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Kaytlyn Gerbin

Kaytlyn Gerbin

Champion Trail Runner

One of the most accomplished runners in US trail running, Kaytlyn exploded onto the scene as both an elite athlete and a bioengineer

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Hakim Tafari

Hakim Tafari

Trail Runner/Activist

Tai chi, hip hop, meditation, buddhism and trail running - Hakim is one of the coolest dudes around and we're lucky to have him share his wisdom

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Tim Emmett

Tim Emmett

Pro Climber/Adventurer

A true climbing, alpine, and deep water soloing pioneer - Tim does it all, including bagging the world's hardest ice climb Mission to Mars.

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Nina Williams

Nina Williams

Pro Climber

One of the few female boulderers to climb V13, with many first ascents and female records, Nina is a mental coach with an expertise in highball bouldering

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Bernard Kerr

Bernard Kerr

Pro Mountain Biker

World Cup finalist, Red Bull Hardline winner, Pivot team captain - we're thrilled to bring you insights from one of the world's best

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Maddie Brenneman

Maddie Brenneman

Pro Angler and Guide

From the rivers of New Zealand to her backyard in Colorado, Maddie Brenneman has proven herself as a true master angler. And now, she's sharing that mastery with you.

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Thomas Gathman

Thomas Gathman

Pro Thru Hiker/Adventurer

AKA The Real Hiking Viking, Tom has backpacked over 25K miles and some of the most interesting routes in the world

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Utah Avalanche Forecast Center

Utah Avalanche Forecast Center

Avalanche Safety

The gold standard in avalanche forecasting, snow science, resources and education

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Protect Our Winters

Protect Our Winters

Climate Advocacy Organization

POW helps passionate outdoor people protect the land they love by promoting non-partisan policies designed to protect our world and mitigate climate change.

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Chris Davenport

Chris Davenport

Pro Skier and Guide

Chris Davenport is one of the most experienced pro skiers in the industry. A former World Champion, professional ski guide, and author - there's really no one better to get you dialed in for epic backcountry ski days!

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Tommy Caldwell

Tommy Caldwell

Pro Climber

True climbing royalty, Tommy's contributions to climbing are endless and his legendary status undisputed

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Beth Rodden

Beth Rodden

Pro Climber

A prolific climber both in and out of Yosemite, Beth brings a ton of wisdom to everything she does

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Chris Sharma

Chris Sharma

Pro Climber/Entrepreneur

A true legend. Without a doubt one of the best and most influential climbers in history.

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Brody Leven

Brody Leven

Pro Skier and Adventurer

An adventurer in every sense of the word, Brody executes some of the most creative trips and epic adventures we've ever seen

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Eliot Jackson

Eliot Jackson

World Cup Racer & Red Bull Commentator

Software developer, musician, non-profit founder, and yes professional mountain biker - Eliot does it all all while being one of the most likeable dudes around.

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Stephanie Howe

Stephanie Howe

PhD Nutritionist/Trail Runner

Professional trail runner, exercise physiologist, and food expert - Stephanie has successfully helped thousands of people dial in their training and diet to take their outdoor pursuits to the next level.

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VanSmith

VanSmith

Van Builder/Outfitter

One of the most premium camper van outfitters in the world, with deep expertise and amazing build outs

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Evelynn Escobar

Evelynn Escobar

Hiker/Entrepreneur

Evelynn started an intersectional women's hiking group called Hiker's Clerb that has grown into one of the most prominent affinity groups in the US

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Emily Harrington

Emily Harrington

Pro Climber

One of the most elite female climbers ever, Emily has multiple first ascents and her impact on the climbing world span wide and far

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Heather Anderson

Heather Anderson

Pro Thru Hiker/Author

Perhaps the greatest hiker to ever walk the earth, Heather has consistently broken the male and female thru hiking records on some of the worlds longest and most challenging trails.

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Garrett Madison

Garrett Madison

Mountaineer and Guide

One of the most accomplished mountaineers and guides in the world, Garrett has summited Everest 12 times and led countless clients to the top of the world's highest peak.

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Dr. Len Necefer

Dr. Len Necefer

Entrepreneur and Storyteller

Professor at Arizona State University, avid storyteller and adventurer, CEO of Native Outdoors, and of course master meme creator.

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Fernanda Maciel

Fernanda Maciel

Word Champion Trail Runner

Hailing from Brazil and based in Chamonix, France - Fernanda is at the top of her game and constantly pushing her boundaries and breaking records in the process.

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