30 before 30

  • Overcome my fear of lead climbing (Fall 2013, Summer 2014; I'm still tentative, but the raw fear I used to experience is gone!)
  • Learn how to play mandolin (Summer 2015, and onward! It's a process.)
  • Compete in a 100 mile endurance ride (Carolina 100, Nov. 28, 2015 - pulled at first hold; first completion at OD 100 June 11-12, 2016)
  • Obtain my Masters (March 2013)
  • Find a job I enjoy and am passionate about (May 2013)
  • Own my own horse(s) (March 2011)
  • Drive a piece of heavy machinery/equipment (Autumn 2011)
  • See a wolf in the wild (19 from 3 packs on March 28, 2012)
  • Skydive (August 15, 2015)
  • Visit Yosemite & the Redwood forest  (April 2014)
  • Learn how to telemark ski ("Winter" 2012)
  • Go camping and sleep in a hammock instead of a tent (May 2012)
  • Become a National Ski Patroller (December 2011)
  • Visit NYC (February 2012)
  • Graduate college (May 2011)
  • Compete in a 50 mile endurance ride (and completed! June 2013)
  • Compete in a non-endurance horse discipline (July 2017)
  • Give to a charity (January 2010)
  • Properly learn how to pack a horse and travel in the backcountry (June 2012)
  • Ski in Montana (March 2012)
  • Practice yoga consistently
  • Advance my Spanish speaking skill  
  • Visit Patagonia 
  • Climb a 14’er 
  • Do a split
  • Stay at a Bed & Breakfast
  • Hike in the Tetons
  • Ride a camel
  • Lead 5.10a (a mental challenge more than physical!)
  • Visit all 50 states (Those that remain: WA, OR, ID, ND, NM, TX, OK, AR, MS, LA, AL, RI)