Abby Dione became the first Black woman in the United States to own an indoor rock climbing gym when she purchased Coral Cliffs in 2011. Here’s why that matters.Read More
Paris Brown has always dealt with performance anxiety—never more so than her qualifying round for American Ninja Warrior Season 9. She had an agonizingly heartbreaking fall off of the second obstacle on the course. And just like that her season was over. But her story didn’t end there. Paris got back up and continued training. She is now stronger than ever!Read More
I write because I know I'm not the only one feeling the way that I do. I write because “I’m not Black enough.” I write because I love the outdoors. I write because our voices deserve to be heard.
Interested in diversifying your outdoor Instagram feed? We can help!…Stay up to date with our list of 15 Black Women & Genderqueer Climbers to Follow on Instagram!Read More
I can not even tell you how many times I have heard the statement, “stereotypes are based on some sort of truth.” As much as I’d hate to say it, I somewhat agree with this statementRead More
Trekking is what I do to get to the mountain. Add a little bit of technicality and people drop right off, each increase of technicality allows you to have a little more solitude, more wilderness, you can go further and further.Read More
Black people don't camp, hike, cliff jump, they don't skydive, kayak, nor do they climb!Read More