8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Coffee + Yoga 4th STreet Park
A sweet yoga flow lead by the lovely Nannette Weinhold. Mats will be available to borrow for those in need. Please allow yourself time to settle in before 8:00 am. Coffee will be provided by Bonfire Coffee. Please bring your own mugs!
10:00 am - 1:30 pm Adventure Meet-Ups 4th STreet Park
Meet-ups are unguided activities chosen and driven by YOU. Each day we will have representatives from local stores available to recommend and provide information on the best rides, runs, climbs, paddles, etc. Participants will form groups based on interests and take it from there!
We have several facilitated meet-ups, one of which will be hosted by Sarah Tingey of Alpacka Packrafts. She will provide boats, paddles, and some extra safety equipment - but please bring your own equipment if you have it! Space and equipment are limited.
Alison Wright and Sarah Castle of The Cairn Project will be leading a hike on SATURDAY only. Feeling stressed from a long work week? Join these rad ladies on a local hike and enjoy the beautiful scenery! Hikes are proven to decrease anxiety and improve your mood; science said so. Bring water!
Want to learn more about bike maintenance and care? Sacred Cycle is leading a cycle mechanic workshop for SATURDAY'S meet-up. BYOB–bring you own bike!
Missed our climbing meet-up on Friday? Climb at Monkey House Carbondale, Carbondale's new bouldering and training gym! Monkey House is offering a 25% discount ($15/day for an adult and $11.25 for those under 18) to anyone who has purchased a ticket to the Festival. Discount only applies to the pass holder, and you must bring a valid ID. Discount may be used multiple times Thursday through Sunday. Please bring your own shoes and chalk (rentals are available for $5 while supplies last.) You must sign a waiver, either online ahead of time (recommended) or when you arrive.
Meet-ups will run until 1:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. You choose the activity and you choose the timeline!
10:00 am - 1:30 pm Photography Workshop 4th STreet Park
NMLFF Featured Photographer Kylie Fly will lead an adventure photography clinic Saturday 9/15 beginning at 10:30 a.m. Exact ending times are TBD due to weather. Kylie is a revered photographer in the outdoor industry, with a deep love for the wilderness rooted from growing up in Idaho. She believes in the human experience and in creating a space that fosters real connections with others.
Requirements: a camera and a basic understanding of use, a willingness to hike, sturdy walking shoes, backpack, food, water, rain jacket, warm layers, and whatever else you need to spend a day outside. There is a suggested $10 donation for this workshop.
10:00 am - 1:30 pm Digital Art Workshop 4th STreet Park
NMLFF Featured Artist Brooklyn Bell will lead a digital art workshop on Saturday 9/15 beginning at 10:30 a.m. Brooklyn is an athlete and artist from the Pacific Northwest and one of the founding members of The Kona Supremes Ambassador Program. She is a strong advocate for women in outdoor sports and is working towards helping The Kona Supremes provide a space and resources for women to have fun and learn how to ride.
Requirements: a willingness to hike, sturdy walking shoes, backpack, food, water, rain jacket, warm layers, and whatever else you need to spend a day outside. There is a suggested $10 donation for this workshop.
10:00 am - 1:30 pm Free your style workshop 4th STreet Park
NMLFF Ambassador and star of "Hip Hop Gone Wild," Becca Droz will lead a beatboxing workshop! After honing her skills on vertical faces and uncomfortable belays, Becca is ready to share with you her freestyle magic. You will be challenged to step outside of your comfort zone and into the mind of your lyrical genius. You will also have the opportunity to perform the song generated from the workshop Saturday night alongside rockstar sensation Alexis Krauss from Sleighbells.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Film + Photo Panel Steve's Guitars
Join us for our Women in Film and Photography Panel Discussion! There are so many subtopics within the subject of women in photography and film and we’d like to take this opportunity to address some of them. The general advancement of these professions can only benefit from having more voices heard in an increasingly competitive environment, one that was historically dominated by a male narrative for so long. On Saturday, we will hear from some of the leading women in this field, including all-star filmmakers and photographers, Aly Nicklas, Jayme Dittmar, Kylie Fly, and Jo Savage.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Athlete Panel Steve's Guitars
Our rock-star Athlete Panel this year will include athletes Angela Van Wiemeersch, Brooklyn Bell, Kendra Stritch, Jenn Flemming, and Jamie Logan. Women have historically been excluded from the “Outdoors” narrative, as the narrative was traditionally one of male dominance and assertion of masculinity. We will discuss, from our athlete’s personal perspectives, how this landscape changed and where it is headed.
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Angela Vanwiemeersch Steve's Guitars
Angela VanWiemeersch embarked on a life-changing bike tour that recalibrated her entire life. She hitchhiked, paddled, and sailed her way through all of North America from the Arctic Ocean to the Panama Canal. Angela is fueled by the beauty and challenge that ice climbing offers. During her presentation, Angela will recap some of her latest adventures. Angela will also be speaking on the Athlete Panel on Saturday.
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Jo Savage Steve's Guitars
Self-taught photographer/videographer Jo Savage captures genuine moments that evoke feeling and tell stories of passion by shooting the real journey to and from the summit, and not just the summit moment itself. Jo is a freelance creative content developer/producer, creative director, stylist, and advocate for the environment and equality. Join her for a presentation on her latest adventures in the outdoors and film/photo industry. Jo will also be speaking on the Women in Film and Photography Panel on Saturday.
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Film Program III The Crystal Theatre
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Mix + Mingle 4th Street Park
We will have your favorite lawn games, beer, wine, and music!
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Film Program III The Crystal Theatre
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Alexis Krauss Dj Set Steve's Guitars
Join us for a two-hour DJ set performed by the illustrious Alexis Krauss, singer, songwriter and front-woman of the band, Sleigh Bells. Get ready to dance your heart out to some sweet beats - plus, a bonus performance from a beatboxing wizard. Admission is free with a pass. General admission is $10.