Co-Op Film Series

Stories matter. The stories we make and the stories we tell help us decipher the past and define dreams for the future. They are glimpses of the possible, champions of change, remembrances of collective history. We’ve curated some of our favorite stories of adventurers, makers and rule breakers—who just happen to be women. Let us tell you a story. Then get out there and create your own.
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Climbers can change the world. And they are. "Women climbing with women isn’t the end-all solution to eradicating sexism. But it is creating an opportunity for us to see that negative social norms and pressures do exist, which make women feel in competition with one another to prove themselves strong enough, good enough, tough enough to hang with men in the outdoors (office, gym, etc)." - Shelma Jun

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQcOJ4EHXr4

They may call it a Picnic, but this is no walk in the park. Bike 23 miles, swim 1.3 miles, hike 3 miles and climb 6,000 feet straight up. Then eat a donut. Turn around. Do it in reverse. Before Kelly Halpin tried the Grand Teton triathlon she had no idea what she was capable of.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdeaKaG92MY

Clare Gallagher was headed toward medical school, until she realized the path everyone else wanted her to take wouldn’t make her happy. So she took one step back, 100 miles forward, and went in a new direction. Learn More

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=diZgO_oZBZU

For bikepacker and ultra-long-distance racer Lael Wilcox, taking on the Arizona Trail—800+miles of desert singletrack—is a challenge unlike any other, and it will test her to the core.

REI Presents: A Walk in The Park
09:31
They may call it a Picnic, but this is no walk in the park. Bike 23 miles, swim 1.3 miles, hike 3 miles and climb 6,000 feet straight up. Then eat a donut. Turn around. Do it in reverse. Before Kelly Halpin tried the Grand Teton triathlon she had no idea what she was capable... Watch Now
Venturous Voices: The Rise of the Outdoorsy Female Entrepreneur
23:47
This is an exciting time to be a woman who thrives in the outdoors. Our role is a dynamic one—it’s coming in and out of focus as we choose which boots we want to fill. The past decade has brought about exponential growth in the number of women who want to create products and services... Watch Now
Heart of the Valley: La Sportiva's Next Generation
06:36
Meet the fourth generation of the family-owned footwear company, La Sportiva. Giulia Delladio is the next in line and will be the first woman to lead the family business out of Val di Fiemme, Italy. We sat down with her to hear about the history of this iconic climbing and outdoor brand and her thoughts... Watch Now
Within Reach: A Documentary About Women’s Equality in Climbing
11:54
“I’d rather hang out with men than women.” “My experience with other women in the outdoors is that they’re hostile and competitive.” “Guys are more relaxed and laid back.”   I’ve heard some iteration of these phrases at least a dozen times from women over the last several years. It’s actually something I would have... Watch Now
REI Presents: Fast Forward
07:57
For bikepacker and ultra-long-distance racer Lael Wilcox, taking on the Arizona Trail—800+miles of desert singletrack—is a challenge unlike any other, and it will test her to the core. This is one of a series of three short films featuring the stories of people connected to three trails: The Appalachian Trail, Arizona Trail and Bay Area... Watch Now
Oiselle: Flock to the Finish
06:36
Oiselle is a Seattle-based women's athletic apparel company that believes in the transformative power of sport, and team, and sisterhood. We live and breathe the art of apparel design, and sponsor a team of women athletes, from recreational runners to Olympians. In all areas, we seek quality and innovation. And to know that everything we... Watch Now