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If you’re a woman who rides motorcycles and who’s ready for an adventure while powering up your motorcycle … AND life skills; then join Joan Krenning, June Cline, Joy Medved, Laura Smith, Leah Misch, Sandy Weaver and Shannon Boesch, for a heart-centered Women’s Motorcycle Summit located in the San Juan Mountains of Western Colorado June 10 – 16, 2018.
Your men are welcome, too!

The Premier Event of 2018
2018 Rocky Mountain Women's Motorcycle Summit
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Colorado Rocky Mountain

Women’s Motorcycle Summit ~ Sponsored by

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June 10 – 16, 2018

WHAT IS THE WOMEN’S MOTORCYCLE SUMMIT™?

Centered in the San Juan Mountains of the Western Colorado Rockies
2 Day Moto Rally™ in Durango, Colorado
4 1/2 Day Moto Rally™ Basecamped in Silverton, Colorado

It’s a Women’s Empowerment Event on Motorcycles.

THE SUMMIT’S 6.5 DAYS INCLUDES:
  • 2-Day Moto Expo in Durango, CO and/or
  • 4 1/2-Day Moto Rally in Silverton, CO
  • Featuring the S.T.R.O.N.G. Scavenger Hunt
  • All action packed with inspiring events!
THE SUMMIT IS DESIGNED FOR:
  • All riders, (yes, your men are welcome)
  • All ages
  • All skill levels, riding
  • All brands of bikes
THE SUMMIT IS A FUN, EDUCATIONAL AND TRNASFORMATIONAL EXPERIENCE AIMED TO:
  • Provide individuals and/or teams a platform to power up motorcycle and life skills.
  • For people who want to have world-class riding experiences…in an epic setting…with great people…for a great cause!

GENERAL EVENT INFORMATION: Find the Summit details here

The WMS Mission

The Women’s Motorcycle Summit is hosted by the Steel Horse Sisterhood Charities (SHSC).
  • The mission of the Steel Horse Sisterhood Charities: Empowering women through education.
  • The mission of the Women’s Motorcycle Summit: Inspiring growth in women’s lives.
  • The mission of Team SHSC Rides & Events: Connecting women who share passions.
Summit
First and foremost, when motorcyclists register for the Women’s Motorcycle Summit, they are signing up for a transformative 6.5-day summit.  This summit consists of an expo AND rally and is loaded with inspiring events for all women (and the men who ride with them), all skill levels and all bikes aimed at providing individuals and/or teams a platform to power up both your motorcycle and life skills.
This event allows women to unite to crush the poverty mindset, one woman at a time by supporting the activities of the Steel Horse Sisterhood.
Fundraising
Next, but of equal importance at this summit, is the fundraising mission. For the first time ever, the 2018 Women’s Motorcycle Summit is proud to offer Social (Also know as Peer-To-Peer) Fundraising as an option for summit attendees who choose to participate.
Fundraisers are eligible to receive their Summit ticket for $97.  Contact us for more information at info@SteelHorseSisterhood.com.
For more information on SHSC, future events, vendor or sponsorship opportunities, or how to volunteer please email:  info@SteelHorseSisterhood.com

The 2018 Rocky Mountain Women’s Motorcycle Summit is a multi-day event for women and the men who ride with them.  The various scheduled events are intended to be fun, educational and transformational and are for people who want to have world-class riding experiences in an epic setting for a great cause.

  • What it’s all about!
    • Skill building!
    • Nourish your soul!
    • Pick your adventures!
    • Create your perfect Summit!
  • The Moto Expo (Durango, Colorado) June 10 & 11
    • Vendors
    • Workshops, Clinics
    • Skill Building Sessions
    • Exhibitions
    • Street Party
  • The 4-Day Moto Rally (Silverton, Colorado) June 12-16
    • S.T.R.O.N.G. Scavenger Hunt
    • San Juan Skyway Poker Run
    • Photo Contest
    • Legends of the West Photoshoot
    • Street Party
    • Women of the Year Award

ALL WOMEN, of ALL AGES, ALL SKILL LEVELS, RIDING ALL BIKES

This is Women’s Empowerment on Motorcycles!

