Vail Symposium presents ‘Biking in the Backcountry,’ a woman’s story of riding 14ers

20th January, 2016 by

By Ross Leonhart

Jessica Martin is living life on the edge of what she thinks is possible, pushing her to boundaries never crossed before.Between July and October, Martin, 29, became the first woman to summit and descend all of the legal-to-ride 14ers in Colorado with a mountain bike. That’s 14 ascents of mountains 14,000 feet or more with a mountain bike on her back and 14 trips down.“It was really random,” said Martin, who maintains a full time job as an organ recovery specialist with Donor Alliance. “It kind of took its own form as we went along.”Martin will be at Donovan Pavilion …

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