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Bridget Kilgallon
The Road to Becoming a Brewer with Monica De La Torre

The Road to Becoming a Brewer with Monica De La Torre

Monica De La Torre is on the road to becoming a brewer. Along the way, she’s discovered how hard work can pay off, and the positive effects of working with like-minded outdoorsmen and outdoorswomen.   We met Monica at what can only be called the “hot ditches” of Bishop, California. The 2017 Flash Foxy Women’s Climbing festival had just wrapped up and we were ready for some much-needed relaxation in a natural hot spring… or ditch. We bobbed about in the shallow (and only marginally warm) water while sipping spiked cider, chatting with some nearby climbers, and enjoying the tranquil...

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