Women learn more about riding, from sharing their stories, comparing notes, and from hands-on workshops and clinics than they do from other electronic means.  The Women’s Motorcycle Summit is the perfect place for women to meet, grow and ride with women who share the love of riding.

The Women’s Motorcycle Summit attendee is many things in her day-to-day life, but above all, she is a motorcycle rider.  She rides on two wheels or three.   She rides on the road or off.  She is a novice or experienced rider, or anything in-between.  Men are also encouraged and welcome to attend the Summit with their partner.  Men purchase the same kind of ticket as their partner and may participate in all events.

Those attending the summit are helping others by participating in an effort much larger than themselves. In return, they experience a fun and powerfully inspiring weekend, make new friends, become a part of an extended family and have an amazing adventure. 

A great road is a great road, but because we’re riding motorcycles, we are always in search for the transformational experience. After all, the goal is to create an unforgettable motorcycle adventure full of twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and the perfect basecamp.

Look what we discovered!

Unparalleled backdrops that entice with their beauty while they cling to their secrets! Plus the best motorcycle riding in North America.

The San Juan Mountains

Located in southwest Colorado, riders will enjoy 100’s of miles of riding through the most rugged and extensive mountainous region in the state – mountains that extend as far as the eye can see.

OUR BASECAMP: Kendall Mountain Center & Silverton, Colorado located in the heart of the high country.

THE DATES: June 10 – 16, 2018 // 

  • Part 1: The 2 ½ Moto Expo – Durango, Colorado
  • Part 2: The 4 ½ Moto Rally – Silverton, Colorado

**Riders will also experience the following San Juan towns:

  • Telluride, Ridgway, Ouray + Lake CIty to the north and east,
  • Durango + Pagosa Springs to the south.

And 6 of the top 10: Best Motorcycle Routes Colorado has to offer:

  • The San Juan Skyway – U.S. 550 & CO Hwy 62 and 145.
  • The Million Dollar Highway
  • Silver Thread Scenic Byway
  • Rim Rock Drive
  • CO Hwy 92 Black Canyon of the Gunnison
  • CO Hwy 141 River Canyons/Disappointment Valley

These legendary routes and many more are in abundance.

Getting to them is a part of the adventure.

You will spend 6 ½ full days surrounded and inspired by riders who are ready to ride and make a difference in each other’s lives.

Come enjoy these truly unique events in spectacular settings, with fine cuisine, and plush accommodations!

The BASECAMP.  OUR BASECAMPS ARE … STUNNING.

ADD IN:

Besides riding in BEAUTIFUL RIDING LOCATIONS, you will get:

The CONNECTIONS (made with other women.)

The CUISINE (Our Food is second to none.)

The MOTO RALLY (The Scavenger Hunt to be specific.)

The “Becoming S.T.R.O.N.G.” Project

Beginning in the Spring of 2018 The Steel Horse Sisterhood Charities (SHSC) launches the “BECOMING S.T.R.O.N.G.” project.  This effort will launch with the 2018 Rocky Mountain Summit and will begin raising money for the purpose of awarding educational grants to women to enable access to life-changing training to move from adversity to stability and a life filled with joy.  Awards are to be granted to women who apply and meet the outlined criteria.

“BECOMING S.T.R.O.N.G.” empowers women to transform their lives by building confidenceself-esteem and valuable life and career skills which, in turn, builds stronger communities and families.

The Future of the “BECOMING S.T.R.O.N.G.” Project:
  • Educational Grants  (Funding begins Spring of 2018) –
    • Grants awarded to women who meet the required criteria to subsidize the costs of seminars, certification programs, tuition, school books, fees, on-campus room and board, off-campus housing, child care, tutoring, mentorship programs and training, internships, and other approved educational expense deemed appropriate.
  • NEXT STEPS:
    • Becoming S.T.R.O.N.G. Mentorship & Leadership Program (Pilot Program beginning 2018)
    • Children’s Fund Scholarships – The Endowment for Levi’s Kids
    • Microloans to qualified grads (Future Program – Funding begins Spring of 2019)
Defining S.T.R.O.N.G Women: 
  • Smart – Motivated to make good choices
  • Tenacious – Persistent and determined to find, understand and live their truth
  • Radical – Ready for a radical overhaul of existing paradigms and framework. Ready to discuss, collaborate and take action.
  • Outrageous – Bold and unconventional in approaching the world
  • Natural – Possess a natural love, compassion, kindness and independence of thought.
  • Grateful – Gratitude for the past and the future

The 2-day Moto Expo portion of the Summit takes place in Durango, CO.  The Moto Expo events are intended to empower women riders and the men who ride with them by helping build skills and share knowledge that will inspire and transform!

