October 5, 2021

Episode 48: Jess Newton of Vibe Tribe Adventures

On this episode: 14ers, skydiving, and breaking generational struggles. We’re talking with Jess Newton, founder and CEO of Vibe Tribe Adventures.

Show Notes

  • 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

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You can connect with Jess at the Vibe Tribe Adventures website, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook page.

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The Almost There Adventure Podcast is a celebration of outdoor activities both local and epic. Discussing the big topics and talking to adventurers, artists, legends and activists within the outdoor community.

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