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AIARE 1 w/ Eva

AIARE 1 w/ Eva

Eva reflects on her experience taking a level 1 course through the American Institute of Avalanche Research and Education with the funds she received from the Backcountry Squatters Scholarship for Outdoor Education.

AIARE 1 w/ Hannah

AIARE 1 w/ Hannah

Hannah reflects on her AIARE 1 experience through the Colorado Mountain School as a 2020 Backcountry Squatters Scholarship for Outdoor Education recipient.

Swift Water Rescue w/ Emily

Swift Water Rescue w/ Emily

Emily reflects on her experience of taking a Swiftwater Rescue course with the funds she received from the Backcountry Scholarship for Outdoor Education.

AIARE 1 w/ Kenna

AIARE 1 w/ Kenna

Kenna is the first ever recipient of the Backcountry Squatters Scholarship for Outdoor Education. Here she reflects on her experiences taking an AIARE 1 course in Jackson Hole WY.

why you should be doing yoga

why you should be doing yoga

Many of us find a lot of calm in high intensity sport, but there is something to be said for finding your zen. Mediation and yoga are proven to reduce stress and increase self-awareness.

girl, lead the pack

girl, lead the pack

I’ve talked with many girls on this same subject: if we are skiing with a group of guys and are in front, we almost feel uncomfortable being there. Like we shouldn’t be the ones leading the pack.

Backcountry Squatters’ Response to the Killing of George Floyd

Part of Backcountry Squatters’ mission is to increase women’s participation in spaces that have historically lacked a female presence. We are aware that women’s groups that look like Backcountry Squatters (predominantly white) have not been present in racial justice movements like the one occurring today. Backcountry Squatters aims to increase women’s participation in racial justice, too.

It’s About WE not ME

It’s About WE not ME

We want to talk about a raging debate in the outdoor community right now: What sort of activities should we be participating in to maintain our personal health, as well as the health of our community? Here’s our two cents: The outdoor community at large should check their privilege at the door and think about WE not ME.

It’s Okay To Unfollow People on Instagram

It’s Okay To Unfollow People on Instagram

it's okay to unfollow people on instagram At some point along our social media journey, unfollowing became some sort of savage thing to do…. Bad break up: Unfollow. Friend fight: Unfollow. And my personal favorite, the friend of a friend is having a fight with someone...

DIY Camper Remodel

DIY Camper Remodel

If you don’t make the same mistakes as me, you may save yourself TIME and a LOT of cursing.

Planned Parenthood: Debunking the Myths

Planned Parenthood: Debunking the Myths

Our very own ambassador Nina is currently working at Planned Parenthood! Here she teaches us about the badass organization that Planned Parenthood is as it empowers women and men to be in charge of their own bodies.

Thoughts on Being Your Biggest Fan and Putting Yourself First

Thoughts on Being Your Biggest Fan and Putting Yourself First

thoughts on being your biggest fan and putting yourself first One of the greatest realizations I’ve had is that I am my biggest fan and my loudest cheerleader.     Hello and welcome to this blog post.  I bet you think you’re setting into a casual read on...

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