On The Edge showcases leadership skills gleaned from extreme environments, but the principles are suitable for corporate cultures, running the local PTO, or raising a family.
Ice climbing is not for wimps. Your fingers ache from the cold, the blood draining quickest from these extremities because your hands are above your head, wielding ice axes. It’s probably the sport where a helmet is the most useful, as it is constantly protecting your head (but alas, not your face) from the ice […]
Although three islands, St. John, St. Croix and St. Thomas, make up the dynamic culture of the U.S. Virgin Islands, each place has a completely different feel. St. Croix is the farthest removed of the sister islands, being 40 miles out from St. Thomas and St. John. Because it is so far out, St. Croix […]
St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix make up the U.S.V.I and are scattered between the British, Spanish and Dutch Virgin Islands , which span for thousands of miles. St. Croix is the largest and most removed island while St. Thomas is the most popular vacation spot. But St. John, a stone’s throw away from St. […]
Women Who Dare: North America’s Most Inspiring Women Climbers, by Chris Noble Review by Kristy McCaffrey This wonderful book profiles twenty of the best and most inspiring women climbers in North America. Two things immediately come to mind after reading about each woman’s history, accomplishments, goals, and philosophies: There isn’t one right path in pursuing a […]