During the Expo, attendees may:

  • Attend training sessions (ex: slow speed riding skills, riding the twisties, off-road basics, and more),
  • Attend educational gear clinics and other workshops on a variety of topics presented by our fabulous speakers
  • Enjoy shopping at the vendor pavilion.

In addition, Sunday, June 10th features the Bikes, Buckles & Beer Street Party in downtown Durango beginning at 4pm.

  • Live Music
  • “Dressed to Thrill” Moto Gear Fashion Show
  • S.T.R.O.N.G. Women’s Only Ride-In Bike Show
  • Fun in Downtown Durango
SKILLS CLINICS, SPEAKER AND WORKSHOP DETAILS COMING SOON…
For more information on SHSC, future events, vendor or sponsorship opportunities, or how to volunteer please email:  info@SteelHorseSisterhood.com

These 4 ½ Days are filled with action packed fun, amazing riding roads, the “Legends of the West” photoshoot, an epic “San Juan Skyway” Poker Run (for those feeling less competitive) and the Featured Main Event,  the S.T.R.O.N.G.™ Scavenger Hunt for all motorcycle riders. Additionally, attendees will enjoy nightly parties, and other events to enjoy in the summer splendor of Silverton!

PLUS, “Dancing in the Streets” of Silverton, Colorado, Friday, June 15th, 2018

The S.T.R.O.N.G.™ Scavenger Hunt is an integral part of your Women’s Motorcycle Summit journey and where YOU can make a difference.

  • Day 1 begins with the Rally Registration and a variety of inspirational, empowering and fun activities!
  • Over the next 2 ½ days of this transformational riding competition, riders will experience jaw-dropping Mountain Views while riding along the banks of over a dozen rivers, to the heights of 12+ mountain passes … and the highlights? Well, some things need to be left to be discovered.
  • Nights will be fun-filled with the amazing local cuisine and planned celebrations that have been mapped out to ensure your stay is unforgettable.
  • The end of Day 4 of the Moto Rally leads competitors, supporters and the entire city of Silverton to be “Dancing in the Streets”.

It all culminates on the morning of Day 5 in a celebratory Closing Ceremony Brunch where we award celebrate your successes as we award the first Becoming S.T.R.O.N.G. Educational Grant(s) and the Woman of the Year!

LINK TO Rocky Mtn Schedule for more information

A transformational riding adventure and challenge for women riders of all ages, skill levels and on all brands of bikes and the men who ride with them.  info@SteelHorseSisterhood.com 

Simply stated, the event is a 2 1/2 day scavenger hunt — on motorcycles — on steroids! It’s a miniature “Amazing Race” personalized for women who ride motorcycles. The event combines the brain-twisting challenge of clue-solving with the active excitement of a motorcycle tour while having tons of fun as you and your teammates compete against other Challengers.

By Day,, teams will begin their quest to compete against other teams for points. The object is to accumulate points by solving riddles, working through clues, visiting as many of the elusive Waypoints as possible all while riding within a 175-mile radius of the base camp in Silverton, Colorado.

Each Night, you will spend your evenings in our remote, luxury base camps enjoying the dynamic beauty of Mother Nature with your fellow summit attendees, sponsors and a few industry celebs.

The teams accumulating the most points after the 3 days of riding win the prizes … and the titles.

Located in the heart of the best motorcycle riding filled with limitless potential for riders of all skill levels.

RULES AND DETAILS…WILL BE REVEALED.

