NPR / KCPW | Interview

KCPW January 2012 Listen  “Majka Burhardt has spent her life seeking adventure. Now she’s turning her experiences climbing up crumbling sandstone spires and navigating through snake-infested grasslands into lessons for improving cultural connections and communication.” NPR affiliate KCPW interviewed Majka Burhardt about her thoughts on risk, curiosity, and how to tackle difficult conversations in the Namibian desert, the board room, … Read More

Daily Camera | Interview

“Boulder Author Majka Burhardt talks about how coffee, Ethiopia entwined.” Daily Camera. October 2011. Download PDF “Majka Burhardt was sipping a latte at a coffeehouse in Boulder in the summer of 2006, when she overheard a conversation at a nearby table. The group was plotting a quest to the Horn of Africa to find a rare coffee that’s valued at more … Read More

Town Hall Seattle | Speech

Majka Burhardt Explores Coffee And Ethiopia Speakers Forum, KUOW-FM / NPR September 2001 Listen  Majka spoke at Town Hall Seattle on Sept. 26, 2011. Public radio station, KUOW-FM, was there to record her presentation and shared it on the NPR-affiliate station the next month.

Weather Channel | TV Show

“Winter Extremes Episode.” From the Edge With Peter Lik, The Weather Channel. July 2011. Majka takes renowned photographer Peter Lik ice climbing in Hyalite Canyon, Montana for the Winter Extremes episode of the Weather Channel’s  2011 series.

Alpinist High Camp | Profile

Go East. January 2010. View Online “The first time I visited New England, it wasn’t by choice. I was asked to guide for the Mt. Washington Valley Ice Festival. Then I stuck around and realized the ice was good. Really good. I was intrigued by how many ice lines were there, and by how much I wanted to get serious … Read More

Climbing Magazine | Profile

“International Trad Technician.” 2009. Download PDF “ ‘Trad climbing is the perfect merger of brain, body, and heart,’ says Majka Burhardt, 32, of Colorado. Her love of that trifecta has lead Burhardt to develop new routes in Ethiopia, South Africa, and Colorado. But the first cliff at which Burhardt climbed was Taylor’s Falls, Minnesota, during her summer camp’s Adventure Day … Read More

The Continuum Project | Film

Alstrin Films Movie Featuring Majka Burhardt. 2010. The Continuum Project follows some of the world’s best climbing talent around the globe to document bold new routes and daring repeats on ice, rock, and in the alpine. Shot entirely in High Definition, watch as Guy Lacelle, Audrey Gariepy and Mathieu Audibert establish terrifying new ice routes in Norway and Rob Pizem … Read More