On this episode: 14ers, skydiving, and breaking generational struggles. We’re talking with Jess Newton, founder and CEO of Vibe Tribe Adventures.
- 00:35 – Introductions (and how Saveria and Jess met at Outdoor Retailer)
- 03:10 – How Jess was introduced to the outdoors
- 06:50 – How Jess got started with Vibe Tribe Adventures
- 09:00 – Going from Denver to nationwide
- 11:00 – Developing leaders within the community
- 13:30 – Launching the children’s program
- 17:27 – Growing the Urban Trekker program
- 19:38 – The Black 14er program
- 30:20 – Supporting Vibe Tribe Adventures
- 31:55 – First all-black Everest summit team
- 35:20 – The importance of outdoor education
- 40:50 – “Outdoors for All” collaboration with Merrell
- 45:45 – Skydiving and other “extreme” adventure goals
Mentioned in this Show
- Vibe Tribe Adventures
- Urban Trekker
- Black 14ers
- Colorado Rockies Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge
- Merrell Outdoors for All collection
- American Hiking Society
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