Veteran mountain guide Angela Hawse's Chicks Climbing and Skiing outfitter in Ridgway turns 20 next year. (Photo courtesy Angela Hawse)

Angela Hawse takes helm of American Mountain Guides Association board as group leans on women to foster change in guiding culture

“We are at the forefront and it’s a really exciting time for us to rattle some cages and bring more awareness to issues,” she says.