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By Jennifer Davis-Flynn on May 3, 2013
As we say goodbye to winter and near the traditional wedding season, I thought it would be fun to showcase a more unusual ceremony…mine.
By Camrin on March 6, 2013
You think big, You get big.
By Camrin on February 13, 2013
“If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.” — Seth Godin
By Camrin on February 6, 2013
Any workout which does not involve a certain minimum of danger or responsibility does not improve the body — it just wears it out.” —Norman Mailer
By Camrin on November 28, 2012
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. — T.S. Eliot
By Camrin on November 14, 2012
I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy, I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.
By Camrin on November 7, 2012
“There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.” —George Carlin
By MacKenzie on September 25, 2012
Channel your early-season jitters with a pre-season workout regiment and developing a winter game plan. Here’s how to motivate and prepare yourself for meeting your skiing and boarding goals.
By Sophie on May 29, 2012
Over the past six months I have become increasingly aware that being a girl who likes to play in the mountains puts you in a relatively small club.
By Sophie on May 16, 2012
Our own Mountain Girl, Sophie Nicolson, visits Iceland and gets to spend some quality time with her legendary dad.
By Jennifer Olson on December 29, 2011
A wise woman once said: “When it comes to skiing, there’s a difference between what you think it’s going to be like, what it’s really like, and what you tell your friends it was like.” She was so right. And, one could argue, the same goes for life. How else is skiing similar to life?
By Jennifer Olson on December 1, 2011
Do you feel the effects of the seasons? How do you maintain health and happiness through these chilly months? Winter has just begun, so let’s all band together, striving for wellness and joy this year!
By Our Readers on November 29, 2011
Whether you’re a female skier looking to learn from other women, a couple yearning for the steep and deep, a family wanting to visit South America or an expert skier seeking a one-of-a-kind Alaska heli skiing trip, World Extreme Skiing Champion Kim Reichhelm offers unique experiences with a common theme of progression.
By Jennifer Olson on November 16, 2011
“Powder snow skiing is not fun. It’s life, fully lived, life lived in a blaze of reality.” —Dolores LaChapelle
By Becca on November 1, 2011
Just in time for fall, this brand-new hoodie from Triple Aught Design (TAD) will keep you warm and comfy. Don’t be deceived by its modern, stylish design, though.
By Jennifer Olson on February 14, 2011
Sunshine and blue skies not only made for spring skiing conditions at Arapahoe Basin this weekend but also fueled the spark that rekindled an old flame. While I know this love won’t work out (owing to the fickle nature of spring ski conditions), I’m glad I spent my Sunday at the beach—I mean, on the ski slopes.
By Our Readers on December 13, 2010
It’s just past sunrise on an exquisite, luminous spring day in the Alps. I’m skinning up to a mountain pass situated high up in the Swiss resort of Verbier. Though early morning skins at my home ski town in Colorado are often solo encounters with tranquil, windswept forests, today’s climb is far from solitary.
By Jayme on December 10, 2010
Don’t tell me you’re too busy decking the halls and making Toys-R-Us runs to come play in the mountains this month… it will actually make you a jollier person, now, and in the future.
By WAm on December 3, 2010
Despite a birth-control related stroke 2 years ago, Holly Walker has already skied more than 10 days this season (and squeezed in a day of heli-ski touring, too). She’s back—even stronger than before.
By Kristy on November 29, 2010
There are about 100 days between now and the big event. Is that enough time to gather the gear I’d need, whip myself into shape, hone my skills, and still lead a quasi-normal life?
By WAm on November 19, 2010
She spends 200 days a year on the slopes, but skier, linguist, sous-chef, and SheJumps executive director Claire Smallwood packs enough inspiration (and activity) to fill an entire year—and then some.
By WAm on November 15, 2010
Women’s Adventure’s Winter 2011 Editor’s Choice Awards for Downhill Skiiing.
By Molly on April 16, 2010
Women’s Adventure ventured into Utah’s backcountry this spring to research deep powder skiing.
By Tara on March 19, 2010
Off the mountain, Paralympian Alana Nichols has a magnetism that draws people in. On the race course, she’s a force to reckon with.
By Molly on March 12, 2010
Another weekend is approaching in Boulder, Colo., which means instead of focusing on this staff meeting I’m wondering where I will sleep tomorrow. Not in a sleazy way.
By Jayme on January 20, 2010
Suzy Chaffee began racing at age six. “My first coach told me I was a pretty little thing but was never going to make it,” says Suzy. “His putdown was a great gift because I wasn’t all that aggressive normally, so his words were the kick I needed.”
By Leslie on February 24, 2009
www.genuineguidegear.com Hot off the press are 3 backcountry tips I recently created for Resorts Sports Network. These 2-3 minute tips offer thoughts on being prepared and being aware when traveling avalanche terrain (slopes 30-45 degrees). And for those avy savvy, the tips offer reminders on safe travel and avalanche avoidance. Watch the Tips: #1 -Dress [...]