It seems like there are more PHD waitresses than ever. Yet the outdoor industry has a habit of fostering pockets of innovation and success.  Icelantic, a ski brand produced right here in Denver Colorado, is a shining example. Icelantic managed to … Continue reading A Conversation With Annelise Loevlie of Icelantic Skis

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Helping Veterans Discover the Healing Power of Yoga: Ashley “Goose” Cameron

Ashley Goose Cameron, a 5th Annual Women Who Rock the Rockies Recipient was recognized and nominated by individuals from her community. by Kristen Lummis At three years old, Ashley Cameron stood up to a goose. Although it was taller than her, she stood her ground, refusing to let the bigger bird intimidate her or the ducks that she was feeding. It was her first brush … Continue reading Helping Veterans Discover the Healing Power of Yoga: Ashley “Goose” Cameron