climbing

Smith Rock Climbing and Yoga with Outward Bound

March 5, 2019

Coming March 24, 2019. Rock pose and rock climbing! Join Outward Bound for their Smith Rock Climbing and Yoga, a six-day course just for women. Identified as the birthplace of sport climbing and one of the 7 Wonders of Oregon, this central Oregon location offers a stunning setting with sheer cliffs and spires of tuff and […]

Flash Foxy Women’s Climbing Festival

August 28, 2018

Coming October 12, 2018. How’s it hangin’? The popular Flash Foxy Women’s Climbing Festival in Chattanooga, Tennessee is a four day event aimed at bringing together and celebrating women climbers. Throughout the event there will be opportunities to demo new equipment, attend workshops and clinics, learn from experts in the field, and connect with other passionate female […]

Coalatree Trailhead Adventure Pants

August 13, 2018

The perfect pants to take on all your adventures, so it’s no wonder they are called the Trailhead Adventure Pants! This award winning, highest funded technical pant out of Kickstarter from our friends at Coalatree is the whole package – a solid outdoor pant as well as a great-looking everyday pant. Four-way stretch and ripstop […]

Vantage Point

August 9, 2018

Grab a rope and harness! The soon-to-be released book from the editors of Climbing Magazine have compiled a collection of stories in the 241-page book titled, Vantage Point. The book is divided chronologically starting in the 1970s, taking you through to the 2010s. The tales are written by notable climbers of each era, and include details […]

She Moves Mountains Women’s Climbing and Yoga Retreat

August 9, 2018

Coming October 5, 2018. Some amazing crags await! The Women’s Climbing and Yoga Retreat from the folks at She Moves Mountains is a weekend filled with fun at the Smith Rock State Park in Central Oregon. It’s no wonder that this area is the birthplace of American sport climbing and a rock climber’s mecca with its […]

Arc’teryx Women’s Glacier Tour

March 26, 2018

Coming July 7, 2018. Crisp alpine air at the top of Western Europe’s tallest mountain. With the Arc’teryx Women’s Glacier Tour, meet at the Chamonix Village center for a spectacular all day tour. Join like minded women as a professional female guide takes a small group (5:1 ratio) climbing the Glacier du Géant, an impressive glacier lying […]

Stonewear Designs Dynamic Pant

May 2, 2017

Remember the Cassanna from our friends at Stonewear Designs? Well you should, because it’s a versatile pullover that’s perfect for this time of year. We have yet another awesome find from that fantastic company, the Dynamic Pant. Maybe they should have named it the dynamo pant, because it will have you raring to go outside […]

REI Outessa Kirkwood

April 17, 2017

Coming July 14, 2017. A long weekend in the great outdoors specifically organized for women. Join the folks at REI for their second annual Outessa program in Kirkwood, California. Choose from hundreds of activities and classes such as rock climbing, paddle boarding, outdoor photography, camping, yoga, trail running, wilderness survival, and so much more. Select fancy […]

Smith Rock State Park

November 3, 2016

A TrailblazerGirl’s paradise! Smith Rock State Park in central Oregon is an impressive sight with towering rocks and a winding river (aptly named, Crooked River!), making it a popular backdrop for movies like Wild, Swordfish, The Postman, and a John Wayne western called Rooster Coburn. But the real star of the show are the tuff and basalt […]

Mixed Climbing by Chicks with Picks

October 24, 2016

Coming December 28, 2016. Have you tried mixed climbing yet? Now is your chance with the Chicks with Picks Mixed Climbing clinic! Mixed climbing is a combination of ice climbing and rock climbing using crampons and ice axes to ascend rock ice or snow. This 3-day clinic with 4-nights lodging is held just outside of that […]

Skylodge Adventure Suites

September 30, 2016

Not recommended for sleepwalkers! The Skylodge Adventure Suites are transparent capsules that hang from the side of the mountain in the Sacred Valley of Cuzco, Peru. You must climb Via Ferrata or hike and zipline to reach you sleeping accommodations. Once there, you have a 24 foot by 8 foot “room” that is complete with beds, […]

SKINourishment

September 27, 2016

Make the healthy and smart choice for your skin…with SKINourishment! This is a fantastic, woman-owned business that has a bunch of products that are just right for the active TrailblazerGirl. Their crossFIXE Muscle Spray is a lifesaver for those aches and pains that we get after a long run, taxing ride, or anytime we may […]

