Payge McMahon

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Payge McMahon

Backpacking, Mountain Climbing, Running, Skiing and Dogsledding

  • Place of Birth:Pennsylvania, USA
  • Gear:Trail Trax Pro
  • Sport:Backpacking, Mountain Climbing, Running, Skiing and Dogsledding

Bio:

Payge McMahon is a high-energy adventure athlete, journalist, international yoga instructor and role model for post injury active living.  She travels the world inspiring others to get outdoors, try new things and start checking off that bucket list.

Payge has been featured on ESPN, magazine covers, product catalogs and writes for National Geographic Adventure, Women's Adventure, Competitor and Self Reliance Illustrated.  As an expert in outdoor gear, apparel, travel, and yoga; she is a sought after speaker and workshop instructor.

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As a teenager, Payge was in a horrific car accident that left her with a broken back and in a body cast.  She learned how to walk again and has not let the chronic pain from her injury control her life.

Payge has climbed in the Himalaya, summited the highest mountains in Africa, Japan and the continental United States, cycled through Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, dogsled in Alaska, backpacked across Northern Spain, the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu and California’s 221-mile John Muir Trail. She has competed in 250km self-supported ultra stages races from Iceland to North America, trekked through the deserts of Egypt and Jordan, the Amazon Rainforest, across Costa Rica and the list goes on!

 

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Payge is a member of OIWC (Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition) and is involved with i2P (Impossible 2 Possible), a non-profit organization that encourages youth empowerment through adventure.

Payge McMahon

Payge McMahon @PaygeMcMahon

24 May

Surfs up! My 1st time sandboarding...@ Great Sand Dunes National Park in Mosca, CO. Giving a lil shout out to my... fb.me/15zbOUny0

Payge McMahon

Payge McMahon @PaygeMcMahon

24 May

I posted 19 photos on Facebook in the album "Pikes Peak Summit vis Barr Trail" fb.me/577w0HkiL

Payge McMahon

Payge McMahon @PaygeMcMahon

23 May

WE DID IT...14,110 feet, Pikes Peak!! Hiking, spikes & snowshoes:-) #canadagoose #wigwamsocksinstagram.com/p/BFw1GAVlu_j/

Payge McMahon

Payge McMahon @PaygeMcMahon

22 May

Manitou Incline...1 vertical mile, 2,000 ft ascent. The ultimate #thighmaster! Onto Barr Camp (10,200 ft.... fb.me/7mi6bBxJO

Payge McMahon

Payge McMahon @PaygeMcMahon

22 May

Manitou Incline...1 vertical mile, 2,000 ft ascent. The ultimate #thighmaster! Onto Barr Camp… instagram.com/p/BFuRSjdlu9Z/