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I was at a party last year. A 40th. For my beautiful, strong, intelligent, single-mama friend. She is one of the most kind-hearted people I’ve ever met. She has been dealt some crappy hands in life and she’s mastered it like a damn amazon. She’s incredible, compassionate, and hilarious. The kind of woman you are… Read more »
There are a few things I need in my life: the love of my husband and children, a life of adventure, a strong sense of identity, and of course, coffee and wine. Like most people, I am my best self when these pieces are working together in harmony. But is it bad if I straight… Read more »
I love my two munchkins… and even the chaos of life with two kids. Leaving the kids seemed easy at first. But it’s not easy leaving them for a night… two nights… or a week. A part of my heart aches for them when I say good bye. Motherhood can be tiring and overwhelming and… Read more »
I am a 36 year old mother of 4. I am a mountaineer. I am strong. I am determined. I am a leader. I am living the life of my dreams. But It wasn’t always this way. At 19 I became a Mother. I had been with my boyfriend for two years but after our… Read more »
We believe in the power of grassroots leadership. This means we strive to empower local women to step up and become leaders within their communities. If you want a life of adventure, don’t wait for someone else to create it for you. In our opinion, you don’t need a fancy title to bring people together,… Read more »
This summer, a group of women put together an all-mamas team to compete in the epic 24 hour Questival race in Salt Lake City. I mean think about it… who is better at multi-tasking for hours on end with little to no sleep—MOTHERS. The Adventure Mama Llamas, as they called themselves, had a challenging, rewarding, and… Read more »
Shanti Hodges, Executive Director and Founder of Hike it Baby is on a mission to create a radical shift in how you see adventure with young children. Rather than see a short, accessible hike as boring, insufficiently challenging, or more trouble than it’s worth, Shanti wants you to see those hikes and the numerous stops… Read more »
Here’s the challenge: spend 100 Hours Unplugged. It’s pretty simple stuff with the potential for pretty profound implications. The average 7-18 year old spends 7.5 hours per day on screens and only 20 minutes playing outdoors. We adults also spend plenty of time on our screens too. Apparently the average American is on their phone approximately 4.7… Read more »
The history behind a movement, brand, or challenge can often play a role in their allure. We love to hear stories that motivate us, stories that we can relate to, stories that stretch boundaries: the 52 Hike Challenge is one such example. While the concept is simple, execute 52 hikes in 52 weeks, the transformational… Read more »