BIKE LOVE OAXACA -“It takes a Village to raise a child” 

A dream leads to the launch of getting bikes to kids in Oaxaca, Mexico One of the really beautiful things about working with the communities in the mountainous villages of Oaxaca in the Sierra Norte mountains Mexico is that they truly live in that way ~ together as a village, in the most remote, simple, and beautiful way; looking out for every member and child … Continue reading BIKE LOVE OAXACA -“It takes a Village to raise a child” 

Chef Perse Vordokas

 Chef Perse Vordokas Believes Do Better To Be Better Meet Chef Perse Vordokas. Chef Vordokas recently arrived in Telluride, Colorado to take on the role of the Executive Chef at The View Restaurant, a sixty-seat, full-service restaurant in beautiful Mountain Lodge Telluride. She is proudly serving a new menu influenced by her Latin American and Mediterranean upbringing. I met with Perse this past summer and … Continue reading Chef Perse Vordokas

Preparing for Backcountry Travel Each Winter

Ellen Hollinshead started backcountry skiing thirty years ago on skinny telemark skis when there was no internet and really no one else out there other than weekends on Baldy Mountain, just outside of Breckenridge. She took an avalanche class just after two friends had died backcountry skiing on Mt. Guyot and most of what she remembers from that class was to avoid avalanche terrain at … Continue reading Preparing for Backcountry Travel Each Winter

Envisioning a Growth Mindset

by Amy Schweim of Women’s Radical Pursuits This article appeared in Issue 6 of Mountain Women Magazine Have you ever been on a ride or hiking with a group of friends and found yourself at the back of the pack suffering, struggling, and beating yourself up the whole time because your mind was telling you how much you suck?! Or maybe you don’t even go … Continue reading Envisioning a Growth Mindset

A Pad That Might Change the World

Kayce Anderson, Ph.D. – A Woman Who Rocks the Rockies 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 to collect butterfly … Continue reading A Pad That Might Change the World

AIARE’S WOMEN’S MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

The American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) aims to welcome women across all levels of experience in the snowsport and Avalanche Industry The American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) along with supporting partners Rab, Mammut, and the GORE-TEX brand, has launched the second season of AIARE’s Women’s Mentorship Program. The program aims to welcome women across all levels of experience in … Continue reading AIARE’S WOMEN’S MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

Marigolds Farmhouse Funk & Junk – Women Curated and Crafted

by Holly GoSpritely Generations of entrepreneurial know-how and getter-done spirit lives in the well-stocked walls of Marigolds Farmhouse Funk & Junk in Breckenridge. The story of the four women who operate this lively and unique boutique is just as surprising as the treasures found in Marigold’s itself, all are Colorful and Unique. Lori Maphies, Lisa Norton, Nancy Williams and Danielle Maphies are a family of … Continue reading Marigolds Farmhouse Funk & Junk – Women Curated and Crafted

Jeannie Thoren

This past August Jeannie Thoren was inducted into the Colorado Snowsports Hall of Fame. As a recognized Ski Industry Sport Builder, she joined a long list of Colorado Snowsports Hall of Fame inductees. Jeannie has elevated the skiing experience for women across Colorado and globally through her dedication, tenacity, and perseverance. Congratulations, Jeannie! The story below was written by Claudia Carbone and appeared in 2017 … Continue reading Jeannie Thoren

Colorado Women's Hall of Fame - Jill Tietjen

Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame “Great Colorado Women” Stories Series

The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame is hosting their “Great Colorado Women” Stories Series in 2022 and the second event in the series will be in Colorado’s mountain town of Vail.  Join the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame August 24, 2022 from 5:30 to 7pm for an informative and inspiring talk featuring Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame inductee Jill Tietjen, PE.   A veritable powerhouse, … Continue reading Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame “Great Colorado Women” Stories Series

A Journey of Luxury and Inclusion from the Mountains to the Sea

Feeling comfortable, welcomed and valued traveling from Colorado’s mountains to the Florida Keys by Alexandria Nicole There’s a beautiful place where people, from all over the world, come to enjoy warm weather, frozen mixed drinks, and heavenly turquoise waters surrounded by miles of white sand beaches. This beautiful place is an island that was once referred to as Cayo Hueso by Spanish settlers. The original … Continue reading A Journey of Luxury and Inclusion from the Mountains to the Sea