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Outessa is a women’s only weekend getaway made of stunning views, opens spaces and adventure. Imagine a custom schedule built from hundreds of options, wholesome food, good wine, challenges and the professional instruction to meet them. You can find time to yourself or the synergy of dauntless women. This is an event where you indulge in any outdoor activity you desire without a shred of guilt. You’ll come back enlivened with new skills and lifelong friends. Outessa is every women’s weekend. Join us. Open the outdoors. 


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Saturday, August 20 • 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Advanced Rock Climbing: 1:30-5:00pm

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This clinic focuses on steeper and more difficult rock climbing skills and techniques. Participants should have prior experience rock climbing (indoor or outdoor) and already understand fundamental climbing skills.  Participants will practice  advanced climbing techniques on longer, steeper and over hanging climbs with active coaching from professional climbers and athletes.  All equipment is provided.  

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For over 40 years, Petzl has developed innovative tools and techniques used by those who work and play in the vertical world. Today, the Petzl brand is closely associated with adventure, exploration, rescue, and many notable exploits in the worlds of rock climbing, caving, and... Read More →

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We create versatile, stylish, and sustainable clothing and accessories that you can wear during every activity, every adventure, every day. How do we know? Because we base our designs on our own experiences. We’re more than makers, we’re doers—yogis, climbers, and world travelers—and... Read More →
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At REI we love to get outside and play. Whether you're new to outdoor adventure or a seasoned pro, we’ll gladly share our passion.  Our core purpose guides everything we do: we inspire, educate and outfit for a lifetime of outdoor adventure and stewardship. What began as a group of... Read More →

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Nicole Belle Isle

Guide, REI
Nicole has been working for the REI Outdoor School for over two years, mainly as a rock climbing instructor with some bicycling classes sprinkled in as well. She has over 15 years of teaching experience both outdoors and in the classroom and holds a Single Pitch Instructor... Read More →
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Heidi Wirtz

Brand Ambassador, Petzl
Heidi Wirtz is one of the country’s few prominent female adventure climbers. She has been climbing for over twenty years, letting her passion for adventure and exploration lead her to exotic and remote places around the world. Heidi has pioneered new routes up unclimbed... Read More →

Saturday August 20, 2016 1:30pm - 5:00pm PDT
REI Village - Petzl tent to Rainbow Crags

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