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Featured Leader of the Month: Kim Heagle, Chapter Leader Madison, WI

May 28, 2019

Featured Leader of the Month: Kim Heagle, Chapter Leader Madison, WI

Our leaders volunteer their time to host amazing adventures designed to help our members discover their own personal bold. Being a leader for Bold Betties means being a community leader and providing support to the women in their areas. Interested in being a leader? LET US KNOW!

It's our pleasure to introduce our Chapter Leader from Madison, WI: Kim Heagle! 

 

What made you want to be a leader for Bold Betties?

Get Out of Your Box and Get Into a Boat!

March 25, 2019

Get Out of Your Box and Get Into a Boat!

It isn’t just the inherent beauty of our natural surroundings that make this area (and much of the planet) rather a gem, but the pockets of breath-taking beauty that are condensed in a relatively small area. Which is why I finally drug myself over to the famous, often praised oasis of the San Juan Islands this weekend.

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Treat Yourself to Yoga, Hiking and...Wine!

September 05, 2017

Treat Yourself to Yoga, Hiking and...Wine!

Need a little “me” time? Join us for no-fuss mini retreat in the Rockies, September 15-17. Imagine waking up to a delicious breakfast, taking a rejuvenating yoga class, enjoying a gorgeous hike, and winding down the day with an evening yoga class, followed by a healthy catered dinner with new friends.

We’ve got three spots left for our Autumn Leaf Yoga and Hiking Petite Retreat in Winter Park, CO, next weekend. $475 gets you two nights of accommodation in a shared room, all meals (including adult beverages), three yoga classes, and spectacular afternoon hiking at...

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Finding my Bold Out West

September 26, 2016

Finding my Bold Out West

Sometimes you find yourself and your inner strength in the oddest places – for example a dude ranch.

When people asked me how I got to Colorado, the snarky answer is “Well, I drove over 2,000 miles.” The short, non-snarky answer is “a bad break-up.” 

While this is an over simplification, let me try to explain where I was emotionally before I decided to quit my well-paying professional job in Boston to go work a summer...

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April 07, 2015

How to Get Outside Your Comfort Zone



Human beings are creatures of habit.  We stick to the familiar because it decreases our stress and we want to maintain a certain level of comfort.  Sometimes when we push ourselves and things don’t go right it leads us to believe that we were wrong to try and that we should stay within our comfort zone. And so we do stay there, complacent with our predictable, normal routine.  It’s not that routine is inherently bad, it’s just that the saying is true, all the magic really does happen outside...

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March 31, 2015

Get to Know Bold Betties Member, Vykky Maroney

Among the many, many wonderful members of Bold Betties is Vykky Maroney, a Denver entrepreneur, mother of five children and grandmother of two beautiful baby girls.  Vykky grew up in North Dakota but later moved to Nevada.  In the late 80’s she had the choice to move to either Denver, Los Angeles or Chicago.  Vykky chose Denver (smart woman!) and has been enjoying the Mile High lifestyle ever since.

Vykky was a stay at home mom for 22 years.  After divorcing she decided to start her own...

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March 16, 2015

Top Trends in Outdoor Adventure

The food industry has trends like cupcakes and craft cocktails, but what are the top trends in outdoor adventure?

 

At Bold Betties Outfitters we love outdoor adventure!  While many of us are new to the arena, a lot of us are dedicated outdoor lovers who have been enjoying the excitement and beauty of nature for many years!  We’re not just doing this because it’s trendy, but because it’s good for the body and the mind!  That being said, just like almost everything in our modern society, outdoor adventure does experience trends.  There’s always something new and exciting that...

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March 09, 2015

The Best Women-Only Travel

The women-only travel industry is growing by leaps and bounds.  There has never been a better time for women to enjoy adventures around the globe, either alone or together.

By Elisa Hindes

Most of us love to travel.  We dream of relaxing on secluded tropical beaches, climbing majestic mountains, meeting new people and learning foreign customs.  Travel teaches us about our world and helps us to understand our place within it. According to the Gutsy Traveler, there has been a 230% increase in women-only travel in the last...

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February 23, 2015

Get to Know Bold Betties Member, Lisa Brown

By Elisa Hindes
Lisa Brown, Bold Betties Member

At Bold Betties Outfitters we’re not just providing women with the outdoor gear they need to have amazing adventures, we’re also a group of women who enjoy going on adventures together right here in Colorado.  In fact, we got our start as a Meetup group (now over 800 members strong) with the goal of meeting new friends and challenging ourselves to get outside our comfort zone.

One of our first members (she thinks she...

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February 03, 2015

The Best Outdoor Adventures for Beginners

You don’t have to be an extreme athlete or adrenaline junkie to enjoy these outdoor adventures for beginners.

 

by Elisa Hindes

Are you looking to start going on some outdoor adventures?  Good for you!  No matter how young or old you are, or regardless of your level of physical fitness, outdoor adventures are always a great idea.  You don’t have to start off with sky diving or rock climbing; there are plenty of fun and easy outdoor adventures for beginners.  It’s great to get outside of your comfort zone and face new...

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November 19, 2014

The Many Benefits of Outdoor Adventures

If you’re looking to improve your health or build your self esteem you’ll find this and more waiting for you on outdoor adventures.

Elisa Hindes

Are you someone who likes to take risks and lives life on the edge?  While there are some people who like to jump out of planes, an adrenaline fueled lifestyle isn’t for everyone.  Many simply prefer the familiar safety of home and don’t spend much time pushing their boundaries.  At Bold Betties Outfitters we’re firmly rooted in the belief that outdoor adventures are a great way for women...

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