“I felt the warmth of that natural high cradling me as I sat back and gazed out at the amazing mountain scenery. At that moment I felt like all the loose ties in my past had began to repair themselves. I felt so many emotions at once. I felt my grandfather’s presence, my mom’s unconditional love, the guidance of my stepdad, everything, you could ever imagine. For me the climb wasn’t just some crazy natural high experience, it was an unbelievable spiritual awakening. I felt peace, love, belonging and hope. Everything I had ever dreamed and wished for in life came to me in that exact moment. I wanted to stay there forever.”
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Youth at Risk
One of the most rewarding things for me today is to share the activity that literally saved my life, with others in similar situations.
Science is only just catching on to the benefits of exercise in relation to our mental health.
When you combine that exercise with the sense of achievement that comes with climbing…
I teach women specific clinics at a number of festivals throughout the year, including the Ouray Ice Climbing Festival, Bozeman Ice Climbing Festival, and various others. Make sure to sign up to my newsletter to be notified when new events are available.