About Brittany Roper

Brittany Roper has a B.A. degree in History from Boise State University. She is passionate about women’s issues and sports. She is an avid snowboarder and outdoor enthusiast, who has worked to build a strong female snow community through events centered on women riding and competing together in order to develop healthy relationships. She believes women are NOT a problem but a solution.

Lexi duPont

Lexi duPont skier

It is always exciting for us to cover women from all over the world while they showcase their craft but it is especially exciting to cover someone from our home state of Idaho. Lexi duPont hails from the Wood River Valley region, known as Sun Valley. Perhaps you have heard of it, many A-lister celebs […]

Climbing Through the Glass Ceiling: Heather Weidner

Heather Weidner Rock Climbing (2)

Most athletic and sporty girls can probably tell you that growing up, they were used to hearing things such as, “you’re really good for a girl” or even worse “you’re more like a guy than a girl.” The problem with these, often seemingly harmless phrases, is that it demeans the abilities of women and that […]

Kelly Steele: Backcountry Splitboarder

Kelly Steele Andermatt Switzerland

Today, if you ask the average person about snowboarding and what he knows about it, he will more than likely respond with keywords such as “X-games,” “terrain park,” “Olympics,” “Shaun White” or something related to those words. The younger generations of snowboarders are definitely pushing the barriers of freestyle but for many of these young […]

Shower Bath Hot Springs – Frank Church Wilderness

Warm Springs Creek ranger cabin_Frank Church Wilderness

This past Labor Day weekend, my husband and I decided to take our first trip into the southern part of the Frank Church – River of No Return Wilderness to gain access to one of Idaho’s more remote hot springs: Shower Bath Hot Springs. While others chose less strenuous options for their three-day weekend, we […]

The Joys and Pains of Backpacking Seven Devils

Camping at Sheep Lake in Seven Devils out of Hells Canyon and Riggins Idaho

  This last weekend, myself and three other girlfriends set out for the Seven Devils peaks that tower over North America’s deepest canyon, known as Hells Canyon. Our trip started just like any girls’ road trip does- lots of talking, laughing and belting out various tunes from this 90s teenager’s musical repertoire. You can better […]

Gear We Love: Are Women Specific Snowboards Still Relevant?

an image of a female snowboarder on Genovese, Dinosaurs Will Die, Snowboards

With the exception of my first two snowboards ever, a Sims 165 Gart Sports edition that my dad bought me and a 156 Rossignol that I bought off a male coworker to downsize the Sims board, I have always ridden what would be considered a women’s specific board. It wasn’t necessarily intentional, every few years […]

ThirtyTwo Boots

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  Want to get the scoop on ThirtyTwo’s top of the line women’s boot, the TM-Two’s? Well you have come to the right place. We snagged up a pair this season and have put them through the gauntlet with all sorts of various conditions and terrain. Everyone has different things they look for in a […]