The Wild Archives

WTF is Hardcore

[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

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

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

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

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 I…

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For the Love of Ageing

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

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

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

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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Grassroot Adventures: Mamas Hut Trip

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,…

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