March 23, 2022

Episode 60: Nash Maz & Women of Color Who Summit Mountains

On this episode: Hiking in Washington, lungs, and women of color who summit mountains. We’re talking with Nash Mazwho is organizing a fundraising climb with eleven women of color for the American Lung Association as part of the Climb for Clean Air.

Show Notes

  • 00:35 – Introducing Nash Maz
  • 02:00 – Connecting with her team for their climb on Mt Tahoma (aka Mount Rainier)
  • 04:00 – Fundraising for the climb
  • 06:30 – How Nash got started hiking
  • 08:15 – Getting into mountaineering
  • 10:30 – Switching careers and a dream job at the American Lung Association
  • 15:25 – What are some of your favorite hikes in Washington?
  • 16:50 – What hikes do they do to train for their climb?
  • 22:53 – What other mountains are in her sights in the future?
  • 26:15 – Lungs, clean air, and wild fires
  • 29:10 – Women of color in the outdoors
  • 32:00 – Type 2 adventures (or, everyone suffers at some point)
  • 34:50 – How can people help with the fundraising?

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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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