Fri, Sep 24 | Ouray

She Sends: Camping + Climbing Weekend: Ouray, CO

This weekend is built to provide women + gender minorities the opportunity to come together, learn, and enjoy the outdoors under the guidance of climbing guides, coaches and other professionals. 
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She Sends: Camping + Climbing Weekend: Ouray, CO

Time & Location

Sep 24, 6:00 PM – Sep 26, 1:00 PM
Ouray, Ouray, CO, USA

About the Event

September 24 6-8pm:  Arrive into Ouray, CO @ Amphitheater Campground. Welcome + campfire (or campfire-less if not allowed) mingle. **all specific times are subject to change**

September 25

7:30am: Sports psychology lesson around the fear of falling in our outdoor classroom setting led by Suzu Cornella, a professional in sports psychology techniques. You will be taught a 5 step action item list to check off as you gain mental strength in your fears. Through this step by step lesson you will gain confidence to then go out in the chosen Ouray crag to practice and apply these mental strength techniques.

8:30am-3:30pm: Let's go climb! The focus of the day is working on our fear of falling by applying the sports psychology techniques. Movement + technique coaching will be offered throughout the day. There will be the chance to work on leading + anchor cleaning if participants are interested.

4:00pm-6:00pm: Free time to do what you like! Perhaps we can all go to the hot springs, but this will be your time to rest, explore, etc.

6:00pm-7:15Pm: Community dinner! Cook dinner on your own + eat together

7:30pm: Camp Cooking Demonstration by Hayden James, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, where you will learn how to cook a simple, delicious, and nourishing meal with a camp kitchen, simple framework for balanced meals for post adventuring, types of food to support recovery, as well as tips and tricks to making meal planning for camping easier.

8:30pm-10:00pm: Campfire chats + relax

September 26

7:30am: Camp site pack up, review of sports psychology techniques, answer questions about anything learned from the previous day, etc.

8:30am-12:30pm: Let's go climb! The focus of the day is expanding what we learned from the previous day and enjoying moving our bodies before we all travel back home.

12:45pm: Group photo, farewell + departures

Cost:  $450


  • Guiding + coaching from AMGA certified SPI + Professional Climber, Chelsea Rude, and mindset + nutrition instruction and coaching by Suzu Cornella + Hayden James respectively.
  • 2 days of climbing
  • Digital Camp Cooking guide from Hayden James
  • Summary of topics covered via PDF 
  • Non-personal climbing gear such as ropes, quick draw and helmet

Not included:

  • Harness + climbing shoes
  • Camping fees & gear
  • Food
  • Transportation to or around Ouray, CO
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