This event has ended. Visit the official site or create your own event on Sched.

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. 


avatar for Brian Block

Brian Block

Brand Ambassador

Over the past 24 years during Brian’s career in the Outdoor Industry he has had the good fortune of working with top companies in a number of capacities.  As part of his time in the industry Brian has held the positions of retail sales associate, shop owner, outdoor program manager, guide, territory sales rep, ambassador/athlete, product design and testing, retail sales consultant, sales manager, sales director and most currently presides as Sport Division Manager at Petzl North America.

Brian has been pursuing climbing, among other outdoor activities, for the last 23+ years and has been fortunate enough to tie that love of climbing and travel into seeing some of the most beautiful and remote places the world has to offer.  Brian is an avid mountaineer, alpinist, ice climber and rock climber.  In 2013 Brian completed a goal of climbing the 7 Summit-(highest point on each of the 7 Continents) and is currently continuing the adventure pursuit by climbing the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th highest point on each of the 7 Continents. 

Brian is married to Rocking Rep wife Vanessa Block and enjoys spending time introducing his 3 sons-Yxzander, Varyk and Kai to many new outdoor pursuits.