Itinerary

Friday, July 26  |  Inspiration

7:30 a.m.  |  Check in & Breakfast
American Mountaineering Center, Lobby
Pick up your nametag and Peaks Pack.  Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet provided by Whole Foods Colfax.

8:15 a.m.  |  Speaking Sessions
American Mountaineering Center, Conference Rooms C & D

Speakers:
Laura Hartstone, “Welcome & Choosing Your Next Adventure”
Patricia Ellis Herr, “Nurturing Amazons: Adventures in Wilderness Parenting”
Janet Bergman Wilkinson, “Adventures That Shape Your Life”
Jennifer Miller, “The Thirst for Outdoor Adventure”

12:00 p.m.  |  Lunch Break
American Mountaineering Center

1:00 p.m.  |  Speaking Sessions
American Mountaineering Center, Conference Rooms C & D

Speakers:
Dr. Caroline Fisher, “Women Taking the Lead in the 21st Century: Your Opportunity to Influence & Have a Positive Impact”
Michelle Theall, “Living with MS: Balancing Work, Life, & Play”
Majka Burhardt, “Additive Adventure: Making Environmental & Cultural Connections Through Adventure”

4:00 p.m.  |  Slacklining (optional)
American Mountaineering Center, Front Lawn

Stretch your legs and learn the basics of slacklining with the help of the Colorado Mountain Club.

7:30 p.m.  |  Happy Hour Reception
Golden City Brewery
Mingle with athletes, speakers, and attendees over appetizers and local brews.

Saturday, July 27  |  Adventure

8:00 a.m.  |  Breakfast
American Mountaineering Center, Conference Rooms C & D
Fuel up before getting outdoors with a delicious breakfast buffet provided by Whole Foods Colfax.

Speaker:
Dr. Shari Leach, “Tackling Adventures: Conscious Choice vs. Challenge By Choice”

9:30 a.m.  |  Send Off
American Mountaineering Center, Lobby

Break into groups for adventure sessions.  Boxed lunches distributed before participants transported to respective locations for the afternoon.

10:00 a.m.  |  Outdoor Breakout Sessions Begin
Locations Vary
Try something new and challenge yourself alongside professional athletes in the Colorado Rockies!

Rock Climbing: Led by Colorado Mountain Club
Trekking: Led by Women’s Wilderness Institute
Stand Up Paddleboarding: Led by Jennifer Miller of Paddle-N-More

2:00 p.m.  |  Outdoor Breakout Sessions Conclude
American Mountaineering Center, Lobby
Breakout sessions conclude and participants are transported back to the American Mountaineering Center.

3:00 p.m.  |  Break
Locations Vary
The afternoon is yours to take a nap, explore Golden, or head out with new friends for another adventure!

6:30 p.m.  |  Adventure Film Night + Silent Auction
American Mountaineering Center, Foss Auditorium
Join Peaks Foundation and UpaDowna for an inspirational evening of speakers and films.  This portion of the Summit is FREE and open to the public!

Speakers:
Laurie Normandeau, “Climbing the Seven Summits: One Woman’s Journey”
Stephanie Hathaway, “3 Peaks 3 Weeks Africa”

Films:
“The Mountain Between Us”
“Mountains Will Move”

Sunday, July 28  |  Motivation

6:30 a.m.  |  Yoga/Tai Chi (optional)
Table Mountain Inn, Kokopelli Patio (Rain Location TBA)
Jump start your day with an optional early-morning mixed Yoga/Tai Chi class, led by Maxine Wagoner of Body & Brain.

8:00 a.m.  |  Farewell Breakfast
American Mountaineering Center, Conference Rooms C & D
Encouraging remarks from speakers over breakfast provided by Whole Foods Colfax.

Speakers:
Cathy O’Dowd, “Leadership & Teamwork on the Summit” (video presentation)
Chloe Chick

11:00 a.m.  |  Conference Concludes
American Mountaineering Center, Conference Rooms C & D
Closing remarks from Peaks Foundation staff.

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