The Adventure Starts Here
Welcome to Melanin Base Camp: your home base for diversity in outdoor adventure sports. Our purpose is to inspire you with fresh content from Black, Brown, Asian, Indigenous and LGBTQIA adventure athletes. Join the movement and help us #diversifyoutdoors.
HOW DOES THIS SITE WORK?
Check out our Featured Athletes page to hear firsthand accounts from Black, Brown, Asian, Indigenous and LGBTQIA adventure athletes. You can also find links to blog posts here!
Want to learn how to kayak? Planning a weekend hiking trip or a visit to a national park? Check out our Trip Reports page for compelling articles from our athletes and guest bloggers. We tackle gear issues, information for new athletes and complex issues like race and gender in outdoor sports.
Join the conversation at Around the Bonfire and don’t forget to follow us on Instagram and Facebook.
Finally check out #DiversifyOutdoors to connect with other organizations promoting diversity in the Outdoors. Join the movement and help us make the goal of #everyonesoutdoors a reality.