FrictionLabs Secret Stuff

September 7, 2016

Chalk Matters. That’s what motivated the group at FrictionLabs to create their high quality chalk for rock climbers. Their latest concoction is Secret Stuff which will soon be available later this month. It’s a chalk cream that goes on smooth, then dries to a fine chalk powder within just a few seconds. Made of the […]

Black Diamond Women’s Vector Helmet

September 7, 2016

Be safe, but don’t be weighed down! The Women’s Vector Helmet from the folks at Black Diamond is your helmet for alpine climbing. Safety is key with helmets, and the Vector provide full-coverage protection with co-molded EPS foam and a polycarbonate shell. The ratcheting system allows for a customized, secure fit, so your helmet stays […]

Rifle Climbing Clinic by Chicks Rock!

September 7, 2016

Coming September 25, 2016. Perfect limestone cliffs just inviting you to climb them. Join Chicks Rock! for their 2-day Climbing Clinic in Rifle, Colorado. Whether you’ve honed your technique in the gym or are a seasoned rock climber and are looking to advance your skills, Rifle Mountain Park is the place to be, with more than […]

The Graduate Isafjordur, Iceland by Chicks with Picks

January 22, 2016

Coming February 25, 2016. The ultimate climbing adventure! Join Chicks with Picks for The Graduate Isafjordur trip in Iceland. Expect plenty of individual attention (2:1 guide to client ratio) as you spend 4 days climbing the western fjords with experienced guides. This is a physically demanding foray that is recommended for advanced beginners. Space is […]

SPIbelt H2O Companion

November 24, 2015

Yipee, our friends at SPIbelt have just launched a new accessory! It’s the H2O Companion, a small water bottle that can be attached to any SPIbelt. Very easy to clip this little cutie to your SPIbelt so you have water on hand for your next run, hike, walk, climb, or any TrailblazerGirl adventure. It holds […]

Chicks with Picks Red River Gorge

August 13, 2015

Coming September 4, 2015. Head to the Bluegrass State for some rock climbing fun. Chicks with Picks is offering 2 or 4 day clinics at Red River Gorge, Kentucky. This is a top rock climbing destination with huge sandstone cliffs and rock shelters which are ideal for honing your pocketed face climbing skills and techniques. […]

Adventures NYC

April 27, 2015

Coming June 20, 2015. Rock climbing, kayaking, and stand up paddle boarding in Central Park? Yes, with Adventures NYC! Celebrate the outdoors with Backpacker Magazine and NYC Parks for a day filled with activities to get you excited about exploring the plethora of adventures that are right outside your door. Some of the day’s events […]

Pinnacles National Park, California

March 12, 2015

America’s newest National Park. Earlier this year, Pinnancles National Monument was awarded National Park status. Located about 120 miles south of San Francisco, this aptly named park has breathtaking spires and rock formations and at springtime is graced with a stunning landscape of California poppies, bush lupine, mariposa lilies and a variety of other wildflowers. […]

Smith Rock Climbing & Yoga by Call of the Wild

February 26, 2015

Coming September 25, 2015. Adventures on the rocks! Join Call of the Wild for their new Smith Rock Climbing & Yoga trip this fall. Located in central Oregon, Smith Rock State Park is very well-known in the rock climbing world with its sheer cliffs of tuff and basalt that provide excellent climbing routes for all […]

Crested Butte Mountain Guides Women’s Climbing Clinic

January 26, 2015

Coming June 29, 2015. Just for you ladies! The Women’s Climbing Clinic by Crested Butte Mountain Guides offers you two days of instruction and hands-on exercises to introduce you to or improve your climbing technique. Price includes all personal gear – helmet, harness, and shoes, as well as all technical gear – ropes, slings, and […]

Eastern Mountain Sports Schools’ Women’s Ice Climbing 101

January 15, 2015

Coming January 17, February 14, and March 7, 2015. Celebrate winter with Eastern Mountain Sports Schools’ Women’s Ice Climbing 101. Held in New Paltz, just 80 miles north of New York City, you’ll find some of the best climbing cliffs in the Shawangunk Ridge (aka “The Gunks”). Dress warmly and they’ll provide all the gear for […]

Dunton Hot Springs, Colorado

October 7, 2014

Find luxury and adventure in a restored ghost town. Dunton Hot Springs, located in the Colorado Rockies, is a year-round destination. Accommodations include log cabins complete with all the modern amenities and luxury tents with en-suite bathrooms. As the name implies, there are natural hot springs on property where you can soak your weary muscles […]