JUST A FEW OF THE LOCATIONS THE RIDERS WILL EXPERIENCE:

  • THE ENTIRE LOOP OF THE SAN JUAN SKYWAY
  • THE MILLION DOLLAR HIGHWAY
  • THE COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT
  • THE BLACK CANYON of the GUNNISON
  • SILVERTON, COLORADO
  • DURANGO, COLORADO
  • OURAY, COLORADO
  • GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO
  • TELLURIDE, COLORADO
  • NORWOOD, COLORADO
  • RICO, COLORADO
  • NATURITA, COLORADO
  • SLICK ROCK, COLORADO
  • MOAB, UTAH
The 2018 Rocky Mountain Summit is the inaugural fundraising event for the Steel Horse Sisterhood Charities’ Becoming S.T.R.O.N.G Project to empower women through education!
You may fundraise as an individual or join a fundraiser team.
Once registered, you will receive your questionnaire. The process of pairing you up with a team will begin OR you may form your own (2-4 riders). We guarantee you’ll love the process.
As a way to say thank you to our fundraisers, we are offering a discounted 6-Day All Access Summit ticket price of $97!  For information on how to receive your $97  “Becoming S.T.R.O.N.G.” fundraiser ticket for the Summit, contact by Text 608-335-0852 OR info@SteelHorseSisterhood.com!
You will be contacted within 24 hours.
  • Fundraising is not required to participate in the Summit.
  • Peer-to-peer fundraising is done electronically in teams or as individuals.
  • Funds raised benefit the Becoming S.T.R.O.N.G. Project for the purpose of providing educational grants to women.

GENERAL ASSISTANCE
Need help with lodging? Riding in Solo? Need a roommate & a team? Or maybe you have a question needing an answer.

Your first decision? Am I able to make the trip to western Colorado in June of 2018?

  • Some of you will take this journey alone, as a solo rider.
  • Some will ride in with a friend or in a group.
  • And there will be some who chose to ride in with your husband or male partner.

However you decide to attend, we’ll be so happy to meet you, ride with you and make this the experience of your life.

Text 608-335-0852 OR E-mail info@SteelHorseSisterhood.com with your questions.

You will be contacted within 24 hours.

We know this can get a little confusing so this should clear up any questions. Here are your choices:

  1. Experience the 6 1/2 Day Women’s Motorcycle Summit (All 6 1/2 Days are filled with action) OR
  2. Attend the 4 1/2 Day Moto Rally, June 12 – 16 (1 pm), 2018 in Silverton, Colorado (You’ll be riding the entire San Juan Skyway Loop and beyond OR
  3. Attend the 2 Day Moto Expo, June 10 & 11, 2018 in Durango, Colorado (2 Days of Educational Workshops, Skill Classes, etc)

We can understand if you are not able to get the entire 6 1/2 days off of work. But … if you ARE able to, your life will never be the same.

Text 608-335-0852 OR E-mail info@SteelHorseSisterhood.com with your questions.

You will be contacted within 24 hours.

Once registered, you will receive your questionnaire.   Please complete and return within 5 days.

For the Scavenger Hunt, you may either form your own team (2-4 riders) OR we will begin the process of pairing you up with a team.

We guarantee you’ll love the process.

Text 608-335-0852 OR E-mail info@SteelHorseSisterhood.com with your questions.

You will be contacted within 24 hours.

A team consists of two, three or four riders. 

A fundraising team can consist of five members because of the following:

  • Your team captain can be a virtual captain.

A virtual captain

  • The benefits of having a virtual captain are many.
  • The most important? Your captain is a key component to reaching your fundraising goal.
  • Find yourself a captain who has fundraising knowledge.
  • She does not need to be a motorcycle rider.

A teammate is that perfect person who will help pick up your bike when you drop it. (Just kidding)

A SPONSORED TEAM: Wears the t-shirts provided by the Sponsor. Sponsors will benefit by the Social Media exposure as well as the exposure at the event.

We want all of our riders to have the most enjoyable experience possible and request that all participants review this information.

Click here for ROCKY MOUNTAIN SUMMIT SAFETY INFORMATION.

Click here for GENERAL & ROCKY MTN SUMMIT FAQ’S

The following information is for those who have an interest in fundraising.

You DO NOT need to become a fundraiser to attend the Women’s Motorcycle Summit.

2018 marks the first year that the Steel Horse Sisterhood Charities are implementing Peer-To-Peer Fundraising.

