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2 women of color connect on a trail, then launch Seattle effort that makes outdoors more inclusive

Liselle Pires, left, and Quena Batres, right, are co-founders of “Trail Mixed”, a club to promote and increase the numbers of women of color in outdoor sports. 218332

Liselle Pires and Quena Batres met through a mutual friend while on a summer backpacking trip. They hit it off immediately, and together, they've launched Trail Mixed Collective to increase access to outdoor sports for women of color.

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