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Adventure Mamas Initiative is a nonprofit organization committed to facilitating adventure, building community, and providing educational resources to a dynamic community of women.

We have regional collabs across North America. Find your tribe and start adventuring.

Adventure Mamas facilitates extended expeditions, weekend adventures, and epic day trips. 

We are developing a series of resources to support women in their journeys through motherhood. 

The Wild Archives

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WTF is Hardcore

February 14, 2018  |  By: Justine Nobbe

[Take a quiet moment, get comfortable, and don’t rush THIS particular conversation. Yep, it’s long. Nope, we’re not sorry. It’s pretty important and we think there’s benefit to reading it from beginning to end.] I get it a lot, “Adventure Mamas, that’s like the hardcore mom group, right?” I never know how to respond. “Uh, maybe?…

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Call to Action: We Need YOU

February 12, 2018  |  By: RyAnn Peverley

Did you know that AMI is comprised of 15 regional Collabs with over 3,000 women across the United States and Canada? That’s a hell of a lot of badass mamas. These Collabs are a place where women come together to plan local events, share beta, and learn from one another. There are grassroot adventures happening…

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Mama Crusher: Erica Lineberry

February 7, 2018  |  By: Elizabeth Bauer

We had the honor of learning more about nature dork and 5.13 crusher Erica Lineberry. Our excitement about her is electric! Erica opens up about creating her extraordinary life, the balance of motherhood and training, and even lets us in on her secrets for camping and cragging with little ones. MAMAS, MEET ERICA How did…

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Photographer Profile: Rachael De Azevedo

December 6, 2017  |  By: Justine Nobbe

Some people just have this intangible characteristic that draws people in. Maybe it’s charisma? Authenticity? Confidence? Whatever. It’s energetic and we can’t always put our finger on it. It pulls us in, builds us up, and leaves us with some serious warm and fuzzies. Rachael Patterson De Azevedo is one of those people. This x-factor distinguishes…

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Making My Dreams Happen

December 3, 2017  |  By: RyAnn Peverley

  This is the second piece in a two part series by RyAnn. The first blog, “It Wasn’t Always This Way” can be found HERE. When I realized I wanted to climb mountains, I didn’t know where to begin. I was just a single mom out hiking whenever she could. My goals felt far-fetched and…

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For the Love of Ageing

November 9, 2017  |  By: Tess L

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…

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F*ck Mommy Guilt

November 1, 2017  |  By: Sachi Thornley

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…

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Mama’s Surf Trip

October 24, 2017  |  By: Annika Mang

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…

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It Wasn’t Always This Way

October 23, 2017  |  By: RyAnn Peverley

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…

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