Women are significantly underrepresented in the guiding industry.
We want to change that. By teaching women-specific rock climbing & backpacking clinics and creating mentorship opportunities we hope to increase the number of confident female rock climbers and guides.
After years of climbing all over the United States and Patagonia, Lizzy started She Moves Mountains as a means to confront the lack of female presence in the climbing and professional guiding world.
With a resume that boasts ten years of climbing Katie has more experience than anyone else on the team. Katie can be found casually jogging twenty plus miles, free soloing up Castle Rock, climbing 5.12 cracks, or cuddling her dog Mo.
There’s nothing Jenny loves more than a good adventure and covering a lot of ground in the mountains. Throughout the past seven years, she’s slowly ticked off dream lines in areas such as Patagonia, the Bugaboos, the North Cascades, Zion, and even Rio di Janeiro.
You never have to wonder where Jo is because you can hear her laugh from ANYWHERE at the crag. There is no denying the pure joy climbing brings to Jo. Her stoke is unreal, motivation pure, and patience endless. If you’re looking for a joy filled day, climb with Jo.
Sarah is a quiet crusher who excels at everything she attempts. A thoughtful individual, she likes to start the day with climbers asking for their intention and works with them to not simply get to the top of a climb but to learn and grow as individuals.
Diem (Zim) is passionate about rock climbing and the outdoors. She first started climbing while working in Yosemite National Park as an environmental educator and backpacking guide. She fell in love with the beautiful places and the community that come hand in hand with climbing.