  1. The team that you fundraise with will be the team that you ride with in the Moto Rally Scavenger Hunt.

This is SHSC’s first Peer-To-Peer Fundraising event to benefit women!  Ask us how to get your $97 ticket to the Summit by being a fundraiser!

Text 608-335-0852 OR E-mail info@SteelHorseSisterhood.com with your questions.

You will be contacted within 24 hours.

Host Hotels & Lodging

The 2 -Day Moto Expo kicks off at 8 am, June 10, 2018

For Part 1 of the Summit, reserve your lodging in Durango, Colorado for:

  • Check-In Saturday, June 9, 2018
  • Check Out Tuesday, June 12, 2018

If you will be attending the Moto Rally (Part 2 of the Summit) as well, you will need to also make separate accommodations in Silverton.

Reserve at Our Host Hotel Here: The Historic Strater

Additional Durango Lodging Click Here

LOOKING FOR A ROOMMATE?

Text 608-335-0852 OR E-mail info@SteelHorseSisterhood.com with your questions.

You will be contacted within 24 hours.

The 4 1/2 -Day Moto Expo kicks off at 9 am, June 12, 2018

  • The Kendall Center will be open at 6am for breakfast Tuesday, June 12th. Guaranteed to WOW
  • Plan on a few Monday evening Surprises.

For the Moto Rally (Part 2 of the Summit), reserve your lodging in Silverton, Colorado for:

  • Check-In Monday, June 11, 2018
  • Check Out Saturday, June 16, 2018

Reserve at Our Host Hotel Here: The Historic Grand Imperial Hotel

Additional Silverton Lodging Click Here

LOOKING FOR A TEAMMATE OR A ROOMMATE?

Text 608-335-0852 OR E-mail info@SteelHorseSisterhood.com with your questions.

You will be contacted within 24 hours.

With your purchase to attend the entire 6 1/2 days here are our recommendations:

  • Arrive on Saturday, June 9th, 2018.
    • The 1st set of skills classes and workshops begin at 8 am, Sunday Morning. See Schedule Here.
  • You’ll be booking a room in DURANGO for the 9th, 10th and 11th of June.
    • An Option? You can book SILVERTON for the 11th – 16th and ride up after the Moto Expo wraps about at 5 pm on Monday, June 11th.
  • Next, you’ll be booking your lodging in SILVERTON from the 12th (or 11th) through Friday, June 15th.
    • The Summit wrap up is the brunch on Saturday morning, June 16th.
    • For those who wish to hang in Silverton through Saturday, we suggest booking the 16th also
  • See below for all lodging details in both DURANGO and SILVERTON, COLORADO

The 2 -Day Moto Expo kicks off at 8 am, June 10, 2018

Reserve at Our Host Hotel: The Historic Strater in Durango, Colorado for:

  • Check In Saturday, June 9, 2018
  • Check Out Tuesday, June 12, 2018
  • Additional Durango Lodging Click Here

The 4 1/2 -Day Moto Expo kicks off at 9 am, June 12, 2018

Reserve at Our Host Hotel: The Historic Grand Imperial Hotel in Silverton, Colorado for:

  • Check-In Monday, June 11, 2018
  • Check Out Saturday, June 16, 2018
  • Additional Silverton Lodging Click Here

LOOKING FOR A TEAMMATE OR A ROOMMATE?  We can help.

Text 608-335-0852 OR E-mail info@SteelHorseSisterhood.com with your questions.

You will be contacted within 24 hours

~ Rocky Mountain Women’s Motorcycle Summit Ticket Pricing ~

Lodging IS NOT Included in the 3 Ticket Package Prices Below

2-Day Moto-Expo Pass (June 10 & 11)

$29700 Your 2-Day MOTO-EXPO Pass Includes:
  • Connection with Women Riders of All Bikes & All Skill Levels
  • ATHENA MOTO EXPO Motorcycle Exhibits & Vendors PLUS:
  • Motorcycle Skills Classes
  • “It’s All About Gear” Workshop
  • Mechanical Workshop
  • Precision Riding Demonstration
  • Boots, Buckles & Bikes ~ Rock’n’Roll Extravaganza
  • “Dressed To Thrill” Moto-Fashion Show
  • “S.T.R.O.N.G. Women” Ride-In Bike Show
  • Speakers
  • Prizes & MORE!

