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Women Outside Adventure Forum: US Mexico Thruhikers

March 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Walk the Border

US/Mexico Border Thru Hikers

Tenny Ostrem & Claire Wernstedt-Lynch

Thursday, March 21st, 6-8:30 pm
Doors Open at 5:30
Henry Strater Theater
The final night of Women Outside Adventure Forum is Hike the Line, a film about Tenny and Claire’s historic thru-hike of the US/Mexico border. Limited seats are available and tickets include 1 drink and hors d’oeuvres.
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Tenny Ostrem and Claire Wernstedt-Lynch completed the first “thru-hike” of the US/Mexico border this year, walking from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico, and crossing through four states, several cities, a national park, and numerous small towns. Over the course of their 6-month trip, they encountered people, organizations and physical landscapes that challenged their stereotypes of the border and those of their friends and families back home. Their goal was to focus on the positive and human aspects of an area often overlooked in our contentious political discourse and to walk peacefully and with humility and respect for different voices.
The Women Outside Adventure Forum is brought to you by Backcountry Experience. This three-day event features a diverse lineup of athletes, writers, and adventurers. Also speaking at this year’s forum:
March 19 – Ultrarunner Kelly Halpin and Adventure journalist Morgan Tilton
March 20 – National Geographic Adventurer Hilaree Nelson and Big Wall Climber Madaleine Sorkin
Women Outside is brought to you by:
Osprey Packs
Outdoor Research
Alpine Bank
The Rochester Hotel
Adventure Pro Magazine
Alpacka Raft
Fredrick Zink & Associates, CPAs
Salt 360 Float Studio
Crow’s Closet
eNZees Footwear
The Payroll Dept.


March 21, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Backcountry Experience
(970) 247-5830
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Henry Strater Theater
699 Main Avenue
Durango, CO 81301 United States
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