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It’s 5 a.m. on a Thursday, and while the world was sleeping, 130 of us were awake at the trailhead at Mt. Baldy. There was a little bit of trail magic that morning. I stepped out and could instantly smell the dirt, hear the sound of the trees and witness the sun rise over the […]

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The REI Outessa Summit

Remember that blog post that we did earlier this year highlighting women’s only events around the country? Well add another amazing event to the list – Outessa! The first ever REI Outessa Summit is right around the corner. The first two events of the summit will take place at the  Kirkwood Resort near Lake Tahoe, […]

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8000 Meter Challenge

What did I get myself into? A casual conversation with John Drollinger, my Marmot rep in SoCal, has now turned into me participating in the 8000 Meter Challenge in September. The challenge, sponsored by Jansport  is an exclusive hiking / trail running event for outdoor industry retail staff and brand representatives. Participants will climb the […]

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Dolly Girl

I wish Dolly could have talked. I’d love to hear her side of the story of the many adventures that we went on the past twelve years. The last few days, my family, friends, industry colleagues, and acquaintances have showered me with condolences on the passing of my best friend, Dolly. I have heard an overwhelming […]

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#iamladyhawk – Jessie Fallentine

The inspiration for #iamladyhawk is to feature woman that I have met over the years that are crushing the outdoor and active lifestyle industry. You may not know these up and coming leaders, but believe me you will! These women are putting their passion first, authentically, and without any apologies along the way. #iamladyhawk I […]

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Are Turquoise Boxes that awesome?

I might be exposing the sorority girl in me, but yes, I have one of those coveted shiny silver Tiffany necklaces. The feeling of opening that beautiful turquoise box, untying that satin ribbon, and seeing what sparkly charm is on the end of the necklace – so awesome. Confession, I actually have eight of them […]

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