Also called "Editor Jenn" at Women’s Adventure, Jennifer Olson learns as much from you as she hopes you learn from the magazine and this website. Playing with magnetic poetry on her refrigerator helped Jennifer develop a philosophy by which she still lives: “If you publish a cliché, go explore real inspiration." Visit me on Google+
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Oregon’s first female winemaker, Lynn Penner-Ash, now makes wine under her own label, Penner-Ash Wine Cellars. But she’s also pretty into the outdoors. Last year, Lynn and her family summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, but they’ve also checked Everest basecamp off the life list and are looking forward to their next big adventure: in Argentina—or maybe Machu Picchu.
REEL ROCK 8 shed light on the international controversy on Mt. Everest and share stories like that of the first woman to climb the British grade of E9. The film we’re most stoked about seeing is all about ladies who go big on the mountain. Spice Girl centers around Emily Harrington and Hazel Findlay’s unprecedented Moroccan adventure.
The sixth-annual Colorado ride takes place on Sunday, September 29, starting and finishing in Longmont. Riders can choose either a 100-mile century ride, 65-mile ride, or a 28-mile ride. Registration is open and entries are available at an “early bird” price ($89) until September 1.
The 2013 TransRockies Run finished in Beaver Creek on Sunday. As I happened to be in Beaver Creek anyway, I made a point of being near the finish line. I figured that being there this year, when I hadn’t participated, would feel different, weird, like I was a phony or a wannabe in that community. But, it didn’t seem that way at all.