Entries by Kim Csizmazia

Snow Safety Epiphany

It was my second season backcountry skiing that I had a snow-safety epiphany.  Until then, I’d been privileged with a strong group of experienced skiing partners, both male and female, to follow around. On the day of my snow-safety epiphany, I happened to be backcountry skiing with a group of seven men. I was the […]

Lani Chapko | Guide – Chicks Climbing

“The mountains don’t care who you are or what you look like, only that you give them every ounce of your strength.” Alana Chapko, preferably called Lani, grew up in Seattle, Washington with the North Cascades as a backdrop, then moved to California to pursue an engineering degree at Harvey Mudd College. Between classes and […]