41/2-Day Moto-Rally (June 12-16)

$39700 Your 4 1/2 Day MOTO-RALLY Pass Includes:
  • NO DURANGO MOTO-EXPO EVENTS
  • Welcome Registration | Grand Imperial Pig Roast & Pot Luck Dinner
  • KENDALL CENTER BASECAMP ACTIVITIES INCLUDING:
  • Speakers & “S.T.R.O.N.G. Selfies” Competition
  • San Juan Skyway Poker Run (1 day) OR
  • S.T.R.O.N.G. Scavenger Hunt (2 1/2 days)
  • The Breakfast Experience | Wed – Sat
  • “Legends of the West” Photoshoot
  • “Dancing in the Streets” of Silverton ~ BBQ & Fundraiser
  • The Final Brunch, Awards & Woman of the Year!
  • Speakers, Silent Auction, Parties and MORE!

Women's Motorcycle Summit 6-Day All Access Pass (June 10-16)

49700 Your 6 1/2 Day ALL-ACCESS Pass Includes:
  • ALL MOTO-EXPO EVENTS + RALLY EVENTS
  • Welcome Registration | Grand Imperial Pig Roast & Pot Luck Dinner
  • KENDALL CENTER BASECAMP ACTIVITIES INCLUDING:
  • Speakers & “S.T.R.O.N.G. Selfies” Competition
  • San Juan Skyway Poker Run (1 day) OR
  • S.T.R.O.N.G. Scavenger Hunt (2 1/2 days)
  • The Breakfast Experience | Wed – Sat
  • “Legends of the West” Photoshoot
  • “Dancing in the Streets” of Silverton ~ BBQ & Fundraiser
  • The Final Brunch, Awards & Woman of the Year!
  • Speakers, Silent Auction, Parties and MORE!

Adventure Riding Experience

$FREE (Limit-12 Riders)
  • Intro to ADV Classroom Workshop 1.5 Hrs
  • Intro to ADV Riding Tour (4 hr)
  • ADV Riding Demonstration

Adventure Riding (Bike Rental)

$14700 (Half Day)
  • ADV/Off-Road Bike Rental
  • The Adventure Begins Where the Pavement Ends!
  • (Limit – 12 Rentals)

Summit Street Party Pass

$4700
  • ADMISSION TO:
  • “BOOTS, BUCKLES & BIKES” Street Party – Durango (Sun, June 10)
  • “DANCING IN THE STREETS” Party – Silverton (Fri, June 15)

Durango - Silverton Train

$5000 (Ticket price reg. $100)
  • Perfect Family Activity!
  • Roundtrip Train Excursion
  • (Ask about other Train Packages!)

Your Moto Rally Host Hotel     THE HISTORIC GRAND IMPERIAL     Silverton, Colorado

Grand Imperial Hotel Silverton, Colorado

Grand Imperial Hotel

Address: 1219 Greene Street, Silverton, Colorado


Attendee Discounted Sleeping Room Rate  (Moto Rally events in Silverton begin at 810 am Tuesday, June 12th, 2018)

Please call Grand Imperial Hotel at (970) 387-5527 and mention you are a Women’s Motorcycle Summitt attendee. You can also book online!

Discounted rates are good until 7/12/17. Supplies are limited and are on a space-available basis, so book your room soon.

Your “Moto Expo” Host Hotel     THE HISTORIC STRATER     Durango, Colorado

Strater Hotel

Address: 699 Main Street, Durango, Colorado


Attendee Discounted Sleeping Room Rate (Moto Expo events begin at 8 am Sunday, June 10th, 2018)

Please call Strater Hotel at (970) 247-4431 and mention you are a Women’s Motorcycle Summitt attendee. You can also book online!

Discounted rates are good until 7/12/17. Supplies are limited and are on a space-available basis, so book your room soon.

OUR COMMITMENT

An UNFORGETTABLE, TRANSFORMATIONAL Women’s Motorcycle Summit.

Whether booking lodging, reserving your Women’s Motorcycle Summit ticket, or wanting to join a Fundraising Team, the SHSC TEAM has you covered. After browsing our FAQs, text your name + your question to (608) 335-0852. You will receive an answer or(and) a call.

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