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Christy Mahon backpacking in Colorado
Christy Mahon backcountry skiing in Colorado
Christy Mahon running in the Elk Mountains
Christy Mahon skiing in Norway

Mountain Adventurer
Ski Mountaineer
Art Connoisseur
Environmental Steward
Nature Lover

In 2016 I was nominated for National Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year for Ski Mountaineering, along with my husband Ted and ski partner Chris Davenport, for completing our goal to climb and ski the 100 tallest mountains in Colorado.

I was twice nominated for Colorado Sportswoman of the Year in Ski Mountaineering. First in 2011 for being the first woman to ski all of Colorado’s 14,000 foot peaks, and again in 2016 after completing our Centennial Ski Project.

Follow the link to see my complete list of 13er and 14er ski descents and trip reports

13er and 14er ski descents

Check out the Stuck in the Rockies blog, chronicling our adventures in Colorado and beyond since 2008.

Go to the blog

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